Richmond Paint Protection Film

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    What is Paint Protection Film (Clear Bra) ?

    Paint protection film is a clear plastic film that is applied to the exterior of a car. It helps to prevent minor scratches and scuffs. The film is also UV resistant, which means that it can help to keep the car's from fading over time.

    Benefits of Paint Protection Film

    There are many benefits to having paint protection film applied to your car. First, it will preserve the resale value of your car by keeping the paint in pristine condition. Second, it will save you time and money in the long run by eliminating the need for touch-ups or repainting. Third, it will give you peace of mind knowing that your car's paint job is well-protected from scratches and other damage.

    Pricing in Richmond

    In the car graphics below, the areas in red indicate coverage area, not colour. Paint protection film comes is transparent and can have either a gloss or matte finish.

    Paint Protection Film Standard Package

    PPF Light Package

    • Covers half hood.
    • Covers half fenders.
    • Covers mirrors.
    • Front bumper.


    From $1299

    Paint Protection Film Ultimate Package

    PPF Gold Package

    • Covers full hood.
    • Covers full fenders.
    • Covers mirrors.
    • Front bumper.
    • Headlights


    From $1799


    Paint protection film platinum package

    PPF Platinum Package

    • Covers full vehicle.


    From $4699


    Additional Options

    Baggage Rest

    PPF on baggage rest

    Rocker Covers

    Paint protection film on rocker covers

    Door sills (Pair)


    How long does it take to apply paint protection film?

    The average amount of time it takes to apply PPF to a small car is two hours. The time can vary depending on the size of the car and how much experience the installer has. Some installers may charge more for complicated installations, like those that involve curves or intricate patterns.

    Are there any special care instructions for paint protection film?

    Applying paint protection film can help your car look new for a long time. However, there are some things you need to do to keep the film in good condition. First, avoid washing your car with harsh chemicals or abrasive cleaners, as these can break down the film and cause it to lose its shine. Additionally, be sure to wax the film regularly to keep it looking glossy and protected from the elements. To avoid damaging the surface, don't scrub or rub the film when you're cleaning it. With proper care, your paint protection film will last for a long time.

    What happens if the film gets scratched?

    A ppf can get scratched if it's not installed correctly. If the ppf is installed too close to the edge of the paint, it can get chipped or scratched when the car is driven. This is why it's important to make sure that you have enough ppf extending beyond the edge of the paint, at least a quarter inch. This will help protect your car's paint and also make it easier to remove the ppf when it needs to be changed.

    Can paint protection film be removed?

    If you don't install the ppf correctly, it can get scratched. If the ppf is installed too close to the edge of the paint, it can chip or scratch when the car is driven. Even a small scratch can make the finish look bad and cause the ppf to yellow over time. In addition, scratches can also make it difficult to remove the ppf when it's time to change it. A good rule of thumb is to have at least a quarter inch of ppf extending beyond the edge of the paint. This will help protect the paint from being chipped or scratched, and will also make it easier to remove the ppf when it's time to change it.

    What kind of vehicles can use PPF?

    Car paint protection film can be used on different types of vehicles. It is often used on luxury cars, as it protects the paint from scratches and other damage. It can also be used on more affordable cars, as it still offers some protection against the elements.

    What areas of Vancouver do you serve?

    We provide paint protection film to Vancouver, Richmond and Lower Mainland clients.

    Gleamworks Detailing & Ceramic Coating
    By appointment only.
    5-8855 Laurel Street,
    Vancouver, BC, Canada V6P 3V9.
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