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While detailing a vehicle it is very easy to create your own mess. A good detail will have a car looking showroom new but too often leaves the detailer in need of a clean up them self.

Grease Monkey Wipes are a great product for cleaning up yourself and your tools after a detail. These wipes are great at removing dirt, grease, and chemicals that are left behind on a detailer’s hands or tools. Keeping these wipes handy in your tool box, backpack, or glove compartment eliminates the need for soap and water and allows you to move on to your next job quicker!


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Nick Vacco, Detail King Founder & CEO

There’s not a whole lot about the auto detailing business that Nick Vacco doesn’t know first hand, and he gained that knowledge and experience from scratch. He didn’t haphazardly stumble across the idea for Detail King. Nor did he waltz on in and inherit a family dynasty. And once he did become successful at it, Nick didn’t sit back and let other people run the business.

Nope. There’s a good reason why Nick Vacco became founder and president of Detail King — among the largest auto detailing supply, equipment and training companies in the nation — and that reason is this: Early on, he rolled up his sleeves, dipped either a brush, towel or sponge into a bucket of warm sudsy water, and then scrubbed and cleaned the nearest nonmoving vehicle in the vicinity.

It’s been nearly three decades since young Nick, a college kid with a fierce interest in generating extra cash, started washing and waxing cars around his campus, using cleaning gear and solvents that he crammed into the trunk of his car.

A few years later, he moved the equipment out of his car and into a four-bay shop that featured a showroom and a customer waiting area. He called his business King of the Road Auto Appearance Center and it became the most successful auto detailing and restyling business within the city limits of Pittsburgh, PA.

It wasn’t too long before Nick started up a half dozen side businesses within the tight confines of his  Continue reading…