What is a Ceramic Coating?

A ceramic coating is a hard, micro- thin glass-like coating that forms a chemical bond with the surface to which it is applied to, rather than just sitting on top of it like a wax. They are now the industry standard for vehicle protection products, especially when it comes to paint. These highly durable and hydrophobic coatings shield the vehicle's paint and act as a sacrificial barrier between the elements. They effectively lessen the ​chances of wash induced swirl marks and marring from forming and seal the paint from numerous forms of contamination. Damage from bird droppings,  environmental fallout and harsh chemicals is reduced. They leave the paint surface ultra slick and give the vehicle that freshly waxed, glossy appearance that lasts for years, not weeks as with traditional car waxes and sealants. Coatings can also be applied to wheels , calipers, glass, fabrics, leather and plastics to preserve and protect them from grime, brake dust buildup, stains, spills and abrasion, as well as many other contaminants. Vehicles with Paint Protection Film can also be over-coated with a ceramic coating for the absolute best duo for shielding your paint.

See below for our full host of Ceramic and protective coating services.

*All ceramic coating packages require a non- refundable deposit of $300 before scheduling.*

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How A Ceramic Coating Is Applied

Ever wondered how a ceramic coating is applied to a vehicle? Here's an in depth look at how we properly polish, prep and apply a professional ceramic coating.

Benefits of a Ceramic Coating:

  • No need to wax or seal for the lifespan of the coating.
  • Easier to clean and maintain. Less dirt accumulation on paint due to self cleaning effect.
  • Superior gloss and UV protection, incomparable to traditional wax.
  • Ultra hydrophobic;  water will shed easily and quickly with tight beading.
  • Reduced brake dust and dirt build up on wheels if coated.
  • Great resistance to most bird droppings, chemicals, bug etching, colour fading, oxidation and industrial fallout.
  • Scratch resistance. Ceramic coatings are NOT "scratch proof" but do provide visible resistance to normal washing and wear induced damage such as swirl marks and marring.
  • Long term protection. You are preserving that just detailed appearance for years to come, thus maintaining your vehicle's overall value.
  • Guarantee - We offer an in- house guarantee our coatings will leave you smiling for years.

Our Ceramic Coating Packages Include

  • Exterior Deep Clean and paint decontamination process as well as a your desired level of paint correction. See HERE for more details.
  • Comprehensive package covering care, advice and maintenance.
  • Endless Support!  We are here to answer all your questions and ensure your investment is well taken care of! Much like your Doctor is there for you, we are here for your car.
 Maintenance wash kits and products are available separately for purchase. These have everything needed to safely wash your newly coated vehicle at home.

*Important Care

Although ceramic coatings are very durable and functional, they are not bulletproof. They require regular maintenance for them to keep doing their job. Proper hand washing must be done regularly, about every 2-3 weeks minimum or as needed, to keep the coating clean and able to perform as intended. Automatic car washes are not suitable for a proper clean and will void the guarantee. Wash technique is important; if done incorrectly damage can occur to the coating, such as swirl marks or marring. We are happy to instruct you on proper technique to ensure you can safely care for your coated vehicle; it's easier than you think! Periodic visits to your detailer are crucial to the coatings lasting their longest. We are able to deep clean them beyond what a regular wash can do, and also apply products designed to renew and enhance their performance over time. This should be done every 12 months at minimum.  For more info and videos on coatings and maintenance, see our FAQ page.

CarPro Cquartz Professional

CQuartz Professional harnesses the power of advanced nanotechnology. Each silica (quartz) atom has multiple fluorocarbon molecular bonds, which creates a high-density 3D structural coating matrix. Once bonded to the surface of your paint, CQuartz Professional not only protects the gloss and depth created by your professionally accredited CarPro installer, it actually enhances it! Once cured, CQuartz Professional forms a dense, durable coating that protects the paint for years to come.

Matchless gloss, surface slickness, chemical and swirl resistance and hydrophobic function.  If you're looking for the absolute best for your paint, look no further. Only available through CarPro Certified Installers.

Estimated durability 2-10 years

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Discover Cquartz Pro 2020

New updates mean more performance for you and your car.

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Take a look at why CQPro might be the best ​coating for your vehicle:


CarPro Cquartz UK 3.0

The "prosumer" version of CQuartz Pro, Cquartz UK 3.0 offers great chemical and swirl mark resistance, amazing gloss and exceptional water beading. Washing your car has never been this enjoyable or easy!

