posted by Ahijoy on September 12, 2022
Vinyl Decal Instructions
Vinyl decals are the ideal way to bring a pop of color and pattern into any room. They instantly make a space more interesting and bring in a bit of character, while also helping to add freshness and attention-getting appeal.
Applying a vinyl decal is very simple, but it requires you to follow a few instructions so that the decal will stick properly. If you have not done this before or want some basic tips on applying a vinyl decal, this article will help you.
What Are Vinyl Decals?
Vinyl decals are designs cut on adhesive vinyl sheets. They are customizable, highly durable and water resistant. They are an excellent way to embellish any smooth, clean and dry surface.
Not only do vinyl decals look unique and exquisite, they are also long lasting. If properly taken care of, they survive for years under normal conditions and will not fade or deteriorate over time. They come in many colors and styles, so you can create whatever look you want for your home, office or vehicle.
The best thing about vinyl decals is that you can easily remove them without leaving any residue behind or causing damage to the paint beneath. This makes it possible for you to change your design as often as you like without negatively impacting the space.
Uses Of Vinyl Decals
Vinyl decals can be used for home decor or for commercial purposes such in brand logos, product design, transit advertisement or signage. They can be monotone or multicolored depending on the need of your project. According to their usage these can be classified into the following:
Graphics For Advertisement
Vinyl decals are a great tool for advertisement. You can print graphics onto printable vinyl sheets to use for advertising your brand. These can be pasted on your vehicle for mobile marketing of your business or product. These can also be transferred on wood to create outdoor boards.
Labels created with adhesive vinyl are durable and long lasting, and can easily conform to curved surfaces. They can be used both indoors and outdoors for marking. You can even put them on walls, pipes and poles, or on containers in your pantry. They are flexible and easy to manage and can be customized according to your needs.
Decals For Logos And Signage
Vinyl decals can be used for logos and signs on the windows of businesses or to create direction marks in a conference or seminar. You can print the logo of your business or any sign in any font you want on printable vinyl or cut it out on adhesive vinyl and display.
These can be pasted on walls, windows and doors where the visibility is excellent. When it's time to remove, they do not leave any residue or harm the surface in any manner.
Decals For Vehicles
Whether you want a distinctive design on your vehicle to make it stand out from the rest or advertising your brand on it, vinyl decals perfectly serve the purpose. Advertising your product or business through customized vinyl decals can increase awareness and exposure, and help make profits for a business. Your brand reaches far and wide benefiting the company in the long run.
If you are a car enthusiast who doesn't want to settle for a run of the mill look, vinyl decals provide an exciting opportunity to revamp it. Why go for a plain blue vinyl when you can turn your car into lightning or blazing fire?
Designs For Home Decor
Decals can be used to embellish one’s home. They can be pasted on walls, mirrors, shelves and doors. You can even decorate your cherished objects such as albums, scrapbooks, frames and drinkware. They will fit into any role you want them to, adding life and spreading joy around.
Instructions On Vinyl Decal Application
Vinyl decals are easy to apply, but there are a few things to remember. Using this guide, you can cut and apply your own vinyl decal without hassle.
Clean Your Surface
Before you apply the decal, ensure the substrate is clean and dry. Dust and grime can prevent the decal from sticking properly, so it's best to give it a good cleaning first. Use soap and water or rubbing alcohol to remove any dirt or grease from the surface before applying the decal. Make sure that the surface is totally dry before continuing.
If you are pasting the vinyl decal on bare metal, sand down any rust or other imperfections to prepare it for adhesion.