Park Towne, Wisconsin
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Madison, WI 53719
If you need auto body repairs in West Madison, Abra Auto has the solution for you! They offer the best collision repair, glass repair, and windshield repair in the Madison area.

How to Care for Automotive Paint After Collision Repair February 21, 2017

Park Towne, Madison
How to Care for Automotive Paint After Collision Repair, Madison, Wisconsin

You’ve just received high-quality collision repair from your local ABRA Auto. They’ve worked out all the dents, painted the scratches using color-match technology, and returned your vehicle’s exterior to its original condition. Now what? To answer this question, ABRA’s expert automotive technicians have created this simple how-to guide on caring for your new paint job.

Post-Collision Repair: How to Care for New Automotive Paintcollision repair

After receiving auto body repair, your instinct may be to protect the new paint job by immediately getting your car washed or waxed. However, the paint actually needs two weeks to cure. Once the two weeks have passed, you should take your vehicle to your trusted, local car wash. You can also complete the job yourself with a pH balanced cleaner. Don’t use dish soap and other diluted cleaners as they may dull your paint over time.

After you’ve thoroughly rinsed your car or truck, it’s time to try it with a scratch-free, lint-free towel. Finally, repeat this process once a week to keep the new paint in top condition.

Visit Your Local ABRA Auto for Expert Paint & Collision Repair!

For more tips on how to care for your vehicle after an auto body repair, call your nearest ABRA Auto today. For an overview of their services, visit their website.

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