Hand Car Wash vs. Touchless Car Wash

Touchless car wash

If you want your vehicle to shine like one of the brand new vehicles on our lot, there’s nothing like a little TLC to bring out the very best in your car. But between the hand car wash vs. touchless car wash, which option is the right choice for your vehicle? Both offer slightly different advantages, so let’s take a quick look at the benefits and drawbacks.

Hand Wash Car Wash

A handcar wash takes a lot of time and effort, but the results really speak for themselves. If you want to get the most in-depth clean with the best finish possible, there’s nothing like a hand car wash to get the job done right.

Hand Car Wash Benefits

  • Thorough Clean: When you wash your car by hand, you can reach spots that machines can’t access and you can really take the time to scrub away stuck-on debris.
  • DIY Affordability: Washing your car at home in Denver is an inexpensive way to keep your car clean. Once you’ve picked up your supplies at our parts department, you can feel free to wash your car as often as you’d like!

Hand Car Wash Drawbacks

  • Expert Labor: While DIY hand car washes are inexpensive, if you opt for a hand wash car wash by an expert, you’ll pay for labor and materials. This pushes your cost above both DIY washes and touchless car washes.
  • Faulty Techniques: Bad technique can lead to scratches in your paint and damaged finish, so you’ll need to study up on proper car cleaning practices or hire an expert.

Hands-Free Car Wash

Another popular option around Aurora and Broomfield is the hands-free car wash or the touchless car wash. This is a fast, easy, and convenient way to keep your car clean without all the hassle of a hands-on job.

Touchless Car Wash Benefits

  • Quick and Inexpensive: While a hand wash car wash may take hours, your touchless car wash usually takes around 10 minutes or less! Plus, no need to pay for labor or buy supplies.
  • Gentle on Paint: Hands-free car wash businesses are designed to clean your car gently, so you don’t risk damage and scratches to your paint.

Touchless Car Wash Drawbacks

  • Less Thorough Results: Because this method is both quick and gentle, it doesn’t offer the deep clean that you’ll get from a hand car wash – which might be a few missed spots.
  • Water Spots: A touchless car wash usually ends with a trip through the dryer or even an air dry, which leaves you vulnerable for water spots.

Get the Details with Fisher Acura

Whether you want to pick up supplies for your DIY car wash station or you’d like to schedule a full detailing with our talented technicians, get in touch with Fisher Acura for more information about quality car care in the Boulder area!

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