Category: Decals

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

Top 6 Reasons Why Removable Decals are a Better Choice over Permanent 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… 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… Keep Reading

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… Keep Reading

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… Keep Reading

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,… Keep Reading

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:… Keep Reading

Getting Rid Of Air Bubbles Under Vinyl Window Stickers & Decals

How to Remove Trapped Air Bubbles Underneath a Car Windshield Sticker or 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? Answer: Well, there are a couple of questions… Keep Reading

Removing Wall Decals Without Destroying Your Walls

How to Remove Decals From 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… Keep Reading

Options for Removable Double-Sided Decals and Stickers

Easy to Remove Two-Sided Sticker Decals in Static Clings for Windows or 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… Keep Reading

How To Install Hood Decals Onto Your Car

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… Keep Reading

The Best Time to Apply Window and Hood Car Decals

When to Apply Car Window and Hood Decals – Waxing and Rain Question:  Should I put a decal on the hood of my car before or after I wax it? Yes. You can do either without any problems, although there are some who advocate stripping the car down and waxing it first because then, when… Keep Reading

Removing Window Stickers Off a New Car, and Buying Boat Decals

Taking Stickers Off Car Window Effectively, and Where You Can Buy UV/Saltwater-Resistant Boat Decals Question: There are a bunch of stickers on the windows of the car I just purchased. How do I get those off without damaging my “new” car? Glass has one big advantage to many other surfaces. You don’t necessarily need to… Keep Reading

Putting Decals on Tinted Windows, & Removing from Laptops/Metal Buckets

When to Apply Decals to Tinted Windows and How to Remove Stickers from Laptops and Metal Buckets Question:  Is it OK to put a sticker or decal on my rear car window before having the windows tinted. It depends on which side you put the sticker on. Because window tinting is done on the inside… Keep Reading

Questions About Placing and Removing Stickers – Decals

Decal Stickers on Velvet, Wipers, Car Paint, Easy Removal, and Against Windshield Wipers Question:  What is the best way to get a decal to stick to velvet? Will a decal or sticker work? No, or at least none that I know of. Acrylic adhesives will adhere to the fabric somewhat, but not for long. And… Keep Reading

Removing Car Decal Wrinkles & Putting Stickers on Tinted Windows

How to Eliminate Wrinkles from Window Decals and Installing Car Stickers on Windows with Tints Question:  How do I remove a wrinkle from a car window decal? The answer will depend on when you installed it. If it’s been under 4 hours, a little heat from a hair dryer and carefully peeling the sticker back … Keep Reading

Removing Reflective Stickers Off License Plates, & Car Decals on Defroster Lines

Easy Removal of Reflective Stickers From License Plates, and Effect of Car Decals on the Line Defroster Question: How do I remove the reflective tab sticker from my license plate? I assume you’re talking about the reflective date sticker? Generally speaking, at least for most people I know, we just keep piling this year’s sticker… Keep Reading

Waxing Your Car Before/After Decal Application-Personalized Stickers

Best Time to Apply Vinyl Decals on Cars and How to Make Your Own Stickers Plus How to Remove Decals From Glass Question:    I purchased “brand X” wash and wax and need to know if there’ll be any problems if I apply vinyl decals to my car after I wash it or later when I… Keep Reading

Taking Decals Off Football Helmets and Removable Stickers

How to Remove Decals From Helmets and Making Stickers That Are Easy to Remove Question:  When putting decals on a Football Helmet Visor, how do you remove the black decals that come on the visor? If the sticker or decal that is on the visor is an easy peel vinyl, it should remove easily, but… Keep Reading

Xbox Controller & Sports Logo Stickers, & Label Printing with an Inkjet

Suitable Stickers for Xbox Controllers, Printing Labels using Inkjet Printers, and Finding Sports Team Decals Question:  I have an Xbox 360 controller and I want to know what kind of stickers will stick best to it. Any sticker with a permanent (standard) glue adhesive should stick fine. Avoid static cling stickers as they are meant… Keep Reading

Are Emission Inspection Stickers a Requirement for All Vehicles?

Emission Inspection Stickers Requirement Across the Different States in America Question: Can I get an inspection sticker for my car without going through an inspection? Well, off the cuff, I’d say “No way José!” However, I thought that might be a poorly thought out response, so I thought I’d go to some US State websites… Keep Reading

How to Prevent Car Window and Bumper Stickers from Tearing Off

Preventing Car Stickers From Falling Off a Window or Bumper Question: How do you keep vinyl bumper stickers or car window decals from being torn off a car or truck? Most vinyl bumper stickers or vinyl or polyester car window decals have acrylic adhesive glue affixed to the decal on one side and your car… Keep Reading

Correct Installation, Care, and Removal of Car and Truck Decals

Decals for Cars and Trucks – The Proper Ways to Install, Maintain, and Remove Them Question:  Will car wax affect the window decal on my car’s window? Not unless it is a VERY poor quality sticker, or an interior paper sticker or label. The wax should actually protect the decal to a point, especially if… Keep Reading

