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Vinyl Lettering Just How You Need It

Choose from over 30 different colors of vinyl and have your lettering, numbering, or business logo cut to the exact shape you need for indoor or outdoor use.

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  • Easy-to-Use Online Design Tool
  • Over 70 Fonts Available
  • Wide Range of Custom Sizes
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  • Vector Artwork Required (ai, eps, svg, pdf)
  • Most fonts and designs acceptable
  • Need help with files, uploading or design? Check out our Free Design Services!

(Text effects such as gradients, shadows, borders, slants, etc. are not possible with vinyl lettering. For these effects please use our custom wall decals.)


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Fast and hassle-free shipping directly to your business or home. Vinyl lettering or orders over $99 ship free!
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What is Vinyl Lettering?

Vinyl Lettering

Vinyl lettering includes lettering, numbering, and shapes that are individually cut out from a sheet of solid colored, 2-mil vinyl and then pre-spaced and placed onto pre-masked transfer tape (the number of transfer tape sheets used will depend on the size of your vinyl lettering and amount of colors used). This allows the lettering to be easily installed as one piece, creating a clean and professional look. You have the option to choose the standard print surface or have it made to be displayed inside glass.

Our vinyl lettering will stick on almost any flat, nonporous surface. Some surfaces vinyl lettering will work on include glass, windows, walls, storefronts, cars/trucks, and boats. Scale is no problem! We can provide the perfect fit for every display surface, big or small. We can print vinyl lettering as large as 24” x 60” in size.

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Our vinyl lettering has over 30 different colors to choose from, including specialty colors such as frosted, fluorescent, gold, and silver. You are also able to incorporate multiple colors into your lettering design.



Common Uses For Vinyl Lettering

Vinyl lettering is one of the most versatile tools for marketing. Since it’s made of durable, high-quality vinyl, it can be used both indoors and outdoors. It sticks to most surfaces and is weather-resistant. Below are some of the most popular uses for vinyl lettering:


Popular Vinyl Lettering Templates

Start Your Vinyl Lettering Project With Free Templates

No need to be an artist to start designing your own vinyl lettering! We offer a large selection of free templates you can use and build upon. All you need to do is pick one you like and customize as you see fit. Seeking inspiration? Here are some of our most popular premade templates:

3-Step Guide on Customizing our Vinyl Lettering Templates

  1. Choose a template that you would like to use.
  2. Customize using our online design tool. You can change the text, colors, or shapes of the design.
  3. Once you’re happy with the artwork, complete the order process and checkout.

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Easy to Apply and Made to Last

  • Pre-spaced and pre-masked for easy all at once install
  • Works on many different smooth, nonporous surfaces
  • Made from durable vinyl designed to last over 8 years and avoid cracking and embrittlement
  • UV-resistant
  • Water-resistant

Have Your Design Standard or Reverse Cut

You can choose either Standard or Reverse Cut for your vinyl lettering. Standard Cut makes it so each letter and object in your design will be cut directly out of the vinyl material, leaving no background. With Reverse Cut, each element in your design will be cut away from the background of the vinyl material. With Standard Cut the price of your vinyl lettering is based off of the size of your actual design, whereas with Reverse Cut the price will be based off of the size of the square/rectangle you are having your design cut out of.

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Standard Cut

(Design Cut From Material)
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Reverse Cut

(Design Cut Out of Material)

Additional Specs

  • Thickness

    .002" (2-mil or 50 microns; about the thickness of half of a sheet of copy paper)

  • UV Resistance

    UV protectants in the material for 5-10 years of outdoor vibrancy

  • Estimated Lifespan

    Approximately 8 years depending on climate and use

  • Temperature Range

    -40F to 225F

  • Installation Method

    Pre-Masked Transfer Tape

  • Print Method

    Cut, not printed, from vinyl sheet

  • Uses

    Indoor and Outdoor. Business storefronts and windows, walls, home decor, cars, trucks, boats, etc


Vinyl Lettering Fonts and Strokes Guide

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How to Install Vinyl Lettering

All of our vinyl lettering comes pre-spaced and pre-masked with transfer tape, making installation a simple, all-at-once process. Follow the step by step instructions below to help you get it installed exactly as you want it. The instructions below are for one-color and simple two-color letters and graphics. For orders with complex two-color designs or three or more colors, due to both production and installation quality purposes, you will install your vinyl lettering layer by layer for the same seamless and professional look.

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Thoroughly clean and dry the surface where the lettering will be installed.

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After measuring and marking your intended installation location if necessary, apply a horizontal strip of masking or painters tape to the top of the graphic with the top half of the tape on the intended surface, creating a hinge.

