Considering clear bra/PPF for your car?
Paint protection film, commonly referred to as clear bra, is a clear urethane film that is installed over painted portions of a vehicle to guard against rock chips and other abrasions like bicycle handlebars, shopping carts and other common car paint terrors. Clear bra is commonly installed on the forward facing portions of cars. Many owners enjoy the added protection and lack of exposed edges when choosing to have full panel clear bra coverage. Rocker panels and areas behind wheel wells are exposed to rocks thrown by your tires. Clear bra installed on lower panels of cars provide fantastic protection for these exposed areas. Today's films also provide unrivaled clarity and self healing of scratches and scuffs so you can drive your car around Austin, worry free.
At Clear Bra North Austin, we install clear bra/paint protection film on cars of all kinds to prevent those pesky rock chips, scuffs and pitting to keep your car new the entire time you own it. Our team is highly skilled, regularly trained and focused on absolute quality.
With paint protection film it's important you consider the type of film being used, the install method and cleanliness of the shop doing the installation. We have a purpose built space specifically for PPF with a very clean environment (some say you can eat off our floors) to ensure clean installs and skilled installers that some might say are a little too O.C.D. about high quality installs.
We believe an install should be undetectable by the typical person, shine like the new paint on your vehicle and increase the value of your vehicle. You will work directly with the owner and he will inspect every car before you take delivery to ensure the highest of standards are being met.
Our Guarantee: If your film fails, peels, discolors or bubbles for the life of your vehicle ownership; bring it back to us and we will repair or replace the problem film.
The parts of the car that have the most potential for issues are what most call leading edges. Any part of the car that faces forward, typically will take impacts. This includes, fenders, bulges, bumpers, mirrors, A-pillars and more. For the most effective protection, leading edges is the best recommendation. Some however, with higher end vehicles will wrap the entire car to to keep the paint perfect - good news is Clear Bra North Austin can handle any type of PPF install.
Strength is also something to consider as we wouldn't want a rock to penetrate the film to cause damage. Paint protection films like Xpel Ultimate are incredibly strong, so strong in fact it takes quite a bit of force just to push a screw driver through it.. This is great for the daily driver, for cars heavily tracked, or lots of highway mileage. Strength to prevent damage and self healing, so scuffs and scratches can heal themselves via the warm sun - keeping your paint beautiful.
Today's film technology has advanced far beyond the old films of the early 2000's that yellowed and faded into the paint. Adhesives have greatly improved and clarity is impressive, especially our favorite, Suntek Ultra. With it's incredible gloss and clarity, self healing properties we find those who desire shine and protection can't go wrong with today's paint protection film.