Car Decals – Window Defrosters, Tints, & Weather Resistance

Car Vinyl Decals: Effects of Your Defroster, Weather Resistance, Effects on Tinted Windows, and Strength of Adhesive Glue Question: Will the rear window defroster affect the decal on the rear window? It shouldn’t. Most rear car window decals on cars or trucks have an acrylic adhesive that should withstand temperature up to 180ºF (82ºC). Your… Keep Reading

Dye Sublimation Printing Versus Screen Printing

How Dye Sublimation Differs from Screen Printing Question: What is the difference between dye sublimation and screen printing? The two styles of printing are markedly different. The similarities are that both are printed on substrates and both produce an image. Aside from that? Not so much. The screen-printing process uses a very labor intensive set… Keep Reading

Surfaces For Vinyl Wall Graphics, and Uses of Decals

Surfaces Suitable for Polyvinyl Wall Graphics and Decal Applications Question:  What types of surfaces can I apply vinyl wall art? That’s a multi-faceted question, so I’ll need to give you a multi-faceted answer. Generically, your wall surface needs to be clean, and preferably freshly painted, but not too freshly painted or you may have problems… Keep Reading

Reusing Vinyl Lettering, and Why Put on Wall Stickers

Reusability of Vinyl Letters and Decorating Walls with Decal Stickers Question:  Is vinyl lettering reusable? Rarely, if ever. I’ve never re-used a vinyl letter, and I’ve been in this trade for 21+ years. Vinyl material that vinyl letters and graphics are created from come on a roll, and the vinyl itself has an acrylic adhesive… Keep Reading

Are Vinyl Graphics Removable? Surfaces Lettering Won’t Stick To

How Removable Are Vinyl Wall Decals and Unsuitable Surfaces for Lettering Question:  Are vinyl wall products removable? All vinyl graphic products are removable, but the question will be “how much damage will pulling the wall decals off my wall cause?” And that is a valid concern, but not if you’ve prepped your wall properly before… Keep Reading

Applying Vinyl Decals on Car Window, Boats, & Before Car Waxing

Vinyl Decals Vs. Window Wipers, & Installing them on Boats and Prior to Car Wax Application Question: Is it OK for my windshield wipers to hit my car window decal? It isn’t probably going to do much good for it, but it depends on how much road grime and dirt is under your wipers. Over… Keep Reading

Using Decals on Painted Wood/Walls, Taking Them off Paper Backing

Applying Decal Stickers on Painted Wood and Walls? And, How to Remove Them from Paper Backing Question:  Can I put decals on painted wood Generally yes. It depends, of course, on a couple factors. The first factor is how rough is the wood the paint is on? If the wood is very rough, it would… Keep Reading

Can Decals Ruin Car Paint, Stickers on Shirts, and Vinyl Durability

Will Decal Stickers Damage Your Car Paint? Applying Them on T-Shirts, and How Durable Vinyl Is Question:  Will [a] decal harm [the] painted surfaces of my vehicle? No. In fact, it provides a sunscreen to your vehicle’s paint, which is why we don’t advise you to put decals on your car’s painted surfaces unless they’re… Keep Reading

Clings and Stickers Differences, Cleaning and Storing Wall Decals

Static Clings Versus Stickers, and Taking Care of Wall Decals Question: [Can you] tell me the difference between decals, clings, stickers, wall tattoos, stick-ons, wall tats…?!?! Most certainly – mostly marketing terms. There are truly no differences between most wall stickers, wall tattoos, Dali wall decals, wall clings, wall stick-ons, or any other name given… Keep Reading

What You Need To Learn About Wall Decals

How Safe Are Wall Decal Stickers – What You Need to Know Question: Do wall stick-ons damage walls? Do guns kill people? The only way wall stick-ons (more commonly called wall stickers or wall decals) will damage your wall is if you don’t follow the instructions for installing or removing them. Basically, to prevent wall… Keep Reading

Removing and Reusing Wall Decals, and How Long they Last

How to Take Off and Reuse Wall Decals and their Durability Question:  How easy is it to remove Dali Wall Decals? Generally, Wall Stickers, including Dali Wall Decals, are easier to release from a wall surface than most other decals applied to other surfaces, especially if applied to flat latex paint. However, if the vinyl… Keep Reading

Removing Vinyl Letters and Decals Off Vehicles

How to Remove Old Vinyl Lettering Graphics From Cars Question:  How do I remove vinyl lettering that has been on my vehicle for a couple of years? There are a couple of types of vinyl used on vehicles. The first is a plotter cut vinyl that usually has an acrylic adhesive bonding the vinyl to… Keep Reading

