How to Apply Paint Protection Film

No more paint chips!

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Rags > Microfiber towel
  • Utility knife

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • 3M Paint Defender kit or other paint protection film
  • Poly sheeting
  • Clean-edge masking tape
  • Car washing supplies