What is Paint Protection Film?

Paint Protection Film & PPF Wraps in Ottawa

If you’re a car owner, it’s essential to maintain your vehicle’s condition and preserve its value. One way to keep your car looking as good as new is with paint protection film (PPF). This innovative solution is designed to shield your car’s surface from any possible damages such as stone chips, fading, and cracking. Applying PPF to your car’s various parts create an invisible layer of protection that doesn’t affect your car’s appearance.

When searching for the best PPF service, it’s important to use a professional car detailing service that only uses high-quality products. That’s why we’re pleased to inform you that our shop is certified to install PPF from leading manufacturers such as 3M and STEK. As a result, we can offer our clients up to 10 years of warranty-backed protection, ensuring that your car’s paint job remains pristine for years to come.

paint protection film being installed on a trunk and the bubbles being taken out with a squeegee

PPF
Packages

Please note that the condition of every vehicle varies, therefore we thoroughly inspect each and provide a final service quote prior to commencing any service.
All prices listed herein are subject to change and do not include taxes. Additional charges may apply for vomit, feces, and bodily fluid removal (starting at $150).
We require that all personal and valuable belongings are removed prior to services as we are not responsible for any lost items.
Service times may vary.

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The Benefits of Paint Protection Film

Why Get PPF Film For Your Vehicle?

There are several benefits of installing a paint protection film for your vehicle, including:

Custom Finish – Paint protection film is a clear material that can vary in standard, matte, or gloss finishes.

Layer of Protection – A PPF wrap provides a superior level of protection for you vehicle against chips, scratches, and corrosion.This protection helps to preserve the vehicle’s appearance and maintain its resale value.

Easy Maintenance – PPF is highly resistant to dirt, stains, and water spots, making it easier to clean and maintain the vehicle’s exterior. Regular washing and routine maintenance can be performed without the fear of damaging the film. Additionally, PPF can be polished to restore its glossy finish, ensuring the vehicle looks its best at all times.

Self-Healing Properties -Some PPF products are equipped with self-healing properties, which means that they have the ability to repair minor scratches and swirl marks on their own. The film’s surface is designed to revert back to its original state when exposed to heat or sunlight, eliminating the need for professional intervention or costly repairs.

UV Protection – Paint can fade and deteriorate over time due to prolonged exposure to harmful UV rays. PPF provides a shield against these rays, preventing them from penetrating the paint and causing fading or discoloration.

How we Install Paint Protection Film

Our Process for ensuring perfect PPF Installation

Vehicle Inspection – Before beginning the installation process, a thorough inspection of the vehicle is conducted to identify any existing damage, imperfections, or areas of concern. This step ensures that the vehicle’s surface is in optimal condition for PPF application.

Surface Preparation – The vehicle’s surface is thoroughly cleaned and decontaminated to remove any dirt, wax, or debris that could hinder proper adhesion. Specialized cleaning agents and techniques are used to ensure a pristine surface for PPF installation.

Precision Cutting –  PPF is custom-cut using computer software or templates that are specifically designed for each vehicle make and model. This ensures a precise fit and seamless coverage, leaving no exposed areas vulnerable to damage.

Film Application –  The PPF is carefully applied to the vehicle’s surface using a combination of heat, pressure, and specialized tools. This process allows the film to conform to the vehicle’s contours and curves, ensuring a smooth and uniform finish.

Finishing Touches – Once the film is applied, any excess material is trimmed, and edges are carefully tucked for a clean and seamless appearance. The installer performs a final quality check to ensure proper alignment, coverage, and overall finish.

Curing and Inspection –  The PPF is allowed to cure and adhere fully to the vehicle’s surface. After the curing period, a detailed inspection is conducted to ensure that the installation meets the highest standards of quality and that the vehicle is ready for delivery to the customer.

cutting paint protection film with an exacto knife as it is installed on a black car.

Company
Pillars

Professionalism

We have been emersed in the auto-
detailing industry since 2004, so we have
every confidence that we can provide our
customers with world-class service in every
area. With our professional approach, you
can rest easy knowing you will get exactly
what you need from our team of certified
autocare experts.

CUSTOMER
CONVENIENCE &
SATISFACTION

Our team is here to make your autocare
experience simple & positive. When you
return to pick up your vehicle, we complete
a walk-through of your service to ensure
the upmost satisfaction in our work. We're
not happy unless you're happy. We also
provide a loaner vehicle for our Ceramic
Coating & PPF services so you can continue
on with your day, hassle-free.

Pride
& Passion

Each one of our team members has a
serious passion for the automotive
industry. We believe this shines through
in our work on each and every vehicle,
no matter the year, make or model. Our
pride in the final product ensures you
will receive each service to the highest
of standards and drive away happily.

Frequently Asked Questions

Paint Protective Film FAQS

Paint protection film (PPF), or “stoneguard” as it is commonly known, is one of the most efficient ways to preserve the shine on your vehicle. With it’s tough, durable and virtually invisible application, PPF film protects your vehicle’s finish, without changing the appearance of your vehicle.

PPF film works by creating a moisture barrier, protecting vulnerable areas on your vehicle such as front bumpers, hoods, side mirrors, door handle cavities, door edges, rocker panels, and rear fender panels. Using a paint protective film wrap keeps your vehicle looking newer longer, and can enhance the resale value of your vehicle down the road.

Paint Protection Film (PPF) can be professionally installed anywhere you want to protect your vehicle finish from scratches, chips, stains and other potentially damaging elements. 

Some places on your vehicle you may want to protect:

  • Rocker panels
    (from sand and stones kicked up by tires)
  • Trunk ledges
    (from golf clubs, luggage and strollers)
  • Hoods, bumpers and mirror backs
    (from flying gravel, bug acids and tar)
  • Door handle cavities and door edges
    (from rings, keys, belt buckles and purses)
  • Full hoods, trunks and roofs
    (from bird droppings and tree sap)
  • PPF Wrap
    (ask us about full coverage options)

Yes it can be removed. The PPF film is intended to be permanent, but can be removed without damage to the finish.

Contact us to book with a Certified Installer for removal.

Absolutely! If a scratch isn’t deep enough to fully penetrate the film, it will return to its original state. Although only to a certain extent of course. Protective Paint Film is designed to self heal light scratches and light stone chips. The top coat of the film is the self-healing layer and is approximately 13 microns thick. PPF film has elastic qualities, and heat causes the particles that compose it to return to their lowest energy state (smooth). If that layer is penetrated, the film will not heal.

You can wash your vehicle as you would before the PPF film was applied. If using a power-washer to clean your vehicle, it is recommended to avoid getting too close with the spray to any edges, as this will help prevent the film from lifting. Connect with our Certified Installers for more detailed cleaning instructions, or let us do the cleaning for you!

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