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Paint Protection Film (PPF)

Paint Protection Film in Fairfax, VA, protects your vehicles finish against damage caused by stone chips, scratches, scuffs, UV rays and a long list of environmental insults, therefore it preserves the resale value and appearance of your new car or truck. Automotive Protection Services is proud to provide you with the automotive paint protection you need to help you save money. Repainting your car costs money and time and, unfortunately, the repainting doesn’t always match up well. This can devalue your vehicle.

Protecting your vehicle’s paint with paint protection film helps you maintain your car’s resale value by keeping your vehicle looking brand new. This automotive protection is offered as a kit designed to protect the leading edges of your vehicle in this way, the most vulnerable areas of your vehicle get the coverage they need. In addition, the product can be customized to fit whatever portion of the vehicle you'd like to protect. We can even apply the product to the entire vehicle as we've done on several occasions. The product, along with our installation is backed by a 10-year warranty. Stop in today or give us a call to schedule an appointment.

Contact us for more information about protecting the paint on your vehicle. Our paint protection film is available to customers located throughout the Fairfax, Virginia, area.

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Deluxe

Partial Hood, Fender Tips, Front Bumper, Mirrors 

Extreme Front End

Full Hood, Full Fenders, Front Bumper, Mirrors 

The step - by - step process for Paint Protection Film application at APS in Fairfax: Here's what makes us different, and why we stand apart from our competitors.

First - we give the vehicle over to our master detailer, he performs paint correction, removes imperfections, swirl marks, scratches, etc.

Paint correction -APS

Next - the vehicle is moved into our clean room, this ensures no foreign contaminates will become trapped between the film and the paint during the application.

Vehicle in Clean Room at APS

Then - In the clean room, our Master Films applicator applies the film.

Fiml applicator in clean room - APS

Last Step - The vehicle is parked in front of our shop where it is presented to our happy customers.

Paint Protection Film Finished product APS

We're the only shop in the area with: a clean room, a master detailer with over 25 years of experience and a master films applicator with over 15 years of experience.

FAQ's: Paint Protection Film

1.) What is Paint Protection Film (PPF)
Paint Protection Film is a thick optically clear film (about 8 mills) that can be applied to your vehicle, the purpose to protect the painted finish against stone chips or other small debris.

2.) Why would someone apply (PPF) to their vehicle?
The primary reason for applying PPF is to protect their vehicles painted surfaces against damage like stone chips or scratches.

3.) Where does PPF get applied most often?
Most often PPF is applied to vehicles leading edge - like the front bumper, hood, fenders, and wing mirrors.  Sometimes folks choose to apply PPF in more places like rear bumpers, rocker panels, door cups, A-pillars. We've even done entire vehicles for folks who wish to protect every inch of their vehicle's.

4.) How long does it take to apply (PPF)?
It depends on how much PPF is being applied - but the process can't be rushed, a good application takes time, generally a few days.

5.) How long does (PPF) last?
Top quality PPF is backed by ten warranty - No bubbling, warping, peeling or changing color.

6.) What happens if the PPF peels or changes color?
It's removed, the surface is cleaned - and new product is reinstalled.

7.) What happens if the PPF scratches or mares?
Generally, it can be repaired with either buffing, sometimes the use of a heat gun is employed.

8.) Will I be able to see the PPF after it's installed?
The product is optically clear, it's invisible from a few feet away - if you choose a package with only partial coverage of a body panel there will be a line that is visible

9.) I've heard some PPF is "self-healing" what does that mean?
This term is a bit more marketing than anything else - all it really means is that a scratch can be buffed or removed with heat treatment.

10.) How much does PPF cost for my car?
It depends on the package you'd like to get - please fill out our quote request form