Your San Antonio's Premier
Paint Correction Specialists
Restore your paints shine by removing the imperfections
Remove The Swirls and Get The Most Gloss and Clarity From Your Paint
Our Level 2 paint correction service is aimed to remove around 80% of the swirls, scratches, and imperfections from your paint. This is where we do an intense cutting and polishing step, called a 2-step correction, to get the most gloss and clarity from your paintwork.
Depending on your condition, whether the vehicle is new or not, some scratches won’t come all the way. It could be the scratches are too deep to remove safely or the clear coat itself is thinning out (we’ll take paint measurements before we start).
This is where we’ll make the proper judgement call on what we can safely remove off your paint. It’s not just about removing as many imperfections. It’s also knowing when enough is enough to keep the integrity of the paint healthy and within good working boundaries.
And yes, for newer vehicles, even just 4 months off the lot, the paint can still require a 2-step correction service. Although you’ve only had the vehicle for a few months, the car has been transported and handled for many months by many people (in many different places).
It’s during this time that the car is moved, washed, transported, washed, stored, etc… It’s no surprise that vehicles, regardless of make and model, leave the showroom with heavy amount of swirls and imperfections.
The Level 2 paint correction is a commitment you’re making to the vehicle. If you’d like to keep the shine on your paint, you have to properly maintain the vehicle after the service is complete. If you don’t properly wash and dry the vehicle, you can easily put all those swirls and scratches back into your paint in just a few washes.
If you’re selling your vehicle and want to prep the paint for potential buyers, our Level 1 polishing or Wash and Wax is also a great option.
Essential Detailing Paint Correction Process
Clean Wheels, Tires, & Fenders
Detail starts with a thorough cleaning of the wheel faces, wheel barrels, tires, and inner fender liner
Gentle Foam Hand Wash
Vehicle gets a thick layer of foam and a gentle hand wash (while we clean the jambs, gas cap, and remove bugs from paint)
Chemically Remove Iron Particles
To ensure a clean surface, we remove iron particles from your paint via a chemical decontamination
Clay Bar Treatment
The next step to a clean surface is a clay bar treatment to remove any remaining embedded dirt and debris (your paint will feel really smooth).
Tape Off Sensitive Areas
To decrease polish build up or staining, we'll tape off and protect any trim/chrome/sensitive areas
Step 1: Compound Phase (Correction)
Safely remove a majority of the swirls and scratches from your paint with a machine polisher, cutting disc, and compound
Step 2: Polishing Phase (Polish)
This will increase shine and clarity by polishing the micro-scratches that are leftover from the compound phase
Paint Wipe Down
To inspect true condition, we'll wipe down the paint to remove any leftover polish residue that can be hiding imperfections
Apply Paint Protection
Based on your choice of protection, we'll apply a wax, sealant, or a durable ceramic coating
Dress Tires, Plastic & Trim
To give the exterior an extra pop, most of the exterior plastic and trim will be dressed to an even black finish like the tires, fenders, and trim (it will not be greasy)
Clean Exterior Windows & Mirrors
We'll complete the detail with streak-free glass cleaning on all exterior surfaces
Final Touch Ups
We'll do a final inspection of all exterior surfaces and touch up any areas that need are attention
This is the most tedious and labor intensive service. Depending on your car, the condition, and the results you’re after, it can take between 8 to 20 hours to complete.
A great add-on to this service is our Full Interior Cleaning . Both your interior and exterior will be dramatically transformed