Self-Adhesive Vinyl Lettering Installation Instructions

1. Position and secure with tape

-Your surface needs to be clean before you install the lettering.
-Double check that it is level and in the correct location.

2. Remove the liner

-The lettering is very sticky, be careful!

3. Apply the lettering

-Keep the lettering taut with the tape that's holding it in place.
-Start from the taped edge, and work towards the other edge.

4. Remove the transfer tape

-Make sure the lettering is firmly pressed onto your surface before you remove the tape.

Other Vinyl Decal Installation Options and Techniques

Cut Apart Technique

-Needs to have spaces between letters.

Hinge in the Middle

-Great for long lettering.

Wet Install

-Not recommended for small lettering.

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  • What is Do It Yourself Vinyl Lettering and how can I use it?

    Our custom vinyl lettering is self-adhesive and works great on cars, boats, storefront windows, walls, mailboxes, and almost any sign surface.

    With Do-It-Yourself Vinyl Lettering:

    • It's fun and easy to order and apply yourself.
    • Vinyl comes pre-spaced on one sheet of backing paper to install in one application
    • You can achieve professional results and save money by installing yourself
    • Vinyl lettering is one of the most cost effective forms of advertising
    • We replace any lettering you do not install correctly at no charge
    • Order online and get it fast! Order by 1:00pm Eastern Time and select USPS Priority or any of the UPS/FedEx options and the order ships the same day.
  • How much does the lettering cost?

    If you design the lettering online, the price is shown on the Purchase tab and updates with every change you make to the design. The price shown is for 1 copy of what shown in the on screen preview. If you need 2 or more copies of the lettering you can specify how many you need on the Purchase tab as well. If you have a graphic, logo, or need a custom lettering layout you can submit a quote request on the graphics page.

  • How soon can I get the custom vinyl lettering?

    Orders designed online are produced and shipped within one business day. Same day production is available on most orders placed before 2:30pm EST. Not every shipping option is available for all orders and shipping zip codes. Enter your zip code to show the available shipping options and estimated delivery dates.

    Shipping Method/Speed Price
    First Class Mail (about 5-10 business days) $4.25
    Priority Mail (about 3-8 business days) $7.95
    UPS/FedEx Ground $9.95
    UPS/FedEx 2 Business Day $13.95
    UPS/FedEx 1 Day Air - By end of day $24.95
    UPS/FedEx 1 Day Air - Morning Delivery $34.95

    * Orders over $50 qualify for Free Shipping.

    * Weekends and Federal Holidays do not count as shipping days.

    * For international orders you can change the country and select a shipping option in the shopping cart before checking out. Once you select a country, the shipping options, prices, transit and production times will be listed. Import duties and taxes are not included in the item prices or shipping costs and will be the receivers responsibility. The following shipping options are available in most countries:

    • USPS First Class International - (2-3 Weeks)
    • FedEx Economy International - (4-5 Days)
    • FedEx Priority International - (1-3 Days)
  • What if I have any problems with the lettering?

    If you have any problems installing your vinyl, I'll send you a free replacement. Please contact us and we'll be glad to help in any way we can.

    See: Installation Guarantee and Vinyl Warranty

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Remove Vinyl Lettering

Vinyl Lettering is removable but NOT re-usable. To remove the lettering just apply heat with a hair dryer or heat gun to "de-activate" the adhesive, then peel the lettering off the surface. You may need to use some standard household cleaners to remove any excess adhesive.

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