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View our comprehensive “How To” videos that show you how to complete your repairs. Each video includes step-by-step instructions to help you skip the auto body repair shop and conveniently execute the needed repairs yourself. For slightly more extensive guidance, visit our Directions page. We recommend to read the directions before viewing the videos to fully understand the repair process.

  1. Road Tripping For The Holidays? Here's What You Should Bring On The Drive

    Road Tripping For The Holidays? Here's What You Should Bring On The Drive
    The holidays are officially upon us and most of us will be traveling this winter to visit our relatives. If you're one of the many people who plan on driving to your final destination, here are some essential tips for what to bring on the drive to make your road trip go more smoothly. A general plan (or at least...
  2. How To Repair And Prevent Rust On Your Car's Paint Job

    How To Repair And Prevent Rust On Your Car's Paint Job
    Rust spots are an inevitable part of owning a car, but no one said we have to enjoy them. Luckily, there are some easy ways to fix annoying rust spots on your car's paint job without breaking the bank. Here are some of the best tips and tricks to stopping rust in its tracks and preventing rust in the future...
  3. Paint Touch Up 101: How To Fix That Scratch

    Paint Touch Up 101: How To Fix That Scratch
    So you took a turn a little too tightly in your car, and now there's a long scratch right across your door. Or maybe you got into a small fender-bender, and now there's an unsightly line in the paint across the front of your car. Now what? You could take it into an auto shop for a professional paint job...
  4. Tips And Tricks For Rebuilding Your Classic Car

    Tips And Tricks For Rebuilding Your Classic Car
    Rebuilding a classic car is a lofty project that might take years for the novice mechanic. To make your job easier, here are five tips for choosing and rebuilding your classic car without a hitch. 1. Watch for rust Old cars are, well, old. That means that water and weather have helped promote rust in nooks and crannies you might...
  5. 3 Car Problems You Can Fix Without The Help Of A Professional

    3 Car Problems You Can Fix Without The Help Of A Professional
      When it comes to your car, you don't want to mess anything up. This goes double for when there's a problem you're worried about fixing. However, you don't always need to bring your car into the shop; here are three common car problems you can fix yourself without bringing it to the pros. Scratched paint Fixing up your Lexus...
  6. Quick & Easy Car Leather Restoration Guide

    Quick & Easy Car Leather Restoration Guide
    If you think car maintenance is limited to performance and paint, you’ve got another think coming. Leather seats don’t stay pristine without a little help. Even if they don’t wind up scuffed or torn, they’ll still fade over time. The years can be quite hard on leather. Fortunately, Scratch Wizard is here to help you get those seats looking like...
  7. There's A Big Scratch On My Car: Can I Fix It Myself Or Do I Need A Professional?

    There's A Big Scratch On My Car: Can I Fix It Myself Or Do I Need A Professional?
    You've noticed a scratch on your car. Your day has come screeching to a halt. What are you going to do about this blemish on your week? You can always buy a paint touch up kit and buff it out. Yes, even those stubborn scratches or massive skid marks can be evenly covered and made to look brand new. The...
  8. Car Maintenance 101: The Difference Between Car Wax And Polish

    Car Maintenance 101: The Difference Between Car Wax And Polish
    When it comes to protecting your car, you have all the right tools: you've got your Chevrolet touch up paint, your car wax, and even a finishing polish that's said to work wonders. Although your auto touch up paint kit will fix your car should it receive a scratch, understanding the other two can be a bit tricky. Just how...
  9. Why The Weather Is Your Car's Worst Enemy

    Why The Weather Is Your Car's Worst Enemy
    With new seasons come a slew of new weather: between hail storms, falling leaves, hot weather and an influx of pollen, your car is bombarded with new threats all year long. Here's how the weather might adversely affect your car. Spring Spring showers bring pollen, oxidation, and dirt buildup. Beware of the materials that might affect your car's engine, paint...
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