Spider Webs And Swirl Marks – What You Need To Know And How They Are Removed

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To the untrained eye spider webs and swirls can seem like a normal part of any car’s paint job. Unfortunately this is not true and these marks are actually damage caused to the paint itself in the form of minute scratches that have chipped away at the paint’s surface. Fortunately there are ways of repairing the damage to your paint and removing these marks for a flawless finish. What Are Spider Webs? Spider webs are tiny scratches that criss-cross over your paint’s surface making them look like a web. These scratches are not visible in normal lighting but are blindly obvious when under bright lights or full sun. Therefore most people don’t notice that they are there but they can appear even on new cars fresh from the dealership. They are caused by using abrasive materials to clean the car including sponges, cheap cloths, dirty cloths and even car washes….

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The Purpose Of Paint Correction Brisbane

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Paint correction is the process used to remove swirl and scratch marks from car paint. This corrects the damage the paint has received leaving it smooth without the visible spiderweb look you can see when the paint is reflected in the sun. Why is it important? Paint correction is important because it removes tiny indents in the paint’s surface which, over time, can collect dirt and dust further damaging your car’s paintwork. If your car’s paint is continuously scratched and damaged it can eventually wear out your clear coat and damage the colour coat underneath, which will then start to expose the metal panel of your vehicle. The scratches and swirls you see in your car’s paint are caused by multiple factors including debris, natural elements, bad polishing, using the wrong materials on your paint and more. Therefore it is important to minimize these factors, which you can do with…

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How Image Perfection Takes The Burden Off Owning A Classic Car

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Owning a classic car is a dream for a lot of car enthusiasts around Australia. However, a lot of people don’t realise the work, time and cost involved in owning a piece of original history. Here you will find out just what is involved in caring for a classic car and how Image Perfection can help you do it! What is involved in owning a classic car? Those wonderful afternoon Sunday drives are only one aspect of owning a classic car. The other 90% of the time you spend on it is usually cleaning and caring for your pride and joy. This can also become harder as you start to become a classic yourself. If you want to keep your classic in top condition you will need to have it serviced and checked regularly as well as protect the exterior. You may have to replace parts while cleaning and detailing…

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Different Types Of Paint Protection

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There are many different types of paint protection from wax to our own Always Dry paint protection. However, which one is best, how are they applied and do they actually benefit your car? Wax And Paint Sealants  The most common way of protecting your car’s paint, which you can do at home, is applying wax and paint sealants. These types of paint protection products are easily obtainable from your local auto shop. Wax can be applied to your car to provide a nice shine and some protection from the elements. Paint sealants generally do the same thing with more advanced polymer technology. With paint protection you definitely get what you pay for. Wax and paint sealants do not last long and reapplication has to be done consistently. Who has time for that?! They may be cheaper than professional paint protection but there is more work involved to maintain your pride…

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What Is The Objective Of Car Detailing?

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Car detailing Brisbane is a huge business with so many people wanting to look after their cars whether it is an everyday drive or a classic collectable. It involves cleaning and often improving the car’s condition to make it look almost like it rolled off the showroom floor. There are different elements to car detailing Brisbane including the exterior, interior and engine bay cleaning. When detailing your car’s exterior the main focus is to clean up the car’s paint condition. This involves paint correction, which goes through the process of washing the car and removing the fine particles in your car’s paint through a decontamination process. Once the paint correction has been performed then paint protection can be applied to the vehicle to protect the paint’s integrity in the long run. Interior detailing for cars involves the removal of rubbish, dusting the dash console as well as other parts of…

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Is It Worth Getting Paint Protection?

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Paint protection is a ceramic coating that protects your car’s paint from natural elements such as dirt, dust and uv rays. It improves the shine of your car’s paint while providing a shield so the paint’s integrity is protected. We provide a Brisbane paint protection service for a range of vehicles. However, paint protection is not for everyone. If you are the type of person that doesn’t bother looking after their car then paint protection is not for you. Paint protection doesn’t mean that your car won’t get scratches if someone hits you or you scrape someone else’s car. It is a way to mitigate the damage done to your car’s paint from environmental factors. You still need to care for and maintain your car as you normally would and that also means washing it! If you are a car lover and care for your pride and joy then paint…

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Why Do New Cars Need Paint Correction?

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To those who don’t know what paint correction is it can seem hard to spot, especially when you see the nice shiny cars in the dealership showroom. However, paint correction happens all to often because the dealerships can’t do the job right the first time. It is unfortunate that dealerships make you pay a lot of money for a vehicle that you think is perfect but is seriously lacking in quality. We are talking about the quality of the paint, which if you look closely, has severe swirl marks. This is why new cars need paint correction because the dealerships sell you a product with paint imperfections. They will offer paint correction services as an upsell but the result will not be as professional or done with the amount of quality workmanship you would expect. Therefore, you end up throwing more money at them for nothing. This is where we…

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Solving The Myths Of Ceramic Coating

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Ceramic coatings have many benefits and helps protect your car’s paint from the environment. However, some people are scepticle about ceramic coating and what it actually performs. So here are a few myths that we can disperse so you get the most out of your ceramic coating. Myth: Having a ceramic coating means I never have to wash my car This is false. Ceramic coatings help protect your car’s paint but you still need to wash and maintain it. Your car will still become dirty from its surrounding environment, which will contaminate the paint if not taken care of. Ceramic coatings help reduce contamination but it doesn’t mean you should neglect cleaning your car. Myth: Ceramic coatings will protect my car from any scratches This is false. It is often misleading to assume that ceramic coatings will protect your car from scratches. It can prevent very light scratches from damaging…

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Before Applying Paint Protection – What You Need To Know!

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Before Applying Paint Protection – What You Need To Know! At Image Perfection, we are serious when it comes to paint protection and want our customers to have the best looking vehicle possible and ecstatic with the results. This means that we go through a thorough preparation process to make sure your paint is clean and free of contamination before we apply a ceramic coating to your car. Washing your car is the first step. We use a snow foam soak, which is excellent for removing dirt and debris on your vehicle. The foam acts as a binding agent and clings to contaminates on your car, softening them so they can be easily washed off and removed. Along with a snow foam soak, we also use a decontamination prep wash which is great for removing bonded contaminants embedded in the paint. These contaminates are not easy to see, but trust…

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The Difference Between Dealership And Image Perfection Paint Protection

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When you purchase paint protection for your car you want the best quality and you don’t want to be paying hundreds, if not, thousands of dollars for inferior protection for your vehicle. This is what separates Image Perfection from the dealerships because we offer our customers exactly what they want, superior paint protection at an affordable price. Most dealerships offer paint protection for both new and used cars. However, do not be fooled by their pleasing smile! Dealerships will often perform paint protection on vehicles without thoroughly cleaning the paint or imperfections from the vehicle first as well as using inferior products because they are cheaper. You will notice a dealership has not performed your paint protection service properly if you become aware of the swirls in your paint from polishing, this actually damages your paint more than it improves it. This can often be seen on brand new cars…

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