Should You Buy 3M for Your Vehicle?

Over the past 10 years the popularity of 3M has exploded and now countries all over the world use it to protect countless surfaces and products, including its main application of protecting vehicles. Many drivers, especially here in Alberta can attest to the value that a 3M Paint Protection Film can provide. For those who don’t know, what is 3M Paint Protection Film?

What is 3M or Paint Protection Film?

3M Paint Protection Film is a clear polyurethane film that you apply to the exterior of your vehicle to protect the paint from stone chips, scratches, bug damage, outdoor weathering and anything else that the road throws at the front of your vehicle. The most common application is covering the front fender, front hood and front mirrors of a vehicle to protect against any oncoming road debris, gravel, or small rocks.

Pros of 3M 

3M represents a great value to the majority of automotive customers, this is especially true here in Alberta due to the gravel-salt mixture we use on roads during rough winter conditions. Constant driving around on our winter roads can leave your car covered with tiny rock chips that if left unchecked, will begin to rust. The 3M application completely prevents this by protecting your vehicle from the rock chip in the first place, giving you some peace of mind during our long winters.

Even if you don’t drive one of your vehicles in winter, 3M saves you money down the line on paint touch ups, while maintaining your paint in pristine condition underneath the film. If installation is done correctly, 3M can even greatly boost the resale value of your car. 

Why You Need a Certified 3M Installer

Many customers have drastically different impressions of 3M because the installation is the most critical part of buying 3M, and can completely change the quality and lifespan of your paint protection film. Beyond the quality of the application, certified 3M installation dealerships and shops provide a warranty on the installation, in case the film was not installed properly or it starts to crack or peel down the line. The warranty can save you thousands of dollars so if you are considering purchasing 3M for your vehicle it’s best to ensure you are working with a certified 3M installer. 

3M Installation at Honda West

Honda West is a certified installer of 3M products, our 3M technicians have perfected the application process over the course of applying 3M to thousands of vehicles. Our installation comes with a warranty, and application can start from as low as $888 for a partial wrap on your vehicle, or $1288 for a full 3M wrap for your hood and bumpers. Contact our Finance Department for more pricing information and details on our 3M installation.