Detailing Services

Detailing compared to Valeting

There is often some confusion about the difference between valeting and detailing. Valeting consists of thoroughly cleaning the exterior and interior of a vehicle to remove all of the dust, dirt and grime. At Detail Your Eyecandy the vehicle is then waxed and all plastics and tyres are dressed. Valeting will leave your vehicle looking clean and shiny however it will not repair damage to the surface layer of the paintwork. This is where detailing differs.

What is detailing?

Detailing is a restoration and protection of a vehicle’s paintwork. The cleaning stage is similar to valeting but is more intense. It involves cleaning every surface possible which includes the removal of certain parts, such as alloy wheels, in order to obtain access to those otherwise unreachable areas such as suspension, arch liners and brake components. Detailing also includes a process known as 'Paint Correction'. This is a specialist technique which is carried out using a dual action machine polisher, an extensive range of professional polishes and polishing pads, and a paint depth gauge (to measure the thickness of the paintwork prior to polishing). It can take anywhere between 6-48 hours to complete. The paintwork of your vehicle can become damaged from poor washing techniques and, over time, through weathering. Swirl marks, light scratches, holograms, and embedded contaminants such as hard rain, bug splatter, and bird stains can all contribute to surface damage and leave the paintwork looking dull and jaded.

At Detail Your Eyecandy we can repair this damage to create a spectacular finish, which leaves your vehicle looking better than new, and fully protected.

Surface Protection

Our Surface Protection detail is designed to significantly improve the overall appearance and protection of your vehicle to leave a smooth and glossy finish. It is a meticulous detail where your vehicle receives a multi-stage wash and complete paintwork decontamination. Embedded contaminants such as tar and tree sap are totally removed. A pre-wax polish is then applied by machine polisher in preparation for the protection. Once this is complete a premium carnauba wax or paint sealant is applied.

Estimated time: 1 day

From: £120

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Gloss Enhancement

Our Gloss Enhancement Detail consists of the same cleaning and decontamination procedures as the Surface Protection Detail but with the addition of a single stage machine polish. This will increase the gloss levels of your paintwork to a level which would not be achieved from merely applying a coating of wax. It will also remove very fine blemishes including light wash marring. Once complete you will notice a considerable improvement to your vehicles paintwork.

Estimated time: 2 days

From: £180

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Light Paint Correction

Our Light Paint Correction Detail has been designed to provide a vast improvement to the appearance of your vehicle. It enhances the gloss and clarity of the paintwork through two stages of machine polishing. The first stage will remove fine scratches and light swirl marks, all of which have a detrimental effect on the condition of the paintwork. The second stage uses a fine polish to further refine the paintwork increasing the levels of gloss. Protection will then be applied.

Estimated time: 3 days

From: £250

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Paint Correction

Our Paint Correction Detail includes three to five stages of machine polishing designed to remove heavier swirl marks, light to medium scratches, and other imperfections such as wash marring. As a result you will see added paintwork depth, clarity and spectacular levels of gloss. Up to 99% of the paintwork defects will be removed eliminating the need to have an expensive re-spray. Protection will then be applied ensuring that your vehicle maintains its impeccable finish.

Estimated time: 4 days

From: £390

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New Car Paint Protection

Our New Car Paint Protection detail has been specifically designed to ensure that your new vehicle begins its life in the best possible way. This detail includes a single stage machine polish which will significantly enhance gloss levels. Any defects, including light swirl marks and fine scratches incurred during transit and the pre delivery inspection will also be removed. Protection will then be applied in the form of a premium carnauba wax, a paint sealant or ceramic coating.

Estimated time: 2 days

From: £250

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Eyecandy Perfection

Our Eyecandy Perfection Detail is the pinnacle of all the detailing services that we offer. It consists of the same cleansing, decontamination and paint correction stages as our Paint Correction Detail but with the addition of stone chip repair, brake caliper restoration, interior shampooing, leather seat repair and engine bay detail. This detail is bespoke to each vehicle and therefore clients will require a free consultation and vehicle inspection.

Estimated time: 6 - 8 days

From: £POA

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Kamikaze Collection

Detail Your Eyecandy are Suffolk’s only Kamikaze Collection Certified Detailer. Kamikaze Collection is a revolutionary range of high-end boutique car care products designed and manufactured in Japan, the home of ceramic coatings. Combining state-of-the-art technology with traditional know-how it prides itself on delivering truly innovative and unique products without the typically associated hype. Please take a look at the amazing range of coatings.

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GTECHNIQ Ceramic Protection

Detail Your Eyecandy offers ceramic coatings from leading manufacturer Gtechniq. A ceramic coating chemically bonds to the vehicle's paintwork becoming the new surface layer, whereas a wax or sealant sits on top of the paintwork. Ceramic coatings provide long term durability, self cleaning properties, UV filtration and protection from salt, tar, oil, and bird droppings. They are 80% harder than the original surface which reduces the risk of stone chips and swirl marks.

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