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Ceramic Coating Near Me: 5 Things You Should Know Before Purchasing a Ceramic Coating

Updated: Aug 1

2018 Jaguar XE 2.0D
2018 Jaguar XE 2.0D after receiving our ceramic coating

Ceramic coatings are a benefit to anyone who is looking for a long-term way to protect their car but before you search Google for some that does "ceramic coating near me" read this blog post!

1. Is a Ceramic Coating Good for a Car?

While ceramic coatings are a big investment they are still good for any car. The coatings form a bonded sacrificial layer to your car’s clear coat that protects it from bug guts, bird droppings, acid rain, tree sap, and the sun’s harmful UV rays. Ceramic coatings make it easier to clean and maintain your car and leave it looking freshly waxed after every wash!

2. Is There a Downside to Ceramic Coating?

As stated above ceramic coatings are a big investment, not only money wise but also time. The process required to apply a ceramic coating requires a thorough cleaning and decontamination process to ensure that the paint is as clean and as smooth as possible so the coating can properly bond to the surface you are applying it to. The time and cost of materials add to the higher initial cost of a ceramic coating however long-term a ceramic coating ends up being cheaper than traditional wax and sealant.

3. How Long Does a Ceramic Coating Last?

Ceramic coatings can last anywhere from 1 year to the lifetime of the vehicle depending on what your local professional detailer offer and how well you maintain your car after the coating has been applied. Keep in mind that life time coatings do require a topper to be applied to it once a year to help the coating last.

4. What are the Negatives about Ceramic Coating?

There is a lot of miss information out there about ceramic coatings that leave a bad taste in people's mouths. People perceive it as a “snake oil” because they were feed lies to get them to purchase the service. A ceramic coating will not protect against, scratches, rock chips, rust, and failing clear coat.

5. Is It Bad to Wax Over a Ceramic Coating?

The short answer is no! As long as you understand the difference between wax and polish. Never use a polish on a ceramic coating as it will strip the coating of the vehicle but using a wax or a sealant on top of the coating is perfectly fine and will add longevity to the coating.

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