Car Wrap How To - Tips From the Pros

October 9, 2018

Are you considering tackling a car wrap project? Wrapping your car can be one of the most satisfying, yet challenging projects you can tackle as a DIY project to upgrade your ride's appearance. It seems simple on the surface, it's really nothing more than a big sticker right? What seems simple in theory, is more challenging that you might expect in reality.

 

The motto at Apex Customs is a car wrapper is more of an artist than a technician. Vinyl wrap application requires patience, a lot of prep, and a steady hand. Unlike bolting a supercharger to your V8, vinyl wrap is more of a nuanced skill which takes practice to really master. That's not to say that vinyl wrap doesn't make for an excellent at home garage project, just do yourself a favor and be sure to purchase a good amount of extra material for the inevitable bubble and rip while your acquire the touch of the heat gun and razor blade.  

Vehicle wraps provide a cost effective way to change the color of your car, truck, or SUV. Learning to master the art will allow you to change the color of your car to your hearts desire. If you want a black car in the winter, bust out the vinyl wrap and get to work. Yellow car in summer? Peel, clean and re-wrap! Who knows, you get good enough with the knife and you'll have a new a career at Apex Customs just waiting for you! 

Here are a few tips from the pro's at Apex to get you started off on the right foot:

 

If you start a DIY project and realize you may be in over your head, don't hesitate to drop us a line and we'll get you scheduled for the pro's to finish the job!

To learn more about car wraps, check out our vinyl wrap page here: Vinyl Wrap

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