Premium Coatings

Alpha Auto Detailing uses only premium grade supplies to detail your vehicle. Our polymer and ceramic coatings last longer and offer superior protection to wax. Wax will give your vehicle an enhanced shine and protection from the sun's harmful rays, but must be re-applied every 3 to 6 weeks to be effective. Carnuba paste wax melts at 179 degrees, a vehicle left in the hot sun can reach temperatures as high as 350 degrees. For superior shine and dependable protection we are proud to be the only detail service to offer the following premium coatings in Chico.

FlightShield is a crystal clear nano coating that chemically bonds to the vehicles paint to become a new surface and protective layer offering an ultra smooth, high gloss and resistant coating. This coating stands between harmful contaminants and the paint, providing exceptional protection and gloss retention. FlightShield also offers the finest paint revitalization system in the industry. It's revolutionary process restores oxidized and faded paint to look like new, for a fraction of the cost of repainting the vehicle. FlightShield extends paint life, reduces cleaning expense, optimizes performance and keeps your vehicle looking its best.

The Benefits of Flight Shield

Protect Your Investment
Shield your vehicle from climate extremes and contaminates that cause premature aging of the paint, oxidation and fading.
Superior Paint Revitalization
Restore aging and faded paint to its original look and brilliance for less than ten percent of the cost of repainting the vehicle.
Optimized Performance
FlightShield optimizes performance by improving laminar flow and reducing drag which saves fuel.

Our Sapphire V1 ceramic coating uses NANO CERAMIC technology to provide the most advanced protection we offer. Ceramic coatings are a 100% better replacement for your vehicle wax and polymer sealants. That means once coated, you won’t be waxing or polishing the paint anymore, just washing it. Unlike old-fashioned sacrificial wax barriers that melt at 100 plus degrees, ceramic coatings will last for years, not months, and aren't broken down by strong solvents or environmental contaminants like bird droppings. They offer the best protection for your paint next to wrapping it in PPF (Paint Protection Film).

The Benefits of SapphireV1

Sapphire V1 starts as a liquid glass that fills micro-pores in the paint resulting in a super smooth surface. Being smooth means that its harder to scratch as objects have a harder time digging in to the paint. Secondly, our coating offers a 9H pencil hardness protection which takes a Vehicles H3 clear to a 1200-degree protection and mind-blowing Gloss. We can show you samples of what Sapphire V1 looks like after it cures and literally becomes a sheet of glass. You also get a 5 Year Guarantee.

Ultimate Protection
Sapphire protects your car, boat, RV and aircraft from harmful UV rays, oxidation, abrasion, fallout, chemicals and other contaminates by curing and bonding to the surface creating a high-gloss, hard and durable protective layer that is guaranteed to last for years.
Ultimate Revitalization
Restores paint and gel-coat by removing years of oxidation and contaminants to reveal a brilliant and flawless finish.
Paint Life Extension
Backed by ASTM testing Sapphire extends the life of paint and gelcoat by providing an extremely durable barrier between the painted surface and the environment.
Save Money
Sapphire’s hydrophobic finish reduces cleaning expenses by repelling water and contaminants that can harm paint or gel-coat. Your investment will stay cleaner for longer, requiring less washing and no waxing.
Enhanced Finish
Sapphire’s ceramic high-gloss finish sets your car, boat, RV and aircraft apart from the rest and is sure to turn heads on the road, water and tarmac.
Environmentally Friendly
Sapphire saves water by reducing how often you need to wash your investment. It repels contaminants and our dry-wash system completely eliminates the need for water.

Common Questions About Ceramic Coatings

Q: What is the best way to wash a SapphireV1 coated surface?

A: Use a small amount of neutral car wash soap with water. Sponge wash, then dry with a soft cloth or chamois. Road tar, bugs, industrial contamination, and bird droppings must be removed as soon as possible.

Q: What happens to SappireV1 Ceramic Glass Coatings after 5 years?

A: Under normal circumstances, up to 70% of the SapphireV1 original protection will still be remaining on the paint. The old CS-II protection can be professionally removed and the product reapplied at any time.

Q: Can I add wax to or polish my vehicle?

A: Liquid polishes and waxes contain solvents that can remove the brighteners and/or drift into the deep layers of the paint. Most waxes and polishes also contain abrasives which can damage SapphireV1 coating. For these reasons, they are not recommended. While paste wax will not harm the finish and temporarily add to the paint’s gloss, it will not offer the paint any additional protection or shine.

Q: What about scratches or marks on my paint?

A: Very fine scratches may be corrected with the use of Sapphire V1 as directed. Heavier scratches may require professional attention. In some cases where the scratch has removed the majority of the paint, it may be required to do some touch up painting to cover it.

Q: What about after application?

A: Fortunately, there is no need to wash with special washing soap or shampoo. although it’s best to stay touchless when possible. Or have Us do it with are 100% Eco friendly car wash.

Q: Why can’t I apply SappireV1 products on a vehicle myself?

A: The application is a complicated process including a series of steps, chemicals and special equipment that requires training. Also sapphire is a product you cant find anywhere besides Alpha Auto Detailing.

The Ultimate Protection & Shine

Protect your investment with the very best specialty polymer and ceramic glass coatings. Schedule your appointment today.