Guide: Cleaning and protecting your Alloy Wheels

Right now in ‘Lockdown’ many are finding the time to do the jobs that don’t usually get done. I’ve never seen so many of my neighbours cars looking clean. So here’s my contribution to getting your wheels sparkling, as well as making sure they are easy to maintain throughout the rest of the year.

Sparkling and protected with a sealant to make them easy to clean on subsequent service washes.

This guide, in my humble opinion, strikes the right balance between ease and aesthetics. It requires an annual ‘deep clean and protect’ that gets them looking great and then a simple and fast way to keep them looking that way at each service wash, without the need for harsh cleaning.

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It’s likely there are more than 1.4m people infected with the coronavirus in Italy.

There is a big difference in COVID-19 death rates across countries. At first glance the Germans, with a death rate of 0.67%, seem to be fairing much better when they catch Coronavirus than those in Italy (11%). Why is this, and could looking at these figures give an idea of how many Italians have really been infected by the virus?

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The Governments coronavirus strategy has been, and still is, not enough to sufficiently slow down the spread of COVID-19

The speed at which the Government is changing its advice got me looking into the reasoning for yesterday’s announcement of much tougher guidelines. The Gov’s previous strategy (the ‘delay’ phase) was one of ‘mitigation’ – that is, ‘everyone will probably get it so we just try and limit the damage’ to the population and economy. This involves, as you may already know, lowering the height of the infection curve over time to reduce the stress on resources.

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The SARS-Cov-2 (Coronavirus) family dilemma: what’s the best action to take for you, and for others?

It’s a rapidly changing situation – a key dilemma for families today, the first Sunday after the announcement of a global pandemic and where the Government has not closed the schools, is whether or not to risk sending your children out to school tomorrow morning. It’s not an easy decision to make.

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