FAQs for Vinyl Stickers and Decals
FAQs for Vinyl Stickers and Decals
Vinyl stickers and decals are a quick, easy way to change the look of any space. They can be applied to almost any surface - from your laptop or tablet screen, to kitchen cabinets or even in your bathroom on the mirror!
You can find stickers with designs ranging from motivational phrases like "keep calm and carry on" to quotes from your favorite book. There's something for everyone!
Here we answer nearly every question we have ever had in relation to vinyl stickers and decals. Don't see your question below among our FAQs? Ask in the comments!
Q. What is the difference between vinyl stickers and other types of sticker materials?
A. Vinyl stickers are different from other stickers because they last longer and will not peel off of their designated surface. They're also waterproof, weatherproof and wrap around curved areas easier.
Q. What surfaces can vinyl stickers be applied to?
A. Vinyl stickers can be applied to any nonporous surface like glass, metal, wood or plastic! You can even apply them to your laptop and tablet screen if you want.
Q. Can vinyl stickers be cut?
A. Most vinyl stickers can be cut.
Q: Can vinyl stickers last a long time?
A: The life of vinyl stickers is between 3-5 years depending on how often they are cleaned and even then, it will only take a few seconds to replace them with new ones.
Q: Can I apply vinyl stickers to my car or other transportation?
A: Vinyl stickers can be applied to any smooth surface. Many people like to use vinyl stickers for car decals because they are easy to apply and you can peel them off without damaging the paint.
Q: What should I do if a sticker peels up?
A: If your vinyl stickers start to peel, take an object that's flat like a credit card or spatula and gently press down on it until it sticks again. You may need to repeat.
Q: What ways do businesses use custom vinyl stickers?
A: One way businesses use custom vinyl stickers is to promote their brand. These can be placed on any surface, making them a great tool for business owners who want to add personality and creativity into the space they occupy or the swag they give away!
Q: Can I design my own vinyl stickers for print?
A: Yes! You can design your own vinyl stickers for print by uploading your favorite photo or even a drawing to online sticker printing websites.
Q: Are vinyl stickers waterproof?
A: Yes, vinyl stickers are waterproof and will not peel off of their designated surface!
Q: Are vinyl stickers recyclable?
A: Vinyl stickers are not recyclable, but if you're concerned about the environment or your waste stream, we recommend our roll labels.
Q: Are vinyl stickers dishwasher safe?
A: Yes, vinyl stickers are dishwasher safe and can even be placed in the microwave!
Q: Where do I buy vinyl stickers?
A: Vinyl decals can easily be ordered from Siraprint.ca.
Q: Are vinyl stickers reusable?
A: Most vinyl stickers are not reusable.
Q: What is a vinyl decal?
A: Vinyl decals are also known as cut vinyls and are a type of material that is used to create graphic design. They can be applied to any smooth surface like metal, plastic or glass! Also known as transfer stickers.
Q: What surfaces should I avoid when using vinyl stickers?
A: If you're applying your sticker onto an uneven surface, it may not stick well.
Q: Why should I use vinyl stickers over other types of materials?
A: Vinyl stickers are great because they're waterproof and weatherproof. This makes them durable and perfect for any surface including mirrors, walls, cars, or even the shower. They'll also last up to five years when cared for properly!
Q: Can I buy vinyl stickers in bulk?
A: You can order as many vinyl decals as you want from Siraprint.ca! We offer great discounts on bulk orders and always offer free shipping no matter the quantity you order!
Q: Will vinyl stickers stick to leather?
A: Vinyl decals will stick to most surfaces, but they may be difficult to remove once applied. You can always experiment on a small area before applying all over leather!
Q: What kind of adhesive does vinyl stickers have?
A: The majority of vinyl stickers are made with an acrylic glue that is designed to stick to smooth surfaces like glass, metal or plastic.
Q: Can I use vinyl stickers for labeling?
A: Yes! Vinyl decals are perfect for labeling because they can be customized with any text and image you want- making them a great tool for all businesses! They're also waterproof which means that labels will remain intact.
Q: Will vinyl stickers stick to paper?
A: Yes, vinyl stickers are typically designed to stick to smooth surfaces.
Q: Will vinyl stickers stick to silicone?
A: Vinyl stickers will stick to silicone, so if you're looking for a way to decorate your phone case or tablet cover, this is the best option!
Q: What do I need before applying vinyl stickers?
A: Before you apply any type of sticker it's important that you make sure the surface is clean, dry, and free of dust or any other particles that could interfere with the application.
Q: Will vinyl stickers stick to canvas?
A:No, vinyl stickers will not stick to fabric canvas with heavy lint, but will stick to plastic canvas.
Q: Can vinyl stickers go on fabric?
A: Yes, vinyl stickers can go on fabric with light lint!
Q: Can I put vinyl stickers over paint?
A: Vinyl decals will not stick to any surface that has been painted. Instead you'll need to use a clear coat of sealant or wax before applying the sticker for it to work properly.
Q: How are vinyl stickers made?
A: Vinyl stickers are made by using a heavy duty ink that is then applied to any smooth surface. The sticker can be removed at any time without damaging the original surface and no residue will remain!
Q: What conditions are vinyl stickers not recommended for?
A: If you plan on placing your sticker onto a rough surface it may not stick well.
Q: What are some other uses for vinyl stickers besides decorating and labeling?
A: There are tons of different uses for vinyl stickers including bumper stickers, window signs and more!
Q: How can I remove vinyl sticker residue?
A: If you want to make sure that there is no leftover adhesive left on the surface where your decal was applied, first use a cloth with some rubbing alcohol to clean the surface. Next, use a dry cloth to clean the adhesive residue.
Q: How do I apply vinyl stickers?
A: The application process for any sticker is simple- just peel off from backing paper and place onto your desired location. Once you're happy with its placement, rub over the sticker to secure it in place.
Q: Which size should I buy for my project?
A: The best way to determine which size of sticker would be most appropriate for your needs, depends largely on the type and location of your desired use.
For example, larger stickers with a lot of text or images will require extra space to accommodate the content- while smaller stickers are best for labeling and decorating projects.
Q: Can I have my own art or design made into a custom vinyl sticker?
A: Yes, we can create your own custom design for a vinyl sticker! Simply upload your design files at Siraprint.ca and we'll get back to you with a proof within 24-36 hours.
Vinyl stickers are a versatile and fun way to decorate any smooth surface and they can be removed at any time without leaving any residue behind. They come in a variety of sizes and can be ordered with your own design or image. With vinyl stickers, you'll never be bored again since they are ideal for every occasion! Ready to order? Email us at Sira Print Inc. and let's get started!