How to Quickly and Safely Remove Bird Droppings

cleaning hood of car

You just cleaned your car. You washed, dried, and waxed the outside, vacuumed and wiped down the inside, and even scrubbed the rims. You take it for a spin to the grocery store, but when you come back to your car, there’s a large white smudge on the hood from a fly-by attack.

 

Bird droppings are not only visually appealing, but they can also damage the paint on your car. Bird droppings are acidic, meaning that when they land on your car’s surface, they can begin to burn the paint and the protective coating. The longer the bird droppings remain, the greater the damage, so the most important thing to remember is that time is of the essence. We’ve put together a few tips to help you get rid of bird droppings and save the paint on your car!

 

Specialized Wipes

There are wipes designed to remove bird poop from cars. They contain a blend of chemicals that will neutralise the droppings and stop them from damaging your paint.

 

Club Soda

Club soda not only helps remove stains from clothes, but it also can clean bird droppings off of a car’s paint. Spray some on the affected area, leave it for a few minutes, then rinse away with water.

 

If you’re not “lucky” enough to catch the droppings while they’re still fresh, it may take you a few extra steps to remove them. DO NOT try to scrape away at the droppings as this can cause damage to the paint on your car. Follow these steps to remove the droppings.

  1. Soften with Liquid – Soak a cloth in water or club soda and place it on the droppings for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Gently Remove the Droppings – Remove the cloth and spray the droppings with more water. Let it sit for a few seconds and then wipe the area with a clean cloth. You should apply firm pressure but don’t scrub.
  3. Rinse Area Thoroughly – Rinse the area well with clean water and then use a dry cloth to prevent streaks or watermarks.

 

Don’t feel like cleaning your car yourself? Call Bill’s Detailing to schedule an auto detailing appointment today! 781-341-2621

How Can Paint Protection Benefit My Car?

yellow carPaint Protection is a clear, multi-layerable, liquid nano-ceramic coating that transforms itself on the surface to a permanent, ridged, flexible glass shield. Here at Bill’s Detailing, we use Ceramic Pro products which is three times the hardness and self-cleaning.

Protects Against the Environment

This sealing can protect your car’s paint by reflecting the harmful rays of the sun, preventing paint discoloration. It will also protect it from many of the harsh, acid-full substances, such as bird droppings, tree sap and tree fruits that tend to drop all over cars if they’re parked in the wrong place. It also protects it from the biggest cause of corrosion to paint and metals… road salt.

Retains the Value Longer

Even with regular washing and waxing, maintaining that new-car shine is extremely hard after years of use. Adding a paint protection application to your car will keep it shiny and new for years to come.

Less Car Maintenance

Paint protection coatings create a slick coated surface, making dirt, dust and tar unable to adhere to the paint. This calls for less trips to the car wash. Ceramic Pro also ensures that you will never need to wax your car again. When a car is waxed, it only lasts for about 1-3 months, Ceramic Pro paint protection on the other hand, lasts a lifetime!

While adding paint protection to your car may seem costly, it is actually a great investment. It will protect your vehicle’s exterior from deteriorating for a lifetime! Schedule your paint protection appointment today! 781-341-2621