Understanding Automotive Paint Products

Understanding Automotive Paint Products

  • How To Determine If You Need To Use Autobody Filler

    Does your car have a few dings and holes that you can't just fix with touch up paint? If so, you might want to learn how to patch small holes with auto body filler. Auto body filler is not that difficult to work with, but you will need to get used to it. Figuring out the consistency, dry time and best techniques can require a little bit of practice. This article explains when and how you should patch a small hole with body filler.

  • Dented Car? Here's How Your Body Shop Finds The Perfect Paint Match

    If you've been in a fender bender and you're dealing with an unsightly dent, you will most likely opt to take your vehicle to a local auto body repair shop. Their job is to not only fix and smooth out the dent, but also to apply a new coat of paint to your car so it looks as good as new. When it comes to finding the perfect match in terms of color, most body shops follow a specific process to ensure that they've found an exact match.

  • How To Fix Rust Before It Spreads

    Rust is the one thing can eat away at the exterior of the body of any automobile and completely erode it. Rust must be dealt with swiftly and removed before it has the chance to spread to other areas of the body. Small rust spots can be fixed with simple tools that you can find in almost any garage. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to fix small rust spots on your car before they have a chance to spread.

  • Don't Let Dents And Drifts Last Too Long

    Some people believe that auto body problems such as a slightly dented axle or crushed fenders and side panels are minor issues that can be fixed later. Unfortunately, problems such as poor gas mileage and driving dangers can be made worse if you don't fix the issue. By understanding a few concepts of the costs caused by ignoring collision repair issues, you can understand how dire the situation is and save more money in the long run:

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    Understanding Automotive Paint Products

    Hello, my name is Bernie Ainsworth. I am intrigued with all of the different types of paint available for vehicles today. When I was growing up, vehicles only featured normal gloss, metallic or candy tones. Today, you can find color change paints and opalescent finishes that make the car look amazing. Furthermore, you can find paints made from plastic materials that peel back off without damaging the original finish. If you want a new paint job on your vehicle, it doesn't take a whole lot to change its color. However, you may still want to go to the shop if you want a professional finish. I will discuss the best way to decide between a do it yourself project or professional touch. I hope you will find my information useful. Thanks for visiting.