Chipped Paint

Why Choose A Detail Pro When Car Detailing

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Car detailing is tougher than many think – and it shows in the results

Detailing your car is an easy concept to understand. However, to actually detail a vehicle and achieve the results a car detailing professional can is another challenge all together.

The first question to ask yourself is, ‘what do I think I know?’. This question is often very difficult to answer because you ‘don’t know what you don’t know’. And, not knowing when it comes to car paint and finishes can be expensive. Consider the following – Continue reading

Reality In Auto Body – Touch Up Paint Repairs

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Touch Up Paint Repairs are less expensive than traditional auto body refinishing

There are often misconceptions of what touch up paint repair is and what the expected final result of a repair should be.

So, the question is…’what is a touch up paint repair?’.

The answer – touch up paint is a very small quantity of paint made to imitate the original factory paint color. It is formulated to be applied with a touch up brush onto the damaged, chipped, scratched or gouged surface for improved protection or appearance.

Touch up paint is applied over rough damaged and imperfect surfaces. It will only add color where color was absent. However, touch up paint repairs will not change the smoothness or texture of the damaged surface. Touch up paint provides mostly cosmetic value and is appropriate to use on top of primer, basecoat, or existing clear coat. Continue reading

Auto Touch Up Paint Repair – Can You Touch Up Paint?

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Auto paint chips often require expert paint mixing and skill in applying touch up paint effectively

The big question is ‘should you, not can you, attempt an auto touch up paint repair?’

Many think they can repair a stone chip in their car paint because the can buy auto touch up paint and equipment at a supply store. However, what is the real difference between paying a professional auto paint touch up service like Auto Color of Middleton to repair stone chips on your car or performing a car paint touch up yourself? Continue reading