Wrapping a car is the practice of completely or partially covering a vehicle with with vinyl. Vehicle wraps have been used by businesses to turn their vehicles into a mobile billboard. But with recent advancements in the vinyl industry the prices of the vinyl wrap films have reduced and a variety of new colors and finishes have been introduced to the market. Recently vehicle wraps have been used by the automotive enthusiast to change the color, texture and finish of their vehicles.
What are the Pros of wrapping a car?
Significant exposure – According to studies from the Traffic Audit Bureau for Media Measurement (TAB), a vehicle wrap can generate 30,000 to 70,000 views per day.
Long-lasting – Applied wraps typically last three to five years, allowing you to get the most for your investment.
Protects finish – A wrap can help preserve a vehicle’s finish without hurting the resale value. Some customers even purchase one-color wraps in lieu of repainting their vehicles.
Easy removal/repair – A professional installer can cleanly remove a wrap and eliminate all traces of the installation. If you need to make changes to an existing wrap, the installer only needs to replace individual panels.
Exclusivity – Get the full benefits of advertising your business without sharing space with other advertisers (as you would with promotional mailers or rotating billboards).
No bidding process – You’ll have no competition with other businesses to advertise in prime locations.
Increased visibility for frequent drivers – Mobile advertising becomes increasingly more valuable for companies that put vehicles on the road frequently (such as delivery services or bus companies).
How durable are vehicle wraps?
It depends of climate and outdoor conditions. Typically, vehicle wraps are printed on sheets of cast or calendared vinyl. The primary difference between the two vinyl wraps is durability. Cast vinyl is best for long-term use of 4 to 7 years; calendared vinyl is appropriate for short-term or flat surface wraps lasting just 3 to 5 years .
What are the different types of vehicle wraps?
Complete wrap – Covers the entire surface of the vehicle. Includes perforated window film (known as “window perfs”) that covers glass surfaces without impacting the driver’s visibility.
Half wrap – Covers half the sides of the vehicle and extends around the back. Half wraps may also include a logo for the hood.
Window graphicsonly – Graphics printed on window perfs.
Vinyl lettering/spot graphicsonly – A simple and inexpensive solution that may include 1 to 2 colors, a company logo, and/or a call to action on the side of the vehicle.
How do you clean a vehicle wrap?
To increase the lifespan of your car wrap, you should have your vehicle hand washed. Using high pressure washers can decrease the life expectancy of your wrap.
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