Finishing a custom designed label and applying it on any product, surface, or item has a certain sense of accomplishment to it. But what happens when you need to remove the label? Label removal can be tricky, and if not done properly, can be harmful to both the label and the item’s surface. OnlineLabels.com offers you some tricks and tips to removing those stingy labels.
Step one in the label removal process is figuring out what material your label is, as well the type of surface it is applied to. A few things to take into account are the label material, the type of adhesive used on the label, and the surface material. Not all things are made up of the same composition which that can easily affect what method you should use when removing your label.
The adhesive properties of the label are extremely important to consider. In certain circumstances, labels will ultimately tear in half because the adhesive is so strong when applied to specific surfaces such as metal tins, glass and even wood. Keep in mind there is a big difference between removing a glass jar label and removing a metal container label. Knowing these differences can make a huge impact on what method you may choose and the difference between a clean removal and a more challenging one.
Investing in a label remover application is common practice and one of the easiest methods of removing labels.
This is a great option for those of you that collect labels, especially wine bottle labels. Buying a common label remover is normally an inexpensive and popular way to remove labels.
Glass or metal surfaces are among the most common surfaces labels are applied to. There are a few different options for removing labels from glass or metal. With some common household items, the process can be simple.
This method works especially well with wine bottle labels, beer bottle labels, water bottle labels and other glass or plastic surfaces. Additionally, it is one of the easier methods of removal.
With these basic methods, properly determining what kind of label, adhesive strength and what surface your label is on, removing labels can be hassle-free.
As always though, make certain you are very careful during the removal process. If you would rather not worry about removing a label, try our removable and repositionable labels. The removable labels can be applied to most surfaces and can be easily removed without leaving any adhesive residue. Best of all the label prints with the same great quality in both laser and ink jet printers.
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