Advice 1: How to stick self adhesive film

Self-adhesive film can be used for minor repairs to surfaces and for decoration, and for large-scale works. It is easy to use, durable and fairly inexpensive. The richness of color selection, texture, pattern of this film is huge. You can select entire rolls of products and a small ornamental elements. Furniture, glass, wall, metal, all surfaces suitable for gluing film.
How to stick self adhesive film
You will need
  • pencil or pen;
  • - ruler or meter;
  • - scissors;
  • sometimes a disk knife
  • - soft cloth;
  • a Hairdryer and Wallpaper glue.
Update your kitchen furniture with adhesive film is significantly cheaper than buying new. A stained-glass effect can be obtained using a film with a transparent pattern. Decorate the mirror tiles in the bathroom florid ornamentation with the same adhesive. Children's room decorated with furniture bright, cheerful drawings.
Prepare the surface to work. Clean it from grease, dirt and dust, wipe dry with a clean cloth. If necessary, degrease the base film with dishwashing detergent or (at worst) an alkaline solution. Polished or lacquered surfaces are ideal for wrapping.
Clean boards or plywood with polyester varnish or dirt, use methyl Wallpaper glue. The cracked and uneven surface treated with putty and sand with sandpaper. Then this basis must cover the soil on the basis of acrylic to adhesive tape is well kept.
Glass, metal, plastic, paint and other smooth surfaces wet with a solution of water and detergent.
Cut the tape according to your size. On the reverse side of the product is the centimeter grid, which greatly facilitates the work to cut.
Peel off the paper film backing 5 cm, attach the material to the surface and glue the free edge straight. One hand gently and evenly pull back the paper, and the other – smooth self-adhesive film with a soft cloth or towel. Unroll material from the center to the edges to avoid bubbles. If they still formed, pierce the place with a fine needle and release the air from under the film.
If you need to stick the tape to the round corner piece of the product heat standard household Hairdryer. The heated film is quickly and accurately paste, pulling slightly, and fold the edges. Smooth corners cut and fold.
Large surfaces such as walls, alleivate the same way as Wallpaper. The panels, running the lap, add a seam allowance of 1-1,5 cm self-Adhesive tape is difficult to put back to back, tread carefully, separating the paper a little.
Wetted with detergent solution glass place the film without the paper backing, and give it the desired position. It is easier to work when pasting smooth surfaces. Press the material to the base with a towel and smooth the surface to all edges, removing the water.

Advice 2 : How to stick on the aquarium film

Looks original aquarium with tinted rear side. First, on a dark background more visible the amazing inhabitants of the underwater world. Secondly, by itself the aquarium looks more aesthetically pleasing. To achieve the same effect by sticking the film on the back wall of the pond.
How to stick on the aquarium film
You will need
  • - vinyl film;
  • - scissors;
  • - the range;
  • pencil;
  • water;
  • - rags;
  • spray gun;
  • shampoo or liquid soap;
  • - a plastic card.
Prepare the aquarium: if it has already been used, drain the water. Then measure the back wall of the aquariumand move the resulting dimensions on the reverse side of vinyl with pressure sensitive adhesive (sometimes referred to as Arakelova film or simply Oracle). Then cut the tape along the intended contours.
Vinyl film adhesively bonded to the outside of the aquarium. But before it stick, ORACAL is recommended to be reduced from two parties to three millimeters.
Wash and wipe dry the outer side of the rear wall of the aquarium. Fill the spray bottle of soapy water (can use liquid soap or shampoo) and shake it a few times. Then generously spray the solution on all prepared surfaces.
Carefully remove the protective layer with self-adhesive vinyl film ORACAL and attach to the outside of the rear wall of an artificial pond. If the first time did not exactly make self adhesive film, try again (possible just due to the fact that the surface with soapy water).
As soon as you align the top edge of the bonded vinyl film and require assistance (one with the execution of subsequent operations can not cope). Pull the bottom adhesive film without letting it stick. At this time your partner use a plastic card to uniformly smooth film, driving out from under it excess water and air.
Don't be afraid to click on the map: it will not scratch the vinyl film. Flowing movements expel air and water from center to edge, top to bottom. In General the whole procedure of pasting the aquariumand will take five to ten minutes.
No mistake in size, as it will either have to detailat the pieces of adhesive tape, or to cut a new piece.
Useful advice
To create a dark background by setting the aquarium a black screen or paint the outside back wall of the pond.
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