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Why It’s Important to Have Your Car Professionally Spray Painted

There are different methods that can be used when painting a car, and spray painting is one common method that is used. If you have heard this before, then you might have thought about going out and purchasing a few cans of spray paint yourself. After all, it might seem easy enough to spray paint your car yourself  and save hundreds of pounds. However, it’s rarely a good idea to spray paint your car on your own.

That’s why professional spray painting of your vehicle is the most effective and, longer term, the most cost effective option if you need to get your care re-sprayed.

Preparation Work

Before applying any pkaint to a vehicle, a certain amount of preparation work will need to be carried out. This helps to ensure that the paint sticks properly to the car,  making sure that your car looks its best after the re-painting is complete.

Additionally, proper preparation work makes a big difference in how long the paint job lasts. First of all, your car needs to be cleaned to the point that it is practically spotless, and there shouldn’t be any dust or dirt on your car at all when painting begins. The clear coat may also need to be removed.

Additionally, if there are dents and scratches, they should be repaired before painting begins. The body shops that provide professional car spray painting services typically know how to clean and prepare vehicles to be painted, and they have the equipment that is needed for this work too.

Using the Right Type of Paint and Equipment

You might have purchased spray paint for different projects in the past, and you might know that spray paint comes in different finishes and colours. You might think that you can pick out a few cans of basic spray paint and that they will work well on your car, particularly if you choose a colour and finish that you really like.

However, you shouldn’t use just any type of spray paint when painting a car. Instead, you should take your car to a professional body shop who will have access to the right type of paint for specific vehicles.

When applying car paint, special equipment that is designed for spray painting cars should be used, and a professional  body shop will  have access to this equipment and the knowledge about how to properly use it.

IPS Paint Supplies

At IPS Paint Supplies we work with a huge range of South Wales based auto body shops, providing them with the paints and equipment to carry out a paint job efficiently and effectively.  However, if you do want to do the job yourself, we also supply auto paint and equipment to enable you do so to the highest possible standard.   Click here https://www.ipspaint.co.uk/auto-paint/getting-your-refinishing-colour-matching-right-2/ to find out how to get your refinishing and colour matching right or you can call a member of our team on the numbers below:

Swansea: 01792 784078

Cardiff: 02920 022461