Can I get in touch with a live person at WrapGods?
Of course you can! You can either contact us through our Live Chat located on the bottom right of our website and we will respond to you within a couple minutes. We are available to respond to your inquires via Live Chat between the hours of 9AM – 5PM Eastern Standard Time on weekdays. If you prefer to contact us through email, our email is: email@example.com We are available to respond to your inquires via email between the hours of 9AM – 5PM Eastern Standard Time on weekdays and we’ll be glad to assist you or you can give us a call at (438) 836-6771 & ( 514) 458-1639.
What is vehicle vinyl wrapping?
A vehicle vinyl wrap describes the automotive aftermarket practice of completely or partially covering a vehicle's original paint with a vinyl wrap of a different color, and sometimes the same color with a differing finish like a gloss, matte or clear protective layer. Other terms used to refer to vehicle vinyl wrap are car wrap, paint wrap, color change wrap, vehicle graphics, and paint protection film.
Where did vehicle vinyl wrapping start ?
Vehicle vinyl wrap and color change wraps grew in popularity out of the wrap advertising business. A large milestone in the shift from small production vinyl lettering to a full vehicle vinyl color change took place in Germany in 1993 when the vinyl manufacturer Kay Premium Marking Films (KPMF) was asked to produce a film to be used in place of paint for the purpose of converting cars into taxis. At this time, German taxi companies were required by law to paint their fleets in a government mandated color, beige. KMPF provided an alternative to painting, which allowed taxi companies to bring a large fleet of vehicles into compliance with German law while maintaining the future resale value of the vehicle. Prior to this point, decommissioned taxis were heavily discounted or had to be completely repainted. With the use of vinyl vehicle wraps there was no need to repaint them or discount them as the vinyl could be removed without damaging the paint underneath. KPMF documented after 3 years of taxi service was complete, the vinyl was removed leaving a pristine and unscratched paint surface. Wrap installers that performed advertising vinyls, began to offer accent and full vinyl wraps as a cosmetic enhancement. Vehicle owners, correspondingly drove demand and requested vinyl wraps that suited their desires. Rather than advertise a company or brand, vehicle owners wanted to change the color and finish of their vehicle for cosmetic or protective purposes. Manufacturers of vinyl wrap followed this trend by producing more colors and easier to install, durable materials. One of the earliest cosmetic vinyl treatments dates to the 1950s and an aftermarket product by Newhouse Automotive Industries of Los Angeles, California. Costs for DIY partial decorative (plaid or polka dot) vinyl treatments ranged from $10-$20. The Newhouse Automotive ads described vinyl as "very latest automotive sensation:" vehicle wraps. The Newhouse ads began in 1954. By 2017, color change vinyl wraps, paint color matching vinyl wraps, and overlaminates evolved to include complex and creative graphic designs and advanced colors. Metallic, chrome, color shifting and even vinyl wraps that match OEM paint code colors are available. Color Change and "Paint Wrap" is a term used by wrap installers and refers to a full-color change, as if one were 'painting' car with vinyl wrap. Demand for color matching vinyl wrap has grown. Wrap is manufactured to match vehicle paint colors and metallics, as well as in colors used in print such as Pantone colors.
How long Does it take to wrap my car?
It all depends on the size of your vehicule but for a regular car, ( a Sedan for example), it would take a maximum of 3 business days.
What material is used for car wrapping ?
At Wrapgods we only use Avery Dennison & 3M car vinyl.
Can i wrap my boat ?
Yes, WrapGods offers vinyl installation on any motorized vehicules ,boats & much more . You name it we wrap it !
Can i pay online ?
Yes , you can now pay for a service online with Squareup.
Where is wrapgods located?
5475 Ave Royalmount H4P1J3 Suit/Garage 132 Montreal, Quebec
How can i protect my paint?
We offer paint protection film on any vehicle.
What is paint protection film ? (PPF)
Paint protection film is a thermoplastic urethane often self healing film applied to painted surfaces of a new or used car in order to protect the paint from stone chips, bug splatters, and minor abrasions. This film is also used on airplanes, RVs, cell phones, electronics, screens, motorcycles and many other areas.
How long does it take to tint my windows?
About 45min to 1 hour on a regular vehicle (4-5 windows).
