Keeping your vehicle clean is the most important part of protecting the paintwork. The same goes for vinyl graphics. You can extend the life of your finished car wrap or graphics by following a few simple steps highlighted below. Following these will make sure your vehicle wrap or graphics will last beyond their lifecycle, helping to keep costs down and preserve your brand image.

Follow these seven simple steps & Protect Your Vehicle

1. Wash Regularly

Whenever your vehicle appears dirty, it's best to wash it. This is because contaminants that remain on the vehicle may be more difficult to remove during cleaning. Therefore, try to maintain its cleanliness more often.

2. Vehicle Washes

Hand washing is always recommended for vehicle graphics and wraps.

Avoid taking your vehicle into a brush-type vehicle wash. These types of vehicle washes are not recommended as they can abrade the film and cause the edges to lift or chip. In addition, they can also dull the film's appearance.

3. Power Washing

We strongly recommend avoiding the use of power washing on your vehicle. This is the most common cause of damage to vehicle graphics.

4. Removing Stubborn Dirt

Avoid rough scrubbing or abrasive tools that will scratch the film. When removing stubborn dirt such as bug splatter, bird droppings, and tree sap, soften them first by soaking them for several minutes in hot and soapy water, then rinse thoroughly and dry.

5. Fuel Spills

If you spill any diesel or petrol onto the vehicle, wipe it off immediately to avoid degrading the vinyl and adhesive.

6. Polish & Wax

Most vinyl wraps and graphics can be polished and waxed with a high-quality vehicle wax. However, before use, test the wax in an inconspicuous area. Do not use any abrasive polishes or cutting compounds. If polish or wax is used, we take no responsibility for any abrasion or stripping.

7. Covering Your Vehicle

Just like normal vehicle paint, vinyl graphics can degrade by prolonged exposure to the sun and atmospheric pollutants, particularly on horizontal surfaces such as the bonnet, boot lid, and roof. Covering your vehicle not only protects the vinyl it keeps it can also extend its life.

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