Paint Protection costs can vary depending on the type of ceramic coating, there are many brands and installers in the market in 2020. Choosing which brand and installer can be a tiring process. Getting your car protected professionally is a great way to save yourself time and get your car protected right the first time, for years to come.
So how much does it costs to get paint protection on your new or used car? We’ve got a guide to help you under how much you should pay for ceramic paint protection in 2020.
The price you pay to have your car paint protection done by a professional will vary, here are some factors when it comes down to cost and things you should consider.
Things to consider
Ceramic Coating Brand
In 2020 there are many different brands on the market, many have only been on the market for a short period of time or are relabelled (such as those branded for car dealerships). Research is key, there is a wealth of reviews and feedback online.
When it comes to a warranty, this can range anywhere from one year to a lifetime, most of the globally well known brands such as Ceramic Pro have over a decade of research and development so they know their ceramic coating products will stand the test of time, therefore the warranty period is generally longer (lifetime) then newer or less known brands on the market.
Mobile or Workshop
Whilst there are no issues with applying a ceramic coating to your car in a mobile environment a workshop environment will it is done in the right environment.
Can you save money by doing-it-yourself (DIY)?
Buying a DIY Ceramic Coating or Paint Protection kit may seem like a cheap and easy option. However taking the DIY route isnt always the most affordable option in the end.
Applying a ceramic coating requires specific tools and knowledge, even if you have experience in washing or detailing your car it is not guaranteed you will do a sufficient job applying a ceramic coating. Used cars will require a thorough decontamination and machine polish to prepare the paint work before the application can even take place.
DIY ceramic coating products also have a lower SiO2 content, meaning they are easier to apply however they do not have the durability of a professional grade ceramic coating product, so whilst you may save some money doing it yourself your efforts will be short lived as it will need to be reapplied on a regular basis.
A profesionally grade ceramic coating such as Ceramic Pro will form a permanent adhesion to your paint work, the only way the coating can be removed is by abrasion (polishing it off), so regular washing and maintenance will not remove the coating, making it the most durable option.
Average cost for Car Paint Protection
The cost for paint protection can vary depending on the size of your vehicle, age and condition. Generally this starts at $700.00 for a brand new hatch back just to protect your paint work, this can go up depending on the size of your vehicle and if you would also like to protect the wheels, glass, leather and fabrics.
If your vehicle is used there would be an additional cost to prepare the paint work with a paint correction process, this ensures your paint work is in perfect condition prior to the application. This process involves decontaminating the paint work, a multi stage machine polish to remove any imperfections such as swirl marks, scratches and any blemishes to bring a high gloss finish.
Get your car paint protection done by a professional today!
Here at Ceramic Pro Sydney we have over a decade of Ceramic Coating experience, we treat thousands of cars a year and get the job done right the first time.