FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

Wrap vs Paint

How long does it take to paint a car?

Painting a car can take anywhere from 2 days up to 3 weeks. The length of the process of painting a car will depend on the type of paint that is being used and the number of coats your car needs. Keep in mind that old car paint needs to be removed and possible scratches and dents need to be smoothed out before applying the first paint coat.

How long does it take to wrap a car?

Wrapping a car usually takes about 3 to 5 days. 


How much does it cost to get a car painted?

Painting a car using quality paint and professional service can cost anywhere from $2,000 to $10,000.  Low-quality paint jobs can cost you about $500.

How much does it cost to wrap a car?

The price of a car wrap will depend on the size of the car, whether you need a full wrap or a partial wrap, and the quality of the vinyl. In general, wrapping your car is cheaper than painting it. Professionally installed, high-quality car wraps can cost you anywhere between $2,500 to $5,000. 


How long does painting your car last?

Paint job durability will mostly depend on the quality of the paint and the number of paint coats applied. The durability will, again, depend on the maintenance you practice, exposure to UV rays and various hazards like scratching and denting.

How long does wrapping your car last?
Car wraps can last anywhere from 2 to 5 years. Properly maintained car wraps will last longer. Their durability and performance will depend also on the exposure to the UV rays, extreme weather conditions and temperatures. Often, car wraps have a protective coating that will shield the vinyl and improve its resistance to scratches and UV rays.


How to get paint off a car?

When you paint your car, the results are permanent. The only option to change the color is to re-paint the car.

How to remove a car wrap?

Car wraps are easy to remove without damaging the original paint underneath. This keeps the car’s resale value unharmed and will even benefit the overall value of a car. The process of removing a car wrap usually take about 3 to 5 hours. 

HOW DOES THE COST OF VEHICLE WRAP COMPARE TO OTHER FORMS OF ADVERTISING?

  • Unlike radio and TV, audiences can’t change the channel.

  • Reaches more consumer at a lower Cost Per Thousand Impressions (CPM) than ALL other forms of advertising.

  • Mobile marketing reaches nearly 85% of people in all income levels.

  • The average vehicle driven 15,000 miles a year will pass in front of nine million vehicles.

  • Powerful visual messages can target consumers of all ages and ethnic groups.

  • Transit advertising has grown to be the second largest segment of the outdoor advertising industry in terms of dollars spent (as of 2003) representing 19%.

VEHICLE WRAP STATISTICS

Vehicles wrapped with eye catching graphics are absolutely the most cost effective type of advertising available.

• 98% of in-car audiences indicated they noticed truck-side ads.
• Individual vehicle advertising generates between 30,000 to 70,000 daily vehicle impressions.
• Outdoor advertising deliver immediate results for advertisers. 29% say outdoor advertising caused them to visit a retail store within a week.
• 30% of mobile outdoor viewers base buying decisions on ads they see.
• 96% of Americans travel in a vehicle each as either a driver or a passenger in the past week.
• Mobile advertising is the most effective and efficient form of outdoor advertising.
• Mobile flexibility allows you to position your vehicle ad anywhere you want.

Companies with a fleet of vehicles increase their presence and recognition within their market as seen by these statistics.

• Fleet vehicle advertising boosts name recognition 15 times greater than other advertising media.
• Americans report spending an average of 15 hours per week in-car.
• Every traffic jam becomes a terrific marketing opportunity.
• Mobile advertising media reaches consumers not exposed to newspaper, radio and television.
• Unlike home mailers – your advertisements are not compared side-by-side to your competitors.
• Reach audiences of all ages, gender, backgrounds, income, professionals, and families.

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