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4 Care Tips For Peel-And-Stick Window Graphics

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Removable window graphics are a great choice for any occasion. You can use them to easily decorate for the holidays, to personalize the exterior of your home, or to decorate the passenger windows of your car. Best of all, these window graphics are reusable. You can purchase a whole collection and change them whenever the mood strikes you. Here are four care tips to help you keep your window graphics in perfect condition.

1. Clean your window before application.

Before applying your window graphic, make sure you thoroughly clean the window. Use a glass cleaner and a clean paper towel to wipe away any fingerprints, dust, or smudges. Residual oils from your fingers can cause window graphics to adhere imperfectly. Allow the window to completely dry before placing the window graphic where you want it. If you're concerned about fibers from paper towels clinging to the window, you can substitute newsprint or a soft microfiber cloth instead.

2. Don't touch the sticky surface.

When applying window graphics, try to handle them as little as possible. Grasp the window graphic by the edges since touching the smooth surface that clings to your window will cause it to lose some of its adhesive power. If you have long fingernails, you can try holding your peel and stick window graphics using the tips of your fingernails instead.

3. Clean your window graphics.

If your window graphics are beginning to come unstuck, you can refresh them by washing them. Wash your window graphics using cool water and a mild soap. Use your fingers to carefully clean both surfaces, then pat the window graphic dry. You can leave it on a paper towel to continue air drying. Once the drying process is complete, your peel and stick window graphic should be as good as new.

4. Store your window graphics properly.

When you're ready to change your window graphics, you can remove your current graphics by using your fingernail to gently peel up the edges. Pull the decal up firmly until it completely detaches from the window. After removing your window graphics, you should always store them properly. Replace them on the sheet they came with. This will protect the adhesive side of the decal and keep it from attracting dust. Store your window graphics flat in a place where they won't get bent. Some people like to store their window graphics in page protectors in a three-ring binder for easy access.

For more information, contact a company like DCM Inc.


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