How To Remove Scratches From Cars
You suddenly notice you have a ugly scratch on your new car and it ruined your day. Unfortunately car scratches are a fact of life and there is almost no way to escape it. You are in the right place because learning how to remove scratches from cars is the one thing no one teaches you and perhaps on of the most valuable skills a car owner can learn. When you know how to remove scratches on your car not only will you sleep easier, your car will always look nice and the icing on the cake…you are going to save major money over the life of your car.
Here are two things to check and assess what type of scratch you have when you need to remove scratches from cars.
- Can you feel the car scratches with your fingernail?
- Is there a different color on the automobile scratch?
Can not feel the automobile scratches with your fingernail:
If you can not feel the scratch with your finger nail then its a good bet that you can permanently remove scratches from cars.
Using a professional diminishing polish is the safest and most efficient way to remove scratches from cars. You will use a quality micro fiber towel and the polish in small focused areas until you have permanently removed all of the car scratches. The Ultimate Car Scratch Remover System comes with professional diminishing polishes.
*in certain instances the scratch could be deep but very thin in which case it would be what I call a “borderline” scratch. Possibly within safe limits to remove permanently. Sometimes when you remove scratches automobiles you will encounter a scratch that does not look that bad however polish alone will not remove it. You will need to use wet sand paper then polish. The Ultimate Car Scratch Remover System comes with a patented tool called the Safe-T-Sand. This revolutionary pro accessory is a 3000 grit paper that is extremely gentle but effective. Beginners can get awesome results the first time and remove scratches from cars like a pro.
The automobile scratch has a different color on some or all of it:
If the car scratch has a different color – you will want to inspect closely. Does the color appear to be on top of the paint finish? This would be from another car or perhaps the siding on a garage door opening, a parking lot pole. Or is the color grey, black or perhaps white and looks to be in the scratch, in other words under and revealed because your paint has been scraped and the under color (primer) is being exposed.
if the color appears to be “on top” of your paint finish its known as “paint transfer”. You can easily remove scratches from cars like this with a polish alone.
*If the color appears to be in the car scratch scrape you will need to use touch up paint to finish the job. See this article on Touch Up Paint tips.
However many times a paint transfer automobile scratch can have some scuffs as well. So you would simply remove those with polish too. If the car scratches are deeper you might need to use a wet sanding technique or touch up paint to finish the job when you are faced with how to remove scratches from cars.
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