3M Questions & Answers for Consumers for 3M™ Marine Solutions PPF
Paint protection film is the most effective way to protect your paint from abrasions and environmental damage. As such, VentureShield provides a durable protective barrier without altering the boat’s appearance to keep it’s appearance good as new.
It’s durable film, will protect your paint from scratches and scuffs as well as environmental damage.
If you come to resell the boat, the paintwork underneath the film will be as good as the day it was installed, so should command a higher resale price.
Ideally when purchasing the boat or at least before too much damage is incurred. Prevention is better than cure here so sooner the better!
Since the boat would need to be dry on land, we suggest that the job takes place in winter when maintenance works are usually scheduled.
If it doesn’t get scraped or too damaged and is cared for (it’s a paint protection film, so if you scrape a boat or quay the film may get damaged but your paint should be fine underneath) it should easily last for years. If needs be, you can repatch damaged critical parts.
Yes you can remove it (warming it up helps it to peel off) and it won’t leave a residue on the surface. If the paintwork was original when fitted, it won’t remove it either.
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