It’s tough out there for your car during the summer months. Dust from dry roads, squashed bugs, pollen, coastal salt, sand and the harsh summer sun can all take their toll on your vehicle and accelerate the ageing process.
Explore the most common signs of ageing, and discover how IMO can help restore your car’s youthful appearance this summer.
Click the number bar to view
Over time, airborne particles create damage to car paintwork that, while invisible to the naked eye, makes it less water repellent. So when summer showers do occur, rainwater forms puddles, rather than running off your car in small bead-like droplets.
Pro-Shield/Ultra HD Pro Shield - these specially formulated wax applications fill rough surfaces and smooth out paintwork, making it more repellent to water.
In dry weather, cars are more prone to gathering dirt, which dulls paintwork gloss and makes your vehicle look old.
Intensive Detergent and Soft brush pre-wash, Pro-Shield/Ultra HD Pro-Shield to create a mirror shine.
Dust particles from dry summer roads can act like sandpaper, causing fine scratches on paintwork. Washing your vehicle using abrasive materials can also introduce fine lines, and the more you have, the older your car appears.
Professional cleaning from IMO is PROVEN not to put scratches into paintwork. Soft Foam removes dirt and cushions brush-impact and Foam Brush Shampoo lubricates bristles to prevent damage. Triple Blue, Red and Orange smooths the paint surface prior to wax application and Pro-Shield/Ultra HD Pro-Shield polymer sealant helps protect bodywork from future scratches.
Airborne particles – including summer pollen and industrial ‘fall out’ – can become embedded in car paintwork as you drive, creating spots that can become difficult to remove.
Particle-loosening solution removes stubborn specks. Pro-Shield/Ultra HD Pro-Shield smooths the surface of paintwork and creates a protective layer to help prevent particles becoming embedded.
Dusty summer roads can quickly cover your car with a film of dirt, which automatically makes your car look old, as well as trapping moisture and accelerating corrosion.
Intensive Detergent, Soft Foam and Defoamer leaves your car squeaky clean. Triple Blue, Red and Orange smooths paintwork and Pro Shield/Ultra HD Pro-Shield polymer sealants protect your car from surface contamination.
Hot, humid summer air and salt from coastal holiday driving creates oxidation underneath your car, leading to rust – a key sign of car ageing.
As well as a thorough under-chassis wash to remove surface contaminants, under-chassis Super Wax creates a water-repellent film, to reduce oxidation and prevent rust.
The UV rays of summer sun and chemical pollutants in the environment can cause your vehicle’s paint to fade, resulting in an aged appearance.
The paint enhancing technology of Pro-Shield/Ultra HD Pro-Shield polymer sealants help return paint pigment close to the factory original.