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Island Detail and Color is the intersection of Your Car, Your Passion, and Your Pride.

Meet The Team

Ian Young-Thompson

Ian Young-Thompson

My name is Ian, and I am the owner and founder of Island Detail & Color. Victoria’s premiere shop since 1992.

Color Team

Color Team

We are the Color Team and paint restoration is our bread and butter. 65 years’ experience between us.

Mobile Team

Mobile Team

Our paint restoration team’s band of travelling brothers. On location paint and bumper repair, free of charge.

Patrick Alexander

Patrick Alexander

Meet Patrick Alexander, a decade on the job and experience in all positions at Island Detail and Color.

News, Articles, Tips, & Promotions

Do Some Paint Colours Fade Faster Than Others?

Do some paint colours fade faster than others?

Even though it seems like some vehicle paint colours fade faster than others, most notably red or black, does the scientific evidence support or contradict this claim? Let’s take a look, the results will surprise you.

Why Does My Paint Have Swirl Marks?

Why does my paint have swirl marks?

It is surprising that vehicles of all ages, even cars less than a year old, are covered in swirls and “spiderwebs” that are clearly visible in direct sunlight. Here we answer where the come from and how to fix them in one quick step.

Kudos

Thanks to the pros at Island Detail I am again driving a ‘brand stinkin’ new’ Beamer! Thanks so much to all the gents there that worked on my car today. The BEST!

Deb Bacharach