There are many reasons why people choose to change the color of their vehicles. Two of the most popular ways to do this is through repainting and vinyl wrapping. This article will discuss why vinyl wrapping is the preferable option, and how you can vinyl wrap your car for business.

Vehicle Wraps vs Repainting

 Car RepaintingVehicle Wraps
ApplicationTakes 1 – 3 weeksTakes 6 – 7 hours
CostsProfessional cost: $1000 – $5000Professional cost: $2,500 – $5000
Durability and MaintenanceDepends on quality of paint used; Requires regular waxingLasts 2-10 years; Wet cloth keeps surface clean
Customization OptionsOnly one color to choose for applicationColor, texture, and even personalized graphic designs can be applied

Repainting your car

Having your car repainted is costly and time consuming. Aside from removing the upholstery inside the car, a professional will also need to find the right kind of paint which will yield high quality results without damaging the car. It will also take them more time to apply and dry the coats of paint onto the vehicle. If the results are not to your liking, it would be costly and difficult to change the color again.

Vinyl wrapping your car

Vinyl wrapping is the process of applying thick sheets of pressure sensitive vinyl film to individual panels of a car. This process can achieve a finished and painted look for the car in a shorter period of time. Vinyl wraps are also reversible, so if you are unsatisfied with the results, the vinyl can be peeled off easily. Vinyl wraps are also offered in a variety of colors and textures, or you may even print your own design onto the vinyl film.

Advantages of Vehicle Wraps over Repainting

Aside from being longer-lasting and low maintenance, vehicle wrapping your car can preserve its original value. Since it is reversible, the car’s original color will be unaffected, unlike with repainting. Additionally, the thick vinyl acts as an added layer of protection to your car against regular road debris.

Vehicle Wraps for Your Business

With the option to create a custom designed vinyl wrap, you can transform your vehicle into a mobile billboard for business. Small businesses are now vinyl wrapping their cars to gain more brand recognition and create an impression on a larger demographic, rather than paying for an expensive marketing campaign.

As your vinyl wrapped car travels, you can reach more customers in a more cost-efficient and less intrusive way. You don’t need to interrupt potential customers with a flashy commercial. Instead, they will be able to recognize your business even while they are stuck in traffic or waiting at a parking lot.

Install a Vehicle Wrap for Your Car

Image Fleet Graphics is your one-stop shop for vehicle wraps in Pennsylvania. We design, print, and install vinyl car wraps with our 3M certified team, backed by a warranty with industry pioneer 3M MCS. For low rates and a fast turnaround time, you can customize your vehicle to advertise your business. Reach out to us for more information.