Car paint protection has become a lucrative business especially to car repair shops and product retailers. But learning how to do your own car paint protection at home can save you hundreds to thousands of dollars in the long haul. But not everyone is a handyman of sorts, so it’s important to learn what to do in case of easy and minor car paint damages.
If you opt to use DIY car kits, remember to read all of the directions on the packaging. You may also browse the Internet for more details about DIY car paint protection before trying various products. You may look for Q&A’s, articles, as well as forums that are dedicated to the subject matter.
If you know certain products already, you may want to check out the manufacturer’s official website for user tips and guidelines. You may also stumble upon how-to videos in the course of your search, so try to avail of such videos too.
For a serious DIY guy, here are some advice to help you out:
If you are using any particular car paint protection products, it is advisable to wash your car less often since majority of these products also remove dirt, grime and dust off the paint. You can replace washing with wiping your car surface with a wet rag to remove even embedded elements in the wax layers. This saves water and takes less time too.
Only the painted areas of your car needs paint protection. The products would have little or no effect on chrome and other surface areas of your car that are not painted.
It pays to be careful when using a product on surfaces that are near the windshield and windows. Put plastic adhesive tape as cover and protection before applying the products .A great number of paint protection products can also be used with vinyl or fabric car upholstery. You may find double-function products in the market today to help maximize protection of your car inside and out. Always read the label all the time to ensure that you’re applying the product on the correct surfaces.
If you want to protect your car’s paint without spending too much, going the DIY way is one of the best solutions. Always read the information on the products’ labels and look for more information especially coming from previous users to see real results.