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October 8, 2021

Invest in Weatherproof Signage

Proper outdoor sign maintenance starts from the very beginning … with choosing signage materials that will last. Weather proof signage stands up to sun damage, rain, sleet, snow, as well as wear and tear from daily use.

Be prepared for winter with these signage tips.

The Best Colors to Use for Business Signs

May 27, 2021

Signs are important to a business.Whether indoor or outdoor, signage sends a message to customers and providesincredible impact. To achieve a positive influence, a business owner should beprepared to choose the most ideal colors to grab attention while stillrepresenting the business.

The Power of Exterior Signage

May 27, 2021

For businesses, and especially small businesses that might not have the name recognition of larger brands, marketing is essential to bring new customers through your doors. Exterior signage plays a key role in any business’s marketing strategy.

The Difference is Night and Day

May 27, 2021

Outdoor signage, in most cases, is the first impression your company makes to customers and pedestrians. There is a large audience who sees your exterior signs because it grabs the attention of those driving or walking by. Why not make that first impression, impressive?Outdoor signage, like most of our products, has countless options to choose from that best fit your business.

BUDGET BEATER: Refreshed vs. New

May 27, 2021

At times we are asked to "refresh" an existing sign vs. fabricating and installing a new sign.

How Weather and Seasons Affect Business Signage Installations

March 1, 2024

In life, and especially in business, there are many things we CAN control. We can control our pricing, the way we treat our customers, the way we treat our employees, the equipment we buy, and the list goes on. But one thing we CAN'T control is Mother Nature.

As a sign company, especially a sign company in the Chicago area, we are always working with and around the ever-changing weather.  In this guide, we discuss how the conditions of each season may affect your exterior sign installation project as well as the best tips for installing outdoor signage.

Exterior Sign Season!

May 27, 2021

With the warm weather finally upon us, and hopefully here to stay, it is time to spruce up your Exterior Signage. Summer weather means that more people are out and about, which in turn means that more people are seeing your signs! Your exterior signage is the first impression that your company makes to the public. Make sure that impression is impressive!

Exterior Sign Season (Volume 2)! Tips & Tricks!

May 27, 2021

Exterior Sign Season (Volume 2)! Tips & Tricks!If you keep up with our blogs, you know that Exterior Sign Season is upon us. The warm weather has people out and about, and has companies and organizations more aware of their branding.

Exterior Sign Season Volume 3: Pole Banners!

May 27, 2021

Exterior Sign Season Volume 3: Pole Banners!Branding the exterior of your building is crucial to attracting customers, but as marketers, we are always looking for ways to reach potential customers SOONER! If that’s the case, pole banners might be just the trick!If you are a hospital, school or university, park district, large retailer, church, or simply a company with a large parking lot, pole banners can add that additional layer of branding you are looking for. Here are a few perks of us...


May 27, 2021

Exterior Sign Season Volume 4: Wayfinding Monument Signs! Navigating a large and confusing parking lot can not only be frustrating, but dangerous as well! Our customer in the photograph above manages and owns the property that these signs were fabricated for. If you take a look at the map, you can see that there are 5 buildings, many different parking lots, and a bunch of different ways to get to each building!

The 3 WORST FONTS For Signage!

June 15, 2023

In the signage industry, we deal with FONTS on a daily basis. Nearly every sign incorporates text in one way or another. Now, although you may think you know your fonts pretty well, you may be interested to see which POPULAR FONTS we believe you should do your best to stay away from.When fabricating signs, there are 3 THINGS you must consider when evaluating your choice in font.1.

Do Signs Actually Work? Stats & Facts

May 27, 2021

I think we can all agree that a sign is a good thing to have at our businesses. But just how much of a difference does a sign REALLY make? Most of us see a sign as a way to complete our building, make it look more professional, or even as a way to make your building “prettier”.