Note: Designs with three or more colors will require you to place individually colored layers on your wall. Two vinyl dots (one in the upper left corner and one in the bottom right corner of each layer) will be used to help align individual layers.
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Hold the bottom edge of the hinged graphic away from the intended surface and remove the back liner (which is different from the transfer tape), revealing the sticky backing of your lettering or graphic. Be careful not to allow the exposed adhesive to touch the surface.

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Using a squeegee*, apply pressure to the front or pre masked side of your lettering, placing the graphic onto the intended surface. Squeegee from left to right from the top down. If creases or bubbles develop, carefully lift the graphic and re-squeegee it.

*Available for purchase with vinyl lettering.

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Once in place without creases or bubbles, squeegee the entire lettering or graphic to ensure the adhesive is firmly attached to the surface.

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Gently remove the pre-mask transfer tape, starting at a top corner. If any vinyl begins to come off the wall, use your squeegee to firmly adhere it back to the wall and continue peeling away the premask.

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Laying the liner over the graphic with the shiny side facing you, apply hard pressure with the squeegee, removing any stubborn air bubbles.

As noted above, for vinyl lettering with three or more colors your order will have one layer per color. Repeat steps 2-7 and use the registration marks in the upper left and bottom right corners to ensure proper alignment and installation.

Care

Your vinyl lettering can be washed on a regular basis with a damp non-abrasive rag. This will clear it of dust or grime without damaging the lettering. Do not use strong cleaners or scrub vigorously as both of these actions may damage and/or peel away the lettering from the surface where applied.

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EASY TO USE DESIGN TOOL

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Create your custom vinyl lettering with the easiest and simplest design tool in the signage industry. Upload images, create objects, add text, adjust sizing, change color, and so much more!
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Whether you need help uploading your design or are interested in creating something entirely new, our team of professional graphic designers is here to help. Nothing beats free!
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Q:
What are the maximum and minimum dimensions of your vinyl lettering?
Asked 2 years ago by Signs
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Your cut vinyl design can be up to 24 inches in one dimension and 600 inches in the other dimension. If you need something larger than that, we can still accommodate you. Please contact us for a quote.
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What is cut vinyl or vinyl lettering? Is it made up of individual letters or one continuous piece?
Asked 2 years ago by Signs
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Cut vinyl or as it is more commonly known, vinyl lettering, is individual vinyl letters with an adhesive backing. These individual vinyl letters can be used for a variety of home and business uses both in buildings and on cars. Your letters will typically be individual letters but come pre-masked with transfer tape for easy application. See below for explanations of pre-masking, transfer tape and full installation instructions. Alternatively, our repositionable wall decals or window decals are similar signage solutions that can be cut to shape but are not individual letters like vinyl lettering.
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What is your vinyl lettering made from?
Asked 2 years ago by Signs
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Our vinyl lettering is made from high performance 2-mil (50 micron) cast film which is a high quality adhesive vinyl.
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How thick is the vinyl lettering?
Asked 2 years ago by Signs
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2-mil (50 microns)
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Do you offer alternative types of vinyl lettering like reflective or marine vinyl?
Asked 2 years ago by Signs
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The vinyl lettering currently offered on our website is a standard vinyl. For reflective or marine vinyl please contact us for availability.
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Is the lettering printed or cut?
Asked 2 years ago by Signs
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Unlike all of our other signs which are printed directly onto the material, our vinyl lettering is created from colored vinyl. Our machines and production staff then cut and weed (remove the excess) and apply the transfer tape to your lettering to prepare it for installation. Because we do not print on cut vinyl, the number of colors to choose from is limited. If you are interested in a design with gradients or many colors within the design, vinyl lettering is not a fit. But we can still help you, so please contact us.
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How does vinyl lettering differ from your repositionable wall decals?
Asked 2 years ago by Signs
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Vinyl lettering is typically non-printed vinyl cut outs of individual letters. Wall decals are one continuous piece of material whether they are cut to shape or not that can be printed on. Both lettering and wall decals can be applied to nonporous smooth surfaces.

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How can I make my own custom vinyl lettering on your website?
Asked 2 years ago by Signs
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You can start by choosing a template or clicking ‘Get Started’ from the product page. From there, you’ll be able to access the online design tool where you can customize the text for your vinyl lettering.

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Do you offer colors beyond what is advertised on the site?
Asked 2 years ago by Signs
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We can sometimes accommodate other colors but this requires a custom quote (which comes with a longer turnaround time). Please contact us for the availability of the desired color.
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Do you offer font options beyond those listed on the website? Can I send you a font to use?
Asked 2 years ago by Signs
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We can sometimes accommodate additional font requests beyond those that are listed on the website. Please contact us to verify we can use your font.