#1: What is a car decal and how does it work?

A car decal is a sticker that you can affix to the outside of your vehicle.

They are made from high-quality vinyl, which prevents them from cracking, fading or deteriorating outdoors.

Car decals are easy to apply and remove.

You can replace them without damaging your paint job.

#2: What are the Benefits of a Car Decal?

When we first saw the idea of sticking a sticker on our car, we were intrigued. Having seen all kinds of cleverly designed decals on friends’ cars (and even a few of their bikes), we knew it would be cool to have our very own custom-designed decals. So, once the excitement had worn off about our project, we sat down and went through what this job entailed:

• The best material for a car decal is vinyl

• decals are usually in fact good for up to 5 years (sometimes more)

• you can stick them anywhere (you’ll need to test your trunk first)

• the ideal location is where you’re going to see the most (e.g., the back window).

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#3: How Much Does a Car Decal Cost?

As with most things, the cost of your car decal will vary depending on how complex and detailed a design you’re after.

Car decals can range from simple designs to more elaborate ones. For example, a trucker might want just a phone number to advertise his business. On the other hand, an employee working for a company that sells graphic tees may want one of the company’s popular designs.

At Heirloom Graphics, our pricing is based on several factors including size, shape and quantity of stickers ordered. Our customizable options mean that you can get exactly what you need at an affordable price!

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#4: Where Can I Get My Car Decal?

A high-quality, long-lasting car decal can be hard to come by. Whether you’re looking for an original decal or a custom job, knowing where to buy is key.

The best place to purchase your car decal is from a trusted source that does not just sell them, but also designs and installs them. Even better, try to find a company that offers design services, installation services, and removal services if the need arises. A company that can do all of this is more likely to stand behind their products than one who only sells car decals online.

In addition:* Choosing a reputable company means you’ll have experienced staff on hand who know what they’re doing.* They will be able to assist you with questions about the best designs for your needs.* The design process will go much smoother since they have experience with it.* They will help you decide on the proper installation location.* If there are issues during the application, they will be able to solve them quickly.* They will also help if any problems occur down the line (like when it comes time for removal).

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#5: Can the Car Decal Be Removed or Repositioned?

If you’re looking for a way to spruce up your car, consider getting a decal. They’re fairly simple to apply and are inexpensive.

There are many different types of decals, but the most common ones available these days (and the ones we recommend) are vinyl stickers that can be applied to windows, mirrors, and even flat surfaces like the hood of your car (we’ll get into how to do that later). The sticker will stick securely if it’s on a hard surface, but if it’s on glass, it can be repositioned without leaving any residue or damage.

* If you’ve never removed a decal for my car, you’ll want to read this article on what not to do. Click here. To find out What some people have done to remove decals.

#6: Do Car Decals Work for Boats, RVs, and Trailers Too?

Yes, car decals work the same way on boats, RVs, and trailers. They will stick to fiberglass and aluminum surfaces until you remove them with a razor blade or heat gun. They can be removed without leaving residue. You can also use them on glass windows or windshields.

Car decals are a great way to advertise your business if you have your own boat and take it out often, or if you drive an RV to shows or events related to your business.

* Follow along in this article on which vinyl is the best for boats, RVs, and trailers, and how to apply them on each. Click here To read more about it.

#7: Is It Easy to Apply a Vehicle Decal?

Installation is not difficult, but it does require patience. Car decals are easy to apply, and the process is similar to applying a window decal. First, you’ll need to clean the surface where the decal will be applied. Then, you’ll want to peel off any backing materials from your car decal and position it exactly as desired on your vehicle. It’s usually easiest if you have a second pair of hands for this part of the process! Once in place, smooth out your car decal with a squeegee or credit card. Remove any remaining air bubbles with a pin and then clean around the edge of the sticker with rubbing alcohol or vodka on a cloth. Finally, remove any paper backing material from around your car decal, and admire your work!

#8: What’s the Best Way to Install Your Vehicle Decals?

  • Apply the decal to your vehicle and use a squeegee or clean plastic card to smooth out any bubbles and ensure good contact with the surface. You can also use heat from a hairdryer or heat gun to help the vinyl conform to your vehicle’s shape.
  • On curved surfaces, take care not to stretch the decal, as this will distort it. If you are using multiple pieces, overlap each piece slightly for a purposeful finish.
  • Once your installation is complete, make sure not to scratch or expose it to harsh chemicals for at least 24 hours. This will allow the adhesive on your decal time to fully bond with your surface before you hit the road!
  • If you follow these instructions properly, you can expect your vehicle graphics and decals—even those in extreme conditions—to last up to seven years!
  • **Download our FREE PDF Guide on how to install car decals. Its a comprehensive guide on how to install in hot weather cold weather. Awkward positions. And curves. You won’t want to miss it. Click here to download.

#9 Are All Vehicle Graphics Made out of Vinyl?

While vinyl is the most common material used for vehicle graphics, it is by no means the only option. Many drivers who have purchased traditional decals choose to produce them in plastic or chrome. While this isn’t a widespread practice (and for a good reason: those materials are really expensive), it does give your automobile a very high-end and shiny look that you can’t get from other forms of vehicle graphic design.

* Here is our breakdown on which vinyl are best for your next car decal. Don’t buy another one until you read this. The winner might shock you. Click here.

#10 Why Aren’t Cars Covered in Car Decals by Default and are they legal?

These are all fair concerns and questions. Car decals aren’t legal everywhere, as many countries and states have specific laws against them. They can also be a distraction to other drivers and pedestrians, which is a safety concern. Additionally, decals are not the best choice for some types of vehicles such as police cars or ambulances that need to remain easily identifiable in an emergency situation (and even if you’re just using your decal for advertising purposes you may still want it to be easily readable).

* Check out which states and counties have the toughest laws on car decals we break it down for you here.

Finally, many car owners may choose not to cover their vehicles with vehicle wraps because of the additional costs involved in designing, making, applying and eventually removing them (if you want your car back after selling it).


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