Common Storefront Signage: Things you should Know!

Fabric Sign

An inexpensive choice, fabric signs can be colorful and unique but they do require upkeep and replacement, said AlpharettaSignCompany.Com. Expect to pay more for heavy-duty fade-resistant fabric and for hardware and installation.

Painted Plywood Sign

This type of sign is simple and can be personalized while being affordable and creative. The types of paint, and size of fonts you choose, along with how big your sign is are all things that will impact cost. These signs are subject to weather damage, however, and may need to be replaced frequently.

Painted Glass

Sign Company AlpharettaIf you are looking for a low-cost, yet attractive and distinctive option, use your store’s windows as the canvas for your sign. You can also get more detailed designs and use high-end, all-weather paints for your glass. One possible drawback could be lack of visibility from the street, as the sun’s glare diminishes the visibility of your design.

Durable and weather-resistant, these signs can offer a clean and modern feel or a historic flavor, depending on the design, as explained by Saber Sign Solutions.

Metal Logo and Lettering

These three-dimensional storefront signs and any shadows they throw off add texture and interest. Its cost depends on the size of the letters and the type of metal used, without including installation or custom design fees. To attract more attention to your business, many recommend getting it lighted, especially if your business operates during night time. Although adding lighting may cost you more, it will also increase your business’ visibility.

Metal Sign band

Eye-catching and professional, these custom signs work well in a variety of locations. The key to remember here, that the more detailed you get with your artwork, the more the sign will cost. For example, if you use a metal signboard, with individually cut out lettering, you’re going to pay significantly more than if you just painted the same style lettering directly onto the signboard because there is more custom labor involved. This type of sign does not deteriorate with the weather, however, you will have to spend for touch-up work every couple of years.

Awning signs

These offer the option of providing shade for your business, shelter for your customers as well as attractive signage from your Sign Company. Costs for awning signs depend on the size and fabric of the awning as well as the hardware needed to hang it. According to the American Society of Heating and Air Conditioner Engineers, merchants with awnings may see up to a 25 percent savings in their energy bills. They are also built to last in weather, making them a great long-term choice.

Rock signs

Stone and other rock materials serve as excellent choices for signs. They handle weather conditions well over long periods of time. These signs are heavy, permanent, and provide a sleek look for businesses. Ask for the alternative stone to save a little extra cash. You can save more by using composite stone-like materials. A drawback to these signs is that they are permanent, and can be costly to relocate if you decide to move your shop.

Glass Tube Light

This sign is considered to be the luxury when it comes to the sign category. The designs are endless and the eye appeal is second to none. The cost of glass tube light signs will depend on the size and design complexity. Upkeep can be expensive so keep this in mind before purchasing. There are also smaller, standard tube light signs you can buy at most local stores.  Also, tube lighting can get damaged during bad weather, or even by something as simple a rock thrown from a lawnmower. These signs are expensive to repair, but again look beautiful and appealing to customers.