FAQ: How To Store Wall Decals?

How do you store reusable wall decals?

If you need to move your decals, simply peel them away from the wall and place them back on their liners (or wax paper). Roll up the sheets and store them somewhere safe until they are needed again.

How do you Restick wall decals?

The vinyl on wall decals are like glue. So, it can easily harden and lose its stickiness. However, you can try to warm up the decal to melt some of the glue to restick it to your wall. So, grab a hair dryer and start blowing that bad boy on your wall sticker and push down to smooth it to the wall.

How long do wall decals last?

Although wall decals can be stored for up to six months depending on storage conditions. We strongly recommend that you apply your wall decals quickly (within 24-72 hours of receipt) for the best results.

How do you keep vinyl stickers from peeling?

Place a piece of wax paper over the sticker to protect it, and smooth down the sticker with a credit card. Remove the wax paper, and examine the sticker for air bubbles. Spray the surface with cleaning spray, and wipe away dirt and cleaning residue with a rag.

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Can you reuse a wall decal?

While wall decals can sometimes be reused, we don’t recommend it. Attempting to reuse a vinyl decal can cause a mess, destroy your decal, and often doesn’t work.

Can Wall decals be removed?

Removing adhesives from painted walls can be high risk. Unless you have removable wall decals, choose a safe method for their removal. Vinyl wall stickers can be removed effectively with a method provided by EzineArticles. Once the adhesive is warm to the touch, gently lift the decal starting at the edge.

Why won’t my wall decals stick?

Cold Walls/Vinyl: When the walls or the decal are too cold, the vinyl won’t stick properly to the wall. Too Dry: If you wait too long after receiving your wall decal before applying it, the adhesive will dry out, much like glue. Sealants: Using sealants on your wall can actually prevent the decal from sticking.

How do you prep a wall for decals?

Use a damp cloth to clean your wall. Let the wall dry completely before proceeding. This step is important because walls have dust particles and residue that could affect the adhesion of the wall decal. You will need to allow a freshly painted wall to cure 2-3 weeks before installing your decal.

Do decals damage walls?

The only way wall stick-ons (more commonly called wall stickers or wall decals) will damage your wall is if you don’t follow the instructions for installing or removing them.

Can you put wall decals on freshly painted walls?

If the walls have been painted recently, wait at least 2 weeks before applying the wall decals to allow the paint to cure properly. Regardless of what paint you select or what wall you apply your decal to, make sure that you remove the decals from their packaging and lay them flat before you apply them.

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Are Wall decals tacky?

In traditionally decorated homes, decals can look tacky. But in homes already decorated with a modern sensibility, decals definitely have their place. In a spare room or an awkward space that’s hard to decorate, try a single, graphic image decal.

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