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ABOUT US

Welcome to Rocket Auto Care, where we have turned our love for cars into an art form. With a burning passion for all things automotive, our dedicated team specializes in the meticulous craft of auto detailing.

 

Our mission? To restore, enhance, protect, and maintain the impeccable appearance of vehicles with unwavering dedication.

With over a decade of experience in the industry, Rocket Auto Care has honed its expertise in auto detailing, paint restoration, and paint protection for a wide range of vehicles, including motorbikes, boats, and everything in between.

 

As one of South Africa's most seasoned installers of PPF (Paint Protection Film), we have perfected our streamlined operation, enabling us to install over 10 cars per week flawlessly.

At Rocket Auto Care, we pride ourselves on delivering service offerings that are comparable with the best but often surpass expectations, setting new standards in the country.

 

Our commitment to excellence is unwavering, and we strive to ensure that every vehicle entrusted to us receives the utmost care and attention to detail.

Whether your car requires a comprehensive rejuvenation or a protective shield against the elements, our team of passionate experts is ready to transform your vehicle into a work of art.

 

Experience the difference at Rocket Auto Care, where our dedication to perfection fuels our drive to exceed your expectations every time.

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  • How long does the Paint Protection Film Process take?
    A Quarter Front takes around 1-2 days, a full front takes around 2-3 days and a full PPF vehicle warp 5-6 days, this includes preparing the car, paint correction, PPF application, curing and checking.
  • How do I wash my car after Paint Protection Film (PPF) Application?
    Any soap is fine to wash your car with, but at Rocket we do recommend hand wash only. We recommend you have your own bucket with microfibre cloths to prevent your car being washed with dirty cloths and therefore cause damage to the PPF and it’s self healing layer.
  • Is there any maintenance servicing needed for my Paint Protection Film (PPF)?
    We ask our clients to come back after 2-3 Weeks for a check up after PPF application to check curing has taken place properly. After this time, there is no need for a yearly check up/maintenance etc but if you have any concerns with your PPF we are always happy to check it out.
  • Can you apply ceramic coating to Paint Protection Film (PPF)?
    Yes! It helps to enhance the hydrophobic effect of the paint protection film. We also offer ceramic coatings for interior, glass and rims.
  • Why does my car need Paint Correction when it is brand new from a dealership?
    Even if a car is brand new and straight from a dealership there will be some small scratches/swirl marks present on the paint. Our PPF application process will improve it and add a protective layer of self healing film to your new car. This also make your new car look new a lot longer, hence keeping the value of your vehicle high.
  • How long will it take to detail my car?
    This depends totally on your car and a number of factors – we can give you more of an idea of this if you can bring your car to us for a full assessment.
  • How is Paint Protection Film (PPF) applied to my car?
    Our Premium film is applied by our skilled team of workers. It is applied with a special wet solution. Once the application is completed we let the vehicle stand in the sun for a certain amount of time, we then do final checks on all edges before delivery.
  • How long does ceramic coating last?
    The longevity of ceramic coatings can vary depending on the brand, quality, and maintenance. Generally, they can last anywhere from 2 to 5 years or even longer with proper care.
  • What are the benefits of ceramic coating?
    Ceramic coatings offer several benefits, including: Enhanced protection against UV rays, oxidation, and environmental contaminants. Increased hydrophobic properties, making it easier to clean the surface. Improved scratch resistance and swirl marks reduction. Long-lasting gloss and shine, giving the paint a deep, rich appearance
  • Can you apply ceramic coating to paint protection film?
    Yes! It helps to enhance the hydrophobic effect of the paint protection film. We also offer ceramic coatings for interior, glass and rims.
  • What is the application process for ceramic coating?
