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The Pros And Cons Of Xpel Paint Protection Film

Ray Moreno

Protecting the paint on your favorite vehicle is essential for preserving its pristine look and also to help maintain its resale value should you ever choose to part with it. One method of protecting your vehicle's paint is a paint protection film like the options made by brands like Xpel. But are these films really effective and worth the trouble? Here are a few of the pros and cons.

PROS

Chemical Protection

One of the major benefits of using a paint protection film is to prevent the corrosion that can happen due to chemicals on the road or pollutants in the air. These chemicals are everywhere and very difficult to avoid. They'll slowly eat away at your slick paint job. Unfortunately, these chemicals are as common as...salt. In fact, salt is one of the most common corrosives on the road. And if you live in an area with heavy snow, snowplows are dropping salt everywhere. You can't avoid it but you can protect your paint against it.

Road Protection

Another common cause of paint damage is debris on the road. That debris can be as small as a tiny pebble shot from the tire of the vehicle in front of you and straight into your paint job creating pitting—small holes that will slowly corrode and eventually rust. Protective films help prevent pitting.

UV Protection

Another common cause of paint deterioration is the UV rays from the sun. Not everyone has the luxury of parking his or her car in a covered space or garage. If that's the case for you, the sun will beat down on your paint, slowly causing fading and wear. The Xpel paint protection film can help prevent this problem.

CONS

Poor Installation

One of the biggest problems that car owners have with paint protection films can be prevented. It's a poor installation job. If you want the film to look seamless without bubbles or any conspicuous errors, you should hire a professional installer.

Paint Adhesion

Protective films adhere best to a clean factory paint job. If your vehicle has been repainted, especially if the paint was done on a budget with low-quality materials, it may be difficult to get the film to adhere to your vehicle and that can create problems down the road.

Wear

No matter the quality of the protection film, it's not permanent. It will wear out after several years of use, especially if you put a lot of miles on your vehicle. You can expect the film to last between 5 and 10 years before showing signs of wear.

For more information, contact a company like Dynamic Tint LLC in your area.


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Have you ever thought about growing your own herbs inside your kitchen? Whether you live in an area that isn't garden-friendly or just don't have the space outside for the herbs, you can find some great window options for growing an indoor herb garden that fills your kitchen with great scents while it's growing and while you are cooking with them. On this blog you will find tips for choosing windows that will help promote the growth of your herbs and designs for windows that are meant to grow such gardens in your home without all of the headaches that can come with it.