Applying Touch Up Paint to a Chip on the Car Exterior

Understanding the process for touching up a chip in the car exterior paint will help you preserve the value of your vehicle. Our hope is this guide will restore the beauty to your vehicle's exterior.

Start by using a clean cloth, place in a mix of soap and water. Gently rub the chip on the paint to get as many of the contaminants out of that location. Now dip the edge of the cloth in polishing compound, rub in circular motion around the edge to soft that area and allow it to blend more evenly.

Once dry, dab a small paint brush or Q-tip into the touch-up paint, dab into the chip and rub with light strokes. The goal is to simply fill the chip to avoid rust from forming, don't try to be perfect.

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