How to get rid of paint transfers
Another type of scuff you can remove is a paint transfer. This is caused by anything with paint coming in contact with your vehicle, such as a bollard.
- In this instance, lubricate the area with WD40, followed by a magic eraser. Wet it thoroughly and work off the paint. Using soapy water, remove the WD40.
- Use a clay bar (a detailing tool you can buy at any automotive shop) and soapy water to lubricate the area.
- You’ll be surprised to see all the paint marks come off easily.
How to restore your headlights
You can buy a headlight restoration kit at an automotive store but you probably have everything you already need lying around at home.
- All you need is some toothpaste, preferably one that's a bit gritty but if it's not, just add a bit of bicarb soda.
- You’ll also need a soft-headed toothbrush but use it gently so you don't leave any scratches on the headlights.
- Once it’s formed a paste, work it around the foggy areas, applying a bit of pressure but not too much pressure so you don’t scratch the glass.
- Lastly, work the paste into the headlights until you notice it starting to discolour and go yellow. This means the muck is coming off.
- Wipe away the wax using a soft cloth.
If you feel uncomfortable with any of these processes, head to your local automotive shop for more advice.
You might also like: