Our Custom Vehicle Wrap ProcessOCTOBER 7, 2020| SpeedPro Greenville
So, you’re thinking about investing in a custom business wrap for company vehicles? Great idea! Vehicle wraps are a great ROI. As your trucks and other work vehicles travel to projects and surveys, your brand awareness slowly increases. I know my head always turns when I seen a nicely wrapped car – and not just because I’m in the vehicle wrap business.
Let me take you through the vehicle wrap process.
Identify The Vehicle
First, we take note of the year, make and model of your vehicle. If you have a larger van like a Transit Connect, we’ll need a little more information on the height of the roof and length of the wheelbase.
Gathering this information allows us to know what type of vehicle you have so we can mock up your designs on the right vehicle template. If the template is wrong, the wrap won’t fit on your vehicle correctly. We’ll also want to take pictures of your vehicle as well as take some extra measurements, just to be sure.
Designing The Wrap
After finding the right template, or making our own, it’s time for design. This is your time to shine.
Everything we print is customized to your business goals and vision. If you don’t have any idea what you want to do, we’ve got a designer ready to help. If you do have an idea, we’ll make sure to carry it through.
When it comes to vehicle wraps, the same design can look different depending on the type of vehicle. We’ve got some quick design tips for you:
- Don’t overcrowd the design: When you try to put too much information and graphics on a wrap, people won’t
know where to look when they see your vehicle. Instead, settle for visually pleasing and easily read graphics.
- Use readable fonts: Speaking of easily read graphics, make sure your text is large and bold enough to be read for a distance. Decorative lettering is just that – decorative – but it isn’t always the best for legibility.
- Use bold colors: If you want your wrap to stand out, make it stand out! Bright colors like orange, green and red are bound to catch the attention of passersby.
- Tie everything in to your branding: This is probably a given, but make sure the graphics, designs and text on the wrap line up with your business’ goals. This is a business wrap after all.
Design And Quote Approval
After the design is finished, we’ll mock up your design on the vehicle template we pulled up earlier. After you’ve approved the design, we’ll send you a final quote for the job. Once the quote is approved and we’ve received a 50% down payment, the printers start running.
Now, all you have to do is bring the vehicle to us on your scheduled install date. Depending on the installer’s schedule, turnaround time for a vehicle wrap is typically 3-5 business days after design and quote approval.
Production And Installation
Until then, we’ll be running your wrap through the production process. First, the design gets set up on the printer’s software. When the computer has finished ripping the file, we’ll queue up the files and get ready to print.
Once your design is printed, we start the trimming and cutting stage, making sure your design is ready for installation.
Install is an entirely different process as the installers have to line up the vinyl, make sure no air bubbles get trapped under the vinyl, push the vinyl into crevices and make sure everything is perfect and straight. No pressure, right?
When the installers are done, we’ll give you a call. You can complete payment when you pick up the vehicle, or any time before.
Our goal is to provide you with a pristine, finished product that will last for years. We print with UV resistant inks and self-adhesive vinyl. The lifespan of horizontal surfaces ranges between 2-2.5 years, depending on how you garage the vehicle, and the vertical surface between 4-6 years.
A vehicle wrap acts as a moving billboard. You pay for the wrap and over time, the wrap pays you. The best way to market your business is to get your brand in front of potential customers.
With SpeedPro Greenville, you can be sure your vehicle wrap rests in the right hands. Your goals are our goals. Let us know how we can help you today by filling out the form below.