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How easy is it to clean a vehicle after ceramic coating? – FAQ

How easy is it to clean a vehicle after ceramic coating?

Seeing is believing! The passenger side of this hood was coated with SB3 Solo one-year ceramic coating. The right side was not.

Remember what we always say: “Every time you touch your car’s paint, is a chance you might scratch it.”

If you recall from our “How does ceramic coating work?” video (, ceramic coating fills in the peaks and valleys of your paint, making debris (and in this case, water) “float” on the surface. When you can rinse your car and dry it without touching it as you see in the video, that is even better. In many cases, you might still have to use manual pressure to remove the dirt. 

Now imagine this on glass, wheels, plastic, and more! Bug guts can easily be removed, much like the water easily comes off in the video.

To be clear, ceramic coating does NOT provide scratch/rock chip protection like many companies claim. Ceramic coating provides indirect scratch protection because you spend less time contacting the paint of your vehicle. If you prefer to protect against almost all scratches and chips, you would want clear bra, and we talked about the differences here: … There IS a benefit for choosing BOTH clear bra and ceramic coating, and we outlined it in this video:

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