Stickers are commonly associated with guerilla marketing and have firm roots in DIY culture, so when it comes in installation and application most will tell you a good rubbing with fingers will do the job to get your stickers firmly stuck.

Unfortunately, that's not always the case. When dealing with stickers that come with application masking (, ) there's one tool that can be difference between success and failure: a squeegee!

Not only is a squeegee an essential part of our , it also helps eliminate bubbles and comes in handy when applying large-format graphics. The wedge shape of the squeegee allows it to smooth down the masking material & adhesive in a uniform, even fashion. Not only is it superior to a sloppy finger rub, it also trumps the clunky square edge of a credit card.

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