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The Pros and Cons of Vinyl Wrapping Your Car

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How to Vinyl Wrap A Car

Vinyl wrapping isn’t anything new. In fact, vinyl wrapping can be traced back to the 1950s when hot rodders sought out custom lettering and logos. It wasn’t until the brink of the 21st century that vinyl wrapping became the new fad on the street. Read on to learn car wraps pros and cons.

The Pros and Cons of Vinyl Wrapping

You might be wondering why paint jobs are even a thing anymore ever since vinyl wrapping rose to stardom. The truth is, paint can still hold advantages over vinyl. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of vinyl wrapping.

The Pros

Changing the appearance of your vehicle is exciting. However, if you like to change your mind every year, paint can get expensive. No shame in being indecisive—it just means that a traditional paint job isn’t for you. 

Whether you want prismatic patterns or flame fenders, you can customize your vehicle however you want, whenever you want. Take care of your vinyl properly and it can last you upwards of 10 years. You can also DIY vinyl wrap your car if you are a do-it-yourselfer.

The Cons

There are times when paint prevails. If you’re a classic car collector in the business of selling trailer queens and showroom stoppers, then you definitely don’t want vinyl. In the same vein, a professional paint job can significantly increase the resale value of your vehicle. 

If you’re not trying to boost your resale value and would like a flexible alternative to paint, then vinyl is most likely ideal for you and your lifestyle.

How to Wash Your Vinyl-Wrapped Car?

Just because your car is vinyl-wrapped doesn’t mean you’re off the hook for regular cleanings. Ensure your ride remains nice and shined up all year long with CleanTools.

For the most part, you can wash your vinyl-wrapped car just as you would if it had traditional paint. The only difference is that you should avoid brush car washes. Use a car-friendly soap and dry it off with a gentle, absorbent towel.

Can I Get My Car Detailed After It’s Been Wrapped?

Of course! Pick your favorite wax to protect your glossy vinyl from losing its luster. It will extend the life of your vinyl, too. CleanTools offers a collection of professional detailing products that you can use on your vinyl-wrapped ride. 

Give your car a showroom shine with the Glosser®—a non-woven, three-layer microfiber cloth designed to remove dirt, gunk, and grime. This microfiber cloth contains an inner layer of wax and is safe for all types of finishes, including vinyl.

Don’t Hit The Road Without CleanTools

Hopefully, now you have learned about the pros and cons of car wrap. You’re a proud car owner. Take some pride in the way your vehicle looks with CleanTools.

Let’s be honest; dirty cars don’t get the best reception. Turn heads when you roll up to the next stoplight with a clean, shiny vehicle polished by our products. Whether you need to replace your drying towel or want to get down to the nitty-gritty of detailing, CleanTools has got your car covered from the wheels to the headliner.

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