4 Ways To Protect Your New Auto Body Paint Job From The Summer Sun

slide-5Auto body paint is a matter of taste. When you first bought your vehicle, you loved the way your paint job looked. Shining, gleaming, it made you feel proud to own it.


It’s important to keep your auto body paint job looking just as bright and flawless as the day you brought it home. Here at Peters Body Shop, we’ve compiled some tips to help keep your auto body paint in near-perfect condition.


If you need help refinishing your paint job, let the experts help!

4 Ways To Protect Your New Auto Body Paint Job From The Summer Sun

1. Keep It Shaded

One of the most important things you can do to keep your auto body paint job fresh is to park your vehicle inside a garage, or in the shade if it has to be outside.

The harsh ultraviolet rays from the sun can cause fading and blemishes on your paint, so it’s important to guard against this. High heat can also cause blistering if a vehicle is left outside for a long time.

2. Wash And Hand Dryslide-4

To make sure scratches don’t appear, as well as ensure dirt and grime don’t embed themselves into your auto body paint, wash and hand dry your vehicle frequently. Even if all you have time for is a quick rinse, be sure to do so to get the dirt particles off.


You’ll also want to hand dry your vehicle with a clean, cotton rag because water spots can leave mineral deposits behind which can lead to fading.

3. Polish And Wax

A good polish and wax after you wash and dry your vehicle helps protect the auto body paint from the sun, as well as dirt and grime for a longer period of time.

4. Repair Any Damage Immediatelyauto-refinishing_02

If you notice any scratches, blistering, fading or any damage to your auto body paint, be sure to call the experts at Peters Body Shop! We use state-of-the-art paint systems to guarantee a perfect color match for all American, Japanese as well as BMW and Mercedes vehicles, so just let us know when you need us.