The Dangers of Using Paint Thinners on Cars

Are you looking to repaint your car and give it a brand-new look? You might consider using a paint thinner to get the appropriate consistency. However, paint thinners contain harmful solvents that can put your health and others at risk through short and long-term exposure. Learn about why using paint thinner on a car is […]

What Causes Paint To Blister on a Car and How To Fix It?

It’s not uncommon to find small bubbles appearing beneath the coat of paint that makes your car look so attractive. Fortunately, this blistering is fairly easy to fix. However, there are also a few ways that vehicle owners can prevent it from happening in the first place. Here, Cutting Edge Collision Center explains what causes […]

Five Best Colors to Paint a Car

Knowing which colors to paint a car in can be more complicated than you realize at face value. It involves more than just choosing the first color that comes to mind. In fact, your car’s market value, paint type, vehicle model, and many other things will factor into this decision.  In this guide, Cutting Edge […]

How to Remove Oxidation From Car Paint

When you notice oxidation forming on your car, you might feel a sense of dread. Few things look worse on a cherished vehicle than an aging, flaking coat of paint coupled with dull, patchy areas that slowly spread further across the vehicle’s surface. Seeing this damage will make you turn to guides about how to […]

Can You Paint Over Primer Without Sanding the Car?

If you’re a car enthusiast looking for new ways to revitalize your ride, you’ve probably considered repainting your vehicle. A good paint job can breathe new life into your car, but a bad one will look rough and uneven. Can you paint over primer without sanding the car? Repainting over existing car paint can be […]

What Paint to Use on Alloy Wheels

Painting your car’s wheels is an easy and cost-effective way to make your vehicle look new again. Using proper paint is essential to optimize your cleaning process if you have alloy wheels. Paints designed for aluminum surfaces will remove any blemishes from your wheel and protect it from the elements. At Cutting Edge Collision Center, […]

Repairing Sun-Faded Car Paint: A Definitive Guide

Whether you realize it or not, there are sun-faded cars all around you. Some think it’s inevitable–when you own a car for a long period of time, the sun is going to eventually fade the paint surface.  More often than not, your car’s paint fading isn’t as much about the color degrading as it is […]

What Is the Purpose of Racing Stripes on a Car?

Racing stripes on a car add a unique, sporty touch that grabs the attention of onlookers. While most people associate them with sports cars, they can give any model a flashy accent. You can easily add them to your vehicle with a custom paint job at our auto painting shop in Tucson, AZ. But where […]