Buffing a Car

Southern's regular valet

Southern's regular Valet is tailored to give an overall deep clean to the vehicle really bringing the car up to a good level of cleanliness and complimented with a hand polish to ensure the car looks its best. This is our most popular service.

Please note if your vehicle is in a poor state or has not been cleaned in years this service would not be suitable however we would be pleased

to discuss your requirements in detail.

Prices - Small to medium car £90 --- large car £105 --- MPV/4x4 - £135 --- 7 Seaters, Vans, etc please contact us for a quote

THE WASH PROCESS

  • Car pre-rinsed to remove any light dirt etc.

  • Wheels deep cleaned removing brake dust and fallout using non-acidic cleaners (Pro Kleen Dragons Blood etc) and soft brushes. 

  • Inner wheel arches jet washed ensuring any built-up dirt is removed.

  • Car deep soaked in either Yum foam or Bilt Hamber snow foam to break down any road grime, tree sap, bird mess, bugs, etc. An essential stage in our safe wash process.

  • Soft detailing brushes and APC (Surfex HD) is used on window rubbers, fuel filler, and intricate areas for extra dirt removal.

  • Bodywork hand washed using the two bucket method, grit guards, soft microfibre mitts, Bilt Hamber Autowash, Wax planet, Yum Wash car shampoo to ensure a wonderfully soft and thorough clean.

  • The door and boot shuts cleaned using microfibers, shampoo and jet wash, etc.

  • The vehicle is then gently dried using plush microfibre drying towels.

EXTERIOR​​

  • Car carefully hand-polished using a choice of premium polishes (3M, Auto Finesse, Menzerna, Autoglym, Chemical guys etc depending on vehicle color and condition of paint) and fresh microfibre cloths leaving the paint glossy and Vibrant. Please note this will only enhance the gloss and add a basic layer of protection. It will not tackle deeper scratches or marks to the paint, especially on darker cars. Please discuss anything with our team before any work commences and we will be happy to offer a solution.

  • Tires dressed using long-lasting Autosmart Highline tire shine (if requested).

  • Bumpers, side trims, mirrors, etc dressed with Yum dress, Autosmart, Auto Finesse, etc)

  • Windows cleaned with Yum glass, Valet Pro glass cleaner for a streak-free finish.

INTERIOR

  • Floor mats (if fitted) removed, carpets, seats, and boot floor all extensively vacuumed removing as much dirt as possible, removing any rubbish, etc. including down the side of the seat crevices and hard-to-reach areas. (20 mins - 30 mins 4x4 / MPV).

  • Floor mats are brushed, vacuumed, and refitted.

  • Interior plastics cleaned and dressed (dashboard, center console, door cards, etc). using various high-end products from Autosmart, Yum, Auto Finesse.

  • Seats shampooed removing stains and odors (if needed otherwise spot cleaning will be done) **Additional charge for heavy staining or soiling will apply and will be discussed prior to work commencing.

  • Pedals cleaned.

  • Leather seats are gently cleaned using a range of special cleaners. **Additional charge for heavy staining or soiling will apply and will be discussed prior to work commencing.

  • Glass cleaned with Yum glass or Valet Pro glass cleaner etc.

FINAL TOUCHES

  • Choice of interior scent (if requested). We carry a choice of over 10 different ones so choose your favorite or let us surprise you!

  • Screenwash topped up. Strength depends on current weather conditions.

EXTRAS

  • Spray sealant applied (Gtechniq V2 ) up to 6 months protection £30.00.

  • Ceramic wax applied (Meguires hybrid ceramic wax) £25.00.

  • Fuso coat luxury 12-month wax coating £55.00

  • Scratch removal using machine (includes polishing and protection) £35.00 per panel.

  • Leather protected £20.00 (can be steam cleaned and protected £30.00)

  • Antibacterial steam cleaning on the interior (fabric stains, steering wheel, vents, chewing gum, etc) using Karcher steamer £35.00.

  • Engine bay steam cleaned & plastics dressed £30.00 (20 mins)

  • Car clay barred to remove paint contamination £35.00*

  • Pyramid / Gtechniq etc ceramic coating up to 2yr protection £195.00**

  • Pyramid ceramic coating up to 5yr protection £260.00**​

 

For particularly soiled vehicles (pet hairs/sand etc) we would need to factor in some additional time needed to achieve the best results. Additional charges will apply and will be discussed prior to any work taking place.

** We can apply ceramic coatings to clean paint surfaces however we do recommend for the maximum benefit the paintwork is clean and decontaminated with clay* and cleaners and then polished to remove any marks, scratches, etc either by machine or hand if possible.