Why Re-spraying is the Answer to a New Look Car
- Aug. 24
- Gavin Mcgee
Many of us have at least one car in the family and because of the budget restrictions in place due to having a family and a home to take care of, we might not have been able to choose the car that we really wanted in the first place. Also, we may have gotten the car that we wanted, but now after a number of years and wear and tear later, your once new, shiny car has seen better days and stone chips and then rust is beginning to show. Buying a completely new car is out of the question, so what other alternatives do you have.
The alternative comes in the form of a respray of your current car to get it looking like it once did, all those years ago. It is important, however, to make sure that you hire a professional to do the job right and to make sure that their paint booth design is current and up-to-date and can provide the best protection for your car when the work is being done. Repainting your car has many benefits like increasing the resale value of the vehicle, so that you can maybe sell it for more money and get yourself a newer model.
Making the Right First Impression
Why get a professional paint job on your car, you may ask? It does what I want it to do and it gets me from here to there without any fuss at all. It may not look good, but it works. However, you need to think about the bigger picture and think about what your car says about you. If your car is the first impression people get about you, then you better be sure that it is the right one. If you are using your car in a professional capacity, then it is the first thing prospective customers see and that may affect their decision to do business with you or not.
Having bad paint work also affects the performance of your car. If there are lots of cracks, peels and rust all over the body, then this affects the cars wind drag while you are driving it. If the car isn’t driving as it should then more than likely, your fuel consumption is going up because your engine is having to work that little bit harder. If you get the car re-sprayed, then you improve the wind factor, the engine doesn’t have to work as hard and you save money on petrol or diesel costs. It’s a win-win situation.
When choosing who does the job for you, be sure to choose someone who has been in the industry for years and have the necessary experience and the correct equipment to get the job done right first time. Look out for the right consistency in the paint, different shading in the colours and other mistakes that the amateurs tend to make. As mentioned before, the right paint booth design is imperative if the finish on your car is to be the best it can be.
Respraying your old car is a great way to save money on the price of a new one and still be able to drive a vehicle that looks great.