    12 step process vehicle preparation Vehicle is assessed and paint depth readings are taken around the car and documented Inside our indoor wash bay vehicle is carefully rinsed off and sprayed with a pre wash degreasing agent and then rinsed again Vehicle is sprayed with foam and then carefully washed panel by panel using the 2 bucket wash system, high quality soap and a soft wash mitt A clay bar is used to remove any surface contamination on the paint and glass NuVAX purge is used to remove iron contamination in the paint and vehicle A cleaning agent is sprayed on rubbers and badges and then cleaned with a soft brush and the vehicle is rinsed again Wheels are cleaned with a PH neutral wheel soap and soft brushes Callipers, wheel hubs, suspension parts and wheel wells are sprayed with a specialised cleaning agent and cleaned with various brushes and tools The vehicle receives a final rinse and is blow dried and then carefully patted down with a soft plush towel Door jambs are cleaned and dried Glass is cleaned with a dedicated ammonia free glass cleaner Vehicle is moved into a well lit detailing bay and wiped down with a iso panel wipe solution and is now ready to begin the paint correction process
  • Does ceramic coating eliminate the need for regular washing?
    No, ceramic coating does not eliminate the need for washing, but it does make washing easier and less frequent. While it helps repel dirt and contaminants, regular maintenance is still essential to keep the coating and the underlying paint in good condition.
  • Can ceramic coating protect against rock chips and deep scratches?
    Ceramic coatings offer some level of scratch resistance, but they won't provide complete protection against rock chips or deep scratches. It can help mitigate light surface scratches and swirl marks. We would recommend Paint Protection Film (PPF) for a higher protection against rock chips and deep scratches
  • Is ceramic coating only for cars?
    No, ceramic coatings can be applied to various surfaces, including motorcycles, boats, RVs
  • Can ceramic coating be applied on top of existing paint protection films (PPF)?
    Yes, ceramic coatings can be applied over paint protection films, enhancing their longevity and hydrophobic properties.
  • Can you apply wax or sealants on top of ceramic coating?
    While it's not necessary, you can apply wax or sealants on top of ceramic coatings to enhance the shine and add an extra layer of protection. However, make sure the product you use is compatible with ceramic coatings.
  • What is ceramic coating?
    Ceramic coating is a liquid polymer applied to the exterior surfaces of vehicles or other objects. It chemically bonds with the factory paint, creating a protective layer that enhances shine and provides long-term protection.
  • What is Car Detailing?
    Rocket Auto Care specializes in professional high-end car detailing services. Our comprehensive range of services includes exterior and interior detailing, paint correction, ceramic coating application, leather treatment, engine bay cleaning, and more. We are dedicated to providing the highest level of care for your luxury vehicles.
  • Why should I choose Rocket Auto Care for my car detailing needs?
    Rocket Auto Care stands out for its commitment to excellence. Our team of experienced detailing experts is passionate about cars and pays meticulous attention to detail. We use premium quality products and advanced techniques to achieve outstanding results. With us, you can trust that your high-end vehicle is in the hands of professionals who treat it as if it were their own.
  • How often should I have my car detailed?
    The frequency of detailing depends on several factors, including your driving habits, the climate in your area, and how well you maintain your vehicle. As a general guideline, we recommend getting a full professional detailing every 3 to 6 months to keep your luxury car in top condition.
  • Can you detail my classic or vintage car?
    Absolutely! We have experience in detailing a wide range of vehicles, including classic and vintage cars. Our detailing experts understand the specific needs of older vehicles and take extra care to preserve their original charm while restoring them to their former glory.
  • How long does a typical detailing session take?
    The duration of the detailing process varies depending on the condition of your car and the services requested. A standard full detailing session usually takes 2 days to complete. However, more extensive services like paint correction and ceramic coating application may require additional time. Our team will provide you with an estimated timeframe when you schedule your appointment.
  • Are your detailing products safe for my car's paint and interior surfaces?
    Yes. At Rocket Auto Care, we use only top-quality detailing products that are safe and specially formulated for high-end vehicles. Our team is well-trained in the proper application of these products to ensure the best results while preserving your car's surfaces. If you have any other questions or specific inquiries about our services, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. We are here to provide you with the ultimate car detailing experience for your prized high-end automobile.
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