APPLICATION ON BOATS
Keep in mind your boat may not sit level in the water, so leveling your graphic to the ground may not be ideal. There are multiple ways of measuring, for advanced users you could judge the graphic against the surface using your eyes and best judgement.
APPLICATION ON CARPETS
Carpet Stickers Versatile adhesive graphic for low pile and commercial carpets with a slip-resistant and protective laminate.
Next mark your lettering, by marking the top of the application tape with your wax pencil. Do not remove the tape if the vinyl is not sticking to your surface. Do not use the hard squeegee, as this may damage your design. So long as it provides a horizontal line you can align with the marks you’ll be placing on your surface.
WET METHOD APPLCATION
You can select from a variety of solid colors of vinyl Repositionable Wall Decals Lightweight, low-tac, decals that can be easily repositioned. After drying the Vinyl is rolled and cut to a particular size to be used in production of your graphics or letters. Because you’ve wet the surface down with Application Fluid, you will have some forgiveness if you need to pull the design back up and readjust its position. Keep in mind your boat may not sit level in the water, so leveling your graphic to the ground may not be ideal. As per our previous tutorials, you should have marked your vinyl and surface area with a wax pen.
Select from a variety of solid colors of vinyl Permanent Decals Durable, permanent decals designed to withstand harsh elements and conditions. If you notice any further bubbles under your vinyl, use a Soft Squeegee to gently smooth the vinyl out. Once your surface is prepped it is time to start marking your surface so you can apply your lettering.
Now you will align the mark on your surface with the mark on your graphic. You may choose to optionally tear off the part you’ve removed if the tape is getting in your way. Perfect for a wide variety of temporary uses. 3M vinyl installed by certified 3M installers. Sticker Time can have your Decals Installed by our fully custom outdoor street graphics team with no special tools in minutes! Other Backlit 3.5 mil semi-translucent film perfect for light boxes and store windows.
Long-lasting adhesive vinyl fleet graphics that allow you to customize your fleet exactly how you want it. The first step is to understand the height and width of your decal/lettering. Using your space as reference, find the orientation you plan on leveling your graphic to. Now you’ll align the mark on your surface with the mark on your graphic. Once your surface is prepped it is time to start marking your surface so you can apply your lettering. Use any image and cut to any shape.
Great for wall quotes
The goal is to remove as much application fluid or bubbles from the design before it sets on your surface. First, start by pulling on a corner of your masking tape and apply a slow steady pressure Once the masking tape has been removed, feel free to use alcohol to remove the wax pencil marks on your surface. Most Popular Vinyl Lettering Individual lettering with no background material.
First, find multiple positions on your graphic or lettering you can use as a level guideline horizontally across your design. Great for temporary signage Vinyl Lettering Individual lettering with no background material. The first step to applying your lettering or graphics is to cover your work area with a mist of application fluid. There are multiple ways of measuring, for advanced users you could judge the graphic against the surface using your eyes and best judgement.
Vinyl Lettering Pre-masked with transfer tape for easy installation, design your lettering today in a variety of fonts and colors Perforated Window Decals Our perforated decals let you see out but block others from seeing in Clear Window Decals Let the light in! Use clear decals inside facing out or in Opaque Window Decals Use our opaque window decals for interior or external signage, sales, store hours and more.
Frosted Window Decals
Our frosted decals are semi-transparent and provide privacy with limited light New Frosted Lettering Professional frosted lettering with either a standard or reverse cut. We strongly encourage this option if you intend to have your vinyl outdoors for any extended period of time. Do not press down too hard, as you do not want to damage your graphic. You will use this horizontal line a guide for leveling your design. Next you will center your design with the wax mark, with the mark you’ve left on your surface. Pull the paper halfway through your design, leaving the other half concealed by the masking tape.
Window Clings Clear Window Clings Easy installation, forgiving, repositionable, and no residue to hassle with Opaque Window Clings Opaque, hassle-free and repositionable Vehicle Decals Clear Vehicle Decals Let the light in! Place these clear decals on your car window
One Way Vision
Great for temporary signage Perforated Window Decals Our perforated decals let you see out but block others from seeing in
Vehicle Magnets 0.30″ thick custom magnet perfect for cars, trucks, and other vehicles. For this reason, Premium Cast Vinyl will not shrink over time and is considered superior to Standard Calendered Vinyl. Magnets 0.30″ thick custom magnet perfect for cars, trucks, and other vehicles.
