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FAQ and Installation Instructions for Self-Adhesive RoomMates Wall Decals, Stickers, Murals, Borders and Growth Charts
It is important that you read frequently asked questions and installation Instructions to make sure that your wall decals adhere properly to painted or textured walls, tiles or bathroom surfaces.

Q: Where can I apply RoomMates removable wall decals?

A: RoomMates wall decals work on any smooth, dry and clean surface: walls, mirrors, refrigerators, laptop covers, tiles, glass, lockers, furniture, accessories, etc.. even automotive surfaces!

Painted wall tips:
Prior to applying decals onto painted walls: clean wall and make sure it is dry.
Newly painted walls: It is recommended to let the paint cure for 10 to 15 days prior to applying decals. Even if new paint feels dry, it may still need to settle and completely cure.
Not recommended on:
Orange Peel textured walls .
Over cinder blocks or very textured and porous surfaces.
Over wallpaper or delicate surfaces.

Bathroom tips:
  RoomMates wall decals can be applied onto tiles as long as surface is clean and completely dry during installation. Make sure the design element does not overlap grout area as water could filter under and compromise the adhesive. RoomMates can be applied onto shower walls, as long as they are placed tightly onto the surface so water cannot reach under the design element. Once applied, RoomMates will not move even if sprayed by shower.

Do not place RoomMates-decorated items in dishwater or microwave or place RoomMates over rugs, fabrics and any other textiles. Textile fibers may stick to the adhesive and ruin the product. Do not place at the bottom or inside the tub. Water could filter beneath the design element too easily and would compromise the adhesive.

Note: In all applications, it is always best to test RoomMates in an inconspicuous area. If the surface is textured, performance could be seriously diminished. Make sure surface is clean of dust and dirt or you may compromise the adhesive and ruin the product.

Q: How can I apply RoomMates removable wall decals on wallpaper?

Start by installing your wallpaper and letting it dry for at least two weeks per manufacturer’s instructions. Before applying wall decals you need to make sure the wallpaper is completely dry and the adhesive is fully cured so that you do not damage your brand new beautiful wallpaper. In order to do this  try applying a small wall decal in a hidden area,  waiting 1-2 days, and then removing the test decal.  Examine both the area and the back of the decal for any signs of damage or adhesive ineffectiveness.  This process is best done in an area that will not normally be seen—behind furniture or in a corner.

If your test decal removes cleanly, you can safely apply the rest of the wall decals, borders and growth charts to your wallpaper. Your design theme can include a part of a wall, a full room, or anything in between.

Q: How do I remove air bubbles?

A: When applying, make sure you start from one side (for the border) or the top (for the decal) of each element. Keep the rest of the element away from the wall/surface. Slowly go down over the design with your hand and smooth the element onto surface (and press the bubbles out as you go). Once applied you should be able to move any remaining bubbles out by pressing/smoothing them out of the element. If the problem persists (this would only happen with the giant wall decals), you can punch a tiny (invisible to the eye) hole with a pin to push the air out.

Q: Can I re-use RoomMates months later?

A: Even years! Simply replace the design elements onto the liner/backer and keep your RoomMates in a dust free and room temperature environment. You can reapply them for the next season. Or better yet - check out the new designs! Decorating with RoomMates is so easy and affordable that you can change your decor as often as you wish!

Q: Where are RoomMates made?

A: RoomMates removable wall decals are proudly made in the United States of America!