All surfaces must be thoroughly cleaned before the
application of vinyl graphics. Follow the instructions below for specific
Clean with any multipurpose household cleaner such as Mr Muscle / Fantastik or Formula 409. Wipe area clean and dry with a lint free cloth before applying
vinyl graphics. Freshly painted surfaces should dry for at least 72 hours
before applying vinyl graphics.
Thoroughly wipe the application surface clean with
rubbing alcohol. Remove any material such as tape or glue with a razor
Metals and Base Metals
These surfaces may be cleaned with rubbing alcohol,
xylol, naphtha, or lacquer thinner (test an inconspicuous painted area with
the solvent you use to insure compatibility with the paint). Dry the surface
with a lint free cloth before the solvent evaporates. Freshly painted
surfaces should dry for at least 72 hours before applying vinyl graphics.
& Weather Conditions
For best results the room temperature and
temperature of the target surface should be between 45 and 90 degrees
F. Do not apply on misty or rainy days. Very high humidity may effect
the application process. Avoid installing graphics in direct sunlight due to
rapid surface temperature changes. Do the application in a wind-free area.
Wind gusts will cause problems especially after the liner is removed and the
vinyl adhesive is exposed!