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How To Guides

Our handy how-to guides will help you to carry out your very own car restoration project and show you how to effectively use your PaintNuts products. Our how-to guides contain lots of useful information that will help you to fix minor paint damage yourself, from stone chips to more noticeable damage like scratches and small scuffs.

You will find lots of practical information about preparing your vehicle, choosing the most suitable PaintNuts products and advice on how to dispose of your car paint safely. Helping to guide you through the whole restoration process; alternatively, you can refer to an individual guide if you are further along in your project.

Find your exact colour match car paint by using your car’s specific paint code; if you don’t have this to hand don’t worry, we can use your car registration plate to find the correct car paint. Simply pop your registration number into our colour match tool and we’ll do the rest!

The type of damage to your paintwork will determine which PaintNuts products are best suited to your repair. We have three different variations of car touch up paint available, suitable for different applications. Including colour matched car touch up pens, bottles and car paint aerosols, each with individual application methods.

Once you’ve established the colour and the types of PaintNuts products you require, then you’re ready to move on to the next step, surface preparation. Surface preparation is an important stage in your car bodywork repair, that’s why we have compiled a list of how-to guides focussing on preparing your vehicle, including guides on removing scratches and scuffs from your bodywork and useful information about selecting the right grade of sandpaper for your repair.

If you need any more information about our products or how to use them, get in touch with a member of our team by emailing

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Use our tool to find the right PaintNuts product to give your vehicle a professional looking repair.