- The Art of Stickers, Australia
MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR FOR 2019

Please note orders placed between now and Monday 7th January 2019 won't be processed until after the 7th.
From the Team at The Art of Stickers, we wish you a Very Merry Christmas, Prosperous and Safe New Year in 2019.
The Art of Stickers, Brisbane - Australia. We send orders to anywhere in Australia.

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Vinyl Sticker Removal

Our stickers are made using self-adhesive vinyl. When removing the sticker, the adhesive may separate from the vinyl, the older the sticker and/or the cooler the temperature of the surface - the more likely the adhesive will separate from the vinyl. Using heat is a good method for removing stickers however you will need to aware of the surface under the sticker that you are heating up and the type of equipment you are using to heat the area.

Using a heat gun is a quick method to get heat into the area where the sticker is to be removed however it is also very easy to cause damage with a heat gun as the amount of concentrated heat is intense.

To remove stickers from car paint:

  • If possible park the car with the sticker facing the sun and leave for 30 minutes - the warmer the entire sticker is, the easier it will be to remove.
  • Heat with heat gun or hairdryer and peel, keep heating as you remove to assist the removal.
  • Be careful especially with a heat gun as you can damage the car with excess heat.
  • Adhesive residue can with cleaned up by dabbing or spraying mineral turpentine letting it soak into the adhesive 5 minutes.
  • WD-40 can be used in place of turpentine - let WD-40 soak into the adhesive for 5 minutes.
  • Soaking will soften the adhesive and make removal easier.
  • Use a plastic scrapper or the credit card to scrape of softened adhesive.
  • Clean left over adhesive residue with a rag
  • Cut and Polish area with a good quality car cut and polish compound to remove fine scratches and and dirt.

To remove stickers from car glass and other types of glass:

  • If possible park the car with the sticker facing the sun and leave for 30 minutes - the warmer the entire sticker is, the easier it will be to remove.
  • Heat with heat gun or hairdryer and peel, keep heating as you remove to assist the removal.
  • If using a heat gun especially in cooler climates be careful as the glass can break if too much heat is applied too quickly.
  • A window scrapper and blade can be used, test a smaller area first to ensure the blade won't scratch glass.
  • Use a liquid glass cleaner and keep the area you are scrapping wet at all times.
  • Keep the angle of the small to the glass small - like you are trying to shave the glass.
  • Work in small area rather than broad steaks over the glass.
  • Always keep the blades entire edge on the glass - do not use the corners as this will scratch the glass.

To remove stickers from plastic surfaces

  • Heat with heat gun or hairdryer and peel, keep heating as you remove to assist the removal.
  • Plastic has a low melting point so be careful when using heat especially a heat gun
  • If any residue is left over make a paste using baking soda and water
  • Using a toothbrush or cloth- rub teh paste into teh residue
  • Let the paste sit on the residue for 20 to 30 minutes
  • Use a damp cloth to wipe of the baking soda and residue

To remove stickers from furniture and other sealed wood items

  • A hairdryer is best to use on surfaces that may damage easy such as furniture and interior painted surfaces
  • Carefully heat the sticker and remove slowly to ensure that the surface does not damage.