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Drum Wrapping Vs Refinishing

Drums are used heavily by drummers on a daily basis, and they are abused in their application as well. But fortunately, you don’t necessarily have to live with that old and outdated look of your drum, and all the scratches it has developed over time.

However, you have two distinct, equally popular options for drum customization to choose from if you’re looking to customize your drum. You have to choose between drum wrapping and refinishing.

There are lots of drum wrap companies providing excellent quality drum wraps, and same can be said for refinishing as well. However, in this article, we’ll help you choose one of these two available options.

Aesthetics

You can easily enhance the looks of your drum by using a drum wrap. You can choose from lots of different drum wrap options available out there to customize your drum. You can even get your own customized wraps for the best results.

While you can also paint your drum to refinishing it,  it is much more difficult and risky as compared to simply installing a drum wrap.

Installation

Drum wrap installation and refinishing are two different types of installations. But when it comes to ease of installation and the looks you can get with minimum effort, it is very difficult to beat drum wrap. Moreover, if you don’t want to go with drum wrap, you’ll have to be very good in painting in order to achieve a good result with refinishing. You’ll also have to wait for the paint to dry in refinishing. On the other hand, drum wrap can be installed in a relatively short period of time.

Added Protection

Drums need to be protected from small bumps and scratches, as they can affect the looks of your drum over time. That’s why drum wrap is better in this regard as well. Drum wrap adds an extra layer of protection to your drum, hence keeping it safe from elements.