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…

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What Types of Material Will or Won’t Decals Stick To?

Custom decals and stickers allow us to express our individuality, team spirit, and decorate an otherwise plain surface. However, there’s nothing more frustrating than trying to stick a decal to something, only to have it not stick at all, or peel right off after a day or two. We want to make sure you don’t have those same problems, so we put together a list of materials and surfaces that decals and stickers will and Read more…

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A Look at the History of NHL Hockey Helmets

On January 13th, 1968, Minnesota North Stars rookie center Bill Masterton had just been passed the puck by teammate Wayne Connelly. Two Oakland Seals defensemen suddenly appeared out of nowhere and body checked Masterton. He immediately lost his balance and fell backward, cracking his head against the hard ice. 30 hours later, Masterton passed away due to his head injury. Since that fateful day, there have been at least eight NHL players who have died as a Read more…

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What is Screen Printing and Why Should I Use it For Custom T-Shirts?

There are two ways of creating a custom t-shirt: digital and screen printing. Unlike digital printing, which relies upon computers and printers to create custom t-shirts, screen printing is a manual process that’s labor-intensive and takes a bit more time. So why opt for a screen-printed t-shirt? There are several advantages to screen printing. Due to the nature of the process, it tends to work best with only one or two colors. While digital printing Read more…

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Vehicle Wraps: Important Things to Remember

A professional vehicle wrap can help create brand awareness and increase sales. With each mile driven, over 600+ people will view your marketing message. Best of all, once you park your car, it will continue to drive impressions and help promote your business. It’s an excellent investment for any size business. No other advertising medium comes close to the ROI and impressions generated over the lifetime of the wrap. We want to share with you Read more…

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Our 7 Favorite Major League Baseball Stadiums

As the month of February quickly draws to a close, many Major League Baseball teams will start their spring training in anticipation of opening day on March 26th, 2020. This is the third straight year that all 30 teams will play on the same day. If you’re like most baseball fans, there’s no substitute for spending a day in the ballpark while you watch your favorite team play. Each baseball stadium offers a totally unique Read more…

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How to Tie-Dye a Shirt

Any self-respecting hippie will tell you that buying a pre-made tie-dye t-shirt at a corporate store is just as bad—if not worse—than missing out on tickets when the Grateful Dead come to town. It’s the ultimate counter-culture sin. Creating the perfect tie-dye t-shirt requires a little bit of time, patience, and channeling your inner creativity to create a design that’s reflective of who you are as a person. Tie-dye shirts are a reflection of one’s Read more…

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Our Top 5 Favorite Super Bowl Moments of All Time

From epic plays to last-minute comebacks, the Super Bowl has produced many memorable moments over the past 53 years. Even the half-time show snafus, such as Janet Jackson’s infamous wardrobe malfunction, have given rise to fond memories of the biggest sporting event of all time. As the Kansas City Chiefs square off to take on the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV, we want to share with you five of our all-time favorite moments. Read more…