How do I pay for my purchases at Wrapgods.ca
For US & Canadian orders from Wrapgods.ca , we currently accept Interact, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Google Pay, Apple Pay, Shop Pay and PayPal.
Can I change or cancel part/all of my order?
If you would like to change or cancel your order after submission, then please contact our Customer Service Department immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org . Please Note: we process your orders as quickly as possible and cannot modify/cancel orders after they’ve been packed for shipment.
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What are the advantages of wrapping my vehicle?
Wraps can almost instantly give your vehicle a new and fresh look without the need for repainting. Go to www.3mgraphics.com/1080 to see all the colors and finishes (matte, satin, gloss, and textured) of film series 1080 to find the one that reflects your personality. Maybe it’s time to take a new color for a drive.
What kinds of wraps are available?
We have a variety of 3M and Avery Dennison car wrapping materials to cater to our clients’ needs. Our vinyl wrapping film can have a gloss, semi-gloss, matte, carbon fiber, metallic, chrome, and brushed steel finishes.
I’m using a leased vehicle. Can I still have it wrapped?
By all means! Lease agreements and warranties remain valid with a vehicle wrap, unlike a paint job that can void warranties and is a no-no with a leased vehicle.
How much does a wrap cost?
Cost is determine by several factors: how much of the vehicle is being wrapped, the film you select, the complexity of the processing, cutting, and installation. Costs range from a few hundred dollars for stripes to a few thousand for a complete full wrap. Talk to the vehicle wrap shop you decide to work with to discuss your options and get a quote.
Can I get a wrap film sample?
You can contact us to discuss samples.
How does a wrap compare to paint?
Wrap film is not permanent, making it fast and easy to change your mind or your color. In many cases, film can be a less expensive option.
How long does it take to wrap a vehicle?
Simple designs take just a few hours, while a full wrap on a large, complex vehicle may take two or more days.
Where can I see photos of wraps?
What are my wrap options?
Your options range from a small emblem to a full wrap and everything in between. Signs, stripes, accents, swooshes and flares, body panels or the entire vehicle. Where will your imagination take you?
Can I get a really cool design, and even help design the wrap?
Yes! Design options are almost limitless. A great place to start is by trying out the 3M Customizer for a large dose of inspiration! Go to www.3Mwraps.com/Customizer. Whether your design is colored and textured film or you choose to have it and help you refine your designs to get just the right look.
Can I choose to wrap just a part of my car?
Of course! If you want to add racing stripes or have a chrome hood, our partial wraps service is just for you. Anything less than a full car wrap is considered a partial wrap. For partial wraps, we can use digitally-printed graphics or cut vinyl text and logos, depending on the design you want and your budget.
How will I know if the wrap will fit my car?
Part of our design process is getting accurate measurements of your car so that the wrap will fit and be aligned with your car’s body type perfectly—much like a custom tailored suit!
Will the wrap damage my vehicle’s paintwork?
Not at all. The car wrap will even protect your OEM paint. However, if the paintwork is not in good condition to begin with—for instance, if paint is chipping off—then the wrap may pull off the chipping paint when it is removed.
Won’t the printed graphics fade under the sun?
UV rays can cause printed graphics to lose their color over time, but we have a solution for this. After the graphic is printed, we overlay it with a laminate film to protect the vinyl from UV rays. The laminate will also protect the vinyl graphics from abrasions.
Should I wash my car before turning it over to you?
Yes please. It is important that all vehicles for wrapping are free of oil, wax, dust, mud, and other agents that may prevent the vinyl wrap from adhering properly to the vehicle surface, scratch the paint, or cause bubbling after the wrap is installed.
Help! I think I damaged my wrap!
Worry not! You can have the damaged panels replaced. There is no need to redo the whole wrap if the damage is limited to certain parts of the vehicle only.
Will I be able to see through the windows if they’re wrapped?
Yes, we can use perforated film for windows. Window perforated vinyl has tiny holes that let you see out the window much like a regular window tint.
What if I want to sell my car?
You can choose to retain the wrap or remove it to return the car to its original state. Car wraps are completely removable and don’t damage the original paint, so your car’s resale value is retained.
Is a vehicle wrap cheaper that a paint job?
The cost of designing and installing a vehicle wrap is less than a paint job covering the same area. As for the effect, vehicle wraps wear as well as paint with proper maintenance.
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