P&S Bug Off Insect Splatter Remover is an industrial-strength cleaner specially formulated to tackle tough insect debris on vehicles. Its primary use is to break down and remove bug splatter from grills, bumpers, paint, and trim before the standard vehicle washing process. This pre-wash treatment is crucial for maintaining the integrity of your vehicle's paintwork by preventing the acidic nature of bug remains from damaging the clear coat.
- While P&S Bug Off is designed for automotive use, it can also serve as an effective cleaning agent for other surfaces where insect residues accumulate, such as motorcycles, RVs, and boat exteriors.
Why Use P&S Bug Off Over Other Products:
- P&S Bug Off stands out due to its powerful formula that quickly softens and dissolves insect remains, which are known to be one of the most corrosive contaminants for a vehicle’s exterior. The product's effectiveness and ease of use make it preferable over traditional cleaners, which may not be specifically formulated to address the unique challenges of insect splatter.
Longevity After Application:
- P&S Bug Off is a pre-wash treatment, so its effect is immediate upon application and does not last post-wash. Its role is to ensure that bug remains are fully removed to prevent long-term damage to the vehicle's finish.
Step-by-Step Usage Guide:
- Protective Gear: Begin by wearing appropriate protective gear to safeguard against potential irritants
- Dilution (If Necessary): Dilute Bug Off up to 5:1 with water for lighter cleaning tasks
- Application: Spray Bug Off onto the affected surfaces, ensuring full coverage of the insect debris
- Dwelling: Allow the product to stand for at least 1 minute, letting the formula soften and release the bugs from the surface
- Washing: After the dwell time, proceed with washing the vehicle as usual to remove all insect particles and residues from the cleaner
Finish and Residues:
- After using P&S Bug Off and following with a vehicle wash, there should be no residue from the product, and the finish should be free from bug splatter and debris
- Always apply to a cool surface and avoid direct sunlight to prevent the product from drying prematurely
- Rinse thoroughly after application to ensure all debris and product are removed
- Consistently use as part of your routine wash regimen during bug season for the best protection against etching from insect acids
- Use undiluted for heavy bug accumulation
- Dilute up to 5:1 with water for lighter cleaning tasks
- Wear gloves, eye protection, and potentially a mask when using Bug Off
- Do not apply to hot surfaces or allow the product to dry on the vehicle
- Always test the product on an inconspicuous area before use to ensure compatibility with the surface
- Keep out of reach of children and pets, and store in a cool, dry place