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What is the meaning of a paint correction service

The process of correcting surface faults and imperfection in a vehicle’s clear coat is called “paint correction.” Our detailers will cut into the transparent coat layer of the vehicle’s paint using an electric polisher, a microfiber buffing pad, and the necessary cutting compound. This technique will be repeated until either the scratches are levelled, or they are removed completely.

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The reasons to correct the paint

Any blemishes on the paint job will make your car look older and decrease its worth. Through paint correction, we can improve the appearance and durability of your car’s paint. The following are some gains from having your vehicle corrected.

Make the paint on your car shine.

The weather or other external factors could severely damage your car. Road debris can cause minor abrasions, and improper washing techniques can cause blemishes, allowing dirt and contaminants to enter your car and accelerate corrosion. Paint correction, removes these flaws and smoothes out the surface to respore the shine.

Reatin The Resale Value

Retaining your car’s market value is more challenging if the exterior is scratched and dull. Correcting the paint could save money on costly corrective and lease renewal fees due to normal wear and tear. You’ll earn more money for your car when selling or trading it in.

Eliminate the flaws in the paint

During polishing, defects such as oxidation, swirls, and tiny scratches will be removed. Before beginning the paint correction process, a clay bar is used to clean the vehicle’s exterior, removing any dirt or other imperfections.


How long does it take to do paint correction?

Correcting paint flaws can be done in a variety of ways. The condition of your paint, though, is a factor. It’s possible to make minor paint adjustments in two days. Correcting paint that has faded or aged can take up to seven days and fifty hours of polishing, refining, and finishing work.

How much is paint correction?

Various factors determine the cost of a paint correction service. The amount of work needed to repair your automobile’s paint depends on factors such as its current state, the amount of paint that needs replacing, and even the colour of your car (as darker colours highlight scratches more easily)

How much time does it take to correct the paint?

Depending on the vehicle’s make, model, age, and condition, the process could take anywhere from six to twelve hours. Depending on the car, a varied combination of polishing equipment, pads, and compounds may be required at various points in the process.

The Detail Doctor offers a paint correction service that uses cutting-edge technology and high-quality products to improve the paintwork on your vehicle. Visit Detail Doctor in Saint Petersburg, Florida, where our highly trained staff is standing by to correct any flaws that may be found on your cars paint. To arrange an appointment for paint correction right away, please give us a call at (727) 492-7050.

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5565 64th Way N
Suite E
Saint Petersburg, FL 33709

T: (727) 492-7050