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Mastering the art of bubble free window sticker application


Window stickers are a fantastic way to personalize your space, advertise your business, or simply add a touch of creativity to your surroundings. However, there’s nothing more frustrating than seeing bubbles ruin the smooth surface of your sticker. But fear not! With the right technique and a little patience, you can achieve a flawless, bubble free window stickers application every time.

In this blog post, we’ll explore step-by-step instructions on how to apply a window sticker without those pesky bubbles.

Step 1:

Clean the surface before applying your window sticker, it’s crucial to ensure that the surface is clean and free of any dirt, dust, or grease. Use a mild detergent or glass cleaner along with a clean, lint-free cloth to wipe down the area where you plan to place the sticker. This step is essential for achieving a smooth and bubble-free finish.

Step 2:

Having the right tools can make all the difference when it comes to applying window stickers. You’ll need a squeegee or a credit card, a ruler or measuring tape, masking tape, and a pair of scissors. These tools will help you position the sticker accurately and smooth out any bubbles during the application process.

Step 3:

Position the sticker carefully peel the backing paper away from the sticker, taking care not to touch the adhesive side. After the backing paper is removed, align the sticker with the desired location on the window. If required you can use masking tape to secure the top edge of the sticker in place. This ensures it doesn’t shift during application.

Step 4:

Apply the sticker starting from the top edge, use your squeegee or credit card to slowly smooth the sticker onto the window surface, working your way down gradually. Apply even pressure to ensure that the sticker adheres smoothly and evenly, pushing out any air bubbles as you go. If you encounter any stubborn bubbles, gently lift the sticker and reapply it, smoothing out the area again.

Step 5:

Take a close look at the sticker to ensure that it’s fully adhered to the window surface and free of any remaining bubbles. If you spot any small bubbles, you can gently press them out with your finger or the edge of your squeegee. When you’re satisfied with the results, stand back and admire your bubble-free masterpiece!

By following these simple guidelines and exercising patience and precision, you can achieve a professional-looking finish when applying window stickers, free from unsightly bubbles. Remember to start with a clean surface, use the right tools, and take your time during the application process. With a little practice, you’ll be a master at fitting window stickers without a bubble in sight!

For further advice about bubble free window stickers application or to get a quote for printing your custom window stickers, please contact our team on 01347 823 230.