Best ways to protect your car’s paint

The coatings are typically made of silicon carbide or silicone dioxide , and it is the new fashion for car enthusiasts.

Interest in this product merits commitment by the owner in a longer-term investment.


The coatings should be sprayed in a professional manner , and checking if the car needs a paint correction before applying it.

It is a semi-permanent ceramic protector and can last from 2 to 5 years or more (depending on the brand).

They have to be bright and a car coating application can cost between hundreds and thousands of dollars . But it protects the paint against acid rain, tree sap, bird droppings and climate damage.

This  thermoplastic polyurethane consists of a thicker and more durable finish.

Generally, they come with a 5 to 10 year warranty . Even companies like 3M sell custom and computer-designed kits to be installed by a professional.

One of its drawbacks is that it will make the defects in the paint more evident and may require more extensive work before applying it.

It can also be very expensive. And most people who use it, like to apply sealant on top , to further protect the film against wear.


In conclusion, the sealant is the most economical option , and it serves those who think that their vehicle is destined to lose value, at some point.

However, these three products are ideal for owners who want to keep their car as a collection , and who at the same time want to drive it without worrying about the paint, or the cost of wear.

Choose places without crowds to park.

In large cities it is not an easy task to find a place to park a car. In addition, people tend to go very quickly and park in the first place they find, whether or not it is suitable for their car. As if this were not enough, we have to accept the fact that the majority of car users do not care too much about the exterior appearance of their own car, so they will still worry about the external appearance of the neighbor’s car.