21 Dec 2018
Often you will see cars, or perhaps more often vans, with unique graphics and wish you could have some good ones on your car too. What you may not realize though is that you easily can if that is what you would like. In fact, vinyl wraps are fast becoming almost as popular as repainting a car and with good reason.
When wanting to make a car look its best, in the past most people had opted to repaint it but that can be costly for a good professional job, costing perhaps as much as $10,000 if done by a good professional with quality paint. A much cheaper option which can look equally impressive is to have your car wrapped as even for the best professionals using the most expensive wraps, the cost will probably be less than $5000.
Saving money though on renewing the look of a car is often not the reason why many people are opting to wrap their cars instead of painting them. The other reasons why people opt for wrapping instead of painting is because a professionally wrapped car will look better for longer than a new paint job, perhaps lasting twice as long. What this of course means is that a wrapped car will often still look good when it comes to reselling it and so may well fetch a better price.
One of the reasons why a wrap looks better than paint for a longer period is because it is tough, able to withstand shabby road conditions which can all too often leave paint chipped. The vinyl used to wrap cars is also able to withstand harsh sunlight without fading which many people wish paint could do as it is bright sunlight which often makes a car need a new coat of paint sooner than expected.
Another reason people are opting wrap is that the vinyl will remain to look good with only a regular wash with soap and water whilst for a painted car, the polish is needed regularly in order to keep up its best appearance. Just as with a painted car, graphics can be placed on a car as either advertisement or just for show and the vinyl vehicle graphics also need little if any maintenance to keep them looking their best.
In this modern era often it is not a case of just having the best but also showing you have the best and having a fancy looking ride with dramatic graphics is often thought of as looking the best whilst an ordinary painted car, regardless of how good it may be, always will look drabber and less impressive.
Of course, the reason why vans are often wrapped more often than cars is because vans are more often than not used by businesses and graphics advertising that business, wrapped on their vans is an effective yet cheap way of advertising and letting the business’s name to be better known in many areas the van may visit either on business or otherwise.