9 things seriously damage your car paint

Mar 29, 2017 | Same topic: Handy maintenance tips
The exterior appearance is always an element that most drivers intensively pay attention to. However, there are many things that can do serious harm to your car’s paint such as insects, tree sap, asphalt, and dust, etc.
In this article, we discuss some of them below:

1. Insect
Spring and summer are two seasons when the insects usually stick and build their nets on your windshield and the front bumper. Gradually, acids from these insects can erode the paint of your car.

>>> View more: Tips to protect your car in summer
 
Insects on the front bumper

Insects usually stick and build nets on the front bumper

 
Therefore, wash your car regularly and sometimes you can use the insect stain remover on persistent spots.

2. Tree sap
Tree sap or resin can cling to the car paint and leave the stubborn stains on the surface. Tree sap can even have chemical reactions with the paint layer and leaves spots on the surface.
 
Tree sap on the surface.

Tree sap or resin can cling to the car paint and leave the stubborn stains on the surface. 
 
Using specialized detergents or soaps and hot water are some easy ways to clean sap off your car.

3. Eggs
 
Egg on the car surface.

Egg is a dangerous perpetrator of the car surface. 

 
Acids in the egg white and yolk will corrode the paint. Moreover, the eggshell can scratch the car surface.

4. Asphalt
 In the summer, the asphalt becomes the main factor which can damage your car’s paint.
 
asphalt on the car's surface

The asphalt is the main factor which damage to your car’s paint in summer.

If the asphalt clings to your car, you need a special treatment method. And according to car maintenance experts, the asphalt and the car paint must be separated to avoid the peeling, so go to the local car maintenance center to have the best treatment for your problem.

5. Bird droppings
 
Bird droppings on car

Bird droppings can corrode the car paint. 

 
You will not think that bird droppings damage the paint on your car, but in fact, they do.

They are very acidic and can corrode the car paint. You should use a wet cloth to clean bird droppings as soon as you know it.

6. Gasoline
 
gas tank overflows

When gas tank overflows, the gasoline will evaporate then leave the stains. 

In case your gas tank overflows, the gasoline will evaporate then leave the stains on the surface. Our advice is to clean the gasoline on the paint then use car wax to protect the paint layer.

7. Drinks
 
Drink when driving

Try not to spill coffee or soda onto your car’s surface 

 
Try not to spill coffee or soda onto your car’s surface as some substances in coffee and soda can wear away your car’s paint.

8. Dust
 
Dust on car

Dust will cover the whole car surface over prolonged periods of time. 
 
Dust will cover the whole car surface over prolonged periods of time. Wash your car instead of wiping them away to avoid leaving scratches on the surface.

9. Shaving cream
This perpetrator fades the color of your car if it sticks on the car for a long time. Our tip for you is to use cleansing tools to remove this substance.
 
Shaving cream on car
 
Shaving cream fades the color of your car.

These are 9 things which can badly damage your car’s paint. To minimize damage to the car paint, you had better keep your car far away from from them. Ideally, using car wax is your best solution to always keep your car’s good look.