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Paint Protection Film

Paint Protection Film Experts of Toronto

Paint Protection Film (PPF Wrap, Clear Bra) is a transparent film that is applied to your vehicle’s painted surfaces and protects against stone chips, scratches and other environmental factors.

INKAS Design team can apply PPF on anything from your vehicle’s surface, to providing entire top-to-bottom coverage. Once the paint protection film is installed, the result will be a factory-like finish – discreetly protecting your vehicle with a PPF layer that has no visible edges or surface roughness.

Car Paint Protection film Packages

Partial Front PPF

Basic protection for your vehicle. Includes full front bumper, headlights, mirrors, partial hood, partial fenders.
STARTING AT $850

Full Front PPF

Our most popular package. Includes full front bumper, headlights, mirrors, full hood, full fenders, door steps, a-pillars, roofline, rear bumper top edge, under door handles.

*Complimentary ceramic coating on all windows and wheels.
STARTING AT $1,500

FREE CERAMIC COATING*

Entire Vehicle PPF

Full PPF coverage from top to bottom. Increases your vehicle’s resale value and cuts down washing and cleaning time.

*Complimentary ceramic coating on all windows and wheels.
STARTING AT $5,500

FREE CERAMIC COATING*

What are the benefits of PPF for my car?

Investing in protecting the surface of your car will save you a lot of money and hassle in the future. And the more expensive your car is, the better value you will get from applying PPF on it. PPF protects your vehicle from UV damage, salt corrosion, and the harsh Canadian elements – for many years to come.

The film has self-healing properties which allow small scratches, swirls and defects to be removed with heat. Road grime, bird droppings, bugs, and air pollution will never leave the film stained or yellow, unlike some lower quality alternatives.

Paint Protection Materials

Life on the road can be rough for automotive paint. Every mile increases the risk of chips, scratches, stains, and other unpleasant surprises that can spoil your vehicle’s finish – and your day.

Paint protection film is your ultimate defense against damage. It’s a highly advanced, virtually invisible layer that improves the performance of your automotive paint, making it less vulnerable to rocks, road debris, winter salt, and sand. Whether you are looking for better car maintenance, or just want to drive with peace of mind – a ten-year warranty, self-healing surface, and hydrophobic technology make PPF an ideal investment for your vehicle.

Looking for a DIY car surface protection solution? Check out INKAS PPF store – we offer a line of high quality products and deliver across all Canadian provinces!

PPF vs. Ceramic Coating

If you’ve been researching paint protection solutions for your vehicle, you may be wondering if paint protection film is worth it, considering it costs 2 to 3 times more than ceramic coating. Well, here is a side-by-side comparison between the two options to help you decide:

FeaturePaint Protection FilmCeramic Coating
Creates hydrophobic surface
Keeps contaminants off the paint
Makes car easier to clean
Enhances glossy look
Blocks chemical stains and marks
Prevents oxidation
Keeps original colour from fading
Stops stone chips-
Prevents swirl marks after cleaning-
Prevents hard water spots -
Self-healing from minor scratches-
Lasts at least 5-7 years-

Both solutions enhance day-to-day appearance and protect the car’s surface, but the big difference is the durability. Ceramic coating lasts for 2 years on average, and only partially protects your car. On the other hand, PPF lasts 7 years on average, and provides complete protection for your vehicle’s surface for the entirety of the film’s lifetime. While PPF costs more, it better protects the resale value of your vehicle, and you will make back the monetary difference once you decide to sell your car.

So, when is it worth saving on the cost of paint protection? Typically, only if you are leasing your vehicle, and if you know for sure you will replace it with a new one in a few years. But even in this case, you might have some cons – with today’s car shortage on the market many dealerships have raised monthly fees for leased cars, and only offer lower rates if you lease the car for 4 or 5 years. And since you need to reapply ceramic coating after 2 years to keep your car’s surface in good shape, you are not saving money in the long run compared to applying PPF which will give your vehicle full protection. 

