Car Paint Correction: Everything You Need to Know

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We are car cleaning and detailing enthusiasts, and paint correction is one of our favorite ways to restore and rejuvenate a vehicle’s paintwork. The paint correction process mostly involves eliminating surface imperfections that haze, oxidize, or dull the appearance of your car’s paint. After the paint correction process, your car will get it its clean, sharp, and proper reflection back, making it look like new.

Car Paint Correction: Everything You Need to Know

The paint correction process can fix the following things on your car’s paint job:

  • Swirl marks
  • Fine or deep scratches
  • Bird dropping etching
  • Acid rain etching
  • Buffer trails

During paint correction, we do not merely cover up these imperfections or fill them with filler-based products. Instead, we remove a small amount of clear coat or paint from your car’s surface using abrasive polishes to level out your vehicle’s surface.

We use many different grades of polish while working on paint correction projects, ranging from heavier cutting compounds to finer products that remove marks. We usually use a paint depth gauge to avoid taking too much original paint off your car and to keep the surface level.

Some scratches or dents may be too deep for us to completely remove with paint correction, but this process will still make them far less apparent than they were before. If you have any questions about how paint correction works and how it can make your car’s paint job brilliantly shine like a new vehicle’s, reach out to us today.