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Buff and Shine Buffing Class

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

9am - 4pm

Join PDP and Buff and Shine for this special one-day buffing class on August 2, 2022 with Justin Labato, former IDA President and reknown detailer, and Clint Hintz, Buff and Shine's regional sales manager.

Learn everything about Buff and Shine pads and much more while connecting with industry icons right here in Canton, Ohio at PDP's IDA-recognized training center. From seasoned professional to enthusiast, this session will have something for everyone.

Justin Labato has decades of experience from running his own detailing shop, JL's Showroom Auto Salon, serving as the 2018 IDA president, detailing with The Detailing Mafia (official detailers of Air Force One), acting as brand ambassador for Buff and Shine and Detailing Director in Training at AutoGeek.

Clint Hintz has worked across the industry with over 20 years of experience from Auto Magic to now Buff and Shine. Clint is also a member of the IDA's Founder's Club.

 

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Start-to-Finish: Detailing 101 Class

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

9am - 4pm

Ever thought of doing any of the following?

  • Begin learning the art of auto detailing
  • Brush up/ improve on your current skills  
  • Get some ideas of an effective process that improves production and quality too!
  • Learn the most innovative products, tools, processes and systems in the industry

If so, than this is the PDP class for you.  Let one of our qualified instructors spend a full day on the process of completely detailing a car.  Safety, product knowledge, application, process & procedure are explained in the classroom and hands-on performed in our training center.  Items to be discussed are:

  • Interior – Prep Process, Pre Spotting, Cleaners, Enzyme, Tools
  • Wet/Wash Bay – Cleaners, Degreasers, Tar, Bugs, Exterior Contaminants, Soaps, Accessories, Tools, Process
  • Interior – Carpets, Cleaners, Tornador, Extractors, Windows, Odor Removal, Process, Application
  • Exterior Buff – A deep look into Rotary vs. RO Buffers, Removal of Swirls, Scratches & Oxidation, Paint Protection, Technique, Application

This is a hands-on class that not only discusses products, dilution ratios, processes, application, tricks-of-the-trade, but actually puts the tools and products in your hands to learn firsthand, in our 4,000 square foot state-of-the-art National Training Center.

Sign up soon!.......as spaces our limited.  Please contact us regarding any questions that you may have.

 

Sign Up Here!

 

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Advanced Paint Correction

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

9am - 4pm

Join us for this one-day intensive course to learn the complete ins-and-outs of paint correction. Our classes are designed with classroom and hands-on training to prepare you to perfect your craft and expand your business under the guidance of our IDA-RT certified trainers. In this course, our trainers will direct you through the proper processes for paint correction so you can increase efficiency and provide superior results. Trainers also discuss ins and outs of business practice and properly billing for services.  Advanced paint correction knowledge will only grow your business as it prepares you to offer coating services!

 

What you will learn:

 

  •          The different types of buffing machines, including rotary, gear-driven, random-orbital and compact tools
  •          The proper pads and compound for each job
  •          Sanding and edgework for efficiency
  •          Identify the types of paint and defects

 

When you attend this class, you are eligible to receive two FREE pads and two FREE small compounds with the purchase of RUPES buffer. Take your detailing business to the next level with the knowledge and products you need.

 

Sign Up Here!

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Ceramic Coating Class

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

9am - 4pm

Learn the complete application process of Ceramic Coatings.  Ceramic Coatings are the hottest new category in the Detailing Industry.  Applying a coating adds a semi-permanent, 2-3 micrometer clear layer on the vehicles surface, producing an intense shine and hard-shell protection for up to 4 years.

This class will walk you thru the necessary steps of claying, iron wash, removing scratches and imperfections, buffing the vehicle, panel wipe down, and then applying the coating itself, to the paint, trim, wheels, and glass.

Complete instruction on all aspects of Coating Application, including prep, paint correction, and exterior protection. Small individualized class with an IDA Recognized Trainer.

**Purchase of class now includes $300 of Product needed to complete your ceramic jobs**

 

Upon completion of Class you will receive:

  •         50ml bottle of Perpetual
  •         1 Gallon of M91 Cherry Suds
  •         1 Gallon of PW100 Panel Wipe
  •         1 Gallon of R200 Iron Melt
  •         1 Gallon of WS1 Wonderspray
  •         1 CMGRAY - Fine Clay Mitt
  •         2 MSBB - Microsuede Blocks
  •         2 M16x16WBE – Blue Edgeless Waffle Towels
  •         2 M16x16NHB – Korean Edgeless Microfiber Towels
  •         1 box of Black Nitrile Gloves

 

Sign Up Here!

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Start-to-Finish: Detailing 101 Class

Tuesday, September 23, 2022

9am - 4pm

Classroom and Hands On

Ever thought of doing any of the following?

  • Begin learning the art of auto detailing
  • Brush up/ improve on your current skills  
  • Get some ideas of an effective process that improves production and quality too!
  • Learn the most innovative products, tools, processes and systems in the industry

If so, than this is the PDP class for you.  Let one of our qualified instructors spend a full day on the process of completely detailing a car.  Safety, product knowledge, application, process & procedure are explained in the classroom and hands-on performed in our training center.  Items to be discussed are:

  • Interior – Prep Process, Pre Spotting, Cleaners, Enzyme, Tools
  • Wet/Wash Bay – Cleaners, Degreasers, Tar, Bugs, Exterior Contaminants, Soaps, Accessories, Tools, Process
  • Interior – Carpets, Cleaners, Tornador, Extractors, Windows, Odor Removal, Process, Application
  • Exterior Buff – A deep look into Rotary vs. RO Buffers, Removal of Swirls, Scratches & Oxidation, Paint Protection, Technique, Application

This is a hands-on class that not only discusses products, dilution ratios, processes, application, tricks-of-the-trade, but actually puts the tools and products in your hands to learn firsthand, in our 4,000 square foot state-of-the-art National Training Center.

