If you are a car whizz and have dedicated significant amounts of time to learning how to respray a car, you have a good space to work, the right equipment and safety gear, it may be that you are ready to take on the work yourself.
If you are like the rest of the people reading this article, it’s best to leave paint jobs to the professionals.
Health and safety – there are serious, poisonous chemicals in car paint which are very hazardous as airborne paint particles
Environmental protection – responsible paint use and disposal
There are at least 8 steps the technician needs to go through.
Choosing the right paint colour (sounds basic but it’s so important)
Stripping the original colour
Etch priming and priming
Rubbing down (with fine sandpaper)
Top coat and lacquer
These can be broken down – some garages claim up to 125 different steps to respraying a car! But the above are the essentials.