Monday, March 27, 2017

Car Painting Bergen County, NJ

Painting a car restores the look of the vehicle and is one of the milestones in restoring your car. Painting is normally done by professional painters an auto body shop, as the work requires special equipment and safety procedures. We at Village Auto Body, have been car painting Bergen county NJ for many years. And today we would like to introduce you to the process of professional car painting.

Car Painting Bergen County, NJ 
There are different kinds of paint in the market. The most common are acrylic enamel or acrylic lacquer. These two replicate the original finish done at the factory. There are also urethanes, base coat or clear coat finishes that are known for their durability. It is important to ask the kind of paint that will be used on your vehicle at the auto body shop. 

The process of painting your car starts with hosing down the whole vehicle. The professionals do this to get rid of any dirt and smudges on the surface of the car.

A power sander is then used to strip the old paint away. It does this in circular motions. Most of the corners are tricky areas where the technicians use manual sand paper to avoid damaging the lights, the windshield, and the windows. After sanding, all dust, debris and the remnants of the sandpaper are wiped down. These particles usually cause imperfections in the paint when it is applied to them.  

If your car is not to be painted completely, sanding is only done to the areas that require painting. The rest of the places are then covered out with paper during painting along with the windows, lights, side mirrors, handles, and the windshield.

The first substance to be applied on the car is a coat of the primer mixed with thinners. Two or three coats of the primer are applied to cover the whole surface of the vehicle. It is then given some time to dry. It is powder when dry. 

After the primer has dried up, it is smoothed with sandpaper. Then three to four coats of paint are applied to the car. Other coats may be added after the initial coat dries and the professional painter feels that the car is not properly done. A clear coat lacquer is applied last after the application of the paint. Your car is then buffed with a soft buffer to give it the final finish.

At Village Auto Body we have been providing car painting Bergen county NJ for over 25 years and have satisfied many clients in those years. On our team we only have qualified professionals that have been formally trained and who are highly skilled and experienced.

To learn more about our car painting in Bergen county NJ, please call us today at 201-251-9195. One of our auto body technicians will be happy to speak with you. 


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