With the abundance of DIY articles, videos, and walkthroughs available on the internet, vehicle repairs and maintenance has become a fascinating world. There’s no reason you can’t do things like an oil change or a fast maintenance on your own if you have a working understanding of automobiles. However, there are some tasks that should always be left to the specialists.Car painting and refinishing is definitely something not to risk on your DIY skills.
WHEN SHOULD YOU HAVE YOUR CAR PAINTED BY THE EXPERTS?
Although it may be tempting to touch up your car’s paint on your own, there are several reasons why savvy automobile owners choose to hire a professional. Continue reading if you’re debating whether to buy a DIY paint repair kit or have your car repaired by a professional such as Smart Refurbs.
- WHEN THE BEST RESULTS ARE DESIRED
Touching up the paint at home is a viable choice for an older automobile model that you want to sell in the near future. A touch-up kit won’t give you the effects you want on newer or primary cars. Professionals utilise high-quality automotive paint.
The colour and tint are customised to your vehicle’s make and model. Auto body shops can apply the paint in such a way that it exactly matches the finish of your automobile and gives it that new-car appearance.
- WHEN A LARGE AMOUNT OF PAINT IS REQUIRED
Large areas of paint damage should not be repaired with touch-up kits. The amount of material included in the kit, as well as the time it takes to apply it, will make getting decent results difficult. Vehicle painting is done at auto body shops using unique equipment that makes the process more efficient and effective. When the damage is severe, there’s a good chance that there’s more damage lurking beneath the surface, such as to the car’s body, components, or chassis. DIYers run the danger of obliviously overlooking more significant damage.
When you bring your automobile to a professional, specialists will inspect it for safety, determine the amount of the damage, and make the necessary repairs.
- WHEN COST-EFFECTIVENESS IS REQUIRED
Brush touching as it turns out, isn’t always the cheapest choice. You may end up spending more money trying to remedy the paint damage yourself, depending on the tools and amount of paint required to complete the task. It’s doubtful that you’ll ever use the materials you bought again in the future. Plus, if your DIY project fails, having the paint job repaired by a professional may cost much more.
- WHEN YOU WANT THE VEHICLE’S VALUE TO BE MAINTAINED
Using a touch-up kit on a collector automobile or a vehicle that will be sold at some time is not suggested. By using a low-quality product, the car’s genuine worth and resale value are reduced. You may end up causing more harm to the automobile by painting it yourself. When it’s time to sell the car, a decent paint job might actually increase its resale value. Professional paint adds value by shielding vehicle body components from dirt and preventing corrosion and rust. Auto body specialists have the education and experience required to conduct flawless spot painting and full-body application that will protect the vehicle for many years.
Smart Refurbs is here to help you!
Only a reputable auto body specialist like Smart Refurbs can give a paint job guarantee to automobile owners.
Contact your Smart Repairs in Stansted, Smart Repairs in Bishops Stortford, Harlow, or Saffron Walden for more information about our automobile painting and repair services. You may also get a quotation by filling out an online form.