How To Apply Your Car Decal
Each decal will arrive as three layers of material. The top layer is clear transfer tape, which is used to apply the decal. The second layer is the vinyl film, which is the decal itself. The bottom layer is the backing paper.
When you receive your decal in the mail, lay it flat and firmly wipe a credit card or application squeegee across the top of the transfer tape. This helps to make sure the transfer tape properly adheres to the decal. This is especially important if the decal was shipped in a mailing tube.
Peel the white paper backing off the sticker. If the sticker clings to the backing, slowly replace the paper backing and repeat Step 2.
Align the decal and press it onto the desired surface. Firmly run a credit card across the transfer tape to make sure the decal adheres to the surface.
Slowly and carefully peel the transfer tape from the top of the decal. Don’t pull the tape away from the surface. Peel the tape at a sharp angle, so you may press on top of the decal as you peel. If any part of the decal starts to come up with the tape, run over that part of the decal with a credit card and try to peel the tape again.
FINISHED. All that should remain at this point is the vinyl graphic.
Car Decal Removal
- From Glass: Use a razorblade or scraper (metal or plastic) to lift an edge of the vinyl until you can grab it with your fingers and peel off.
- From Vehicle Body: Use a plastic razorblade or scraper so you don't scratch your clear coat.