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Can a wrap hide any dents or dings?

How well vehicle wraps can hide dents and dings is one of the most common questions we receive. Sadly, most people want the answer to be a resounding YES! But the truth is that a vehicle wrap will not work well for hiding dents and dings. There are times when this can work, but there are also times when it won’t. Read on for more.

Vehicle wraps often highlight any dents on a vehicle.

Because a tired, older vehicle looks older, scratches, dents, and dings should be accepted. A wrap gives a vehicle a virtually new exterior so all the little dents are less ‘hidden’ by the vehicle’s overall appearance. The good news is, if it’s nothing more than a couple of spots, it won’t spell the end of the world. A wrap’s impact will not change anything if you’ve been driving it for a long time and it doesn’t bother you.

Nevertheless, a wrap can camouflage dents.

Firstly, the dent will be covered by the wrap. However, those imperfections will remain. Wraps follow the contours of the vehicle. Having said that, if you do have a small dent in one spot on your auto, it is possible to hide it with some smart design.

It is possible to mask the appearance of the dent when the wrap contains a lot of busy elements. Another option is to choose a wrap that is not overly glossy. Over laminates and vinyls with matte surfaces won’t reflect as much light, which is what accentuates dents’ contours. Less gloss will reduce the reflection of dents.

How a Vehicle Wrap Will Not Hide a Ding or Dent.

During the installation of a vehicle wrap, your vehicle will be covered completely in the material. You can fit it to any part of your car, including dents and dings. The dent will remain a dent even after it is painted over. The fact is, you want it to happen. Wrapping a vehicle with a material that does not make direct contact can lead to tears, bubbles, and other problems.

Is a wrap going to cover scratches or paint chips?

Any scratches in your vehicle will be covered by a vehicle wrap in the same way as above. In many cases, a new wrap will dramatically improve the appearance of small scratches. Furthermore, a vehicle wrap will cover up the scratch so that future rust issues will be completely avoided. Before a wrap is applied, any sharp edges that could damage the vinyl must be repaired.

Prior to wrapping your car, have any imperfections corrected

You can usually pop out dents in your car without a lot of difficulties. A wrap is also going to cover up difficult dents more than others. Prior to wrapping your vehicle, try to fix and repair it as much as you can. That is if you are bothered by these dents and things.

Also, rust spots, uneven edges, or chipped paint will definitely need to be repaired. Wraps are directly applied to the exterior surfaces of vehicles. They can be ripped if the surface is sharp. It will be difficult for the wrap to stay adhered to an uneven surface. You can check near your area for more details.

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