Should You Clean Your Tires at the car wash? Many detailing packages and deals include tire washing and tire dressing. Many however believe this is simply an aesthetic extra short of bells and whistles.
According to manufacturers of tire care products that is simply not true. Taking care of your tires properly may not extend its lifetime but it can sure help it from degrading faster than intended. Tires face immense physical stress from kinetic and thermal energy mainly from the road but also from the elements. Proper tire care at your local car wash can therefor help accelerated degradation of your tires.