How can I keep these wall decals from falling off my wall?

Discussion in 'Remodel Forum & Blog' started by gotbfdk, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. gotbfdk

    gotbfdk New Member

    Dec 4, 2012
    We bought wall decals for my daughters room and stuck them to a piece of glass when we moved. Now I have put them on her new walls but they keep falling off. I know they claim to be re-usable, but I don't know if their is a way to get them to stick better or if I just need to buy new ones. Any advice?
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2014
  2. brewdesign

    brewdesign New Member

    Dec 5, 2012
    Technical writing manager
    Berkley, MI
    Clean with soap and water, let dry.
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  4. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Aug 31, 2004
    Cave Creek, Arizona
    Spray adhesive applied to the back of the decal.
  5. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

    Aug 31, 2004
    San Diego
    Decals and stickers prefer very smooth surface, like the glass. They are not so happy on a textured surface like your walls.
  6. leejosepho

    leejosepho DIY scratch-pad engineer

    Nov 23, 2006
    disabled-retired industrial fabricator
    200 miles south of Little Rock
    I have forgotten what it is called, but a crafts store should have a certain glue or paste that will hold something in place without being permanent. That is how layout editors used to prepare camera-ready artwork. Or, you might use some double-sided tape.
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