How to Repair Car Bumper Damage with Touch Up Paint
Don’t let ruined bumper paint spoil your car’s paintwork
The trouble with bumper paint is that it’s the areas of your car that is most likely to feel the burden of paintwork damage. There’s also a high probability that immediately after you’ve put the work in, it’ll be scuffed or chipped again. However, taking pride in your car’s appearance means making sure that every area of the paintwork is looking its best, including the bumper. Keeping on top of bumper paint repair can be an ongoing battle, but the effort is definitely worth it.
Why is your car’s bumper paint more likely to need repairing than other areas?
If there’s a specific area of your car that likely needs to be repainted or touched up, it’s the bumper. Here are the reasons why:
The bumper is the part of your car closest to the road. This means it’s most likely to be on the direct receiving end of any collision, major or minor, that you get into.
Even if you’re the most careful driver in the world, bumper paint becomes worn down after a while as it picks up all of the dirt and debris from the road.
- A Chipex car paint touch up kit is such a lifesaver for lots of reasons. The main reason being that it works brilliantly on every area of your car. Meaning you can use your paint repair kit to touch up bumper paint damage.
Here’s why using your Chipex kit to repair bumper paintwork damage is such a brilliant idea
You’ll never have to rely on a third party ever again and rest assured that your time and money won’t be wasted in large amounts. It’ll let you get started on the repainting whenever you notice any damage, so you can choose when you want to do it.
If you are the type of person who wants every part of their car (bumper included) in top shape at all times, having your respraying done by a professional would be extremely costly. Being able to touch up paintwork damage in your own home cuts out that expense.
We have to be honest, if you want to touch up your car’s bumper paint whenever you notice any damage, you might be finding it’s a weekly task! The beauty of having a kit that enables you to touch up the bumper paint at home is that you can do it as often as you’d like.
There’s no shame in wanting to keep every surface of your car looking as good as it possibly can, even if some areas might take a bit more upkeep. Follow our step by step guide on exactly how to use our Chipex kits to ensure your paintwork repair looks perfect. Also, make sure you get the right kit by finding your 100% colour matched repair paint.
Car bumper paint touch up cost and why to use Chipex touch up paint
If you go to a garage to get your bumper paint re-done professionally you could be looking at a bill anywhere between £150-£300 and upwards depending on the extent of the damage, the make and the model of the car.
The Chipex paint repair kits are highly cost-effective with prices at just £34.95 (12 chips) £37.95 (24 chips) and £39.95 (heavily chipped). These kits can be used to repair stone chips and scratches over and over again, for any future repairs meaning you’re getting great value for money.
The Chipex kits have also been used to repair a huge variety of rare and exotic cars such as a 1960 Aston Martin DB4, a 1963 Aston Martin DB5, an Audi R8 V10, and a ‘Nero Daytona Black’ Ferrari 575M. As an official supplier to the Morgan Motor Company, Chipex kits are highly regarded and can achieve results that rival those of a body shop.
The Chipex paint match is 100% guaranteed too, as Chipex uses your vehicle’s paint code to get an exact colour match. Meaning no more ugly, obvious repairs.
How to use Chipex touch up paint on car bumpers
Using a Chipex kit to repair paint chips and scratches on your bumper is a simple process that can be done at home in a short amount of time.
Follow our step by step guide on how to use Chipex touch up paint on car bumpers.
Clean the paint stone chips and surrounding area thoroughly. Make sure you remove any sealant, wax or polish from the chipped area.
Put on the gloves that are provided with the kit.
Shake the paint bottle well and then used the supplied Chipex paint applicator brush to dab the paint onto the chipped areas. If your car has lots of small paint stone chips in one area (road rash) then put the paint onto a gloved fingertip and smear it evenly across.
Once the paint is touch dry, which could take between 40 seconds and 5 minutes depending on the temperature and amount of paint applied, apply the blending solution to the paper cloth and wipe across the painted area.
Lastly, take the finishing polish and apply a small amount to a soft microfibre cloth and gently rub across the painted areas. Allow this to dry and haze, then remove the haze with a clean part of the cloth.
Bumper touch up paint before and after
The Chipex bumper touch up paint has seen some fantastic results from customers after just one coat. Once the paint has dried and settled it looks seamless and expertly done thanks to the precise paint colour match and unique blend of paint.
Take a look at the bumper touch up paint before and after pictures from real customers to see the incredible results.
Find out more about the Chipex touch up paint and learn why it’s the best option on the market for tackling road rash