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At Exclusive Detail, our automotive paint protection services create peace-of-mind for vehicle owners in and around Charlotte, NC. To take the first step in providing unmatched care for your car’s appearance, fill out the form on this page. If you have questions along the way, please consult our Frequently Asked Questions below. We will review your submission and contact you shortly if our services are a good fit for your needs.

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Prep Work

Before applying any permanent protection, we have to get the paint in perfect condition. We will wash and decontaminate the exterior paint, and may need to perform paint correction.

What's the current condition of your vehicle's paint?

Flawless

The vehicle is completely free from swirl-marks and other paint defects.

Light Swirls

The paint is in good condition, but has some minor swirl marks on some panels.

Heavy Swirls

The vehicle has some significant swirl marks or other paint defects on multiple panels.

Deep Scratches

The vehicle has deep scratches and other serious paint defects multiple panels.

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Our Services

Whether you're looking for long-term paint protection, or your car just needs to be refreshed and rejuvenated, you've come to the right place.

What type of service are you looking for today?


Our most popular service! Paint Protection Film defends against rock chips, scratches, chemical stains, and more. Prep work will be performed before adding protection. For the best results, combine with a Ceramic Coating.


A Ceramic Coating keeps your car cleaner for longer and makes it easier to wash, all while adding a layer of protection. Prep work will be performed before Coating is applied. For the best results, combine with Paint Protection Film.


Our detailing services are for the enthusiasts who want their well-maintained vehicles restored to better-than-new condition.

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Thank you for your interest in Exclusive Detail

At this time we only offer services in Charlotte, NC.
But wherever you call home, we hope our educational content can help you as you discuss your paint protection needs with a local provider.

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Paint Condition

The full exterior and wheels will be meticulously hand-washed. Paint will be fully decontaminated and paint correction will be performed to remove paint defects. A six-month protective sealant will be applied.

Please note we are currently not offering interior detailing.

What's the current condition of your vehicle's paint?

Light Swirls

The paint is in good condition, but has some minor swirl marks.

Heavy Swirls

The vehicle has some significant swirl marks or other paint defects.

Deep Scratches

The vehicle has deep scratches or other paint defects multiple panels.

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Vehicle Size

To start, we need to know a little bit about your vehicle. A vehicle's size has a significant impact on the cost of a project.

Small Sedan or Compact Car

Mid-Sized Sedan or Sports Car

Large Sedan or Small SUV

Large SUV or Truck

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Paint Protection Film

Paint Protection Film is the most comprehensive form of defense you can establish between your car and all that can damage your car’s appearance. Our premium films will protect your vehicle from rock chips, small scratches, chemical etching, and more. You can choose to wrap highly vulnerable areas, or wrap the entire vehicle for maximum protection.

How much film coverage are you looking for?

A Partial Front includes the front bumper, front of hood, front of fenders, and mirrors.

A Full Front includes the front bumper, full hood, full fender, and mirrors.

A Fully Body wrap provides protection for all exterior, painted surfaces.

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Additional Services

While your vehicle is in our care, take advantage of these other opportunities to upgrade your ride and add protection.


Drive in comfort and protection with a premium, Nano-Ceramic Window Tint blocking heat and harmful UV rays.


Create a hydrophobic surface on your vehicle's exterior glass, keeping your windshield and other windows free from contaminants.



Add a premium Interior Coating to protect your upholstery from spills and UV damage.


Prolong the life of your convertible top by treating it with a hydrophobic soft-top coating.

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Ceramic Coating

A Ceramic Coating is a liquid polymer that is applied by hand to a vehicle’s exterior. After application, the coating bonds with the vehicle’s factory paint, creating a layer of protection. A Ceramic Coating can be applied on top of a Paint Protection Film, or directly to the vehicle's paint and wheels.




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Services in Charlotte, NC

We're glad you're choosing Exclusive Detail, and we're excited to partner with you for the good of your car. Please note that, though our brand has an international audience, we currently only offer services in Charlotte, NC.

Are you seeking services in Charlotte, NC?


Yes, I live in the Charlotte area or plan to ship my vehicle to Charlotte, NC.


No, I am seeking services in another state or country.

