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5 Quick Fixes for Common Bumper Damages Every Car Owner Should Know

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Car bumpers are often prone to scratches, dents, and fractures. While some common bumper damages can be fixed easily by car owners, other types of damages may require expert attention. Here are five simple solutions that every car owner should be aware of for typical bumper damage:

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  1. Minor Scratch Repair with Touch-Up Paint: Clean the scratched area thoroughly and apply a small amount of touch-up paint using a fine brush. Allow the paint to dry completely, and then gently polish the area to blend it with the surrounding paint. This method works well for small scratches.
  1. DIY Bumper Dent Removal Using Hot Water: Boil a pot of water and pour it over the dented area. Use a plunger or a heat-resistant suction cup to pull the dent outward gently. Repeat the process as needed until the dent pops back into place. Be cautious not to use boiling water directly on painted surfaces, as it may cause damage. This method is effective for shallow dents.
  1. Buffing Out Scuffs and Light Scratches: Clean the affected area and apply a small amount of polishing compound to a buffing pad. Buff the scuffed or scratched area in circular motions until the imperfections are less visible or completely gone. Finish by applying a coat of wax for added protection and shine. This method works well for surface-level damage.
  1. Plastic Bumper Repair with Spray Cans: Clean the damaged area and hand sand the surface with sandpaper. Get the primer spray can first and apply it to the crack or chip. Allow the putty to cure fully, and then sand it down to smooth and blend it with the bumper surface. Finish by painting the repaired area to match the rest of the bumper.
  1. DIY Paint Chip Repair with a Touch-Up Kit: Clean the chipped area and apply primer if necessary. Use the touch-up paint provided in the kit to fill in the chip, layering it until the surface is level with the surrounding paint. Allow the paint to dry between layers, and finish by applying a clear coat for added protection and gloss. This method is effective for small paint chips.

While we encourage car owners to take care of small concerns and save time and money, we always recommend contacting specialists for more major damage or if you need clarification about the repair procedure. This guarantees that each repair is completed with accuracy, knowledge, and dedication to going above and beyond for the client.

Car bumper scratches can be so annoying. Usually they occur on the lower part of your bumper on curbs you can’t even see. Sometimes they just appear and you have no idea where the scratch came from. Scratch Vanish can repair all kinds of car bumper scratches from light scuffs to deep scratches.

Scratch Vanish colour matches the colour of your car using cutting edge technology and visually removes the damage and repaints so it looks new and like it never happened. We ensure all car bumper repair services we provide are done to the highest standard without taking shortcuts. When we take on a mobile bumper scratch repair service in Sydney we aim to produce the same end result as a traditional body shop at a far cheaper price. Gone are the days of minor car damage burning a deep hole in your pocket Read More…

The technicians at Scratch Vanish are alloy wheel repair specialists in Sydney and can refurbish those ugly, damaged alloy rims that continue to bug you so they look new and undamaged. Once the job is done, your wheels will be in tip-top condition again, showcasing your car with that “wow” effect. Our wheel repair technicians ensure all damage is removed when performing an alloy wheel repair, and the rims are cleaned and repainted professionally, bringing them back to life. Our team can repair most types of car alloy wheels so they look like new.

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Breathe New Life into Your Cars Paintwork with a Full Paintwork Overhaul!

Have you noticed your car’s paintwork just doesn’t look the same way it did when it was purchased?  This could be due to multiple minor scratches, wear and tear overtime from extreme heat, sunlight, bird droppings, stones, tree branches, automatic car washes or even hand car washes that leave swirl marks all over your car. There can be a variety of reasons why your car’s paintwork currently looks faded, hazy and a little dreary in places.

When we get to work on every square inch of your car’s paintwork, it will restore the exterior shine to its best possible so the vehicles paintwork is as good as new! Read More…

Damaging your car door can be a heartbreaking and gut-wrenching experience. Doors are unfortunately one of the ugliest parts of your car to graffiti with damage. It’s nearly impossible not to cringe when your eye catches that ghastly damage on your once pristine door panel. Rather than blowing the insurance premium and no claim bonus, then being without your car for a minimum of 1 week and usually longer, why not look into a more cost-effective and hassle-free repair method? Scratch Vanish can come to your home or workplace and repair your scratched and dented car door in less than half a day.  Our repairs are done to the highest possible standard and have a 3-year guarantee. We match the car’s paint colour, remove all damage, and your car is now back intact. Contact us today by clicking Get a Quote to see all contact options, or send an SMS with the damage for a quick price Read More…

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Protect One of Your Most Valuable Assets!

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At Scratch Vanish, we specialize in bumper repairs and ensure that each repair is done with the highest care and meticulous attention to detail. Our team possesses a deep comprehension of the subtleties associated with bumper bar repairs, taking into account variables such as positioning and possible risks to guarantee a smooth and secure restoration procedure. We focus on off-street parking with enough room and power access to minimize inconveniences for our clients while streamlining the repair procedure. Discover the difference with Scratch Vanish and take advantage of a superior, hassle-free bumper repair service in the Sydney area.