“Scratches make cars look old, reduce their trade or resale value, and in some cases can even lead to rust and corrosion. If you get a scratch in your paint from a shopping cart, a rock on the highway or a door ding in a parking lot, it is in your best interest to repair the paint scratch a soon as possible. If you find yourself in need of paint scratch repair, there are several options available to you.
Paint and Body Repair Center
To repair a really deep paint scratch that goes all the way through to the metal, a paint and body repair center will do the best job in completely repairing the scratch, especially if you have a series of scratches instead of just one scratch. To repair a deep car scratch, the technician will have to strip the affected panel, prime it and paint it. A paint and body center will have the ability to exactly match the color of your vehicle. Naturally, this will be much more expensive than just filling in the scratch yourself, but the difference between a fill-in and a professional job is quite noticeable.
Waxes, Polishes and Paint Fills
For paint repair for very light scratches and swirl marks you can use scratch removal waxes and polishes or a color-match paint fill. Scratch removal waxes and polishes work with any color paint, so you don’t even have to match your car color. To use a color match scratch repair apply the paint or coloring directly to the scratch with either the tip of the tube or with a syringe if the scratch is too small for the tip. Color shades vary by auto maker, so make sure you are getting the right color to match your vehicle. These products can mask minor damage to your paint, but they will not completely repair the paint. An associate at an auto parts store can assist you in determining the right course of action to take to repair your paint scratch and finding an appropriate product.
No matter how severe your scratch is, you have several different car scratch repair options available to you. Repairing your paint scratch is important, not only for looks and aesthetics, but also to protect the physical integrity of your vehicle from rust and corrosion”
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