You’ve painted your auto, but instead of a smooth finish, you notice there are bumpy and uneven defects that look like orange peel. Those ugly bumps can be eliminated by applying compound and polishing or sanding down the surface and putting on a new finish.
In this article, I’ll answer common questions about how to prevent orange peel and fix it when it happens.
Orange peel (also referred to as poor flow or texture) describes a finish that dries into a bumpy or wavy-looking texture resulting in an unsmooth finish on your car.
Improper painting techniques can cause orange peel. They include:
Orange peel can be removed in one of three ways:
Use these tips to prevent orange peel:
Taking these steps will help avoid orange peel and give you a nice smooth finish on the surface of your car.