Does your car have bumper scratches along its edges?
A scratched bumper can be one of the most frustrating types of damage that can be done to a car.
Despite the relatively high costs of having an auto-detailing shop fix a scratched bumper, it is relatively easy and inexpensive for car owners to do the fixing themselves.
This guide might help you on how to get scratches off a bumper, deals with both moderate and mild scratches!
Here’s what you’ll need:
- A factory-matched paint in a spray can
- Automotive spray primer
- Automotive spray clear coat
- Some sheets of coarse and fine sandpaper
- Scuff pad
- Cleaning towel
- Wax and grease remover
- Scratch-filling putty
Sand the primer using fine-grit sandpaper with light pressure until it feels smooth. Apply multiple coats of paint from a distance of about 10-12 inches.If you encounter any bumps, cloudiness, or what looks like “cat” scratches wait five minutes, sand again, and re-apply paint. If your car is silver or gold and you notice stripes, follow up with some vertical passes.