How to Apply PlayOn Decals

Once you get the hang of it, installing PlayOn Decals is easy! Just follow these steps, and your court will be ready to PlayOn in no time.

What You Need

  • Praters PlayOn Decals
  • A Squeegee with Felt (Included)
  • A Razor Knife (Included)
  • A Broom Handle
  • One Inch Painter’s Tape
Step 1

PlayOn decals come shipped in a specially designed box for safe and easy removal. Simply remove the core from the box and unroll each panel. If your logo is one panel, you can skip to step 5.  Otherwise, find where you want your logo to be applied and place the center panel there.
Step 2

Once you are happy with the placement of your panel, tape the middle of the panel perpendiculary to the floor. This will hold the decal in in place for the next step.
Step 3

Starting on one side of the decal, peel the decal up from the paper towards the opposite side of the decal until you reach the point you taped in the last step. You don’t have to do it all at once, or in a particular way, just getting the decal to the taped point. The adhesive backing will not completely stick until pressure is applied, so don’t worry about accidentally re-sticking the decal to the backing paper.
Step 4

Below the taped point and once the decal is completely removed from the side you intend to stick first, cut the paper at a point close to the taped down section, but not up to it. It doesn’t have to be exact, just as close as you feel comfortable from the taped section, 2 to 3 inches away from it. The paper can be thrown away at this point.
Step 5

Take the decal and pull it back towards the position it was in in step one. You don’t have to stick it, just pull it back until it is in the position you intend to stick it in. The decal will not adhere to the floor until pressure is applied with the squeegee, so feel free to move it around until you are happy with the positioning.
Step 6

Slowly press the decal to the floor evenly using a felt squeegee. Be careful to make sure that there are no bubbles or ridges.
Step 7

Remove the tape that you applied in step 2.

Step 8

Walk the unattached side of the decal over the attached side and set down. Remove the paper by walking backwards.
Step 9

Use a broom handle to pull the decal back into the desired position. Remember that it will not stick to the floor before using the squeegee, so position it as needed.
Step 10

Just like in step 6, apply the decal to the floor using the felt squeegee.
Step 11

Put the remaining panels in place, with a one inch overlap on the first panel.
Step 12
Repeat!

Recap

    1. Locate position of decal to be installed. After locating position, move all panels out of work except panel that your starting with.
    1. Once panel is in location desired, tape center down with 2” tape.
    1. Place knees on backing on decal and slowly start pulling decal from paper.
    1. Once decal is pulled, cut papered remove. Be careful not to cut to hard that you cut floor.
    1. Using a broom stick, pull decal to placement and line to game line or taped marks placed prior to alignment.
    1. Using a squeegee (with velcro) squeegee decal down to floor.
    1. After the first side is complete, pull tape for preparation for other side.
    1. Pull decal over the completed side and remove paper..
    1. Using broom handle pull decal into position and line to marks (or game line).
    1. Squeegee remainder of decal to complete first panel.
    1. Line up next panel using overlap marks as a guide. Overlap is 1 inch.
  1. Repeat steps 1-11 for each additional panel