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Paint Protection Materials

Life on the road can be rough for automotive paint. Every mile increases the risk of chips, scratches, stains, and other unpleasant surprises that can spoil your vehicle’s finish – and your day.

Paint Protection Film is your ultimate defense against damage. It’s a highly advanced, virtually invisible layer that improves the performance of your automotive paint, making it less vulnerable to rocks, road debris, winter salt, and sand. Whether you are looking for better car maintenance, or just want to drive with peace of mind, a ten-year warranty, self-healing surface, and hydrophobic technology make PPF an ideal investment for your vehicle. 

Looking for DIY car surface protection solution? Check out INKAS PPF store – we offer a line of quality products and deliver across all Canadian provinces!

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Other Vulnerable places of your vehicle

It’s very unfortunate, that paint protection, of at least the vulnerable spots, is not offered for these luxury cars from the very start. Literally, after just 2 months of driving those places are all scratched up, which is really painful to look at. They include:

  • Door sills
  • Under the Door Handles
  • Rear Bumper Edge

We recommend protecting your vehicle’s paint from the very start, right after it leaves the dealer lot!

 

Service Area

We work on all types of cars in our fully equipped studio, and we also offer a vehicle pickup and delivery concierge service across the GTA. Our concierge service is available to clients in the following cities:

INKAS Design Paint Protection Film shop location is in a short drive from major Greater Toronto Area cities listed above, and is comfortable to reach from any other surrounding location. We are minutes away from Hwy 400 and Hwy 7 (or 407) intersections.

FAQs

Proper paint protection film installation is very difficult and should be performed by a professional installer. The price of PPF services (which includes high-quality paint protection film) ranges from $800 to $6,000, depending on the complexity of the job, the type of film, and the quantity of material used.

PPF is a thin layer of high-quality film that’s placed on the car’s surface to protect its paint from rocks and road debris. This flexible thermoplastic urethane film is also resistant to UV exposure, chemical stains, mineral deposits, and other environment factors.

When properly maintained, it can last well over 10 years. To maximize the durability of the PPF, avoid using car care products that contain Petroleum or Solvents, as these substances will damage the top “self-healing” layer that returns PPF to its original shape after being hit by flying debris from the road.

Once you have paint protection film installed, it is recommended that you wait as least five days before your first car wash. This allows the film to cure and fully adhere to your vehicle’s surface. Avoid using car care products that contain abrasives or resin, as they will damage the top surface of the film. Also, ensure you only use PH neutral products and natural waxes for polishing.

Yes! After paint protection film is applied to your car, it is fully protected from scratches, flying road debris, dust, salt corrosion, and more. It will save you a lot of time and money repairing any surface damage on your vehicle. And the best part is that the value of your car will increase by the same amount as the cost of the PPF upgrade – so your resale value will be much higher if you ever decide to sell it.

Yes, paint protection film is removable. There is a special technique to remove the film, which requires warming it up first and then pulling it off at a 90-degree angle. However, it is highly recommended to perform the removal at a certified shop, where you can get the car detailed to remove any small leftovers properly.

While ceramic coating provides many benefits and protects the car surface with a hydrophobic layer, it is simply the low-cost alternative to paint protection film – which protects the surface and the color, as well as provides far more reliable protection from any debris or objects that may hit your car surface. For a detailed comparison of the two coating options, visit our blog post

While it is recommended to perform a full-body PPF installation, if you’re looking for protection with a lower investment, you can install the protective film on just the front part, which usually absorbs 75% of dents and scratches.

PPF and other materials typically have a warranty between 7 to 10 years, depending on the brand. Warranties generally include peeling, cracking, yellowing or loss of transparency. It is recommended that you check with your installer to see if they offer a warranty, as some smaller shops don’t, or are unable to due to their lower quality materials.

Pain protection film has a special property which makes minor scratches and damage automatically disappear. This self-healing occurs when the damaged spot is heated by friction, engine activity, or by UV warming – enabling the film to recover its original shape.

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