Posted on

November 2, 2023

Vinyl Wrap

Everything about Paint Protection

When you own a car and take it for a nice drive, you might start to realize that your car starts to get chipped by gravel or other things. What are your options? Well, you can paint over it to try to cover up the damage, but that rarely works. You could just buy a new car! But that can get very expensive and is not an optimal way of handling it. The best way to handle this situation is to get a paint protection film so that you don’t have to worry about this happening again. There are plenty of paint protection films available. The most common and widely known type is a spray-on application. The chemicals that are used in the paint protection include some polymer paint sealants. These types of chemicals are made to provide a layer of protection for a period of time. If you are going to want to keep your paint job protected throughout the entire year, it is going to be best if you apply them multiple times throughout the year.

How is it applied?


You are probably curious about how it is applied to your car to help protect your car's paint. The easy answer is that it is applied directly to the color of your car. There isn’t any wax, polish, or any other substance under the protection. It is going to go straight onto the paint so that it can bond to the paint for longer protection. Another question we see is: are the car owners able to apply the protection themselves? The quick answer is no. Some people might think to do it themselves so that they can save money, but in reality, it is not safe. These are extremely strong chemicals that are applied by trained professionals. There are a lot of reasons why you should not handle these substances yourself. The biggest one is that you need to clean up the pain to ensure the adhesion stays. This is something you are more than likely going to want a professional to do, as it can be hard to fully ensure the pain is cleaned.


Is it worth it?


Now that you have read what it is and how to deal with it, the real question starts to become the financial one. Is the money added to protect your vehicle really worth it? We would say that it is an easy yes; it is worth it to pay for something that will help protect your car in the long run rather than just paying money over and over again after your car gets damaged. If your car is protected, you won’t have to worry about getting it painted when you want to resell it. The cost of painting a car can be very expensive. This is something that can save you time and money down the road.


If you plan on keeping your nice vehicle in your garage, then the protection is not really needed unless you are going to drive it regularly. If you are normally driving it every day, then it is important to at least consider this option. If you have just bought a new car, you are going to want to keep it in top shape for as long as humanly possible because you want it to look good for as long as possible. The paint protection is going to help with that and is going to keep your vehicle looking great for longer than it would without the paint protection.


At Elite Tinting and Graphics, you can trust that your car is in good hands. Our experienced technicians use state-of-the art equipment to apply the film to the windows and body of your vehicle with precision and care. We take pride in our workmanship and guarantee your satisfaction with our services.