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The benefits of getting your truck vinyl wrapped

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Is that old truck of yours in need of an overhaul? If you’re reading this, chances are it does need some love.

There’s no shame in admitting that it’s time to give that pickup a bit of an aesthetic update. After all of those years of use and abuse, that rig probably deserves a fresh look, and vinyl is here to help. Yeah, that’s right. Vinyl.

Nowadays, more and more people are turning toward vinyl wrapping their rigs instead of painting them. And there are a few really good reasons why this paint alternative continues to see a spike in popularity.

What is a vinyl wrap?

A vinyl wrap is an aftermarket product that can be used to protect and completely change the aesthetics of a vehicle. These adhesive vinyl wraps can be applied over a vehicle’s paint job and be stretched across either the entire vehicle or just in select spots.

Furthermore, vinyl wraps can be customized in a multitude of colors, designs, and patterns to personalize your vehicle for you or your business. This can include any logo or any other branding information you want to display.

Cost-wise, you should expect to pay at least $2000 to have a quality, full vehicle wrap, but this number pales in comparison to a new quality paint job, which can start from $4000 and go up from there.

Beyond price, the time your vehicle is indisposed while being wrapped typically only takes a few days. Whereas that new paint job could have your vehicle sidelined for weeks while the multiple layers of paint are waiting to dry.

Durability-wise, vinyl wraps can last up to 10 years with proper care, which is considered easier to maintain than a new paint job. A simple hand wash with car shampoo will work wonders to maintain the aesthetic for years to come, whereas paint jobs require the time to gently clean and regularly wax your vehicle’s exterior to maximize its longevity.

Why a vinyl wrap is a great upgrade for your truck

First and foremost, a vinyl wrap serves as an outstanding way to protect your truck’s exterior. You’ve invested time and money into maintaining your truck, so adding a layer of protection over its paint only makes sense.

This will not only keep your truck looking great for longer, but a vinyl wrap will maintain the resale value of the vehicle as well. These vehicles tend to be heavily used and oftentimes encounter unfavorable on and off-road conditions.

Vinyl wraps not only protect against damage but they can also be used to cover up previous damages that your vehicle may have accumulated over time before it was vinyl wrapped.

Work trucks in particular see a ton of use and take a beating from roads and rocks, which will quickly ruin the truck’s aesthetics and resale value. A vinyl wrap will make any old truck look new again and, in turn, make you look far more professional. Here’s how…

Branding and Awareness

One of the greatest benefits of a vinyl wrap is the branding opportunity it creates. If the truck in question is intended for commercial use, vinyl wraps are the way to get logos and other branding information on the vehicle in a jiffy for cheap.

Painting logos is extremely difficult, if not impossible at times. A commercial truck wrap can be printed with anything from complicated logos to specific designs, all while having phone numbers and other important information listed.

And if anything changes in your business, wraps are easy to remove, change, and reapply. Thus helping keep your commercial vehicle up to date with any information or logos that are needed.

Ease of Use and Removal

Another major upside to vinyl wraps is that, unlike paint jobs, vinyl is simple to change, remove, and replace. This makes customizing your personal or work truck much easier!

The removal process is relatively easy for a trained individual and won’t damage your truck at all. This allows you to change the aesthetics of your truck as many times as you choose with no damage to your vehicle, all with super short install times.

Now go get that wrap!

When preparing to vinyl wrap your truck, start thinking about the type of wrap you might need. Is this for personal aesthetics or business needs? Are you getting the entire vehicle wrapped or just select parts? From there, you can pick colors and/or a company design.

Getting your truck vinyl wrapped is really a no-brainer. Vinyl can completely transform your vehicle in any way you want, while also protecting the underlying paint to maintain the value of your truck.

All these benefits come at a much lower cost and are achieved far quicker than a paint job. And if you don’t like the final result or want to make a change, vinyl can be easily removed, allowing you the flexibility to transform your truck all over again.

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