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Hand Car Wash vs. Touchless Car Wash

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San Francisco drivers have probably come up against the confusing terms, “hand car wash” and “touchless car wash” (which is also known as a “hands-free car wash). While it can be frustrating that something as simple as washing your car has its own technical jargon, keep reading because INFINITI of San Jose is here to clarify everything you’ll need to know when it comes to choosing between a hand wash car wash or touchless car wash. Then reach out to our service garage to schedule for a seriously deep car cleaning if you think you’re due for one, and don’t forget to check out our service specials.

Hand Wash Car Wash Facts

When Walnut Creek drivers need a deep car wash, a hand car wash is the best approach. Here are the following pros and cons of a hand wash car wash:

Hand Car Wash Advantages

  • A Deeper Clean – When you choose a hand wash car wash, you can get into specific, tiny cracks and crevices that could be missed by a touchless car wash. Furthermore, the undercarriage is much more easily accessible.
  • Affordability – You can perform this type of car wash at home in Pleasanton.

Hand Car Wash Disadvantages

  • You’ll Pay a Bit More at Specialty Facilities – If you request a hand car wash for a professional, it will cost you a little extra, but you can rest assured, you’ll get what you pay for.
  • Car Paint Could Be Damaged – If you go the DIY route and you use the wrong cleaning supplies on the wrong surface or you scrub with the wrong kind of material, you may risk damaging your paint.

Touchless Car Wash Facts

A touchless car wash is just the type of automated, mechanical car wash you get at a drive-through car wash. They’re usually cheaper, and they have their own advantages and drawbacks.

Hands Free Car Wash Advantages

  • Convenience – These are designed to get you in and out in 10 minutes.
  • Easier on Your Paint – These aren’t nearly as hard on your paint job.
  • Cheaper Costs – They’re cheaper because there’s no manual labor involved.

Hands Free Car Wash Disadvantages

  • End Result Might Be Unsatisfactory – Because this type of wash is automated, it can’t think intelligently about the specific ways in which your car is dirty, and it’s designed to be gentle on paint, so it will likely miss a spot or fail to get some stubborn dirt off parts of your car.
  • Water Spots – These air dry your car afterward, but that’s not as effective as soaking up droplets with a cloth, so expect water spots.

Let INFINITI of San Jose Give Your Car a Hand Car Wash or a Touchless Car Wash

Now that you know whether a hands-free car wash or a hand wash car wash is right for you, get in touch with INFINITI of San Jose by calling (409) 403-2605. We’ll give your car an effective and affordable deep cleaning. If you have further questions, be sure to check out the many helpful guides on our site for more information about fundamental need-to-knows when it comes to INFINITI, i.e.: our overview of the INFINITI warranty, where to find INFINITI accessories, car detailing information, INFINITI maintenance schedules, and much more.

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