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These Unexpected causes Can Damage Paint

August 4, 2020 in Blog

When purchasing a new vehicle, you want to do everything you can to maintain that new car look as long as possible. Whether it is parking far away from other vehicles as possible to avoid the chance of a door ding and no matter how hot it is outside you will not risk parking under a tree. Your main fear is getting that first scratch and then your car will never be the same again. Fortunately, if the unexpected does occur to your vehicle, paint repair techniques have come a long way over the years. At A.u.t.o Collision our auto body and paint repair can help you restore your paint job to its original beauty. Check out this list of unexpected causes of paint damage to watch out for.

Fuel Pump:

Although gasolines evaporates quickly the impact of having drops of gasoline drip out of the fuel nozzle onto your paint can have an additive effect, creating microscopic damage to the clear coat or even paint to your vehicle. Be aware when topping off your tank, and clean off any spilled gasoline immediately.

Drinks and Food:

Have you ever left a drink sitting on top of your car and accidentally driven off? The pain of getting sticky soda or cappuccino on your paint job is awful. While the sugar in these drinks might seem like a minor nuisance, it can actually damage your paint if it is not cleaned up right away. Spilled food that get on the outside of your paint job should be cleaned immediately as well.

Animal and Insect Debris:

Anytime biological debris touch your paint job, they create a chemical reaction that will eat away at your paint job. It is important to clean up any bird droppings right away, the same is true for insect splatter. If you take road trips regularly insect debris can have an acidic effect toward your paint job.

Call our Sandy Utah Auto Body Collision and Paint Shop

Even if you do everything to protect your vehicle from dent damage and wax it regularly, eventually time and nature can take their toll on your beautiful paint job Paint chips and minor dents are not ideal, but thanks to modern paint technology, we can help turn back the hands of time. Automotive paint not only decorates your car, but it also provides a layer of protection over the metal framework of your vehicle. Applied in several layers, our technicians use BASF paint products to ensure the integrity of your chassis.

About A.U.T.O Collision Utah

If you are in need of an accurate collision repair estimate the first time, visit A.U.T.O Collision in Sandy, Utah! Our I-CAR® trained and certified technicians are ready to help our customers in their time of need. For helpful advice or to learn more about our collision services, contact A.U.T.O. Collision at 801.568.0305 or visit the shop at 215 West 9210 South, Sandy, Utah 84070. We are here to serve you Monday – Friday, 8am – 5:30pm.

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