Automotive Dent Repair

Are Rock Chips Making Your Vehicle Look Bad?

New Look Auto Body Shop Services

There’s just no telling when a rock chip will come out of nowhere and ‘smack’ right into your car. If this should happen, it’s important to take action as soon as you see these damages. Chipped paint and glass do not look good on any surface. Body shop mechanics are skilled in repairing chips and dents.
Find professionals who will use the right paints, brushes and fillers for your repair.

Automotive Dent RepairA chip repair at first glance may seem unnecessary, but even a small defect can spread and worsen. Your vehicles body and glass are under constant pressure from weather and outdoor elements, therefore it’s necessary to have any chips filled as soon as you notice them, before it gradually worsens. A small crack can cause more damage than you can imagine.

Before you begin your journey get any repairs, albeit windows or body, make sure you understand the importance of using the right materials, paint and applicator brushes. Something as simple as touching up paint can easily go wrong if the color is not an exact match for the vehicle, and the applicator brush is not the precise size needed for the job. The surface on any car will not look good if the paint covers too little or too much of an area. Some paints are too thin and clear to cover chips properly. Professionals like those at New Look Collision Center know where to use fillers and which colors look the best on which makes and models of a vehicle.

Some drivers think it’s not possible to touch up chips that exceed a few inches. However, that is not always the case. Many paints can be matched, filled, touched-up, polished or buffed to create the desired end result. Getting a touch-up is always better than just leaving the defect open. Touch-up paint can look fresh and blend into the surrounding paint to offer a fresh, flawless appeal if done correctly. If a spot is thoroughly cleaned before the touch-up, the repair is likely to last for many years.

Drivers must rethink the various myths about rock chip repairs. A good touch-up lasts for as long as the lifespan of the cars normal paint, or its windows in that case. Many high-quality repairs are affordable and take less than an hour. There are plenty of do-it-yourself guides available, but the best work is usually done by auto body repair professionals. Visit New Look Collision Center if you need quality body, window or paint repair.