If you are having a car then you are also having a lot of probability of getting a scratch on your vehicle. No matter how experienced you are, you are more likely to have a scratch on your car which the passage of time.
Every problem has its solution and this is also a problem which may look a big one at the start but as you get used to it then scratch repair becomes a piece of cake for you. The process of repairing the body of your vehicle has some steps which should be performed in an order.
The very first step in scratch repair of car paint is getting to know the color of the car. Each color has its own number so don’t forget to check the color number of your car written on the plate which is present somewhere near to the driving seat. Along with the color, you should also consider buying auto body paint supplies as this will help you in repairing the scratch on the car.
After purchasing the right color and auto body paint supplies for the repairing of your car, the correct technique of mixing and applying paint should be used. If you are new in this field then try getting some know how on that also before going for the repairing. The basics are that the brush used for the coloring should be of that size which corresponds to the size of scratch, because this gives a uniform look and finish. Try to brush using the tip of the brush and do not try to push the brush too hard on the surface. Try not to paint over the original paint of car and be careful on applying the touch up paint only the surface of scratch. The difference between painting the deep scratch is that the deep scratch repair requires more strokes of brush than the usual one. Before applying the touch up paint, you should confirm that target surface is dust proof. A little sanding of the surface of body makes the previous layers of paint removed and thus gives a uniform look of the paint of car. The paint should be applied in such way that the motion of the stroke of brush is from outward and towards the centre. This gives a smooth finish to the car paint. In the end, after the paint is applied, a little polish or wax should be used to increase the gloss of car.
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