Throughout the time that you spend with your vehicle, there are numerous things to know that can help keep it looking and running well around Maryville, TN. Time and weather, for instance, can impact your vehicle's paint job so it's wise to know how to touch things up. As a valued customer of Auto Solutions, we want you to know a few things about applying touch up paint. The first thing that you'll want to do before starting any touch-up paint job is to choose the right color. While you may be tempted to make a judgment call to use your eyes to match the color, the better option will be to order the touch-up paint that you use based on the factory color code of the vehicle. After choosing the right color, the next thing that you'll want to do is prep the surface to be painted. This can include a number of steps starting with a complete cleaning of the surface area. Removing rust, sanding, and applying primer may also be necessary.