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Bug Shield

BUG GUARDS IN SEATTLE

FOR SAFETY AND PROTECTION. BUG SHIELDS OR HOOD DEFLECTORS ARE A GREAT LOOKING AND VERY EFFECTIVE WAY TO KEEP YOUR WINDSHIELD AND HOOD CLEAN.

When you care about your automobile, you want to keep it looking its best. However, nothing takes away from your vehicle’s great looks like a windshield full of smashed bugs or gouges in your paintjob. Thankfully, you won’t have to put up with these common issues with a Bug Deflector mounted on your vehicle. You’ll enjoy amazing front-end protection, improved driving conditions, and many other benefits. That’s because deflectors:

•    Redirect bugs from splattering against your windshield

•    Deflect rocks, gravel and other airborne debris from scratching your hood, fenders and windshield

•    Add a sleek, stylish finish to your vehicle 

Before we learn about how deflectors perform all these amazing feats, let’s take a quick look at the different deflector types.

As their name implies, Bug Deflectors are made to keep insects from making a mess on your windshield and hood. They also shield rocks, gravel and other debris from colliding with your hood, fenders and windshield.

Bug deflectors mount right on the leading edge of your hood, one of the most punishing positions on your vehicle. In order to withstand the harsh conditions, they’re built from rugged materials. Most are made from high-impact acrylic plastic. EGR, Auto Vent Shade, Lund And WeatherTech all manufacture bug deflectors from robust plastics. No matter which brand you go with, they all easily mount using either OEM-approved 3M adhesive or hidden screws.

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Whether you’re headed out on a cross-country road trip or driving down the block to the grocery store, chances are you’ll run into a bug or two on the way. It seems unavoidable. Their flight plans are always set on a collision course with your front-end. More than just disgusting, their gooey carcasses can impair your driving visibility by mucking up your windshield.

A Bug Deflector alters your front-end’s aerodynamics to launch wind up and over your windshield—not smack-dab into the middle of it. That way, when bugs zero in on your front window, the new wind current will send them sailing over your cockpit.

What’s more, a bug deflector will help prevent those plump pests from crash-landing onto your hood. You may think that their slimy corpses are harmless, but their guts can be quite damaging to your paintjob. Most insects have very acidic remains, which will fuse to your vehicle’s paint if left unwashed for a day or two. However, you won’t have to worry about this type of damage when you install a bug deflector.

Rock deflection resource

Aside from their acidic innards eating away at your paint, bugs don’t pose much of a physical threat to your vehicle. The same cannot be said for other airborne debris. Kicked-up rocks, gravel and other road rubble can leave nasty gouges, nicks and dents in your finish. Your hood is extremely vulnerable to this type of damage, along with your windshield and fenders. That’s where a bug deflector comes to the rescue yet again.

Also we offer Paint Protection Films From 3M to protect your paint and resale value. See the Paint Protection Page for more info. Look below to see the types of

BUG SHIELDS

Help protect paint and windshield from rock chips!

Westin Wade Bug Shields provide protection from expensive repairs due to damage from road debris. The one-piece, “off the hood” design, contours to the truck body providing the best hood protection against nicks and flying debris. Digitally engineered design resists flex, flutter, vibration and provides a perfect fit. Customize your truck with quick and easy to install Wade Bug Shields. Design varies by application.

INTERCEPTOR BUG SHIELD

Protect your truck or SUV hood with the old-school toughness of stout defense.

Protect your truck or SUV hood with the old-school toughness of stout defense. The LUND Interceptor® hood shield is the original full-height, wrap-around hood shield, protecting your hood paint, fenders and windshield against bugs, rocks and sand. The Interceptor is one of LUND’s most popular hood shields, because of the quality materials used in production. Heavy-duty polycarbonate is the basis for each Interceptor, a material often described as “virtually unbreakable”. The Interceptor® is also a styling accessory adding a customized look to your vehicle exterior.

FAQ

This is a question for us at our location. There are many makes and models of cars and trucks. Any painted surface of a car, truck, van, or SUV that is susceptible to bug damage and rock chips can be covered with paint protection film.

Paint Protection Film is most often used to cover the front portion of the hood and is also commonly applied to painted bumpers, mirror backs, truck bed rails, door handle inserts, door edges, rocker panels, mirror backs, wheel openings and more.

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