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Paint Correction 

Reduce Swirl Marks,
Decontaminate Paint, &
Improve Gloss

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What is Paint Correction?

Paint correction refers to the process of removing imperfections from the paint surface of a vehicle. This includes removing scratches, swirl marks, oxidation, and other blemishes that can dull the paint's appearance and reduce its shine. Paint correction requires specialized techniques, products, and tools to restore the paint to its original luster and shine. The process can be done by hand or with machine-based methods and may involve polishing, sanding, compounding, and other techniques to remove the imperfections and restore the paint's surface.

Benefits of a Paint Correction

Improved appearance: Paint correction removes scratches, swirl marks, and oxidation from the car's paint, making it look smoother and shinier.

Increased durability: By removing surface defects, paint correction makes the car's paint more resistant to future damage.

Increased value: A properly corrected paint job can increase the resale value of a car.

Protection: Paint correction helps to protect the car's paint from future damage, including UV rays and environmental contaminants.

Enhanced clarity: By removing surface contaminants, paint correction can enhance the clarity of the car's paint, making the colors appear more vibrant.


Preparation: Clean the car thoroughly and make sure it is free of any dirt, grime, or other contaminants that could interfere with the correction process.

Evaluation: Inspect the car’s paint to determine the extent of the correction required. This will help you determine what tools and products you’ll need to use.

Sanding: If there are deep scratches or other imperfections, you may need to sand the affected area to remove the paint entirely. This should only be done by a professional to avoid damaging the underlying surface.

Polishing: Use a polishing machine or orbital polisher to work the polish into the paint. This will help remove any fine scratches, swirls, or other imperfections.

Buffing: Use a buffing machine or a polisher to remove the haze that is created during the polishing process. This will leave the paint smooth and glossy.

Sealant: Apply a high-quality sealant to protect the paint and ensure it remains looking its best for as long as possible.

Final inspection: Check the car over to make sure you have achieved the desired level of correction and that the paint is free of any defects or imperfections.

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