After painting your car, you notice that the paint finish is soft to the touch, and you see fingerprints or water spots. This is known as soft film. Eliminate it by removing the paint and refinishing.
In this article, I’ll answer common questions about how to prevent soft film and eliminate it when it happens.
Soft film (also called slow dry) is when your paint is still soft after it has dried, allowing for water spots and fingerprints to appear days after your paint job.
There are several reasons soft film may happen, including:
Here are three things you can do:
There are several ways to prevent soft film:
Doing these things will help prevent and eliminate soft film on your car paint surface.