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Removable vs. Permanent Vinyl

March 28, 2016  |  
Removable vs. Permanent Vinyl Labels and Stickers

Sometimes our customers will ask us what is the difference between our removable and permanent vinyl materials, or which of the two materials is the best option for a particular application. Well, we’ve got the answers to your questions! Here’s your crash course in StickerYou’s removable vs. permanent vinyl.

Removable and permanent vinyl share many of the same capabilities. They are both:

  • Waterproof
  • Writable with a permanent marker
  • Microwave safe
  • Dishwasher safe

The main difference between the two materials is in the permanence and strength of the material’s adhesive.

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Removable Vinyl

Our removable vinyl material can be easily removed without leaving behind a sticky residue. It is the classic material choice for a multitude of uses like:

  • Food packaging
  • Home organization
  • Electronic stickers
  • Bumper stickers
  • Calendar stickers
  • Name tags
  • Wine and beer bottles

Permanent Vinyl

Our permanent vinyl material cannot be easily removed. It is the ideal choice for labeling things like:

  • Work gear
  • Clothing tags
  • Beauty products
  • Watercrafts
  • Doors
  • Industrial machinery
  • Waste bins

If you're still unsure which material best suits your application needs, we can help you out through Live Chat at or email

Want to test out our removable and permanent vinyl materials for yourself? Request a free sample pack to try before you buy!

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