Installing a Vehicle Wrap
There are many who do not know what vehicle wrap is and how it is installed. But, since you are reading this article, then you can get all the information that you need here. Below is a short discussion on vehicle wraps and vehicle cover installation in layman’s terms.
It is not difficult to know wrap a vehicle wrap is and it is simply a special material used to wrap a vehicle around. Vehicle wraps can have graphics or other custom art work that is applied to it. Vehicle wraps are cost-effective and a high quality alternative to custom car painting. Unlike paint, vehicle wraps can easily be removed if it has already accomplished its purpose. If you are just leasing a vehicle, then vehicle wraps are beneficial.
The first thing you need to decide upon if you are going to install vehicle wrap is the material to use. We will discuss the two common materials used for vehicle wraps below. You choose a material depending on your budget and the needs of your project. Below is a description of these materials and some reasons why you might choose one over the other.
If you want to make your vehicle looks like it is newly painted but is actually not, then you use a vehicle wrap. A common material to use for your vehicle wrap is cast film. Using cast film is great because your car will look like it is newly painted. The good characteristic of cast film is that it conform to the vehicle shape. The thickness of cast film is 2 mm, thus giving your vehicle a painted look. This type of material is also extremely durable and lasts up to five years. However, the price of cast film is higher than the other materials used for vehicle wraps.
The other material used in car wraps is vinyl. You cannot fully wrap your vehicle with vinyl but you can use it for individual graphics. And this is why it ism ore affordable. This wrap is affordable and can be used for low-budget projects. However, it is less durable and prone to aesthetic abnormalities. Vinyl wraps also look grade but will not last a long time.
You need to clean your car exterior before applying the wrap. All waxes and other substances should be removed so that the wrap will stick. If you want the wrap to be applied easily, you need to make sure that the temperature is optimal. With a vinyl wrap, put the material on the place where it should go and then tape is with masking tape. With a squeegee, apply the vinyl before removing the tape. Use a tool to release the air bubbles trapped inside. You will need a sharp blade for cutting and trimming around door handles wheel wells etc. for a full vehicle wrap. If you want to have fun, then you can make it a DIY project.