Paint Correction Toronto

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Paint Correction is a process of delicately removing micro scratches and swirls through machine polishing or buffing and usually is required right before Ceramic coating application.

Paint Correction involves removing the top layer of paint usually only between one and 3 microns is require to be removed to achieve correction. Paint Correction requires a high degree of skill and concentration. Removing the scratches, surface imperfections requires slow removal of microscopic layers of clear coat to level out the paint surface.

Compounding stage specifically formulated liquids that, when added to the rotating pad of a buffing or polishing machine slowly shave down the clear coat surface. We always take paint depth readings using the PTest DFT Combo paint thickness gauge to make sure there is enough clear coat on the surface.

If done properly correction leaves clarity and pure reflections on your car’s paint. Automotive Paint Correction is recommended for vehicles in average condition with medium scratches, swirling, faded or oxidized paint. Paint Correction Tools We use various high-quality microfiber, wool, foam pads along with the best polishes available in the detailing industry for paint systems recommended by car manufacturers and detailing industry. With our refined techniques and experience, we will level out imperfections, recondition your car’s paint and leave it with an unparalleled gloss and slickness.


At AAA Auto Spa Toronto we’ve providing paint correction and buffing for years , If you need to a professional paint correction please check our car detailing prices which includes paint correction or contact us at 647-848-3223 to book your appointment. 

Paint Correction 

Paint Protection Once the painted surface is perfected, it is now ready for a protective layer. Protection comes in the form of waxes and paints sealants. Both will protect the painted surface from acid rain, fallout, bird droppings and tree sap. A paint sealant is a synthetic polymer that will provide a high gloss finish yet will last much longer than a wax and polish – up to 3-6 months in some cases. Taking the sealant process one step further is a new automotive technology called Paint Coatings it’s job is bond to factory clear coat to provide a semi-permanent protective layer.

Here at AAA Auto Spa, we specialize in a specific protective ceramic coating that is approximately 100 times thicker than typical wax and sealant products. After proper application paint coating protect the factory clear coat from harsh chemicals and environmental fallout, provide increased scratch resistance, easy maintenance, and permanent gloss

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Paint Protection History and Process 

Paint correction is a term that is now commonly used by both expert car detailers in Toronto and car cleaning enthusiasts worldwide to describe the process of restoring and rejuvenating the paintwork of a vehicle, mostly through the elimination of surface imperfections, that dull, oxidize, or haze the surface by reflecting light away in various directions, therefore detracting from an authentic and appropriate, clean, sharp, reflection. These imperfections include matters such as swirl marks & fine scratches, bird falling etching & acid rain etching, hologramming & buffer trails, and random isolated deep scratches.

AAA Auto Spa offers Ceramic Coating packages which include full paint correction in Toronto ,North York and many parts of GTA, Please contact us to book your appointment by calling (647)848-3223 

The period paint correction should only really be used if these imperfections are properly removed and aren’t just merely covered up or hidden with filler established products. The actual corrective process itself consists of a small amount of clear coat or paint being removed from the surface by means of abrasive polishes, which are applied and worked in together with proper polishing machines, in order to level out the surface.

Prior to any paint correction is undertaken, a comprehensive wash and decontamination of the vehicle is performed. Paintwork is properly cleaned and washed to remove any loose debris and dirt, then after the wash procedure is clayed with a specialist automotive clay bar, which safely removes any bonded surface contaminants such as pitch stains and industrial fallout.

It is important that these contaminants are eliminated before the paint correction procedure since if they were to become dislodged and trapped in the pad of a polishing device they may easily inflict damage onto the surface promptly. It also will help to leave the surface very smooth, which in turn, enables the polishing machine to move freely over the surface, reducing the prospect of hopping or sticking happening. Last, claying the paintwork can help you to properly watch the advancement of the correction process because it’s possible to observe the real condition of the surface as you are working.

The polishing is usually a multistage procedure for a range of different levels of polish are utilized, ranging from thicker cutting chemicals, which eliminate the surface material, to finer products that then get rid of any marks the heavier products may have levied and normally refine the end. During the paint correction process it is common for a paint depth gauge to be used.

This measures the depth of the paint onto the metal panel and is used before, during and after this procedure to track how much material is being removed and ensure an excess isn’t removed which could leave the paint too thin or perhaps cause irreversible damage like a strike through the paint. Specialist halogen or LED lamps that replicate the impact of direct sunlight on the surface are also used during the procedure to check the state of the paintwork and determine how efficiently the surface imperfections and scratches are being eliminated.

Some imperfections or scratches might actually be too heavy or severe to safely remove without risking eliminating to much surface paint or clear coat and so are minimized and decreased as best as possible using methods together with the machine polisher and polish products which round off the borders of the scratches and make them far less apparent in direct lighting.

After correction, the panels have been wiped down with an isopropyl alcohol that removes any oils that might have been left over in the polish and shows the true end, such as any areas that may have been missed or require a bit more work. Once full, fully corrected paintwork will shine brilliantly and create stunning reflections because there are no longer any imperfections and scratches to scatter and reflect the light rays off in various directions.

Paint correction is an extremely labour intensive process and is generally the most time consuming portion of the vehicle detailing procedure. Consequently, it commands high premiums from professional detailers & car cleaners, and amateurs or even enthusiasts must only attempt to correct their own paintwork if they’re entirely confident in doing so or have enough experience to carry it out safely. In conclusion, paint correction is the process of removing surface imperfections and scratches from a vehicles paintwork, which entails the usage of machine polishers along with a range of various polish solutions. An entirely corrected automobile when viewed in direct sun will reveal only true reflections and no swirl marks, blemishes or scratches will be visible to the naked eye.

Last, it is important to differentiate between paintwork that has been really corrected and paintwork that has been treated with products that are made to conceal and fill surface imperfections like an all in 1 gloss such as. This shouldn’t be referred to as paint correction if no defects or scratches are evident, because they have yet to be really removed and are still present under the goods , which in time, will wash off and show them .