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Do you have any suggestons / resources on painting a car in a relativly new nieghborhood /w new homes, how long it will take to dry, outside, or in the garage?


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Hi Roy!...My advice to you, is to rent a spray booth, if one is available in your area, and if not, check out a local Autobody shop also, as most shops will spray a vehicle for a flat rate fee....That way, the enviornment is controlled...Painting a vehicle in a relativly new neighborhood with new homes, as I gather this will be done outside, will surely only cause you grief in the long run....As you can not control the weather....Wind, rain, dust, etc....All come into play....I have encountered people who have tried this as well at home....And unfortunatly, I have seen the same people come in for estimates to repair their neighbors vehicles/houses for damages done from overspray....In my opinion, the cost of renting a spray booth, or having it done professionally, will far outweigh the cost of an insurance claim....Thanks....Dave

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Dave Norgardt

Expertise

Absolutely anything autobody related... Frame repair, suspension, alignment, panel replacement, panel repair, fiberglass, plastic repair, paint, air bags, etc.....

Experience

Over 30 years in related areas. 25 years in HEAVY frame repair, suspension, and alignment procedures. As well as panel replacement and repairs, etc.....

Education/Credentials
Journeyman Autobody Technician with Red Seal/Interprovincial certification from N.A.I.T. in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Top Achiever award second year, also from N.A.I.T. Also have Platinum status from I-Car Canada...Also have Journeyman Partsman Certificate, Lethbridge, Alberta...

Awards and Honors
Second Year Top Achiever from N.A.I.T.Edmonton

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