BEFORE & AFTER
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Before investing into something like PPF for your beloved vehicle, you need to know how the lifespan duration of the product. One of the best attributes of Xpel Paint Protection Film is longevity. According to industry standards, a professionally installed Paint Protection Film (PPF) should last from 5 to 10 years.
Both PPFs and Ceramic Coatings offer different protective properties and are able keep your car looking swanky and shiny for longer. … The PPF offers optimum protection from stone chip damage and scratches while Ceramic Coating over the top will provide glossiness, hydrophobicity and cleaning ease
Between You And The Open Road
XPEL ULTIMATE PLUS raises the bar once again with an unparalleled high gloss finish and improved impact protection for enhanced durability, making it the most advanced paint protection film on the market.
We get asked all the time, “How much will it cost to have PPF applied to my car?” Our answer is usually, “It depends.” You see, a quality Paint Protection Film installation could range from £200 to several thousand pounds depending on a number of different factors. See our pricing table below or get in touch for a quote.
Q² DURAFLEX – 5 Years | Q² PURE – 2 Years
Prices vary depending on vehicle size and condition and how long you intend to keep the vehicle.
You have your primer layer, your base layer (the color), and your layer of clear coat which is generally around 2 to 3 coats. When you add ceramic to your cars paint you are adding another 2-3 layers of semi-permanent protection.
We only recommend a Gyeon certified detailer to install any Gyeon ceramic coatings to your car.
Q² DuraFlex combines two worlds – a superb, very hard Q² Base ceramic coat and a very slick, glossy and repellent silicone based Q² Flexi top coat. TIP: If your car is coated with Q² DuraFlex, make sure you maintain it periodically with the Q²M Cure maintenance spray along with the Q²M PolishWipe.
We always recommend the safest methods to cleaning a car, even with or without a ceramic or ppf protection. We simply advise to rinse as much dirt and grime from the car with a pressure washer, snow foam if possible, shampoo with 2 buckets and rinse. There is a few more handy tips we can give you if you need them.
We have you covered, we can either call you a cab, you could arrange a friend or family member to pick you up. Or, you could use our FREE courtesy car service.
If you choose the full Gyeon Quartz New Car protection Treatment it will take up to 2 days in total.
Unfortunately we also receive new cars with defects caused by the the supplying dealer. During the PDI “Pre Delivery inspection”, the rushed removal of the factory applied wax and protective wrapping causes paint imperfections such as swirl marks and micro scratches. Often a single stage machine Polish will fix common issues.
often grime is not correctly removed from the painted surfaces prior to washing, the hand shampoo process will rub and spread these particles into the surface of the paint inflicting marring/swirls. Sponges may have been used on numerous vehicles prior to touching your car, collecting dirt and grit. Wrong selected abrasive compounds and improper use of a rotary polishing machine are used to butcher the paint imperfections. They remove huge amounts of the vehicles clear coat, whilst inflicting “holograms” and buffer trails. We are experts in paint correction and machine polishing in staffordshire.
Paint damage and surface imperfections are often caused by incorrect washing techniques. At Staffordshire Car Care we not only repair this damage by machine polishing, creating a “better than new” finish. With over 20 years experience and knowledge we can provide a service that our customers deserve.
Certainly! You can get all the benefits of easy cleaning, beading etc on top of your protection film.
It is always advised to be extra careful with your car, keeping a safe distance with pressure washers to avoid lifting the film is a must, just a wash and dry is perfect.
Xpel Paint Protection is pre-cut computer designed and installed by a wet gel solution to the vulnerable areas of your vehicles and once installed the transparent polyurethane film is virtually invisible and will protect your vehicle for years to come. A drying out time of approximately 2 weeks.