- Isopropyl/Rubbing alcohol or NON-AMMONIA glass cleaner
- A (clean, soft, dry) rag
- Squeegee or credit card
- Masking tape
- Tape measure
TEMPERATURE REQUIREMENTS: Air and surface temperatures must be above 50 degrees
1. MOST IMPORTANT STEP Wash the surface with soap and water. Spray the surface with Isopropyl/Rubbing
alcohol or NON-AMMONIA glass cleaner and wipe dry. NOTE:
Painted surfaces should be allowed to dry for 1 week prior to
2. Measure where you want your decal to be. Use two or three small pieces of masking tape
to hold the entire decal in place.
Adjust it until placement is perfect.
3. Using one long piece of masking tape, tape down over the
small pieces to create a hinge. Lift the
decal toward the hinge and slowly remove the entire backing liner. Make sure to keep holding the application
tape away from the surface.
FOR LARGE DECALS:
Tape across the center of the decal to make a hinge. This will allow you to work with one half at
4. While holding the application tape away from the surface,
use a squeegee or credit card to help in application. Starting from the side with the tape, work
away from the tape and gently squeegee the decal down.
FOR LARGE DECALS:
Lift one side of the decal toward the hinge, remove the backing liner up
to the hinge and cut it. Squeegee the
decal from the center outward. Remove the
masking tape, remove the remaining backing liner, and again squeegee from the
5. Use your squeegee and apply pressure from the middle to
the outward sides in all directions.
This will aid the decal’s adhesion and remove any air bubbles.
NOTE: The decals have
a pressure sensitive adhesive-the harder you squeegee the better the decal will
6.Gently remove the application tape to view your decal by
peeling it back over itself. Do not pull
upward or the decal will lift. If you see
vinyl start to come up then lay it back down, squeegee, wait a few minutes, and
NOTE: Tiny air
bubbles trapped under the vinyl will disappear in a couple of weeks. Large air bubbles can be popped with a pin
and pushed flat with your finger.
Do not wash your car for at least several days after
REMOVAL: To remove
old vinyl graphics, warm the vinyl with a hair dryer or heat gun. Then peel the vinyl from the surface with
your fingers. Remove all adhesive residues with Goo Gone or a similar adhesive