Paint protection film, sometimes called paint sealer or paint protection film, is an inexpensive thermoplastic urethane usually applied directly to newly painted or repaired surfaces of an automobile, motorcycle, boat, truck, computer system or other devices to protect the paint from scratches, bug splashes, stone chips and other common abrasions. The paint protection film comes in rolls similar to wallpaper applied with a brush or applied by using an application tool. This product is designed for touch-up painting and can also be applied to appliances, furniture, benchtops and shower curtains. It's prevalent in the auto industry. It has been found that acid rain and ultraviolet rays cause thousands of dollars in damage each year to homes and businesses. Manufacturers spend millions of dollars trying to reduce the effects of acid rain by using low emission, low voltage lighting, venting fans, and even creating UV waterless paints. Some have tried using paints with 100% UV protection, but these products were not effective against ultraviolet damage. Paint protection is one of the best ways to prevent or reduce the impact of acid rain. The biggest problem is that it is nearly impossible to prevent exposure to UV rays from the sun without using paint protection. The best way to reduce exposure to UV rays is by wearing sunscreen and other items that absorb UV radiation. Many consumers choose to add-on paint protection Adelaide when they purchase a vehicle. Adding this type of insurance helps protect the investment made when the vehicle is purchased. There are many places where a vehicle can be purchased that provide this protection. Some of these places include a dealership, a private party, a wholesaler or a manufacturer. Many consumers choose to add on their car paint protection. A person can find this type of protection at a local body shop or contact an auto body repair service. In addition, a person can buy paint protection to protect the paintwork if the vehicle has certain types of damage. For example, damage such as stone chips or cracking may require that a person buy their paint protection. These protectors will be stronger and have higher protection levels than those found in many autos body shops. Auto paint protection is sometimes referred to as wax coating. A person can buy a paint protection spray at a local auto body repair shop or online. However, a person should always follow the instructions included with the paint protection spray when applying it to a vehicle. A ceramic coating is very similar to paint protection, except it does not come with protective additives. Instead, a ceramic coating will need to be applied with a special solvent that is safe to use on the surface being protected. The user must also make sure that the vehicle is well oiled before applying for any protection. A person can purchase a paint protection spray at a local body shop or contact an auto body repair service. A paint protection spray like a ceramic coating will usually require a little work on the surface before protecting it. A new car that has just been painted will generally need a paint protection film. This paint protection film will protect the new car from scratches, water sports, and other types of damage during a car's life. A new car will typically need a thicker paint protection film than that of a used car. However, a used car will not typically need a film as thick as that of a brand new car. A person can purchase these paint protection films from a variety of sources. A paint protection Adelaide film will require that a person applies for the paint protection. They will also need to clean the car paint and remove any waxy residue. Once the paint is clean and free of any residue, the person applying the paint protection should apply the paint protection. When the paint protection is applied correctly, a layer of protection will be created as soon as the film is applied. The paint protection will continue to protect as long as the film stays in place. Proper care for a used vehicle should include a thorough cleaning and protection from water and other substances that may damage the paint.