How are Wall Decals and Stickers Made

Printing Stickers and Decals Designed for Walls Question: How are Wall Decals/Stickers made? There are a couple of standard procedures for creating wall murals using decals. If you need hundreds or thousands of wall decals printed, then it will probably be the most cost effective to screen print them. Screen printed decals have been around… Keep Reading

Selecting Decal Sizes and Installing Wall Decals

Choosing the Right Size of Decal for You, and Easy Installation of Wall Decals Question:  How do I select the right size/dimensions for my decals? How would you decide what car to buy or what size house to build? You have to ask yourself similar questions. If you’re buying a car for utilitarian reasons –… Keep Reading

Will Cut Decals Work on Textured Walls, and How to Make Decals

Will Vinyl Cut Decal Adhere to Textured Walls? How Are Printed Decals Made? Question: I have textured walls, will a Cut Decal work on textured walls? Absolutely. However, do note that the thinner the material, the better the adhesion. Two Types of Vinyl There are two basic types of vinyl material that most wall stickers… Keep Reading

When to Apply Wall Decals on Painted Walls, Reusing Dali Decals

How long to Wait to Put Wall Decals on Newly Painted Walls and Can You Reuse Dali Decals? Question:  I just painted my walls. How long should I wait before applying my new decals? First, it will depend on what type of paint you used. Latex paint takes up to 30 days to cure, although… Keep Reading

What Makes Parking Permit Tags Valuable

Significant Benefits to Get From Using Park Entry Tag Passes Do you want a free pass to the next concert or other event? Permit tags allow you easy access to wherever you want to go. The passes may be located on your key chain for easy access when you need to present evidence of your authorization to enter. They… Keep Reading

Window Decals Serve A Variety of Purposes

Why Use Decals for Windows and Glass Walls Use window decals to tell the world what you are about.  Are you a Dodger’s fan?  Is your car well-insured against theft?  Is there a dangerous watchdog in the backyard or in the house? They are most usually stuck on to glass surfaces wherever the situation is… Keep Reading

Truck Decals Add a Modern Style and Visual Graphic

Decal Stickers Can Bring Life to Your Plain Painted Trucks Truck decals are on almost every truck that comes to town. They are something that we’ve all become accustomed to, like billboards along the highway, but the reality is that many of them are highly creative, interesting and informative. Just by observing the driver’s choice of designs on his… Keep Reading

A Way You Can Express Yourself – Car Decals

Custom Graphics Printed onto Decal Stickers for Cars Have you got a message that needs expressing, but you don’t know how?  Suppose your vehicle is full of young children and you want the drivers around you to take special care?  Maybe you need to draw them a picture instead of spell it out in so many… Keep Reading

Safety and Control Sign Color Decals

Colored Decal Stickers Can Convey a Message for Safety Keep Away from Dumpster – Radioactive material – Hazard – Do not enter. What do all these color decals have in common?  They are serious messages designed to promote safety and control. House windows show that a home security system is in place, or that you… Keep Reading

Making Color Decals Informative and More than Just Fun

How You Can Maximize Full Color Graphic Stickers Color decals are fun to use, get, exchange and post. Like liquid sunshine, color decals add an element of fun to everyday life. They are colorful, peppy and serve a purpose – they inject a new attitude to the mundane. Who uses these?  A better question to… Keep Reading

Deciding on the Type of Vinyl Stickers to Choose

Different Choices for Vinyl Sticker Graphics According to Your Need Kids love vinyl stickers and so do adults! It’s fun to choose those that you are attracted to or that promote some cause or event that has meaning. Stick them almost anywhere and you have fun-filled graphic art decor. Removing them should also be an easy… Keep Reading

Upgrading Indoor Atmosphere With Wall Clings

Clings for Walls With Custom Prints Lighten Any Indoor Environment Wall clings are one of the best printed products to come along in the past few years.  They have a good grip on walls and glass doors that they enhance. They make the retail’s or home decorator’s job a whole lot easier because they adhere… Keep Reading

Custom Magnets Ensure Your Business Gets Noticed

Optimizing Personalized Magnetic Graphic Displays in Advertising Your Company Look on nearly everyone’s refrigerator doors and you will most likely find custom magnets and many of them promote some business or worthy cause. This is the most popular and favorite place for free advertising in the world! When you think about it, you give a… Keep Reading

How You Can Make Use of Aluminum Tags

Utilizing Custom Tag Labels Made From Aluminum Material Aluminum tags are not just for dogs and military personnel. They really go the distance in manufacturing, cost control, inventory, chemical processing and a dozen other applications. These are lightweight and easy to use. The aluminum material is traditionally a low cost material to work with and easy to… Keep Reading

The Obvious Usage of Color Decals

Simple Ways You Can Apply Full Color Printed Decal Graphics Color decals add a lot to the space that they are put into. Never mind if they are for your home or business. There are so many to choose from! Designing Your Home If you want to add a little life to your kitchen, bright… Keep Reading

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