How Many Layers Of Ceramic Coating Does A Car Need?

How Many Layers Of Ceramic Coating Does A Car Need?

You plan to ceramic coat your car but are pretty confused about what to do, what not to do after ceramic coating, and how many layers you need to cover to achieve the best effect? After reading this article from Quality Detail, you will have the answers you seek.

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Why you should choose Ceramic Coating for your car

Easier to clean

The outstanding feature of ceramic, which is hydrophobic, can help your car easily clean away dirt and water stains. Dirt in the form of water is tough to settle on the car’s surface thanks to this feature. In addition, ceramic coating can also partially help you limit dust accumulation. 

Maintain the appearance

In addition to being hydrophobic, ceramic can also give your car a gleaming look. Your car can look like a moving mirror because of the ceramic layers that make your car sparkle and glare in the sunlight. It’s like a new “skin” put on your car’s paint. It will make your car stand out and look attractive.

Easily get a higher resale value

When your car already has such a flashy appearance, it is reasonable for you to ask or expect a higher price. Caring for the look of your car with ceramic coating is a worthy investment if you intend to resell your car in the future. Ceramic can help the paint surface of the car have a longer life.

Is multi-layer ceramic coating perfect for your car?

In general, according to the advice of experts, you only need to cover two layers of ceramic and 1 layer of top coat to meet the standard. If you apply more than the recommended layers of ceramic, it will not give more affect. However, what you are faced with is an invoice with many digits. Adding more ceramic layers to your car doesn’t add to the productivity of ceramic. 

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What should you do after having a ceramic coating applied?

Some people have accidentally done the following things without knowing that they are one of the things you should not do after ceramic coating. They cause the effect of ceramic to wear out quickly.

  • Firstly, you should not wash your car within seven days of ceramic coating—the ceramic coating needs to be allowed  to cure on your vehicle’s surface fully.
  • Second, wash your car regularly, even if your car is garaged regularly. Accumulation of dust, which can penetrate underneath at microscopic levels.
  • Third, you should not wash your car in direct sunlight. To ensure you get the best results from your maintenance, ensure you wash the car in a shaded area outdoors (out of direct sunlight). It’s always best to wash the car when the sun is at its lowest levels, early morning or evening. It will also help to avoid water spots and streaking.
  • Next, you should use the “2 buckets” method to wash your car. This method can help you limit swirl scratches during car washing.
  • Finally, to avoid letting ceramic quickly lose its usefulness, you should use soaps with a neutral pH.

Coming to Quality Detail at Serving San Antonio, you will experience the best services, including professional staff. If you are looking for a reputable place to perform ceramic coating for your car, please call Quality Detail immediately at 210-363-7307.

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