16 05, 2013

FAQ: Will Insurance Cover My Wrap?

By |2018-09-05T13:50:49-04:00May 16th, 2013|FAQs, Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

photo credit: danxoneil via photopin cc "My 2007 Ford Mustang was recently involved in a fender bender. One side was damaged, including the stripes I added after I bought it. Insurance gets confusing. I'm worried — will my insurance cover replacing the stripes, or will I have to pay for that out of my pocket?" [...]

9 05, 2013

FAQ: What’s the Best Way to Attach Logos to Apparel?

By |2018-10-17T11:18:52-04:00May 9th, 2013|FAQs, Promotional Products|

The answer depends on what type of apparel, the material, and what you want to accomplish. There are five common options for applying design to apparel. Each has advantages and disadvantages, from cost to color choices. Choosing the best method for your needs will help you accomplish your goal. Any accredited ASI (Advertising Specialty Institute) [...]

18 04, 2013

FAQ: How Much Do Custom Decals Cost?

By |2018-03-16T13:32:57-04:00April 18th, 2013|FAQs, Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

That's a challenging question to answer, but we'll do our best to give you a realistic idea. So, how much do custom decals cost? Custom decals range in cost from a few cents to a few hundred dollars. Size alone doesn't dictate price. The variables include: Material — Material options include premium high performance vinyl, intermediate grades, [...]

11 04, 2013

DIY: How to Wrap Your Own Vehicle

By |2018-03-02T11:38:50-04:00April 11th, 2013|FAQs, Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

You can wrap your own vehicle, but to do it properly, it will take time, planning, and patience. Most vehicle graphics providers can share stories of the unprepared attempting to DIY wrap a vehicle that didn't turn out so good. Unfortunately, it’s after the vehicle has been damaged and the owner want the provider to [...]

22 03, 2013

Wrapping a Hurst Beans 53’ Trailer

By |2018-08-22T15:02:36-04:00March 22nd, 2013|FAQs, Trucking & Logistics, Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

This video condenses more than 4 hours of work into less than 2 minutes. It's six certified vinyl graphics applicators, installing a full wrap on a Hurst Beans 53’ trailer. And that’s before the trailer was de-identified (the removal of old graphics). The trailer also received prep work, including spot sanding, painting, and sandblasting. Where [...]

21 03, 2013

FAQ: How Can I Safely Remove Decals From My Trailer?

By |2018-08-22T14:55:49-04:00March 21st, 2013|FAQs, Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

Removing adhesive vinyl graphics from a work truck or trailer presents a few challenges. It’s similar to removing decals from a car, but the scale changes things - especially if it’s an entire fleet of work trucks or trailers. Most methods of decal removal involve solvents and chemicals used to dissolve the adhesive; unfortunately, any [...]

19 03, 2013

Photo Blog: The Dodge Challenger Challenge

By |2018-08-22T14:51:53-04:00March 19th, 2013|FAQs, Featured Customers, Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

The graphics challenge for this Dodge Challenger was to add to the mystique of this classic brand, and not take away from it. Vehicle graphics don’t have to be complex to be effective. If the design becomes too busy, it can be distracting. There's a place for simplicity and elegance in most creative endeavors, whether [...]

7 03, 2013

FAQ: What Are the Artwork Guidelines for Embroidery?

By |2018-10-17T11:18:13-04:00March 7th, 2013|FAQs|

Embroidered promotional apparel art guidelines aren't much different than any graphic art guidelines. With one exception; more on that later. As with many types of media, vector art is preferable. If you’re not familiar with vector, its lines and shapes are determined mathematically, therefore, the quality of the graphic isn't diminished when enlarged. Another good practice is [...]

28 02, 2013

FAQ: What All Does TKO Do?

By |2018-10-17T11:16:50-04:00February 28th, 2013|FAQs|

We’ve recently been asked this question quite a bit. The answer is — we offer many products and services with customer convenience in mind. The TKO family of companies includes: • TKO Graphix — designs, manufactures, and installs vehicle graphics, banners, and more. • TKO Signs — designs, fabricates, and installs custom built interior and [...]