Surviving the Elements: Auto Body Paint and Other Blogs

  • Thinking About Getting a New Coat of Paint for Your Car? 3 Benefits of Spray Painting

    25 August 2021

    Your car's resale value depends on how well you take care of it over the years. However, accidents can create dents on the body. Sometimes, the original paint deteriorates because of the harsh weather conditions and other problems. It is advisable to get an autobody professional to help you clear these blemishes. A quality paint job is one of the best ways to make your car look and feel brand-new. Here are the three main reasons you should consider getting a fresh coat of spray paint for your vehicle.

  • 3 Vital Steps in Panel Beating

    15 April 2021

    If your car gets a dent or is smashed in an accident, you can rest assured that a panel beater can restore it to its original look. However, most motorists believe that panel beating is simply about hammering damaged spots until a car's body regains its shape. However, nothing could be further from the truth because panel beating is much more than just hammering. In fact, motorists need to understand the entire panel beating process to hire the best professionals for the job.

  • Smash Repair Tips

    30 November 2020

    Smash repairs are your first concern once your vehicle is involved in an accident. Most car owners are often afraid that the car will not return to its original condition. Read this guide to learn how to conduct successful and professional smash repairs. Insurance Considerations Check the terms of your insurance cover. For instance, the insurance company could compel you to use specific garages or roadside assistance services. In some cases, you could opt not to report the incident to your insurance company.

  • The Best Way To Revitalise Your Old Cars Exterior

    7 August 2020

    Taking care of older cars and keeping them roadworthy is a popular hobby amongst many Australians. There is just something special about these older vehicles and the time you spend on them that can not be captured by modern cars, as high-tech and shiny as they can be. However, with age comes a number of problems for cars, primarily related to the exterior and overall quality of the surface of your car.

  • Top Tips for Quality Paintwork During Smash Repairs

    29 May 2020

    Most car owners don't know that paintwork is a critical part of smash repairs. Notably, the best panel beating service must be matched by an excellent paint job. It matters little how much time you spend panel beating a car's body if you cannot guarantee quality paint job. The best way to ensure show-room quality paintwork is through adequate and proper body surface preparation. This article highlights tips for quality paint job during smash repairs.

  • The Risks Covered by Comprehensive Car Insurance

    3 September 2019

    Car insurance is an agreement that you make with the insurer. The insurer agrees to pay the cost of the damage if you hit someone else's vehicle, injure another person or wreck your vehicle. However, these agreements come with their terms and conditions. It is advisable to cover your vehicle because you are protected from total loss, you will get compensated if parts of the vehicle are stolen, the insurer takes up liability if someone is injured in your vehicle and you do not have to pay for damages which occur to your vehicle by accident.

  • How to Spray Paint Scratches on Your Vehicle

    25 March 2019

    Unfortunately, the paint on your vehicle can get scratched in all kinds of situations. You can buy pens full of paint that can cover some scratches, but for the best results, you may want to spray paint the area. Here are some tips to help you with the process. 1. Clean the Area To get started, clean the area thoroughly. When you buy a scratch repair kit, you should get a special cleaner that can help you to remove built-up grease, wax, and other unwanted elements.