The High Desert Detailing Standard

Keeping in mind that our principle goal at High Desert Detailing is to restore and preserve the finish of your car, we thought you should know there is more to detailing than a sponge and a bucket. There is a need for some understanding of the basic chemistry behind the materials and finishes used for automobiles to properly care for them. No two cars, or their owners for that matter, are alike. And both require that their special needs be met..

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Swirls and Scratches in Your Cars Paint

We are often asked what is the difference between our Detailing Service and our Paint Correction options.

Paint Correction involves the removal of undesirable blemishes such as scratches, swirls, bird droppings, oxidation, etc. that have damaged the clearcoat or painted layer. Paint defects result in degrading a car's appearance and left unattended, continue to worsen over time.


Paint Correction - Rejuvenation

Opti-Coat Paint Protection

The leading product that has had the greatest impact on Paint Protection, has come from Optimum Polymer Technologies. Opti-Coat Pro offers the best and undisputed 7 year protection for your cars paint and most other surfaces. Opti-Coat is not a protection plan like those sold by car dealers. Opti-Coat bonds permanently with the factory coating, protecting the surface indefinitely to effectively absorb damage that would otherwise harm those surfaces.

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When was the last time you tuned-up your car's paint?

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Why High Desert Detailing

Why High Desert Detailing


We're assuming that you came here because you care about your vehicles appearance and condition. As is true with most products or services, because they may share a common term doesn't mean they are of equal quality. The same holds true in the 'Art' of...

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A True Hand Wash and Wax


High Desert Detailing Offers The Best Hand Car Wash in Santa Fe   Take a minute to read why -  High Desert Detailing Professional Car Wash      We want to thank Anthony from Bon Vivant Automotive Care for allowing us to sh...

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Paint Restoration/Correction


Paint Correction/Rejuvenation involves the removal of undesirable blemishes such as scratches, swirls, marring and oxidisation, etc. that have damaged the clearcoat or painted layer. Defects such as swirls, scratches and bird etchings, result in degrading...

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Allergen and Odor Elimination

Allergen and Odor Elimination


For those vehicles where odor elimination is not a concern but owners desire a thorough and meticulous Interior Detail, please read this Article, INTERIOR DETAIL.   Germs, bacteria, infectious disease, mold spores, mildew, viruses and pet odor al...

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Our Work

Our Work


At High Desert Detailing, Paint Correction is our Passion. We've said it elsewhere on this site that at High Desert Detailing we have more than one product to choose from for the various surfaces of your car. Here we show the results of applying a state ...

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Some of the Products used at High Desert Detailing

Our polishes, waxes, interior and exterior detailing products, have been carefully selected to create a superior finish that protects and enhances your vehicles appearance, both inside and out.

The same holds true for the equipment we use.

As stated elsewhere on our site, According to this report,  Mercedes Benz engineers found, "Car washes can cause a large proportion of paintwork scratches..."

Soiled and contaminated brushes, wash mitts and drying towels, more often then not, result in fine, and sometimes deep scratches and swirls in your cars paint finish.


We have invested in hundreds of the finest MicroFiber towels and wash mitts; used to not only wash and dry your vehicle, but to clean and condition the various interior surfaces as well. The next time you visit a high volume detailer or car wash, ask to see the towels and mitts used to wash and dry your car. Do they look like this?

Below are just a few of the many Professional care care products used at High Desert Detailing.

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