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How to apply Vinyl Decals & Stickers

Recommended method - Best for fairly flat surfaces

  • Clean the surface well, remove any dirt and grease
  • Rip off two small pieces of masking tape and hang the decal in its desired location.

  • Apply a strip of masking tape to the top of your decal, half on the decal, half on the application surface, this will be used as a hinge.
  • Remove the two original pieces of masking tape.

  • Hinge the decal out and carefully remove backing sheet, ensuring that the sticker remains on the application tape (top layer).

  • Lower the decal down rubbing it onto the surface with a squeegee or credit card as you go.

  • Once the decal is applied, carefully remove the application tape (top layer).

  • If you have any bubbles don't stress, these can be popped using a pin and pushed down.
  • Grab a brew and pat yourself on the back ;)


Alternative Method - Best for rounded surfaces

  • Clean the application surface well, remove any dirt and grease.

  • Mix up a spray bottle full of water with 2 drops of dishwashing liquid (dishwashing liquid not essential but helpfull slowing the adhesive process).

  • Spray the application surface well.

  • Peel the decal off the backing paper.

  • Apply the decal to the application surface and rub out any bubbles.

  • Leave the decal and surface to dry.

  • CAREFULLY peel the application tape off the decal, if the decal peels up, it needs more time to dry.

  • If you have any bubbles don't stress, these can be popped using a pin and pushed down, any tiny bubbles will dissipate with time.

  • Grab a brew and pat yourself on the back ;)