Caring for Your Ceramic Coating
In keeping with our recent theme of helping you stay busy during isolation, here is some information on how to properly care for your vehicle that has just been treated with a ceramic coating. One of the best features of a ceramic coating is how it affects your maintenance routine – check out the need to know info below.
In a nutshell, a ceramic coating is a thin, durable, protective layer that forms molecular bond with your vehicle’s paint. Coatings add unparalleled gloss and hydrophobicity, which makes your vehicle easier to clean as well as protecting it from chemical damage, light abrasion, and daily wear and tear. To read more about ceramic coatings, check out this series we published a few weeks ago.
Detailers and automotive enthusiasts are constantly finding new ways to take advantage of the amazing properties of ceramic coatings, using the technology on everything from windows to brake callipers to leather interior.
Ceramic coatings are mostly used for the exterior paint on vehicles, but can be applied to any smooth surface. Detailers and automotive enthusiasts are constantly finding new ways to take advantage of the amazing properties of ceramic coatings, using the technology on everything from windows to brake callipers to leather interior.
The most desired property of ceramic coatings is their hydrophobicity. This property refers to how well a material or substance rejects water. A quick Youtube search is all that’s needed to see how exceptional ceramic coatings are at repelling water.
Treat Your Ceramic Coating Right
When people get a ceramic coating on their vehicle, one of the first benefits they notice is how it affects their maintenance routine. Vehicles with ceramic coatings still need to be washed, but they can go longer between washes and the process will be easier than ever. Our clients are amazed when they watch the dirt, mud, and dust just fall off their cars.
If you truly demand the ultimate performance and durability from your coatings (and we think you should), all you need to do is keep up with a regular washing routine – we suggest the simple and effective two bucket method – and bring your car in about once a year for decontamination and a touch up. This allows us to remove debris that may have embedded themselves in your paint and fix any areas where the coating may have been damaged.
Still considering getting a ceramic coating? Check out more info right here.