What happens when the perfect design becomes obsolete and needs replaced? Ever wonder how to remove a vehicle wrap without damaging the paint?
When removing the vehicle wrap, make sure the optimal surface temperature of the vehicle graphic is achieved. Various materials have different temperature ranges so its best to check with a sales representative or the material manufacturer. Don’t remove a vehicle wrap in direct sunlight, in too cold of weather, or other conditions that may adversely affect the removal process.
Make sure when pulling the vinyl that you maintain less than 90 * angle so that the vinyl doesn’t tear or break apart. Be sure to keep consistent pressure, angle and speed while you remove the graphic. Adhesive residue may be left behind after the vinyl is removed. There are several manufactured products that help remove the adhesive from the vehicle without damaging the surface. After removing an old wrap be sure to remove all residual adhesive, because vinyl can be applied to numerous surfaces such as glass, PVC, aluminum, vehicles, trailers, drywall, or concrete be sure to use products that are recommended for the unfamiliar substrate or contact a Certified Installer.
After you have successfully removed the graphic its time to get started on your next design. Contact us with any questions about how to remove a wrap, or how to get started on your next vehicle wrap or decal project. Often times, we will include the costs of removal into the cost of a new wrap to help save you time and money.
A vehicle wraps Denver resident who is also a buyer of 3M materials says that the “Removal begins before the vehicle wrap is ever installed.” – Benjamin The surface and condition of the vehicle are also very important in vehicle wrap removal. Another tip is to properly care for your vehicle during the life of the wrap, regular cleaning and sealing will help the longevity of the wrap.