Estimated durability 2-5 years

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CarPro Cquartz SiC

Extremely hydrophobic entry level ceramic coating with outstanding results. Silicon Carbide infused for extreme chemical resistance.  Incredible gloss, slickness and water beading.  Say goodbye to wax.

Estimated durability >1 year.

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CarPro Skin

Flexible Film Coating for Paint Protection Film, Vinyl and Wraps

Beautifully enhances the performance and finish of paint protection film (PPF) and vinyl vehicle wraps, while adding durable protection. Amazing hydrophobic properties, helps prevent dirt accumulation and staining and reduces yellowing from UV rays. Tested to perform on most brands and types of vehicle wraps/ films including gloss, matte, satin and self- healing films and vinyl.

Estimated durability ≥ 1 year

Starting at $499 + tax


  • Thorough decontamination of wrapped surface
  • Two layers of Skin applied

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CarPro Total Surface Protection Package

Every surface coated inside and out with dedicated products. Can be added to any Ceramic Paint Coating Package.


-CarPro DLUX to all wheels and calipers

-CarPro Fly By Forte Ceramic Glass coating to all glass

-CarPro Cquartz Leather applied to all leather

-Liquid and Dirt repellent treatment applied to all textiles/ carpet

-Protective coating to all dash and interior plastics

Starting at $1000 + tax

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Wheels & Plastics Coating


CarPro DLUX is a wheel and plastic specific ceramic coating designed to keep your vehicle's wheels, plastics and painted brake calipers cleaner for longer. Helps to reduce the build up of corrosive brake dust and road film, which can start to etch and discolour the surface if left untreated. Compatible with most types of wheels including painted or plated, glossy, satin, matte finish, as well as all exterior plastics. These coatings are highly heat resistant and very durable. Restores and prevents fading of plastics while adding repellency.

See the article in FAQ​s or ask us for more details.

Wheel Faces only :

$250 + tax

Full wheel coverage incl. calipers (dismounting wheel required):

$500 + tax

prices based on set of 4 wheels

Plastics and Trim:

$150 + tax

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CarPro Fly By Forte Glass Coating

Extremely repellent glass coating for windshields and side glass. Water blows off even at normal driving speeds. Use your wipers less, and increase your wet weather driving visibility. Easy cleaning of bird droppings, bugs, sap and other contamination from glass. Makes ice removal incredibly easy.

$200 for all exterior glass includes glass polish. Glass roofs will incur additional cost.

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Interior Coating Package

Long lasting protection for your leather, carpets, fabric upholstery and interior plastics. Easy clean effect- abrasion, stain, dye and liquid resistant surface coatings help keep your interior cleaner and looking great for longer. Added UV inhibitors protect leather and plastics from sun damage, while the anti- static properties keep dust off. Extreme liquid repellency for the carpets and fabrics makes accidents easy to clean. Lasts up to 12 months.

Starting at $350 + tax

*any detailing needed prior to application will be an additional charge.

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CarPro Nautik Marine Grade Coating

Marine specific ceramic application. Keeps gel coat and other surfaces cleaner for longer, with resistance to algae staining and salt marks.  Extremely hydrophobic.

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How To Wash A Coated Vehicle

Step by step tutorial of how we wash a coated vehicle safely.

Benefits Of Hand Washing

We show you why hand washing is better for a coated car than a touchless automatic wash.

Ceramic Coating Maintenance

Talk to us today about how to best maintain your newly coated vehicle, or have us maintain it for you. We can offer a custom tailored detail package that keeps your vehicle looking it's best on a schedule that works for you and your budget. 

Ceramic Coating Disclaimer

While we strive to offer the absolute best products and service for your vehicle, we cannot guarantee that each ceramic coating will perform perfectly for the specified lifespan. Many factors can contribute to premature coating failure or diminished or less than desirable performance. These include bird droppings, sap and bug spatter, which are notoriously acidic and when left for long periods can etch the coating itself. Always be sure to carefully remove all contaminants from the paint as soon as possible. We include a small detail spray bottle and cloth for your glove box with each coating job to look after moments like these. Water spotting is also common on ceramic coated cars, as the tight beading contributes to these after the water has evaporated if not dried beforehand when washing. This can be minimized by drying the vehicle after washing and avoiding direct sunlight when doing so. One must remember these coatings are sacrificial barriers between the elements and the paint of your vehicle, and although extremely functional and durable, they do have a lifespan and weaknesses, much like anything. The will, however, bring years of amazing performance and peace of mind, and will add great value to your investment if maintained properly. If you would like to speak to us about our coatings in more detail, please don't hesitate to contact us. We are here to be as transparent as possible and answer any questions!


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