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Paint Protection Film FAQs

How much does Paint Protection Film cost?
That depends on how much coverage you want. The cost of Paint Protection Film application could range from around $800 for minimal coverage to over $5,000 for full coverage. You can view the available kits for your specific make and model by following this link. Note that the prices shown are the material cost alone and do not include prep work and installation labor.
How long do I need to leave my vehicle for Paint Protection Film application?
In order for us to spend a sufficient amount of time preparing your vehicle’s paint and applying the film, you will need to leave your vehicle with us for at least one day for partial coverage, and multiple days for full coverage. Please fill out the form on this page and we will determine the length of time needed for your specific vehicle.
What are the different coverage options?
You can apply Paint Protection Film to particularly vulnerable areas (like the front bumper, hood, fenders, rearview mirrors, rocker panels, and rear wheel arch), or you can cover the entire vehicle for maximum protection. You can view the available kits for your specific make and model by following this link.
Which brand do you use or recommend?
Our most popular film is XPEL Ultimate. We are factory trained and certified XPEL installers. We are also certified to install Suntek Ultra, LLumar Platinum, and 3M Scotchgard Paint Protection Films. Learn more about the differences between leading Paint Protection Film brands.
Can Paint Protection Film be used with a Ceramic Coating?
Yes. In fact, that is the best form of automotive paint protection you can purchase for your vehicle. A Paint Protection Film is applied to the most vulnerable parts of your vehicle, and a Ceramic Coating is applied on top of the film and over all exterior painted surfaces. Learn more about using Paint Protection Films and Ceramic Coatings together.
What do I need to do after application?
After application you should wait at least 7 days before washing the vehicle. After that, you can wash your vehicle as you normally would. If you are using a pressure washer, be sure to stay 8–12 inches from the edge of the film in order to prevent peeling. If using compressed air, keep the nozzle one foot away from exposed edges. Avoid wiping or cleaning the film in direct sunlight. If the film is not covered with a Ceramic Coating, you should apply a high-quality wax or sealant regularly. Finally, do not use a powered buffer on the film.
Will Paint Protection Film change the color of my car?
No. A good clear bra is a virtually invisible urethane film that is both stain and fade resistant. It won’t impact the color of your car. Learn more about the history and technology behind Paint Protection Film.
How does Paint Protection Film self-heal?
The self-healing technology describes clear bra’s ability to return to its original form after washing marks, swirl-0marks, or other light scratches are introduced into the surface of the film. Paint Protection Film will not heal if the film is fully punctured or torn. Learn more about the history and technology behind Paint Protection Film.
How long does Paint Protection Film last?
Our leading film, XPEL Ultimate, is warrantied for 10-years.
Can Paint Protection Film be removed?
Yes. Our trained professionals can remove Paint Protection Film without damaging your car.

Ceramic Coating FAQs

How much does a Ceramic Coating cost?
Opti-Coat Pro+ starts at $1200. Please view our Ceramic Coating options above.
How long do I need to leave my vehicle for Ceramic Coating application?
In order for us to spend a sufficient amount of time preparing your vehicle’s paint and applying the coating, you will need to leave your vehicle with us for at least one day, and potentially multiple days depending on the state of your car’s paint and the options you choose. Please fill out the form on this page and we will determine length of time we will need for your specific vehicle.
Which brand do you use or recommend?

We are factory trained and certified installers of Opti-Coat Pro+.

What's the difference between a Ceramic Coating and a wax
Ceramic Coatings and traditional waxes or sealants serve similar purposes. Both are aimed at providing a level of protection from environmental contaminates and enhancing a vehicle’s gloss. However, a Ceramic Coating is a higher performing and more permanent solution. While a traditional wax has to be reapplied every few months, a Ceramic Coating provides multi-year protection. Learn more about the benefits of Ceramic Coatings.
Will a Ceramic Coating eliminate the danger of scratches, rock chips, and swirl marks?
No. A Ceramic Coating does not make your car bullet-proof. In fact, the scratch resistance of Ceramic Coatings is often exaggerated. While the surface of a cured Ceramic Coating is harder than a vehicle’s factory clear coat, it is still susceptible to chips and scratches. Learn more about Ceramic Coatings.
Is a Ceramic Coating an alternative to Paint Protection Film?
No. While a Ceramic Coating does provide a level of protection for your cars paint, it is no substitute for the comprehensive protection provided by a premium Paint Protection Film (otherwise known as Clear Bra). A premium Paint Protection Film is far thicker than a Ceramic Coating, and its surface is designed to self-heal from chips and scratches. Learn more about the differences between a Ceramic Coating and a Paint Protection Film, and how you can use them together for ultimate protection.

Premium Detailing FAQs

How much does a Premium Detail cost?
A Premium Full Detail starts at $350. View our full pricing structure here.
Do I need an appointment to have my car detailed?
Yes. We work by appointment only. Please fill out the form on this page to schedule your service.
How long do I need to leave my vehicle for a Premium Detail?
In most cases, you can drop your car off in the morning and pick it up in the evening. Some jobs will require leaving your car with us for multiple days.
What is paint correction?
Some vehicles have paint damage that requires more than just a simple polish to fix, and that’s why we offer paint correction as a separate detailing service. Subpar polishes can sometimes fill deep scratches and swirls but to make sure they are truly removed, we use premium products and dedicate the time required to do the job correctly.
What should I do to preserve my car’s paint?
A premium Paint Protection Film will protect your car’s paint from rock chips, small scratches, chemical etching, and more. A Ceramic Coating will help keep your car clean and will make it easier to wash. Learn more about using the two together to protect and preserve your car’s paint.