Our Multi-Stage Correction can include a 2-stage or 3-stage correction that achieve up to 99% of defects removal. This package is perfect to achieve a finish the exceeds that of even a brand new car.
Our Single Stage Correction is perfect to achieve the removal of most swirl-marks and create a deep gloss. Medium to large scratches will not be removed in the package.
We all wish to keep our vehicles looking brand new forever. Unfortunately, even with all the care we give our cars, over time the paint fades and the shine diminishes.
Paint correction is the solution to restore the original look of your paint. By mechanically polishing the paint with micro-abrasive agents, we can remove defects like scratches, swirls and virtually any damage that is on the clear-coat of your paint.
Two kinds of micro-abrasive are used to polish your paint. In rare cases, wet-sand papers are used to level your clear-coat and remover deeper, more aggressive scratches.
Liquid polishes or diminishing polishes, are the most common micro-abrasive used by professionals to both remove defects and deliver stunning gloss. These diminishing polishes are used with high-tech dual-action polishers to deliver flawless results that often look better than the day you first took possession of your vehicle.
In a nutshell, paint correction provides a solution to repair your paint and it's original look without repainting your car.
Paint correction done properly involves a great deal of concentration, experience and knowledge. We use a variation of different levels of compound, polishing pads, and machines to level/remove scratches and oxidation from the surface of the paint.
We check the paint’s thickness and do a test panel, to determine which is the best and least invasive process of bringing the color back to your paint. After compounding has removed the defects, we begin the polishing and “jeweling” process to bring the highest luster and gloss to the paint’s finish.
Paint correction is a process that must be quoted on a vehicle by vehicle basis. The time involved to do a proper correction will vary depending on the cause of the paint defects and the results you desire. We will be more than happy to give you an estimate and discuss the process required to bring your vehicle back to your desired condition. Typically, this process takes a minimum of 5-6 hours and can take up to a week.
Swirl-marks, scratches and other imperfection can come to life in many different ways. Some of these are unavoidable, such as road grit and grime. Connecticut's roads aren't free of environmental and industrial contaminants that will always inflict microscopic scratches on your car.
Bugs splatter, brake dust, bird droppings, water-spots and tar are probably the most common causes of staining or etching on your clear-coat. They can easily leave behind permanent imperfections on your paint that will require paint correction. By removing them quickly instead of leaving them to bake on your clear-coat you can avoid permanent damages but how you remove them can then leave behind marring or scratches.
This is why it is always better to remove them using the 2-bucket wash method to avoid inflecting a different kind of paint defect while trying to prevent another. When you remove these things, you can scrape the surface and leave marks.
Tar and water spots can also cause clear-coat problems. We know we're probably overloading you with information but our team will always assist you after a paint correction on how to maintain your better than brand new finish!
There are also instances where the car owner himself is to blame for the poor condition of the clear coat. Poor car washing techniques can leave swirl marks, micro-scratches, and other problems. For example, using a regular cloths to wash your car or a beach towel for drying your paint can create some serious swirl-marks on your car. We recommend using the two-bucket washing method with high-quality microfibre washing mitts and drying towels as a good starting point for washing your paint.
Some enthusiasts like to polish or "paint correct" their car by themselves and we applaud them for their courage and dedication. But one must be entirely sure that he has the proper equipment and experience before polish his own car. The rule of thumb is if you've never mechanically polished a car before, start with a scrap hood as you are more likely to inflict more damage than anything when starting to learn the art of "paint correction".
Last but not least, getting your car serviced in an automatic touch car wash or cheap hand car wash is guaranteed to turn your paint into unsightly matte finish over the years. This is usually the #1 reason why cars are covered with swirl-marks as those kinds of car washes do not care about the integrity of your clear-coat, after all their only purpose is to get your car cleaned no matter the kind of damage it creates on your paint.