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Category: Decals

Top Reasons Why You’re Better off with Removable Decals and Stickers

Why would someone want a decal or sticker? I can give you many reasons from personal to commercial use. They are uniquely made, from the quality of the material to the printing method employed to press the custom graphic designs. There are varieties one can opt for – permanent, semi-permanent, and removable. I won’t cover all of them in this article as I will be focusing on removable decals only. Keep Reading →

3d Floor Graphics­ – The Innovative Trend in Advertising

Creative and New Advertising Methods with 3D Floor Graphics

Over the last few years, 3D floor graphics have gained popularity. They have become a powerful and unique method of advertising. Advertising agencies strive to create new and fresh marketing campaigns that grab maximum attention and long lasting impression. 3D advertising creates an innovative approach that uses attention grabbing graphics to advertise a company’s product or service. This medium utilizes custom graphic 3D designs (indoor and/or outdoor) for any campaign, event or product.

How Can 3D Floor Graphics Promote Your Company?

Whether it’s an indoor or outdoor floor,

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Magnetic Vehicle Door Decals and Signs – Proper Care and Feeding

How to Care For Magnetic Vehicle Door Signs and Decals

Question: I just purchased a pair of 18 inch by 24 inch magnetic decals for my truck door, and was given no instructions for their proper care and feeding. What is the best way to take care of magnetic door decals?

Answer: Magnetic vehicle magnets are a great choice for identifying your vehicle on a job site or to advertise your business or service, and they give you the choice to remove them for anonymity in the evenings and on the weekends. They can now be produced in full color for the same price as we used to make them in a monochromatic design,

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Keeping Wall Decals Stuck to the wall and Washing Clothes with Stickers

How to Keep Wall Decals From Tearing Off and Washing Clothing with Decal Stickers On

Question: I purchased a large wall decal for my door, and it keeps peeling off. It seems like it’s sticky enough when I press it on, but when I come back a couple hours later, it’s starting to fall back of the door. How can I make this sticker stay on the door?!

Answer: The last question I answered had a similar complaint, and I told her that without knowing the type of plastic or the type of adhesive that was used on the sticker she bought,

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Removing Residual Glue from Stickers – Keeping Decals Sticky

How to Remove Residual Glue On Car From Stickers and how to Keep Decals Stick on Cellphones

Question: I purchased a “new” car from a local auto dealer who had put a reflective vinyl dealer decal on the rear of the vehicle. I don’t like stickers on my car, so I carefully peeled it off, but it left a ton of glue on the paint. What can I use to get the glue off…it is really a tough glue, and I obviously don’t want to damage the paint on my new car.

Answer: This is one of the most common complaints we receive when it comes to adhesive stickers,

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Background/Foreground Contrast of Window Stickers, Plus Decals for Brushed Metals

Contrast of Background-Foreground Graphic Colors of Car Sticker for Windows, and Will Decals Stick to Brushed Metal?

Question: I’m designing a simple two color sticker or decal for car windows, and wanted to know which you would recommend – A) light copy on a dark background, or B) dark copy on a light background?

Answer: This is a great question, and one I can demonstrate visually which one works best. To start with, though, I’ll tell you what we’ve advised our clients for over twenty years on this very subject.

Drive down a busy street in the town or city where you live and glance at various signs that line the streets.

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Getting Rid Of Air Bubbles Under Vinyl Window Stickers & Decals

Pickup truck window decal

This is how to remove trapped air bubbles underneath a car windshield  or window sticker and Decal.

Question: I stuck a decal to the inside of the window of my business, and it has lots of little bubbles underneath the sticker. What can I do to get rid of the bubbles?

Well, there are a couple of questions I have. Is it a face adhesive decal or a face-adhering static cling sticker? There will be different answers for each of these items.

1. For static clings stickers, remove it with soapy water.

If it is a static cling sticker,

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Removing Wall Decals Without Destroying Your Walls

easy to remove wall stickers

How to remove decals from your walls without damaging the paint.

Question: What is the best way to remove a decal from my wall?

I’ve addressed this topic in the past, but it’s a good question and one I’m happy to answer again so you don’t have to try to find the answer in a past article, because, as we all know, the internet is a black hole time sucker.

First, although you didn’t specifically ask this question, let me say what I hope to be the case, and that is that you painted your own walls prior to apply the wall decals or stickers,

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Options for Removable Double-Sided Decals and Stickers

double-sided decals

Easy to remove two-sided sticker decals in static clings for windows and Walls.

I hear it every day…the economy sucks. There’s less money to spend on necessities. Your price is too high. Etc., etc. Etc.

Yesterday a potential client called needing removable double-sided decals. Something that could be used universally on doors, windows, and walls. A fairly reasonable request on the face of it. Except for one thing. If you’ve been in this industry for over 20 years like I have, you know that double-faced stickers can, at this time anyway, only be screen printed. (If anyone knows of a digital decal material that can be printed on both sides that has a “no shadow” blockout layer,

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How To Install Hood Decals Onto Your Car

hood decals

The correct installation of hood decal graphics on vehicles.

Question:  Does anyone know the proper way to put a hood decal on?

Very carefully! Actually, the question should be “Did you purchase the right decal material, and if not, why not?” It is very important when dealing with large decals covering an area with multiple curvatures such as almost every part of an automobile that you use a decal material that is meant to be installed over this type of substrate.

1. Consider the type of decal you have.

If you purchased a decal made of a vinyl decal material that was intended to be installed on a flat surface such as a window or a flat sign face,

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