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How to Properly Wash Your Football Jersey

Summer is upon us and that means youth sports teams are gathering for games and practices, while high school and college football teams are getting ready to start their summer training programs. With the sun beating down on the players, sweat dripping from every part of their body while they run around the field, there’s no doubt that football jerseys can quickly become dirty and extremely smelly, which is why it’s important to wash them Read more…

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How to Remove Bubbles from Stickers

Installing decals and stickers can be a challenge. Whether you’re looking to stick them on your football helmet or your car, the worst thing that can happen, aside from the decal ripping, is for you to end up with unsightly bubbles throughout the design. It takes a steady hand and proper understanding of how to install these decals to ensure that you minimize or eliminate any bubbling that may occur before the decal sets. Depending Read more…

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Best Ways to Remove Grass Stains from Uniforms and Clothing

Spring sports are starting up again and that means more laundry to do. If you’ve never had to try and remove a grass stain from a white uniform, then consider yourself lucky. Grass stains can be extremely difficult to get out of clothing, especially when they’ve been worn in and already set, but we’ve got some tips that should help you out. Before we get into the best ways to remove grass stains from clothing Read more…

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Which Sports are the Safest and Which are the Riskiest During the COVID Pandemic?

The weather is starting to get nicer, vaccines are rolling out all over the country, and people are looking forward to things slowly getting back to normal. Of course, that’s not going to happen for a little while, and precautions like masks and social distancing are still going to be a part of our lives for a bit longer now. But with more folks getting vaccinated every day, the hope is that we can begin Read more…

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5 Car Detailing Tips to Get Your Vehicle Ready for Spring

Spring is officially here! Time to get all that winter salt and grime off the car and cruise with the windows down. Spring is the perfect time to go through and properly clean your vehicles inside and out while the weather is nice. Winters can be brutal on a car’s interior and exterior, so getting everything cleaned as best as possible will help the car looking great for years to come. Cleaning your car can Read more…

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What Are the Current Youth Sport Restrictions In Illinois?

COVID restrictions in certain states have begun to relax a little bit as more and more vaccines make it into people’s arms, but there are still precautions that should be taken. Youth sports as well as adult recreational sports were completely paused at the start of the pandemic, but as we learn more about how the virus spreads and what we can do to mitigate that spread, some sports have been able to resume. As Read more…

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Do You Need to Wear a Face Mask While Playing Sports Outside?

Can you believe that just over a year ago, if someone would have mentioned face masks in the context of sports, most people’s minds would have gone towards helmet face masks. These days, when you hear the word face mask, our minds automatically go into pandemic mode. This past year has taught us a lot about ourselves, our communities, our government, and the inconveniences we need to go through in order to ensure that our Read more…

Save the Gaiters

Save the Gaitors

Save the Gaiters! I am sure you have heard about the recent study condemning the effectiveness of the gaiter face mask as a means of preventing the spread of germs including COVID-19.  In fact, the study implied that wearing a neck gaiter is worse than wearing nothing at all. Going out on a limb here, I find it hard to believe that using a face covering could possibly be more harmful than using no covering Read more…

Custom Signage Adds Impact To Your COVID Safety Messages

COVID safety signage can help keep your students, staff and employees safe.   Custom messaging that supports your school, organization or company can help to encourage those positive behaviors you see as so critical.   By promoting cohesiveness and a “we’re all in this together” message, you are much more likely to succeed with your COVID safety plan.   Since 1972, Sportdecals has been serving schools, organizations and companies all across the nation with custom decals Read more…

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Football Helmet Visors – What Visors are Available? And Are They Allowed in All Leagues?

The visors you see adorning the helmets of some football players has an interesting history. While the football helmets were created in the early 1900’s, the football visor has only been around since the 1980’s. Also known as an eyeshield, it’s most often made out of a synthetic curved material that attaches to the front of a football helmet. The primary purpose of the visor is to add an additional layer of protection for the Read more…