Should I Wrap My Car?

Af first, what is a Car Wrap? A car wrap uses the vinyl film wrapped over a whole car body or part of panels of a vehicle, which can let you easily change its appearance. The vinyl wrap has lots of options that have a glossy finish, matte finish, and chrome effect, in any color, or gradient color,  and even can be customized with your favorite colors and patterns, the only limit to your options is your imagination, and your budget.

Car wraps are fast growing over the past decade, you may see a car with a chrome-like finish or emblazon in gradient color on the street, it 99% chances are wrapped in vinyl rather than painted. When you get bored with the original appearance of paint on your vehicle, wrapping allows you to change the look of your ride in an easy and economical way.

1. Cost of Car Wrap vs. Paint work
Wrapping a car will still come at a cost, but, a high-quality and custom paint job is expensive. A vehicle wrap will save you a significant amount of money. The average cost of a paint job was over $4000, while compare to wrapping the car, the costs that average in the $1200-$2000, there is a big gap between the two.

Coming to time cost, the standard paint job usually includes sanding the body and removing rust, paint, and drying your vehicle, to complete the project may take up to a month, when wrapping a car need to take 1-2 days.

An important thing to note is that the vinyl wrap covers your car’s original paintwork, it offers a level of protection. Once wrapped, your paint won’t be exposed to the sunlight, and the wrap will provide some protection against small knocks.

Once you want to return your car to its original color, or you’d like to try a new appearance, the wrap is easy to remove. There is one of the benefits of wrapping you’re free to go as wild as you wish with your color or designs! Plus, if you decide to sell your car, you have the option of reverting to the original factory color.

So is it better to wrap your car? It depends on the situation, but it’s specific easier and cheaper to wrap your car than repaint it.