Distinctiv Detailin - Bay Area Auto Detailing Service

Welcome to Distinctiv_Detailing

  1. // Serving the Bay Area since 2008
  2. // Automotive Detailing
  3. // Leather & Vinyl Protection
  4. // Headlight Restoration
  5. // Polishing
  6. // Paint Sealants & Wax
  7. // Permanent Coating


Galen after (8)

It’s always fun talking other engineers since we’re geeky enough to get technical with products, haha. In today is Galen’s new grey Model S. We held off on Opticoat for about a month so that he could get the front end wrapped in PPF first. Opticoat Pro should prolong the life of the PPF, as well as protecting the rest of the paint for many years to come.

Barry after (9)

Had to play musical chairs with my weekend schedule with a few people to get this car in this weekend: First car ended up canceling due to a change of mind/trading in car; Second car ended up canceling after scheduling since he wanted to get PPF installed first; Lastly, Barry’s schedule worked perfectly with mine, allowing me to get his car in nearly a month early. Barry religiously washes his car using a foam gun and two bucket method – I don’t even do that with my own! However, he really does go above and beyond in keeping his paint immaculate, and it really shows. Aside from some dealer installed scratches here and there, and some wax residue in the cracks/seems, there isn’t much else that was wrong with the car. Great job with the upkeep, Barry. Opticoat should make the car even easier to maintain in the years to come!

Ritesh after (6)

Happy July 4th! Ritesh’s Model S is one of the last details I’ll be doing on a weekday for a while as I’m starting my new job on Monday. The car came in quite dirty with some swirling going on and bird poop baked on. The bird droppings had already etched through the paint, leaving an outline of where it trailed. The car was originally quoted for a new car prep back in March; inclusive of a primer polish prior to coating – but I ended up doing a little extra work, particularly on the hood in order to get it to a level I was satisfied with. Enjoy!

Rin after (5)

I was a little jet lagged from the flight back from the flight back from New York last night, but I suppose it worked out since the car was already here last night. I started on the car bright as early as I couldn’t sleep any longer. Rin’s Accord lives in the outdoors all day, and was mainly interested in protecting the car for the long run. The Orchid White really shined after a one step polish!

John after (12)

*Attn* Those who try to touch with me this week may get a delayed response.

In today is John’s not-even-a week old green Model S. John’s parking spot just so happens to be well-positioned under a protected tree (Yay CEQA) that is notorious for bird droppings. If you like to bird watch, that’d be a great place to park. For John’s Model S, it’s probably the worst place for the car to be. We went with Opticoat Pro to try to prevent/minimize the damages expected from his aviary security guards