Category: Ceramic Coating

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One of the most cost effective ways to improve the look and value of your vehicle is a professional paint correction.

With the right tools and a skilled technician, a small amount of clear coat is buffed off the surface until it is as smooth as glass. Light surface scratches and swirl marks are removed bringing your paint back to its original appearance. And can often look better than when it first left the dealership.

Most jobs can be completed at our shop in 1-2 days and if you’re purchasing a ceramic coating – the paint correction is included. The idea is to get the paint looking its best before installing one of our warrantied coatings from XPEL. This means no more waxing is needed.

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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 coating [...]


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 [...]

Find out the 5 common misconceptions about coatings, and why they still make a lot of sense to get.

Ceramic coatings seem to be all the rage. If you are an enthusiast, or a professional in the detailing industry, it’s all you hear about. While the product awareness is great for companies that install coatings, and good for the consumer (because coatings really are awesome and you should have one) – it can bring some challenges. The biggest issue we face is correctly explaining what a coating will do, and what it will not do. We blame coating companies overstating the effects of coatings, and uneducated consumers spreading half-truths and outright lies about ceramic coatings. Ceramic coatings seem to be all the rage. If you are an enthusiast, or a [...]