Painting a car can be exciting, but the number of paint options can also make it overwhelming. Once you've finally decided on your color and whether or not you want any decals, you'll find out that there are still choices to be made – namely, what type of car paint and finish you want. Whether you want to paint the car yourself or you want to get a professional to renovate your paint job for … [Read more...]
Archives for 2018
10 Best Classic Cars to Restore
For those who enjoy restoring cars, the more popular classic cars are generally the most satisfying to restore. There are other factors, however, that play into the attractiveness of restoring specific classic cars, such as resale value and the ease of finding replacement parts. Furthermore, there may be some people who aspire to own a classic car but are not able to afford the high price tag. … [Read more...]
When is Hail Season In Texas? How Can I Protect my Car?
Texas is prone to intense hail storms, with some storms dumping hail as large as grapefruit, as happened in Fort Worth in 1995. Cars, roofs, plants, and glass all suffer greatly when large hail falls. The more protection you provide to property like your car, the less damage you'll suffer. Texas Hail Season Hail can occur all year round, but it's a particular problem in late winter through … [Read more...]
Restoring Classic Cars with Custom Paint Jobs
Taking a classic car and turning it into a modern work of art is a rebirthing of sorts that lets you look at an old classic in a new light. When you are deciding on what you want your car to look like after it's gone through the Classic Car Restoration process, take into consideration both its original look and what you can add to accentuate its features. With its original beauty and your ideas … [Read more...]
How Much Do Dents Really Hurt Your Car?
Every car takes punishment. Whether you treat it like a pack mule or a precious child, it will eventually get at least a little ding. For many of us, it's easy to shrug off the little dents. As long as they don't change how the car drives or threaten long-term problems, we can ignore those dents and carry on with our lives. This is a reasonable outlook, but you probably won't try to keep your car … [Read more...]
Automotive Paint and Winter: Everything You Need to Know
We don't often think about the paint on our cars too much. As long as we wax it every once in a while and it doesn't look bad, it goes without notice. Unfortunately, cars face adversity every day, and that often leads to paint damage that needs repair. If this happens in the winter, then you're facing some unique challenges that can complicate the situation. Take a few minutes to learn about … [Read more...]