How To Prolong The Life Of Your Car’s Paint

red car being painted in a garage

Your car’s paint is the most vulnerable to damage each day. Just like our skin, it is sensitive and easily gets damaged. Your vehicle’s paint could take damage in a lot of ways. For example, if your vehicle is just sitting outside your home and it’s under the scorching heat of the sun, when your vehicle is exposed to constant changing of temperature, in this situation the vehicle’s paint will expand and contract depending on the situation, which will lead to openings and cracks. Another examples are stones or rocks, it is hard to avoid stones or rocks to hit your car since a car is made for outdoor transportation, also if there are unruly kids in your neighborhood who just want to throw rocks at cars because they think it’s fun. Another common example is contaminated cleaning cloths – these are contaminated cloths having some debris or tiny hard particles, sometimes we don’t know that our cleaning cloths have small hard particles and we rub it in our car causing damage to its paint job. Having all these damage and problems for your paint job is hard to avoid. So we have gathered information on how to prolong the life of your car paint for you to know.

Car wash

Constantly give your car a wash. It is unavoidable for your car to become dirty, or for it to be free of dirt, or solid or liquid residue, and some can harm your car especially chemicals, so in order to be sure that your vehicle is free of any dirt, give it a wash.

Stains

Avoid getting stains in your car, if the stains are left uncleaned in your car, it could leave an unappealing mark to your vehicle which is another form of damage. Or other stains like that has chemicals are important to get taken care of since chemicals can damage your car badly.

Wax your car

Wax your car from time to time, there are a lot of different types of wax for vehicles, they vary regarding the longevity of protecting your cars paint. If you are a busy person and don’t want to wax your vehicle weekly, you might as well get the ones that protect your paint for a month or months. Applying wax to your vehicle protects your paint from damages but only for a period of time.

Apply sealants

Just like the wax, sealants come in various types too. Before applying your wax, apply sealants first to your car, if you apply the wax first before the sealant, the sealant won’t be able to seat in your car properly. So make sure to do the right procedure.