We take a great deal of pride in making sure that you have the best possible product that we can deliver. Please read our frequently asked questions below.
Recharge is engineered to be used as both a maintenance coating for traditional coated surfaces or as a stand-alone protection. It works with any coating brand to help maintain gloss, self-cleaning, UV protection and slick surface feel. As a stand-alone, it also provides those features.
HydroSilex Recharge creates an extremely slick surface which serves as a repellent from environmental contaminants, while providing UV protection against fading.
HydroSilex Recharge is a ceramic-based coating, it is not designed to resist scratches like a conventional glass coating.
HydroSilex Recharge can be used on virtually any surface. It can be applied to bare metal, stainless steel, aluminum, glass, plastic, wood, fiberglass, stone, marble tiles, automotive paint, gel coats and more.
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HydroSilex Recharge is available to everyone. Both the professional installer and public consumer can purchase this product. Unlike some professional products that are only available to approved installers, we make our product available to everyone. We do not offer exclusivity on our products.
HydroSilex Recharge is extremely easy to use! It's as easy as spray on and wipe/rinse off. Unlike other maintenance coatings that only have one method of application. HydroSilex Recharge can be applied numerous ways. It can be applied using both wet and dry methods. Refer to our "How to Install" section for instructions on each method of application. If you have used a detailer spray, the installation is very much the same.
Yes, it can be applied using the recommended mixing ratio for application with a foam cannon. Mix 1 to 2 ounces of Recharge in a typical 32oz foam cannon bottle, with water. For a heavier application, simply pour Recharge into the foam cannon bottle, then apply. Pour any unused product back into Recharge bottle when finished. Make sure that your foam cannon is properly set up and adjusted to minimize waste of product. A simple quick pass is usually all that is required.
By design, HydroSilex Recharge gives instant hydrophobic effect upon contact. Because it is engineered to be applied wet, the surface can be exposed to water immediately. Yes, HydroSilex Recharge creates a slick surface that is extremely hydrophobic and thus creating a self-cleaning surface that requires less maintenance.
HydroSilex Recharge can last from 6 to 8 months, but will last indefinitely longer if used routinely as it was designed. The product is designed to be layered, so the more often it is used, the longer the durability and effect.
Yes, HydroSilex provides protection against oxidation and fading from UV exposure.
14 days if it was baked or 30 days if it was air dried.
Yes, HydroSilex Recharge is great for use on Paint Protection Film as those products do not have built in protection against UV exposure. It will help keep those surfaces easy to clean by creating a slick barrier, without the common build up by waxes and sealants on the edges of the film.
Marine is a higher dilution for a more porous surface such as a gelcoat.
HydroSilex Recharge was designed to be continually used for maintenance and to have the ability to be layered. Which means that the product can be applied and will add an additional layer to the existing Recharge layer on the surface with each use. It is recommended to allow a week between applying a layer.
Hydrosilex is an instantaneously curing product. Given that information applying in direct sun can cause the product to set too quickly causing high spots or an uneven coating on the vehicle.
Yes, Hydrosilex is a multi-surface friendly product that can be used on almost any surface, including vinyl wraps; giving you the benefits that you have seen in our videos.
A typical application will take approximately 4 to 6 ounces per vehicle depending on the size of the vehicle. For example, if you have a mid-size or sports car, a 16 ounce bottle will give you about 3 to 4 applications. For dry and wet applications, a light mist is all that is usually required.
If the application looks hazy, it usually do to the following:
1. The product was not rinsed properly until the water runs clear.
2. The was allowed to dry on the surface and was not leveled fast enough
3. Too much product was applied to the surface
To remove it or level it, use a water rinse to immediately to level the product onto the surface. Do this until the water runs clear. You can also use a clean, dry microfiber towel to buff the areas. A simple rewash of the vehicle can also be done to level out the excess product.
Recharge is designed as a replacement for traditional waxes and sealants. Our recommendation is to install Recharge as the sole product and not in conjunction with a wax or sealant. Those products will not add any additional benefits and can interfere with the features of Recharge. For automotive paints, if the vehicle requires claying, removing the contaminants will create an even slicker surface when using Recharge.
Please note our shipping timeframes:
Hawaii up to 3-6 weeks to ship via UPS SurePost
Alaska up to 2-3 weeks to ship via UPS SurePost
USA up to 3-7 business days via UPS SurePost
Canada up to 3-7 business days
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