Wall Decals Repositionable Wall Decals Lightweight, low-tac, decals that can be easily repositioned. Great for cars, trucks, or any other type of vehicle Opaque Vehicle Decals White opaque decals to put on your car body or your car window Perforated Vehicle Decals Our perforated decals let you see out but block others from seeing in
Get out on the road with custom, 4 mil vinyl bumper stickers—available in any sizes. Next you will measure your surface and find the center of your intended application. Made from 2 mil vinyl material. Now we will determine the center of your decal, to do this measure the width of your design using a tape measure. Using your tape measure, measure out from the center of your intended position and mark the center and outer bounds of your graphic using the wax pencil.
Pre-masked and pre-spaced adhesive vinyl that installs in minutes and is perfect for your fleet’s lettering needs. Includes multiple sizes, shapes, and quantities. Using your tape measure, measure out from the center of your intended position and mark the center and outer bounds of your graphic using the wax pencil. Permanent Decals Durable, permanent decals designed to withstand harsh elements and conditions. Because you have used application fluid you should wait some amount of time (as little as 5 minutes) before checking to see if your lettering is beginning to stick.
Do not use the borders of the paper backing as your leveling line. Next you should wipe down your work area with rubbing alcohol which will evaporate quickly and leave no chemical staining behind that may interfere with your vinyl. Cutting this number in half and placing a mark on your decal using a wax pen will ensure this is the center. But you should consider the placement based on visual cues.
For use on interior floors
Using your space as reference, find the orientation you plan on leveling your graphic to. The first step is to understand the height and width of your decal/lettering. Using a hard squeegee you will want to smooth out the design by pressing gently from the center out. For this reason, we will carry on with the installation. This could be the bottom of letters or a graphic. However, for most users we do encourage the use of a wax pen and tape measure.
Premium Cast Vinyl
is a smooth, glossy vinyl formed from a poured solution into a cast shape. Are there contour lines running down your surface? Is there a general shape or direction that your surface seems to progress? What will maximize visibility? Is this placement going to become dirty easily from wheels or exhaust? The last critical step to preparing your surface is to mark out your decal or lettering. Vinyl Lettering Individual lettering with no background material. Wall Quotes Custom sayings and quotes available in over 30 different colors.
However, for most users we do encourage the use of a wax pen and tape measure. This will ensure the design is centered. Wall Stickers Repositionable and reusable. This process will also remove any dust or dirt that may become lodged permanently under your decal if not cleaned properly.
How you remove the Vinyl
is very important. Best surfaces will be clean, shiny and smooth. Do not pull the masking tape away from your surface, but instead pull along the surface of your surface to reduce stress on your newly applied vinyl. In the next article we can discover how to mark your boat to match these measurements. Great for wall quotes. Next you will want to remove the vinyl from the masking tape, by pulling on the vinyl paper more than the tape itself. This will ensure your design is level and centered correctly upon applying. Next you will measure your surface and find the center of your intended application. In some cases such as a boat that will float in water, the design may need to be purposefully slanted.
Boat Decals Long-lasting adhesive vinyl boat decals that allow you to customize your boat’s graphics however you want Boat Lettering Pre-masked and pre-spaced adhesive vinyl that installs in minutes and is perfect for your boat’s lettering needs Floor Decals Interior Floor Decals 3.5 mil vinyl decal with a gloss laminate covering. Understanding where your lettering or graphics will be placed is ultimately up to you. First you should consider the surface your decal or lettering is being applied. You cannot put too much application fluid on your work area- however, it will increase the amount of dry time later in the application.
In addition to this, Premium Vinyl is UV protected to help fight against the sun’s harshest elements and may last upwards of ten years with proper care and maintenance. Keep in mind, not all designs require to be leveled. New Outdoor Wall Decals Install your custom outdoor wall decals in minutes with no specialized tools. Do not press down too hard, as you do not want to damage your graphic. Once you’ve aligned your design and applied the first half onto the surface, feel free to pull away the last half of the design paper from the masking tape and gently smooth the remainder onto your surface. Next mark your lettering, by marking the top of the application tape with your wax pencil.
Advertise your business or simply change the look of your vehicle with our vehicle wraps. You should be prepared with the knowledge of how wide and tall your decal is.