Headlight Restoration

In the past, vehicle headlights were made of glass. Towards the end of the 80s, polycarbonate plastic slowly began taking over as car manufacturers became more committed to improved aerodynamics with their designs. Polycarbonate plastic is vulnerable to the elements due to its porous nature. During design and manufacture processes, a protective coating is applied to the lenses, which has UV inhibitors to keep plastic from deteriorating. Without adequate care, the protective coat will fail and eventually deteriorate. When this happens, your lens will get cloudy and hazy, develop a yellow tint, flake and oxidize. Depending on the stage of deterioration, this could mean losing up to 70% of overall visibility and headlight performance. Headlight restoration is not just significantly less costly than a complete replacement, the results can remain for years. Your car will not only look sharper and become safer for night driving; you will be contributing your quota to environmental sustainability, and your car won’t fail its MOT on headlight performance.We use some of the best tools in the industry to restore your lenses. At the end of our restoration session, your headlights will be left looking close to the condition of a newly f [...]
Oxidation – UV- A radiation is known to contribute to the chemical modification of exposed paint surfaces resulting in loss of gloss, colour change, chalking, flaking and eventually destruction of the paint film. UV-A & UV-B radiation – is a paint film surface’s greatest enemy, causing more damage than any other airborne contaminant and affecting both the interior and exterior of a vehicle. For vehicles where the exterior paintwork has been oxidised, we offer a colour restoration service to bring the life back into your vehicle’s paintwork. All vehicles will need to be inspected prior to a quotation being provided. Vehicle Graphics Removal We are able to remove old or unwanted vinyl graphics from vehicle exteriors. All vehicles will need to be inspected prior to a quotation being provided Diamondbrite This System offers a unique and realistic opportunity to keep your car in top condition for the lifetime of your ownership. Please click the logo for more info. Autoglym LifeShine Autoglym LifeShine system offers a unique and realistic opportunity to keep your car in top condition for the lifetime of your ownership. Please click the logo for more info.

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