A vinyl car wrap can help you change the appearance of your car completely by adding a new design or changing its colour. In addition to aesthetic changes, there are a number of other benefits that a car wrap can provide, including the protection of the original paint on your car. A wrap will serve as defence against scrapes and scratches that will inevitably occur over time.
A vinyl car wrap is a great investment but many people wonder how long it will last. This is a great question because the answer may influence your decision. Generally, car wraps will last for up to seven years and, sometimes, even longer. The reason it varies is because each car and wrap are different and certain factors will affect the lifespan of your wrap. For example, the type of vinyl wrap, your maintenance routine and where you park your car will all affect the amount of time your wrap will last. The proper care will help extend the life of your vinyl wrap, so be sure to keep this aspect in mind.
There are other things you can do as well that will extend the lifespan of your wrap, so if you want to enjoy your vinyl car wrap for as long as possible, make sure to do the following:
Use a high-quality vinyl wrap
The right materials will make a very big difference, so make sure that only the best materials are being used. Low-quality wraps that are cheap will not last as long and you will be able to tell the difference between the two types of wraps as quality makes a world of difference.
Wash your car frequently
This will ensure that grit and grime do not accumulate, which is very important so that they do not eat away at your car’s vinyl wrap. If you want to enjoy your wrap for a long time, you must treat it well; otherwise, the lack of care will negatively affect its lifespan. Washing your car regularly will also ensure that your vinyl wrap is always clean so that it remains in great condition and your car looks its very best.
Limit sun exposure
Limiting the amount of sun exposure that your car receives will help preserve your vinyl wrap, so park your car in a garage or in the shade, if possible, so that your car is out of the sun’s way. The heat from the sun can affect a vinyl wrap and if your car is always baking under the sun’s rays, it will decrease the lifespan of your vinyl wrap significantly.
If you want to give your vehicle a new look, the experts at Landon Graphics can help. We are located in Edmonton and specialize in car tints, ceramic pro coating, custom vehicle decals and more. Contact us today for all of your vinyl car wrap needs!