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Types of Wrap Finishes

If you are considering purchasing a vinyl wrap for your personal or business vehicle, there are many factors to consider before settling on a final design. In addition to colors, patterns, and the material used, it is important to consider your options for wrap finishes. Understanding the different types of wrap finishes and their unique qualities will help you make an informed decision for your vehicle wrap. As a leading provider of quality vehicle wrap services, the team at Wrap Guys America knows that the finish can completely change the appearance of the final product. That is why we have compiled some information on 5 common types of car wrap finishes to help you determine which option is best for your project.

Car Wrap Finishes


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5 Types of Car Wrap Finishes

The following types of car wrap finishes are the most popular for personal and business wraps:

1. Gloss Vinyl Wrap

Glossy vinyl wraps provide a shimmering and shiny appearance, much like a clear coat or glossy paint. A glossy vinyl wrap is one of the most popular choices for personal and business use as it suits various designs while making any vehicle look brand new.

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2. Matte Vinyl Wrap

This type of finish eliminates the reflective appearance of conventional car paint, resulting in a flat and distinct look. Matte wraps are a striking option that will emphasize the contours and angles on your vehicle, making it a great choice for Tesla vehicles, sports cars, and modern cars.

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3. Clear Vinyl Wrap

Clear vinyl wraps are completely transparent and can be applied to your vehicle to protect your existing paint. Clear vinyl wraps can also utilize text and images for advertising purposes. For example, if you have a white vehicle, you can use black text or images. This allows you to keep your existing paint color, protect your vehicle, and promote your business at the same time.

4. Chrome Wrap

If you want your vehicle to stand out in a crowd, look no further than a chrome finish. A chrome wrap is highly reflective and can be applied to nearly any type of vehicle. Like other types of vinyl wraps, chrome wraps can be a solid color or utilize a variety of patterns and images.

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5. Color-Changing Wrap

Also known as pearlescent wraps, color-changing wraps have a different appearance based on the viewing angle and current lighting conditions. This makes the wrap look purple at one angle and blue or green at another, creating a unique appearance for your vehicle that changes every time you look at it.

For more information on wrap finishes or to discuss the details of your vehicle wrap project, get in touch with the team at Wrap Guys America. We can be reached through our online contact form and will be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding our services.

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