Everything you need to know about Scratch Repairs
DingGo offers a comprehensive range of car scratch repair options. Scratches to car paint are very commonplace during a vehicle's lifetime. Many scratches that would require scratch repairs are accidental and are most commonly caused by keys, kids, car parks, garages and collisions with other vehicles. Car scratch repairs smash repair requirements are dictated by the depth of the scratch. Some surface level car paint scratches can just be easily buffed out while others that go all the way to the metal require more extensive panel beating, including painting and application of clear coats. The colour and type of paint on your car also makes a big difference to the smash repair process and particularly the cost. With most standard colours and paints, a
can easily source the required paint and simply paint the localised area of the car where the damage has occurred. If your car colour is metallic or for example a three-layer pearl, then more coats of paint are required and more extensive
is required, including paint blending on surrounding panels to match the paint repaired area. This can mean a simple small scratch can require a large amount of paintwork and scratch repairs to return the car back to its original factory condition.
While getting basic scratch repair touch-ups to save money in the short term is tempting, with the exception of very small scratches, in most cases quick touch-ups are not recommended. Most touch-ups leave the damage still visible from the onset, leaving a dark patch on your car where it’s evident the scratch repairs work took place. Alternatively, if the scratch repairs are done well by a quality panel beater , then even in the harsh Australian climate your repair won’t fade and you the original scratch damage will remain invisible. Be sure to always check the length of warranty a smash repairer is offering you on their work. DingGo includes all warranty guarantees from their panel beaters in every quote. DingGo scratch repairs experts are here to help you save money and time figuring what’s the best option for you. Our repairers assess what type of painting is required to repair your scratch damage. Where possible our repairers will use S.M.A.R.T repair to do a localised repair so you can avoid a total panel paint respray reducing the overall cost. Looking for a scratch repairs? Use the quick quote service on DingGo.com.au to get obligation free quotes from our network of highly panel beaters.