Don’t let rust destroy your car! Applying touch up paint made easy

Here in Greenville, there are a myriad of things that could scratch paint job. Eventually, it’s going to happen, and when it does, it needs addressed right away. Severe enough scratches can result in rust, which can spread throughout your vehicle like cancer. Thankfully, applying touch up paint is very easy to do!

The first thing you need to do is to clean out the scratch. All you need to do is rinse it out with warm water and soap. Next, if the scratch isn’t very deep, simply sanded smooth with 220 grit sandpaper. If the scratch has penetrated all the layers of paint, you 600 grit sandpaper instead. In that case, apply primer, allow it to dry, and then use the 220-grit sandpaper to smooth the primer out. Now, you’re ready to apply your paint.

All you need to do is to use a match stick, fine brush or toothpick to precisely fill the scratch with your touch up paint. Once it dries, you’re done! Wasn’t that easy? Come visit us today at Barbour-Hendrick Honda Greenville to find out just how many other little maintenance tasks are remarkably easy to do.



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