Quick Answer: Do You Wax A Wrapped Car?

Do you have to wax a wrapped car?

Should I wax my car wrap.

Good question.

We all want our vehicles to look their best, but in most cases there’s little need to wax vinyl graphics, because they look great without polish.

Adding a protective wax finish to paint may protect it from exposure, but it doesn’t always help vinyl — it may even damage it..

How long will a wrap last on a car?

roughly five to seven yearsYou should expect your car wrap to last roughly five to seven years, depending on the finish and proper maintenance.

How do you protect a car wrap?

Here are a few tips to keep your vehicle wrap maintainedKeep your wrapped vehicle clean, wash it once a week or more if it is exposed.Try to park under a shaded area if the vehicle will be exposed for a long period of time.If you can keep this vehicle in a garage when it rains, sleets and or in extreme cold.More items…•

Can vinyl wrap be waxed?

3M does not recommend using wax or other similar coatings on vehicle graphics. Vinyl wraps may be run through car washes. Touch less car washes are the best for graphic care. Use of brush car washes (depending upon the frequency and quality of brush) may cause dulling/scratching/lifting edge of the graphics.

Can a wrapped car go through a carwash?

You can bring your wrapped vehicle to an automated brushless car wash, though hand washing is safer and more thorough. Brush car washes may be too rough on the film, degrading it and causing peeling and lifted edges. If a car wash uses water spray and no brushes, it should be safe for most wraps.