Sign up soon!.......as spaces our limited.  Please contact us regarding any questions that you may have.

 

Sign Up Here!

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Ceramic Coating Class

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

9am - 4pm

Learn the complete application process of Ceramic Coatings.  Ceramic Coatings are the hottest new category in the Detailing Industry.  Applying a coating adds a semi-permanent, 2-3 micrometer clear layer on the vehicles surface, producing an intense shine and hard-shell protection for up to 4 years.

This class will walk you thru the necessary steps of claying, iron wash, removing scratches and imperfections, buffing the vehicle, panel wipe down, and then applying the coating itself, to the paint, trim, wheels, and glass.

Complete instruction on all aspects of Coating Application, including prep, paint correction, and exterior protection. Small individualized class with an IDA Recognized Trainer.

**Purchase of class now includes $300 of Product needed to complete your ceramic jobs**

 

Upon completion of Class you will receive:

  •         50ml bottle of Perpetual
  •         1 Gallon of M91 Cherry Suds
  •         1 Gallon of PW100 Panel Wipe
  •         1 Gallon of R200 Iron Melt
  •         1 Gallon of WS1 Wonderspray
  •         1 CMGRAY - Fine Clay Mitt
  •         2 MSBB - Microsuede Blocks
  •         2 M16x16WBE – Blue Edgeless Waffle Towels
  •         2 M16x16NHB – Korean Edgeless Microfiber Towels
  •         1 box of Black Nitrile Gloves

Sign Up Here!

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Advanced Paint Correction

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

9am - 4pm

Join us for this one-day intensive course to learn the complete ins-and-outs of paint correction. Our classes are designed with classroom and hands-on training to prepare you to perfect your craft and expand your business under the guidance of our IDA-RT certified trainers. In this course, our trainers will direct you through the proper processes for paint correction so you can increase efficiency and provide superior results. Trainers also discuss ins and outs of business practice and properly billing for services.  Advanced paint correction knowledge will only grow your business as it prepares you to offer coating services!

 

What you will learn:

 

  •          The different types of buffing machines, including rotary, gear-driven, random-orbital and compact tools
  •          The proper pads and compound for each job
  •          Sanding and edgework for efficiency
  •          Identify the types of paint and defects

 

 

When you attend this class, you are eligible to receive two FREE pads and two FREE small compounds with the purchase of RUPES buffer. Take your detailing business to the next level with the knowledge and products you need.

 

Sign Up Here!

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Start-to-Finish: Detailing 101 Class

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

9am - 4pm

Classroom and Hands On

Ever thought of doing any of the following?

  • Begin learning the art of auto detailing
  • Brush up/ improve on your current skills  
  • Get some ideas of an effective process that improves production and quality too!
  • Learn the most innovative products, tools, processes and systems in the industry

If so, than this is the PDP class for you.  Let one of our qualified instructors spend a full day on the process of completely detailing a car.  Safety, product knowledge, application, process & procedure are explained in the classroom and hands-on performed in our training center.  Items to be discussed are:

  • Interior – Prep Process, Pre Spotting, Cleaners, Enzyme, Tools
  • Wet/Wash Bay – Cleaners, Degreasers, Tar, Bugs, Exterior Contaminants, Soaps, Accessories, Tools, Process
  • Interior – Carpets, Cleaners, Tornador, Extractors, Windows, Odor Removal, Process, Application
  • Exterior Buff – A deep look into Rotary vs. RO Buffers, Removal of Swirls, Scratches & Oxidation, Paint Protection, Technique, Application

This is a hands-on class that not only discusses products, dilution ratios, processes, application, tricks-of-the-trade, but actually puts the tools and products in your hands to learn firsthand, in our 4,000 square foot state-of-the-art National Training Center.

Sign up soon!.......as spaces our limited.  Please contact us regarding any questions that you may have.

 

Sign Up Here!

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Ceramic Coating Class

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

9am - 4pm

Learn the complete application process of Ceramic Coatings.  Ceramic Coatings are the hottest new category in the Detailing Industry.  Applying a coating adds a semi-permanent, 2-3 micrometer clear layer on the vehicles surface, producing an intense shine and hard-shell protection for up to 4 years.

This class will walk you thru the necessary steps of claying, iron wash, removing scratches and imperfections, buffing the vehicle, panel wipe down, and then applying the coating itself, to the paint, trim, wheels, and glass.

Complete instruction on all aspects of Coating Application, including prep, paint correction, and exterior protection. Small individualized class with an IDA Recognized Trainer.

**Purchase of class now includes $300 of Product needed to complete your ceramic jobs**

 

Upon completion of Class you will receive:

  •         50ml bottle of Perpetual
  •         1 Gallon of M91 Cherry Suds
  •         1 Gallon of PW100 Panel Wipe
  •         1 Gallon of R200 Iron Melt
  •         1 Gallon of WS1 Wonderspray
  •         1 CMGRAY - Fine Clay Mitt
  •         2 MSBB - Microsuede Blocks
  •         2 M16x16WBE – Blue Edgeless Waffle Towels
  •         2 M16x16NHB – Korean Edgeless Microfiber Towels
  •         1 box of Black Nitrile Gloves

 

Sign Up Here!

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Lodging Suggestions for our Out-of-Town Visitors

 

-          Ramada Canton – Hall of Fame (330) 499-1011

 

-          Home2 Suites by Hilton (330) 491-9714

 

-          Hampton Inn and Suites (330) 491-4335

 

-          Staybridge Suites Canton (330) 966-6620