Getting your car wrapped is one of the best things you can do to increase the visual appeal of your vehicle. However, wrapping your car is a long-term decision and investment. Like any other big life choice, you always want to go into getting a wrap having all of the essential questions answered.
At Jekyll & Hyde’s, we give our clients full transparency and are ready to answer all questions about our process. To save you some time and help you make a quick decision about getting wrapped, here are the answers to seven of the most common questions we get regularly.
1. What is a Car Wrap?
This may seem like a basic question, but it’s definitely one we answer all of the time. A car wrap is a large piece of vinyl that is printed with a design or with a straight color. Our experienced team then applies the wrap over your vehicle’s current paint job and gives it a new long-lasting look without the stress of repainting your car or truck.
Car wraps can be partial wraps, which cover only certain sections of the vehicle, or full wraps, which cover the entire vehicle from bumper to bumper. They are also used widely across commercial sectors to create advertising vehicle fleets and give brands visibility on the road.
2. How Much Does a Car Wrap Cost?
The cost of a car wrap depends on a few factors, including the size of the vehicle and the complexity of the design. On average, however, most car wraps cost between $2000 and $4000.
Before you commit to any car wrap, the team at Jekyll & Hyde’s can help you understand the true costs behind your vehicle wrap job.
3. How Long Does it Take to Apply a Car wrap?
Typically, a vehicle wrap takes around 9 hours to complete. Based on the size of your vehicle and the complexity of the total job, it can take up to 3 days to apply a full wrap to a vehicle.
4. How Long Will a Car Wrap Last?
The beauty of car wraps is that they are durable when properly cared for. If you can maintain the integrity of your wrap, you can expect it to turn heads on the street for up to 5 years!
5. Can I Wash My Car if it Has a Wrap?
Yes! You can wash your wrapped vehicle just as you would any other vehicle. Just be sure to use gentle soap and avoid scrubbing too hard, as this could damage the vinyl and lead to premature wrap repair and replacement.
6. What Are the Benefits of Getting a Vehicle Wrap?
There are many benefits to getting your vehicle wrapped! Car wraps are an excellent way to promote your business or brand because they turn your vehicle into a moving billboard that can reach thousands of people daily.
Aside from being an attention-grabber, car wraps are an excellent way to protect your vehicle’s original paint job. With a wrap in place, you can successfully add a barrier against UV rays, Finally, car wraps offer superior protection for your paint job by acting as a barrier against scratches, dings, and UV rays.
7. Are There Downsides to Getting a Car Wrap?
The only real downside to getting your vehicle wrapped is that it's temporary! Over time, exposure to the elements and the wear of the road will take its toll. When that time comes, you'll need to decide to remove your wrap and live with your original paint job or replace it with a new design.
Outside of making this choice, there really aren’t any downsides to getting a car wrap. The right wrap company can offer a quick application; they protect the integrity of your original paint job, and they make your car or truck look its best.
If you’re ready to make a visible change to your vehicle but don’t want to face the hassle of a new paint job, Jekyll & Hyde’s can apply a vinyl wrap that we know you’ll love.
Whether you have an original design in mind or just want a new color on your car, we’re here to help. Contact us today to learn more about our services.