It is not a very good feeling for a car owner to get scratches on the car bumper. But if you want remove the scratches from the bumper from a mechanic you definitely have loose a bit more money and also they will keep your car for a day or two. That is why it is very likely to do this work by yourself.
That is why I am giving you the instructions that you can easily follow to remove the scratches very easily.
Tools You will Need to Remove Scratches from the Bumper
- Matched colour paint (Spray)
- Primer (Spray)
- Clear Coat
- Microfiber cleaning towel
- Scuff pad
- Wax and grease removing tool
- Scratch filler
Following steps to Remove Scratches from the Bumper
Apply any masking tape to cover the unwanted area :
You will have to take a masking tape and use it the areas close to the unharmed places you don’t want accidentally spray the paint.
Using Sandpaper :
Use sandpaper to make the affected area smooth. apply it properly until the spot becomes smooth.
Clean the Area :
Using the towel clean the panel properly and after that use the wax and grease remover the clean the scratch.
Fill up the Scratches :
This is for further steps if the sandpaper fails to fill the scratches. That is why fill the scratches with some scratch fillers. You can use scratch filling-putty for this.
Scuff the Area :
Use that scuff pad and scuff the area properly to make the paint stick well and make it more durable.
Spray Primer :
Now it is time for starting the main work. This start part contains spraying the primer on the bumper. The primer applying part will have two layers of that. First you will apply a thinner layer and after waiting two or three minutes go for the more heavier layer.
Apply Paint :
This will go with two basic steps and repeating it until the results. First carefully sand the area using a very high grit sand paper and be very careful about the lightness of the pressure. The use the factory marched paint you have. And spray it at least from a distance of ten to twelve away from it and give multiple coatings of the paint. and if the paint doesn’t look good then repeat the process.
Applying clear coating :
First give the paint at least five minutes to dry then like the primer go for two layers of clear coating. First apply a thin layer of clear coating and wait for two minutes and then apply a heavier layer of it.
Give the whole thing to dry for ten minutes or more and then the tape you used to cover the outer area.