How Much Does a Car Wrap Cost? And Nine Other Car Wrap Questions:Posted on September 5, 2018
If you’ve never purchased car wrap before, there are likely many questions you need to be answered before having it done. In this article, we will go through ten common questions people ask about car wrap. Whether you’re looking to get your car wrapped for personal or commercial reasons, this article will cover every question you may have in mind.
Can Car Wrap Be Removed?
The answer is simple – yes. If the car has been wrapped with quality materials and applied professionally, the removal process will be very easy. The key to removing it is applying heat and slowly pulling it back at a 45-degree angle – our engineers at our facility can handle this. This is why it’s important to only have your car wrapped by a company you trust – low-quality materials can result in damage to your car’s finish.
Are Car Wraps Durable?
This is one of the key advantages to having your car wrapped, as opposed to having it painted. Vinyl wrap can actually protect your car from damage, while it continues to look great as it doesn’t wear down. Catching the occasional rock or stone is unlikely to cause any cosmetic damage – whereas paint often will show damage.
How Much Does Car Wrap Cost?
The price of car wrap varies depending on the car itself and the work required. Partial wrap, such as just mirrors or spoilers, can range from £50 to £150. A full wrap can be anywhere from £250 to £3000. The easiest thing to do is enquire.
Can You Wrap Car Wheels?
Car Alloys can be wrapped but this will likely be a specialist job.
Can You Wrap Car Badges?
Yes, car badges can be wrapped, as long as they are removable.
Can You Wrap Trim/Grill?
For the grill: similar to the above, grills can be wrapped as long as they can be removed. Wrap can also be applied on the trim to leave a special “highlight” effect.
Can Car Wraps Be Washed?
It is not advisable to take a wrapped vehicle through a car wash, as the brushes and bristles may degrade and peel areas of the wrap. It is recommended to hand wash, as this is less likely to cause damage. Additionally, you may use a pressure washer to clean the car, however, do not use pressure above 2000 PSI, make sure you’re using a wide-angle spray and that the temperature is well below 60 degrees Celsius.
How Does Car Wrapping Work?
A wrap is essentially a large graphic or decal, which instead of being applied to a single part of a car, is applied to the entire body (in sections).
Why Do A Car Wrap?
The main reasons to have a wrap done varies depending on whether it is commercial or personal. Commercial car wrap if often to promote a brand or service, with the graphic reflecting the given industry. Personal wrap is simply for your own pleasure! It’s an inexpensive way of making your car look slick, whether you go with a matte or shiny finish.
Will Car Wrap Damage Paint?
As long as it is applied professionally and with high-quality materials, the paint will be undamaged.