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Fill your spray bottle with a mix of baby shampoo and water and spray the window with a generous coat. Wetting the window makes it easy to adjust where the frosting sits. Slowly peel the backing off the frosting and push it onto the glass.
Once you’ve got the frosting in a good position, use the squeegee to push the liquid and the air bubbles out. Start from the middle and work towards the edges.
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Peel the first few centimetres of backing off the frosting. It can be tricky to separate from the frosting, so use masking tape on both sides of the corner to get started. Once you’ve pulled off the first few centimetres, stick the top of the frosting above the window with masking tape.
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Use a mixture of baby shampoo and water with a damp cloth to clean the window. This will remove any build up of grease and dirt. It is worth spending time on this step so the adhesive backing on the frosting sticks properly to the surface of the glass.
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Measure the height and width of your window to see how much glass you need to cover. Give yourself a generous overlap of at least 5cm on each side. Cut your frosting and then hold it up to the window to check your measurements are right.
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Once the frosting is flat on the window, use a sharp blade to give the edges a final trim. When you finish trimming the frosting, give it another pass with your squeegee to remove the last of the water.
Once again, work from the middle out towards the edges.
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Health & Safety Please make sure you use all equipment appropriately and safely when following the advice in these D.I.Y. videos. You need to be familiar with how to use equipment safely and follow the instructions that came with the equipment.
If you are unsure, you may feel it is safest to consult an expert, such as the manufacturer or an expert Bunnings Team Member. Grave health hazards are linked to asbestos, which may be in homes built up to 1990.
Health hazards may result from exposure to lead-based paints in older materials and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council’s Environmental Health Officer or visit our Health & Safety page.
You can also use a simple test kit from Bunnings to indicate the presence of lead-based paint.
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