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FAQ Vehicle Wrap Questions and Answers

How much does a car wrap cost?

Great question and there are many parts to the answer. Everything affects the final cost from the amount of time spent on the design, to the size and coverage amount of the vehicle, to the complexity of the installation. In the broadest of price ranges using a standard van size, a partial wrap could start as low as $500, although most will end up around $1200. A full wrap for a vehicle of comparable size could be as low as $2000, with a more typical cost being in the $2500-$3500 range. We invite you to stop by at any time to discuss your project or give us the details on your vehicle and we'll get an estimate together for you right away.

The good news is we can usually find a great design solution to meet any budget.

How long will my wrap last?
The durability of your wrap will depend on the quality of the material used, the quality of the installation, and the care and maintenance after the installation. Wrapping vinyl is rated for durability and removability, and we use only the best quality appropriate for the job. Durability ratings range from 2 to 7 years.
Is a wrap cheaper than a paint job?

It depends on what shop you choose to paint your car.  Some low cost shops can paint a vehicle for less than a wrap, but many are more expensive.  What is most important is that paint and vinyl are two different products.  Paint is a hard finish that will stand the test of time. A color change wrap will last for 5-8 years depending on the product and the care you give it. Color change vinyl wraps are also a great alternative to achieve special effects and textures. There are many interesting choices available today, and we'll be happy to show you samples of the latest technology.

Is my wrap guaranteed?

Yes and no. Some materials come with a manufacturers warranty that is subject to care and maintenance. Other factors will include the condition of the surface. Suspect areas such as rust, dents, repainted surfaces, and other conditions cannot be guaranteed. However, we want every customer to be satisfied with the value of every job we do, and we always do our best to perform repairs or replacement at a reasonable expense to you.

What do I have to do before I bring my vehicle in for wrap?

Your vehicle should arrive clean and free of rust, wax, and polish for proper adhesion. We will do final cleaning just before installation to remove any dirt that may have made its way onto the vehicle on its way here. An additional cleaning charge may be added to the final project is extensive cleaning is necessary before our installation.

How long will it take to wrap my vehicle?

Most wrap installations only take 1-3 days; however, there are things that need to be done leading up to the installation. This time includes design, your review, and approval, printing, lamination, and installation preparation. When leaving your vehicle for installation, we ask that you remove all personal and stored items, or request a 'walk-around' to make a note of all items left with the vehicle. Adventure Advertising is not responsible for loss or damage of such things without an agreement of possession.

How do I care for my wrap?

Keep your vehicle clean of dirt, grime, salt, and grease.

When washing your vehicle use a nonabrasive liquid cleaner.

Hand wash vehicle for the first two months while the wrap material adhesive cures. Ater that, we recommend hands-free car wash (like our friends at Mt. Battie Car Wash). Never use a high-pressure car wash.

Vehicle wraps can be treated the same as paint. Wash with care, attend to any scratches or other mishaps right away, and protect of direct sun damage with UV protecting wax.

Inspect the graphics regularly for any loose edges. If you find any, please stop by our shop for repair as soon as possible.

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