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Paint correction is the process of removing imperfections from a vehicle’s paint surface to reveal a smooth, flawless finish. It is an essential first step in preparing a car for a ceramic coating, as a smooth and evenly-textured surface is necessary for the coating to properly bond and perform to its maximum potential.

Some of the common imperfections that can be corrected through paint correction include scratches, swirl marks, water spots, and oxidation. These imperfections can be caused by a variety of factors, including improper washing techniques, environmental conditions, and general wear and tear.

Paint correction can be a time-consuming and labor-intensive process, but the results are well worth the effort. A corrected paint surface will be smooth, shiny, and free of imperfections, creating a perfect canvas for a ceramic [...]

Paint Protection Film Has Come A Long Way

Paint protection film, also known as clear bra, is a clear, thin film that is applied to the surface of a car’s paint to protect it from damage. It is made of a tough, durable polyurethane material that is resistant to scratches, chips, and other types of damage. It even has a self healing layer that makes light scratches disappear when it sits in the sun or by applying warm water.

One of the main benefits of paint protection film is that it helps to preserve the appearance of a car’s paint job. It acts as a barrier between the paint and the elements, protecting it from road debris, harsh weather, maybe the road crew in your state tar and [...]


Chesterfield, MO is the newest Blackout Tinting location to open in August 2023, just 20 minutes east of ST. Louis Missouri.

We have a comfortable waiting area and the same quality installs of paint protection film, ceramic coatings, and window tint that our other stores have become known for.

Our first customer in the shop was somewhat of a famous vehicle, the Gucci Nova featured on the television show Street Outlaws. It was in for a full paint protection film install to protect the paint from road debris and abuse it was sure to see.

This was more of a custom install [...]

Ceramic window tint is a popular choice for those looking to reduce heat and glare in their vehicles or homes. This type of window tint is made from a thin layer of ceramic particles that are suspended in the tint film. It is known for its ability to block heat and infrared light, making it an effective way to keep your car or home cool in the summer months.

One of the major benefits of ceramic window tint is that it is non-metallic, which means it will not interfere with electronic signals such as GPS or cell phone reception. This is a major advantage over traditional metallic tints, which can cause interference with these signals.

In addition to its heat and glare reduction capabilities, ceramic window tint also [...]


  • Clear protective film features 8 mil polyurethane film with clear coat finish that is virtual [...]
Ceramic Coating waiver

Do not wash your car with the use of any chemicals for 14 days from the coating application.

Do not use automatic touch car washes. Hand washing is recommended.

Do not let contaminants like bird droppings remain on any surface. You should remove them as soon as possible.

Do not expose to acid, caustic chemicals, and any other contaminants that you are aware of.

Follow the You Drive = You Care principal. Each Car is subject to a unique life. The harsher the life, the more maintenance it requires.

If any damage occurs, Contact your Blackout Tinting, do not try to fix it on your own.

Always wash your car once it is cool and out of direct sunlight, never when the car is hot.

Ideally a vehicle should be washed every 2 weeks or 1,000 miles, whichever comes first.

Use good maintenance detail products like Americana SOAP, Ceramic Pro Care Maintenance

Paint Protection Film  waiver

About Paint Protection Film

Paint protection film is designed to protect your vehicle’s paint from paint chip, scratches and swirl marks. It is applied to the exterior of your vehicle paint. It has a 10 year warranty from yellowing, cracking, blistering and delamination. There is no warranty if the film or protected panel gets damaged in an accident or from debris.

Drying Time

Your new paint protection film will take 3-4 weeks to fully cure depending on weather conditions. Do not wash your vehicle for 5 days. Vehicles should be returned for inspection within 2-4 weeks.

Condition of Vehicle for Paint Protection Film Installation

Vehicle cannot have any paint protection coatings on it such as ceramic coatings. These can affect the effectiveness of the adhesion and may cause lifting, bubbles and other issues. Client is aware that the design of the PPF is for OEM factory paint. The client waives and




We would like you to have some background knowledge on auto glass tinting prior to having tint installed. Although we use one of the best material films on the market, and do quality workmanship, there are some factors to deal with: DUST, SPLICING, DOT MATRIX, REAR DEFROSTERS Dust is all around us and is next to impossible to keep out of the air. This also makes it impossible to keep out of the film. We however take every precaution to do so: we are not responsible for any dust that may show up. Large glass, such as rear windows, might need to be spliced. This means the film must be cut to accommodate the curvature of the glass. This splice can sometimes be seen. It’s a lot nicer when the back glass has defogger lines so the film can be spliced on the

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