To help your alloy wheels retain their look and performance, you should perform some small maintenance tasks.
Regular cleaning will help you to keep your alloy wheels in good condition, however, it is important that you do not use cleaning products that contain acid as this can cause damage. Use cleaning products specified for alloy wheels and soft cloths or brushes to avoid scratching the surface of the wheel.
You should be aware that road salt and grit used on roads in winter contain chemicals that could damage alloy wheels. To counter this, you should try to rinse and clean your wheels more frequently when regularly driving on surfaces covered with road salt and grit.
To avoid kerbing damage, you may also consider fitting AlloyGators to your wheels. This wheel protection system works to reduce the risk of driving damage, helping to extend the life of your alloy wheels.