Car owners sometimes face some problems while driving, including scratching the exterior of the car, which causes distortion of the paint, which loses the car’s luster and attractiveness and may affect its sale later.
Car owners are forced to go to the maintenance center to treat these scratches, which causes them to waste a long time to repair these scratches, in addition to paying large amounts of money for repair, so in this article we review the types of scratches and simple ways to remove them.
First, the types of scratches that cars may be exposed to:
They are the most scratches that the surface of the car can be exposed to, and they are caused by the car’s exposure to very minor friction or dust.
It is caused by the friction of the car in a way that leads to the penetration of the paint and thus distorting the layers of paint on the car’s structure.
- Strong scratches
It results from the strong penetration of something to the car body due to a collision, which makes the car’s iron visible, and this type of scratch needs a specialized car technician to repair it.
Second, methods of treating surface and medium scratches:
- Nail polish
Nail polish is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to hide various car scratches, as nail polish is characterized in that it comes in many colors, and often there are those that match the color of the car, and to use it, choose the appropriate color for the color of your car, and then apply the nail polish using a special brush on the damaged place Until the scratch is gone.
Toothpaste contains natural abrasive materials that can remove minor scratches. To remove scratches, wash the affected area well and dry it, then pass a layer of toothpaste that contains abrasive materials, and wipe the paste in a circular motion on the scratched area, with a piece of soft cloth, Then wash it well with water.
- home wax
Wax can be used to remove minor scratches and make it invisible. All you have to do is clean the affected area and then rub the wax on it, provided that the scratches are completely covered, and then the affected area is wiped using a piece of soft cloth.
Glue is distinguished by its ability to mix paint colors, so it is a suitable option to cover the places of minor scratches, but it is important to put a small amount of it only in the place of the scratch.