With the growing trend to protect new vehicles from damages in Vancouver, we have recently introduced our paint protection film services at our Richmond location. We use the industry leading films from Xpel and Suntek.
The high gloss finish Paint Protection Film (PPF)
With the growing trend to protect new vehicles from damages in Vancouver, we have recently introduced our paint protection film services at our Richmond location. We use the industry leading films from Xpel and Suntek. matches your stock paint color and is almost invisible once applied properly.
With the matte (satin) Paint Protection Film (PPF)
With the growing trend to protect new vehicles from damages in Vancouver, we have recently introduced our paint protection film services at our Richmond location. We use the industry leading films from Xpel and Suntek, it actually changes the color of your vehicle once applied on. For example, if your vehicle was a stock gloss black finish, after applying the coating, it will appear satin black.
Paint Protection Film, also known as PPF is a 8 mil thick clear or matte protective film that features a very cool self-healing feature. This vinyl wrap film for your vehicle goes on transparent and is almost invisible to the naked eye. The idea for paint protection film (PPF) is to protect your vehicle paint from the daily damages from rock chips, door slams, and surface scratches.
Our premium films from Xpel and Suntek features the latest precut software templates for every vehicle. This paint protection film (PPF) boasts the same lifetime warranty that we offer for car vinyl wraps. Protect your investment by visiting our Richmond location for an appointment to see how we can ensure the longevity of your vehicle paint surface. Because we use a precise cut template for your vehicle, we are able to protect all the edges and we tuck the vinyl into corners and behind panels where possible.
The industry leaders for paint protection film (PPF) in the market at the moment is from Xpel and Suntek. We use both brands for our installation. Both vinyls are premium and there isn’t a noticeable difference once applied. Since both manufacturers have their own custom software, it really comes down to which vehicle you have as we’d recommend difference vinyl depending on how precise the pattern for the templates are.
Yes, the paint protection film layer is 8 mil thick and it can prevent against rock chips, scratches and hits. It helps to protect against your vehicle paint from damages. If for some reason your vehicle panels do get damaged, the PPF will sustain most of the damages, and in most cases we only need to replace that specific panel.
Yes you can remove paint protection film once applied. Although the adhesive is very strong and bonds extremely well to your paint surface, if you need to replace a panel in the future our certified technicians can assist you with the removals/replacements.
This question comes down to what you’re looking for. If you’re looking to protect your vehicle paint against rock chips, and surface scratches, then I will recommend paint protection film as the film is 8 mil thick and features self healing.
If you’re looking to protect against chemical stains arising from acidic contaminants, and elements (such as bird droppings), then ceramic coating is the way to go. This is a tricky question to answer, if unsure, it would be best to speak to one of our qualified technicians to assist you with your decision. For the ultimate in protection, you can do paint protection film first, then add a ceramic coating layer on top.
Yes, you can wax over paint protection film. It’s even possible to add ceramic coating on top as well for the double layer protection.
Yes, you can polish PPF. Just make sure you’re using the right chemical compound. Since the paint protection film already features a layer of self healing that is activated with heat, sometimes it’s best to just park the vehicle outside on a sunny day.
Paint protection film does NOT damage painted surfaces. It in fact protects the paint surface. As well, if there are minor scratches in the paint, since the material is very thick (at 8 mil), it can also hide some of the flaws in the paint. Although it’s recommend to do a paint correction on the body paint first, sometimes it’s not necessary. We can do an inspection of your body paint condition prior to installation.
We have materials that can work with both indoor and exterior usage. Our technician will review the requirements for your location and discuss with you the appropriate material for your application.
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2895 Simpson Rd, Richmond, BC, Canada V6X 2R2
Yes, we have a multitude of materials that can work with various wall surfaces including drywall, cements, textured, wood, brick, ceramic, etc. We can provide a site visit to recommend the material that would work best.