Surviving the Elements: Auto Body Paint and Other Blogs

  • Dealing With The 3 Most Common Paint Imperfections On Your Vintage Ride

    9 August 2016

    You vintage car may last forever, but paint will only last a few years, especially on your vintage ride. While a paint job is the most noticeable restoration process for a picture-perfect vehicle, paint imperfections are no stranger to an old ride. A paint job is, in fact, a vintage car's greatest weakness. Check out these tips to help you deal with paint imperfections on your beautifully restored vintage car.

  • 3 Core Techniques Implemented By Panel Beaters

    21 January 2016

    When you are involved in an accident and your car has suffered great damage on its bodywork, the expertise of panel beaters may come in handy in terms of restoring your car's bodywork back to its original, brand new state. Car owners may be interested in knowing exactly which metalwork techniques that panel beaters adopt in straightening the dents. Here are three core metalwork techniques implemented by panel beaters in the course of their work.

  • Got A Boat? Here Are 3 Reasons Why You Should Seek Sand Blasting Services

    11 November 2015

    During a sand blasting operation, sand is 'blasted' onto your boat's body surface at high pressure through a water mixture. The abrasive nature of the process creates just enough force to remove various physical elements on the top surface of your boat's body, leaving the metal bare and polished. All this is done inside a special blast room while using specialised equipment and at the hands of highly-trained blast technicians. As a boat owner, you too can benefit immensely from sand blasting during a number of occasions as shown below.

  • Five Easy Ways to Remove or Hide Dents on Your Own

    12 August 2015

    If you have dents in your car, the easiest way to remove them is by taking your car to a professional panel beater. However, if you don't have the time or resources to do that, there are other dent-removal strategies you can try. Check out these five DIY strategies: 1. Plunge out the dents Some dents respond to suction, and if your dents are smaller than the circumference of your plunger, you may be able to remove them using that bathroom tool.

  • 5 Ways To Tell Your Truck Chassis Is Damaged

    4 August 2015

    The chassis is one of the most important parts in a truck. They provide the needed support to hold the tray and carry heavy loads while maintaining vehicle stability. However, impact collisions can damage chassis frames and create a high risk hazard for your vehicle. In some cases, the damage may not be that easy to spot. If you detect any of the following anomalies with your truck or trailer, you may have a damaged chassis that needs alignment: