Gold or Platinum Detailing Package at Perma Shield Detailing & Rustproofing (Up to 43% Off)


10 Ratings

from C$79.95
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C$129.95 38% C$50
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In a Nutshell

Detailing packages include wax, engine-compartment cleaning, and carpet shampoo

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 vehicle per person. Appointment required. Subject to availability. 24 hr cancellation notice required. Detailing packages valid for sedans or cars. Not valid for RVs. Extra fee for trucks, SUV, vans, or mini-vans. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose Between Two Options

  • C$79.95 for one gold exterior detailing package (C$129.95 value)
  • C$119.95 for one platinum interior/exterior detailing package (C$209.65 value)

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Water on Wax: Why It Beads

Wax can protect your paint from scratches and chips, though it also guards against moisture damage. Learn why water rolls right off with Groupon's study of auto wax.

Rather than forming a gloomy puddle on the hood, water beads up attractively on the surface of a freshly waxed car. Wax is hydrophobic, meaning that it does its best to avoid absorbing water (and the paint-damaging acids and other contaminants that may come with it). Wax is so effective because it is (quite literally) water’s polar opposite. Water is made up of polar molecules, which are asymmetrically charged particles that are easily attracted to dirt and metal as well as to each other, whereas wax is decidedly nonpolar. When rain falls on an unwaxed car, the force holding the droplets together is just slightly more than the force adhering it to the car’s surface, causing the water to spread out. If a car has been treated to a coat of wax, its surface becomes much less adhesive and much more like an ice rink covered in banana peels. This leaves the water with nothing to stick to but itself, causing it to scatter into round beads that easily roll right off the surface.

The size of freshly fallen water beads can indicate whether a car is in need of a wax. If droplets are more than half an inch in diameter, then it's time for a fresh coat. In general, cars benefit from an application of fresh wax every three months, though more frequent waxing is required if cars are often driven through harsh or snowy climates or parked in the first two rows at Sea World.

Customer Reviews

10 Ratings

Sparkling car and friendly service. Make sure to book a shuttle service ahead of time if you need it.
Anna F. · May 15, 2015
They did what they promised. Nice job.
Joe I. · December 8, 2014
Great service.
Leann V. · October 28, 2014
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