Tips for Customizing Sports Helmets with Vinyl Decals
Without helmets, a variety of different sports can be downright dangerous. From football to hockey, you don’t want to be playing any sort of contact sport without the proper head protection.
If you’re like most people though, you need to customize your helmet with vinyl decals. While the process might seem relatively simple, if it’s your first time doing it, you might need just a little bit of guidance.
Keep reading to learn more about how you can customize any sports helmet with vinyl decals:
Pick Your Design
Choosing the design for your helmet seems relatively easy, but there’s more to the process than picking something that fits the team. You also need to consider how large the design is and what the surface area of the helmet is.
For example, helmets designed for children playing hockey have a lot less surface area than adult football helmets. Those can take much larger vinyl decals, and you won’t have to worry about cutting part of the logo off.
Choose your design wisely and make sure you measure both the decal and the helmet before you buy.
Clean Your Helmet, Apply Your Decal
Before you can apply any sort of vinyl decal to your helmet, you need to start with a clean surface. Take the time to remove any existing decal with heat – hair dryers work well – and scrape off any residue. A product like Goo Gone and a clean rag will help you remove any excess stickiness.
From there, give the helmet a good wipe down with a clean rag. Make sure the helmet is very dry before you begin to put a decal on.
Once you’re ready to put your decal on, you can use something as simple as contact paper. That’s why vinyl decals are the best for people avoiding expensive printing options.
Contact Pro-Tuff Decals to learn more about customizable sports helmets and vinyl decals. Pro-Tuff Decals can also help you with a variety of other stock and customizable products, ranging from baseball caps to jerseys, sweat pants, sweat shirts and more.
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