Vinyl Car Wraps
Vinyl car wraps are getting to be more and more popular as a way to update older cars, helping them to look and feel new. Whole washing a car will do an excellent job of helping to keep its appearance looking fresh and pristine, over time, your car will no doubt start to show signs of aging. While you may be considering a new paint job to get your car looking great, a proper paint job can cost a ton of money. If you find yourself looking for another option, vinyl wrapping could be the answer.
The most obvious answer to why you should wrap your car with a vinyl wrap is that it easily and effectively changes its appearance. Wrapping, as opposed to painting, is cheaper than a well done paint job and it is easily reversible. If you are one of those people who change how you want to look from week to week or month to month, than vinyl wrapping could be a great solution for you. Wrapping goes on top of your actual paint coat and, through a very fine layer of film, changes your vehicle’s entire appearance.
Benefits of Wrapping
Wrapping has several benefits. While wrapping will not help to clear up rust spots or major imperfections in your car, it will help to give a newer look to your paint. If you car already has a well done paint job, vinyl wrap can help to protect this paint by covering it up. This means that outside factors like intense sunlight and inclement weather will be blocked. Another benefit to wrapping is that it makes your car extremely easy to wash. While these washings should be done by hand, vinyl wipes off very easily and dries quickly.
Types of Wrap
There are several different types of vinyl wrap and, which one you choose, will depend on different factors, including: budget, needs and how you want your car to look in the end. Body vinyl wraps are typically colored or carbon fiber and are breathable so that they do not damage the paint underneath. There are also vinyl wrapping for headlight and taillights which are waterproof and help to protect your light coverings. Carbon fiber wrappings protect the body of your car, because they are usually thicker than other vinyl wraps and can take more of a beating.
Another common use of vehicle wrapping is for advertising purposes. Advertising wraps are effective ways to display signage about your business while driving all over town. Vinyl wraps can be printed in any color, with any image on them and, because of the nature of vinyl, even windows can be covered, as long as the visibility requirements, set forth by state laws, is followed. In this way, your vehicle can be come a drivable billboard for your business. If you have a fleet of company vehicles, these can also all be wrapped so as it give an identity to your work cars.