Over the Counter Detailing


Welcome to our car detailing blog!

If you’re a car enthusiast or just want to keep your vehicle looking its best, you’ve come to the right place. Here at our blog, we write about all things car detailing – from the latest over the counter products available and techniques to tips and tricks for keeping your car clean and well-maintained. We believe that car detailing is more than just a superficial pursuit – it’s a way to keep your vehicle in top condition and extend its lifespan.

In our articles, you’ll find a wide range of topics to explore, including how to choose the right products, the benefits of different detailing options, and mainly DIY projects you can tackle at home. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, there’s something here for everyone.

We hope that you’ll join us on this journey to help keep your car looking its best. Happy reading!

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Detailing Articles

  • Meguiars Products New
    Here are the new products as released by Meguiars: Ultimate Interior Detailer Ultimate Black Tire Coating Ultimate Black Trim Air Refresher Microfiber Xtra Cut 5″ Disc Microfiber Xtra Cut 6″ Disc Detailer Polish More discussion […]
  • New Mothers Products
    We haven’t posted for a while because its been a super cold winter in Canada and no chance to really do any detailing. We visited the Wax Forum today and noticed they have already showed […]
  • Should we try Wipe New? Review to follow
    As we are now back in full swing at OTC Detailing, we have seen Canadian Tire promoting a product that you see often at night on informercials. The product is “Wipe New Trim Restorer”. It […]
  • NuFinish Liquid and Paste Polish on Sale!
    For those of you who like the once a year polish (does that mean it runs out after 20 years because of using it so little?). Well if you need a new bottle for whatever […]
  • Armor All Car Care – 25% off at Canadian Tire!
    This week, Canadian Tire is putting their Armor All products on sale for 25% off. Armor All is the go to product by non professionals – and I see it selling in bundles at Canadian […]
  • Best 3 Over the Counter Quick Detailing Products
    Today’s post we will highlight what we believe to be the best 3 products you can buy over the counter to give a quick instant detail (and to remove quick spots like bird poop). MOTHERS […]
  • Wet Sanding Preparation for Car Parts to be painted!
    Today’s post will show you how to prep a DIY paint job for a lip kit on your car. In this case we are showing how to Wet Sand the OEM Integra Type R Front […]
  • Canadian Tire detail like a Pro Flyer available!
    A nice little flyer found on the Canadian Tire site this morning title “Detail like a Pro” – with of course using Over the Counter Detailing products 🙂 They go through the various stages of […]
  • Canadian Tire Car Cleaning Deals starting June 13!
    Just a quick post as its been a busy week here.. these are your deals at Canadian Tire regarding car cleaning products starting from the Week of June 13. Take a look at the flyer […]
  • Karcher 1800 PSI Electric Pressure Washer for $50 off at Canadian Tire!
    If your really into detailing you’ll always have come across the thought of purchasing a pressure washer for your car, to really clean off the dirt before washing the car. It’s also especially useful when […]
  • OTC Detailing at Walmart!
    Went for a quick visit to Walmart (Canada) and checked out what they have available for Over the Counter Detailing products! Surprised slightly by the small selection they offered (especially in higher quality otc products). […]
  • The easy signs its time to do an Interior Detail
    If you car interior looks like mine, then you definitely need to use some interior detailing products. We will likely use the Meguiars Ultimate interior detailer, as we got it two weeks ago when Meguiars […]