Paint correction is the process of reducing or removing surface imperfections on the top layer of a car’s paintwork.
As such, this only addresses surface issues that are present on the clear coat of the paintwork. If not corrected, the car’s paint will have a dull or hazy look.
This occurs because light gets reflected in different directions.
There can also be oxidation on the clear coat, leading to further haziness.
Paint correction aims to “address” these issues by creating a surface that can have a clean, sharp, and proper reflection.
This involves different techniques, tools, and products. we use a number of different grades of wet & sand paper, compounds & polishes to achieve the desired out come. In the application of these products, we can use either our hands or special machine like dual action & rotary polishers to help provide you with the best level of paint correction.
One might think that paint correction is an easy task.
Unfortunately, it isn’t. You have to pay attention to what you are doing.
Preparing the car is also very crucial since you don’t want any dirt or surface contaminant to get snagged on the polishing pads. This can make surface issues worse.
Skill and concentration are important since one is working on the clear coat alone, not the color coat.
There are many reasons why there can be imperfections in your car’s paintwork. Some of these are unavoidable, such as road grit and grime.
The open roads are not free of these particles, so you can always expect these substances to create micro-scratches on your paint.
Fly squash, tree sap, and bird muck are also common causes of car clear coat issues.
These things can leave nasty residues on the exterior paintwork. When you remove these things, you can scrape the surface and leave marks. Tar and water spots can also cause clear coat problems. They leave a stain that can affect the reflection of light off your car’s body.
There are also instances where using the wrong products & dirty tools can create Poor car washing techniques which can leave swirl marks, micro-scratches, and other problems.
For example, using rough materials or ordinary cloths for wiping the car’s surface can lead to the formation of these nasty marks.
Also we cant forget our great pass time of four wheel driving pass time which cause scratches from bushes & sand.