Fountain Touch Up Paint
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How To Repair Damaged Fountain Paint With Fountain Touch Up Paint
By following these Fountain paint repair directions, you can make your Fountain paint shine again! For more detailed instructions, including how to use Fountain spray paint, see our Directions for How To Apply Touch Up Paint.
1. Prepare Your Fountain for Touch Up Paint
Make sure the temperature is over 50 degrees F, then wash the damaged paint on your Fountain with soap and water. Use a wax and grease remover on the area. Placing masking tape around your scratched Fountain paint will help protect the surrounding auto paint.
2. Repair Rusted Areas Before Applying Fountain Touch Up Paint
Remove all traces of rust from your Fountain with 220 grit sandpaper or a wire brush. Then use rust converter and apply it to the rusted area of your Fountain.
3. Apply Primer Before Painting Your Fountain
If you have an unpainted surface on your Fountain, like bare metal or plastic, apply primer before Fountain touch up paint! Apply several thin coats of primer to the Fountain paint you are going to repair. Only apply a small amount of primer to your Fountain at time. Let the primer dry, overnight if possible, before applying the Fountain touch up paint. Once dry, lightly sand the primed Fountain paint area with #220 grit sandpaper followed by #600 wet and dry sandpaper.
4. How to Apply Fountain Touch Up Paint
You are now ready to apply Fountain touch up paint to your car. Apply several thin coats of Fountain touch up paint to build up the damaged paint area to the same depth as the surrounding surface. Let the Fountain paint dry for ten to twenty minutes between coats. After the final coat, let the paint dry thoroughly before applying a clearcoat layer. Usually if you let the Fountain paint dry overnight, it will be dry. If temperatures are below 70 degrees F, allow additional time for the Fountain touch up paint to dry.
5. Protect Repaired Fountain Paint with Clearcoat
Make sure the Fountain touch up paint you applied earlier is dry. Apply several thin coats of clearcoat over the touched up Fountain paint, drying for ten to twenty minutes between each coat. Let the clearcoat dry overnight, or longer if temperatures are less than 70 degrees F.
6. Use Rubbing Compound to Make Your Fountain Paint Shine
Rubbing compound will help your Fountain touch up paint repair become smooth and shiny like the original paint. Let the clearcoat dry for at least three days, then use rubbing compound on your Fountain. Apply rubbing compound to your Fountain paint with a clean, soft cloth like an old tee shirt, but not wood products like paper towels. Place a small quantity of rubbing compound on the area where you applied Fountain touch up paint. Use circular strokes while applying even pressure to the surface. Buff with a clean cloth to a high gloss. For best Fountain touch up paint results, let your Fountain's finish dry for thirty days and then apply a good quality automotive wax.
Fountain Touch Up Paint Pens, Spray Paint, and Other Fountain Paint Products
Once you are ready to repair your Fountain with touch up paint, you need to decide which Fountain paint repair products to order. Fountain touch up paint pens are great for small and quick Fountain paint jobs, while Fountain spray paint is better for repairing larger areas. 2 oz. Fountain basecoat paint bottles work well if you have many Fountain paint chips to fix.