How to Wash and Maintain Your Graphene Ceramic Coated Vehicle: A Comprehensive Guide

Graphene ceramic coatings offer unparalleled protection and shine for your vehicle’s paintwork. To maximize the longevity and effectiveness of this advanced coating, it is essential to follow proper washing and maintenance techniques. In this article, we will provide you with a comprehensive guide on how to wash and maintain your graphene ceramic coated vehicle, based on the informative video by Adam’s Polishes, which you can find at this YouTube Link:

Pre-Wash Preparation:

Before starting the washing process, gather all the materials you need. Here is a checklist:

  • Two buckets and one (or two) washing mitts, wheel woolie, tire brush
  • Graphene shampoo, optionally a Foam Cannon hose attachment
  • Clay mitt (or clay bar)
  • Iron remover spray
  • Clean microfiber drying towels
  • Graphene detail spray

Step 1: First rinse:

It is crucial to perform pre-wash preparation to remove loose dirt and debris. Begin by rinsing your vehicle thoroughly with a gentle stream of water to remove any surface contaminants. You can use a pressure washer or a regular hose with a spray nozzle attachment. Be mindful not to use high-pressure settings that may damage the coating.

Step 2: Two-Bucket Washing Method:

The two-bucket washing method is highly recommended to prevent dirt and grit from scratching the coating. Fill one bucket with clean water and another with a quality pH-neutral car shampoo, such as Graphene Shampoo. Follow their instructions on how to properly dilute the shampoo and create a rich foam. Dip a wash mitt into the soapy water, and starting from the top, gently wash one section of the vehicle at a time. Rinse the mitt in the clean water bucket frequently to remove any accumulated dirt before reloading it with soapy water. Once the car is washed with this method, rinse off all the soap.

Step 3: Remove bonded contaminants:

Using a clay mitt and a soapy surface to fully decontaminate the surface. Even though you just rinsed the car after the two-bucket wash, applying a new soapy layer will help the clay mitt’s effectiveness.

Step 4: Use iron remover and final rinse.

Dissolve any iron using Adam’s iron remover, mainly in wheel areas and the back of the vehicle. Rinse off the iron remover and repeat the process if necessary. Finally, give your vehicle a thorough final rinse, ensuring that all cleaning products and residue are removed.

Step 5: Dry the car and apply graphene detail spray.

After the final rinse, it’s time to dry your vehicle. Using a clean microfiber drying towel, gently pat the surface dry, starting from the top and working your way down. Avoid using excessive pressure or rubbing motions that could potentially damage the coating. Once the vehicle is dry, apply a graphene detail spray, such as Adam’s Graphene Detail Spray, following the instructions provided in the video.

Pro tip: Use Grit Guards and Clean Microfiber Drying Towels

To further prevent scratching, place grit guards at the bottom of each bucket to trap dirt and debris, ensuring they don’t reintroduce onto the wash mitt. Once you have completed washing your vehicle, it’s time to dry it thoroughly using high-quality microfiber drying towels. Gently pat the surface dry, starting from the top and working your way down. Avoid using excessive pressure or rubbing motions that could potentially damage the coating.

Maintenance Tips:

  • Regular maintenance is vital for preserving the effectiveness of your graphene ceramic coating. Here are some additional tips to keep in mind:
  • Avoid using automatic car washes with harsh chemicals or brushes, as they may degrade the coating.
  • Use graphene-infused maintenance products, such as graphene spray sealants, recommended by Adam’s Polishes in their video, to enhance the coating’s hydrophobic properties and provide additional protection.
  • Wash your vehicle in a shaded area or during cooler parts of the day to prevent water spots and premature drying.
  • Use high-quality microfiber towels and applicators for applying maintenance products to prevent marring or scratching the coating.
  • Perform periodic inspections to check for any signs of damage or degradation in the coating. If necessary, consult a professional detailer for maintenance or reapplication.


By following the proper washing and maintenance techniques outlined in Adam’s Polishes’ informative video on washing and maintaining graphene ceramic coated vehicles, you can ensure that your vehicle’s coating remains effective and pristine for an extended period. Remember to use the two-bucket washing method, employ grit guards, and utilize high-quality microfiber drying towels for scratch-free drying. Additionally, implement regular maintenance practices using graphene-infused products to enhance and protect the coating’s hydrophobic properties. With these guidelines, you can confidently maintain the beauty and longevity of your graphene ceramic coated vehicle.

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