How to Install Floor Graphics


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Whether you design them for promotion, decor or directional signage, custom Floor Graphics make great marketing assets for any business or industry. Adhesive-backed, our floor decals can be applied to commercial-grade tile, sealed concrete, linoleum, asphalt, other similar non-porous flooring and even carpet.

After you’ve finished online printing and are ready to apply your vinyl floor stickers, follow the instructions for how to install floor graphics below or watch them here: 

Before You Begin

These instructions are intended for the dry application of both one-sided and two-sided floor graphics.

  • Temperature may impact the installation process. We recommend installing graphics in temperatures between 40-90° F for optimal adhesion.
  • If your graphics are larger than 18” x 24”, have a complex design, overlap, are tiled or simply a difficult undertaking, we recommend considering hiring a professional installer. 

What You’ll Need

Not all of these tools are necessary. What you need may vary, depending on the install method you choose and the level of difficulty.

  • Printed floor graphics
  • Tape measure or measuring tool
  • Multi-surface cleaner and a lint-free cloth
  • Masking tape or painter’s tape
  • Hand applicator or a credit/debit card
  • Rubber roller
  • Safety pin

Prep Your Surface

A clean surface is essential to the installation of any adhesive graphic. Use a multi-purpose cleaner to thoroughly clean the floor, ensuring it’s free of any dirt, dust, grease or other debris that may affect the adhesion process. We recommend doing a final wipe down with water and a lint-free cloth. 

Apply Your Graphics

Step 1

Find the center of your graphic on the floor. Once you do, mark where the top of your graphic will be with tape. 

Step 2

Peel back the liner from your graphic and set the graphic back to your tape marks.

Step 3

With the top edge of the graphic in place, use a hand applicator or credit card to smooth the top edge down and out from the center. We recommend placing a piece of masking or painter’s tape along the edge of your applicator to minimize the risk of scratching the graphic. 

Step 4

Use a rubber roller (if you have one) to press out any air bubbles in your graphic. This will create a better seal to the surface.

If air bubbles persist, use a pin and poke a hole in any that stand out to release the air. If there are too many bubbles, you may need to peel back your graphic and do the smoothing process again. 

Step 5

Wipe away any water residue from the smoothing process.

Since floor graphics have adhesive on the back, adhesion will take place immediately.

Installing window clings, window decals or SEGs? Apply them easily with the simple steps on our Installation Instructions page. If you have any questions about how to install floor graphics or any of our online printing services, check out our Floor Graphics FAQ or please contact customer service.


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