The Right Graphics for Your Vehicle

custom car wraps decals

Applying a custom car wrap or decal is not all that difficult, but you must follow the proper steps to get it right.

If you are planning to repaint your car because of some minor surface imperfections but don’t have the budget to do so, then installing car decals may be your best option. This alternative is not only practical and economical; it can also be conveniently done as well.

Custom car wraps can cost as low as $10 per piece; and it comes in all shapes, designs and colors. It is easy to install too, and you can do it by yourself.

If you choose to have the stickers that use the wet application method, then simply soak the sticker with enough water to release it from its backing pad.  Next, put this sticker on the specific location on your car that you want it to be placed.

You can make a few adjustments here and there and you can move it around as long as it is still wet. Once you find the right place for the graphics, flatten it and allow it to dry naturally. Make sure that there are no bubbles under the stickers.

If you prefer to use the dry method in applying graphics to your car, it is recommended that you don’t do this all at once so as to avoid any mistake and inaccuracy. Place the stickers on your chosen spots by using a masking tape first to see if the location fits well with your car.

Check its general effect from a distance and as soon as you find it satisfactory, you can begin to apply it permanently on your car. Use a squeegee device to press the sticker so as to make sure that there are no air bubbles trapped inside.

If however there are still some bubbles left after you are done installing the graphics, do not attempt to reapply the sticker. Instead, get a pin or a needle and gently pop the bubble. Use your finger to flatten the surface carefully as soon as the air escapes from the bubble.

You can shop online for the cool car decals that you can safely install on your car. The right graphic designs on your car will certainly make you feel good about your most cherished possession.

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