RECOMMENDED STORAGE – clean, on a roll, with text and graphics facing out.
WHY? – this prevents the vinyl text and graphics from becoming wrinkled and ultimately separating from the banner.
RECOMMENDED CLEANING – water and a little rubbing alcohol and a paper towel
WHY? – using harsh cleaning chemicals can cause an early breakdown of the adhesives in the graphics or in the vinyl itself.
Digitally Printed Banners
RECOMMENDED STORAGE – clean, on a roll, with text and graphics facing in.
WHY? – this prevents the printed text and graphics from being scratched or smudged in transportation.
RECOMMENDED CLEANING – water and a cotton cloth
WHY? – using chemicals on a digital banner can cause the inks to break down and fade, as well as breakdown of the banner material.
Real Estate Signs
RECOMMENDED STORAGE – clean, laying flat or leaning against a wall in a cool dry area.
WHY? – storing flat prevents sign faces and frames from becoming bent, and the cool dry area will help prolong the life and color of your graphics.
RECOMMENDED CLEANING – water and a little rubbing alcohol and a cotton cloth.
WHY? – using harsh cleaning chemicals can cause the inks to break down or fade, or cause an early break down of the adhesives in the graphics.
Perforated and Translucent Window Graphics
RECOMMENDED CLEANING FOR GRAPHICS ON OUTSIDE OF WINDOW – gentle scrubbing with water and a little rubbing alcohol on a cotton cloth.
WHY? – using harsh cleaning chemicals can cause the inks to break down and fade and scrubbing too hard can scratch the surface of the graphics.
RECOMMENDED CLEANING FOR GRAPHICS ON THE INSIDE OF WINDOW – to clean the outside of the window, standard glass cleaners and techniques work fine. If you wish to clean the back of the graphics see the recommended cleaning techniques for graphics on the outside of window above.
Metal and Plastic Dimensional Letters
RECOMMENDED CLEANING – standard cleaning supplies and techniques generally are acceptable. Avoid pulling on the letters!
WHY? – if you pull unnecessarily on the letters, the adhesives could release or the stud mounts in the letters could break loose from the wall.
RECOMMENDED CLEANING – standard cleaning supplies and techniques generally acceptable. Avoid pulling on the signs!
WHY? – if you pull unnecessarily on the signs, the adhesives could release from the wall.
LED Message Centers
RECOMMENDED STORAGE – out of the elements, in a cool dry place. Avoid contact with liquids.
WHY? – exposure of electrical components can lead to faulty wiring. Liquids can also cause shorts in the electrical components.
RECOMMENDED CLEANING – mild scrubbing with a damp cotton cloth, do not spray with water or cleaning fluids.
WHY? – spraying liquid onto face of LED can cause water to seep into the electrical components.
RECOMMENDED STORAGE – once a week remove the magnets from yoru vehicle and store them on something flat like a refrigerator or washing machine.
WHY? – if magnetics are left on the vehicle, the elements can heat the magnetics and bond them to the enamel of the vehicle. Storing them flat can prevent them from warping.
RECOMMENDED CLEANING – clean both the surface of your vehicle and the back side of the magnetics with water and a little rubbing alcohol to ensure there is no grit between the magnetics and your paint job when you reapply them.
WHY? – cleaning both surfaces assures the optimal bond between your vehicle and the magnetics. This will also prevent scratching of your vehicles paint when pulling the magnetics on and off.
RECOMMENDED STORAGE – protected or covered parking when not in use for optimal performance and life of the vinyl
WHY? – over exposure to the elements can cause the inks and vinyl pigment to break down or fade prematurely.
RECOMMENDED CLEANING – standard car wash is acceptable. Do not pressure wash the care from too close or ag extreme angles.
WHY? – car wraps and graphics are durable and sometimes laminated so regular cleaning is acceptable. If you pressure was the vehicle from too close the graphics could tear or peel.