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What Makes a Great Electrical Sign?

Posted by Caley Cason

Mar 1, 2013 8:22:00 AM

A Few Things To Consider When Purchasing an Electrical Sign

There's a lot to consider when purchasing an illuminated sign. Electrical signage can be relatively expensive, so you want to be certain you're getting the most for your dollar. This starts with design: The overall appearance of your sign should convey a sense of professionalism, while still drawing attention to your business. It should compliment the local color scheme, and adhere to existing sign codes enforced by the property management. Your sign should be unique and eye-catching, not an ugly eye-sore!

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Second, let's talk about quality. A sign can look great when it's newly-fabricated, but will it hold up to time and the elements? A professional illuminated sign will be constructed of high-quality aluminum and sign-grade plastics, and should feature UL-listed electrical components. If the sign is going to be exposed to lengthly periods of intense sun, a UV-protective coating should be applied to the outside surfaces. For protection against water exposure, a silicone sealant should be applied to the inner seams of the sign, and the wiring should have a shielded plastic sleeve or conduit. All of these elements work together to make a quality sign that will last for years.

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Now let's move on to installation and service. If you're going to be having your electrical sign installed, it needs to be by a licenced sign company. This means the people installing your sign will be insured, knowledgable professionals. It also means the sign will have a permit. Always make sure your sign is being installed by a licenced professional! Also, you want to be sure you're working with a sign company that offers reliable service. If you're investing in an outdoor LED display, you want to know that you can call someone if anything goes wrong! If you call someone to come fix your sign, are they going to leave you waiting for days? You run a business... you don't have days! Reliable service is an important thing to look for in a sign company

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Signdealz.com has been producing quality signs for decades... we specialize in electrical signs, LED displays, channel letters, sign cabinets, and much more! We're the sign experts! Give us a call today or fill out our web form for a quote on a great sign!

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