Soapy car paint after hand wash by Chicago professional detailer

Paint Decontamination

Our surface preparation add-on services offer a deeper level of cleanliness that a regular hand wash cannot achieve. Choose from either chemical or mechanical decontamination procedures to remove iron dust, tree sap, road tar, and more from your car’s paint.

Chicago auto detailer showing contaminants on clay bar
Mechanical Decontamination:
Clay bar

Add-on Service : $50

Clay bar mechanical paint decontamination involves the use of a highly-purified, automotive grade clay material to lift embedded contaminants from your paint. Combined with a lubricating agent, the clay bar glides along the surface, picking up contaminants along the way. 

This process is highly recommended prior to any paint correction services. If paint correction is not performed, a 1-step polish is recommended as mechanical decontamination can sometimes cause micro-marring.

This process is highly recommended prior to any paint correction services. If paint correction is not performed, a 1-step polish is recommended as mechanical decontamination can sometimes cause micro-marring. 

Chemical Decontamination:
pH Safe Iron Remover

Starting at $45

Regular vehicle use results in chemical compounds and ferrous metals to become embedded in your paint. Though these contaminants are often most noticeable on white vehicles, metal contamination is found on most vehicles, especially on the lower half due to brake dust.

 

Our chemical decontamination process safely breaks down and removes these contaminants.

Chemical paint decontamination on white SUV by Aesthetic Detail Studio