What is the Best Paint Protection for A New Car?

What is the Best Paint Protection for A New Car?

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When you buy a new car, the first few things that come to mind would be how you can protect and maintain your new car paint for the years to come so that you don’t have to send it to the workshop for a repaint.

That being said, cars are destined to pick up stone chips, scratches, and other marks on the paintwork as you drive it around the island. This may seem like a harsh fact but it’s inevitable.

Depending on your car dealer, some may offer a new car paint protection package so that you don’t have to search high and low on the island. But you ought to know that this optional treatment is only offered if you’re buying a new car.

In this article, we discuss how different types of paint protection is applied to new cars along with the benefits of opting for car paint protection at Lambency Detailing.

New Car Paint Protection: Application Guide

Given that there are many different types of car paint protection out there, the most recommended ones are automotive waxes, synthetic paint sealants, Paint Protection Film (PPF) and ceramic coating.

Automotive wax

Car wax is by far the simplest and most affordable option for many new car owners as it keeps the car looking shiny at a lower cost. However, it quickens the damage on the car paint as paraffin – the main ingredient in most car waxing products – is greatly affected by our hot and humid weather.

On top of that, the oily nature of car wax can attract dust particles to stick onto your paintwork. Thus, when you wash your car, these dust particles get swirled around, leaving swirl marks on your car’s paintwork. Although your car may look shiny with a fresh coat of wax, the use of electrical buffers to polish your car can also damage your car paint.

Also, when it comes to applying car wax, multiple applications are needed to maintain the shine on your car. Because once the wax wears off after several months, your car will no longer be shiny and the car paint will appear dull.

Synthetic paint sealants

On the contrary, synthetic paint sealants offer a higher level of paint protection for your new car as they can last from 6 to 10 months. This is because synthetic paint sealants are made from man-made chemicals while car waxes are made from organic compounds.

This car paint protection option can also include other base compounds like polymer and Teflon to increase the paint protection level against corrosive contaminants like bird droppings.

When synthetic paint sealants are applied to properly prepped and clean car paint, your car will have a shiny or glass-like appearance, which helps to prevent road grime from sticking onto your car paint.

Paint Protection Film (PPF)

Compared to the previous two car paint protection, PPF is one of the most expensive car paint protection available on the island. This is because the film can last up to 10 years under proper maintenance. It’s almost like wrapping your car with a clear film except you’ll be using military-grade film.

While it offers superior protection against acidic contaminants and lowers your car paint’s oxidation rate, PPF is often shunned because of its tendency to discolour and turn yellow, it can reduce the shine of your new car paint and after a period of time dirt contamination on film, edges may occur. They may also crack upon pressure against impacts from rocks and other debris. Therefore, you shouldn’t try to DIY this as an untrained application can damage the body of your new car. If a section of the film is damaged, you will need to completely replace the entire film.

Ceramic Coating

Deemed the undisputed leader among various types of car paint protection, ceramic coating offers superior resistance against heat, abrasion, chemicals, water, and impact. This is thanks to its silica base which is derived from quartz crystals and sand.

When ceramic coating is applied to your car’s paintwork, the inorganic compounds will bond with your car paint to form a crystal-clear shell, which becomes a semi-permanent paint sealant that lasts longer than the above car paint protection.

In addition, it can create a permanent hydrophobic surface on your car, making it easier for you to wash your car and at the same time, difficult for dirt, mud, and grime to stick onto your car paint.

Now that you’ve learnt about the different types of car paint protection, it’s time to consider the factors below when you get a new car paint protection.

1. Budget

Different types of car paint protection come at different prices, depending on the quality and time taken to apply them to your new car.

2. Longevity

Be it in terms of your car usage or the paint protection, you must be able to decide on which type of paint protection to get for your car.

3. Benefits

Different types of car paint protection offer varying benefits depending on how you use your car.

Benefits of Car Paint Protection

There are several benefits to getting car paint protection from Lambency Detailing. Among them are superb customer service and workmanship along with the use of premium car products and the right tools.

Superb customer service and workmanship

In the automotive industry, workshops that provide superb customer service and workmanship will often win the hearts of new car owners. That’s because as a new car owner, you would want only the best for your car.

For Lambency Detailing, they are recognised locally for providing one of the best before-and-after sales services. Their 4.9 stars on Google Review can attest to that. Besides, they offer car paint protection solutions that range from the most basic CC One to its signature CC Evo.

Authorised premium detailer

Like many other workshops on the island, there’s a variety of detailing products in the market. However, only with proper use and application can you achieve that desired shine for your car.

For Lambency Detailing, they are an authorised detailer of the premium brand SONAX, which is one of the leading automotive car care solutions in Singapore. To be certified as a partner centre, all the detailers are required to undergo intensive product training once a year to ensure the proper use and application of the product.

The right tools, The best outcome

Not only does Lambency Detailing sell and use the best detailing products, but they also carry top of the line detailing equipment from Italy and Germany. This allows all detailers to clean up any food or drink spillage with ease and excellent efficiency. The workshop also has over 200 light tubes installed to ensure their job is done right.

So, if this piques your interest in sending your new car for car paint protection at Lambency Detailing, what are you waiting for?

Get Your Car Professionally Groomed at Lambency Detailing

Providing your car with paint protection is your best bet at keeping it looking new always. If you’re looking for professional car paint protection in Singapore, Lambency Detailing is a one-stop automotive centre for all your car needs.

We offer comprehensive car paint protection that use only 100% genuine SONAX products from Germany to ensure the quality of your car’s surface.

Find out more about Lambency Detailing’s different products and services here. Book an appointment with us to get your car interior detailing now! WhatsApp: (65) 9658 5808 Email: lambency@quantum-globe.com

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