An outdoor business sign is an investment in the future of your business. It helps to establish your brand as well as attract nearby pedestrians. A smart business owner takes the time to plan and perform maintenance on their sign to ensure it lasts as long as possible.
Do’s of Outdoor Signs
Do Provide Cover & Shade
Two reasons sign quality degrades over time are the sun and precipitation. Signs that are exposed to the elements are more likely to fade or malfunction.
Do Use High-Quality Materials
You want to ensure your sign is crafted with high-quality materials that will look great and stand up to the elements. Your sign is an investment, and starting with quality materials can help that investment last.
Do Schedule Regular Maintenance
Maintenance is especially important for businesses with an electrical sign. Have a team you can trust periodically check for sign integrity as well as any touchups or repairs that may be needed.
Don’ts of Outdoor Signs
Don’t Ignore Malfunctions
Signs that have bulb issues or flickering lights will not only look bad to potential customers, but can eventually lead to further electrical issues. If you notice a malfunction in your sign, make sure to contact a professional team to address the problem as soon as possible.
Don’t Place Your Sign Directly in Foot Traffic
Sometimes placing your sign within reach of pedestrians is unavoidable. However, if your sign is within reach of people passing by, you are placing it at risk of vandalism or accidental damage. It will help to minimize potential risk if you can place the sign overhead ten feet or higher.
Don’t Place Your Sign Near Your Sprinklers
This may seem obvious as you read it, but many businesses don’t consider their sprinkler system when installing their outdoor sign. Most signs contain wood or metal, so water from your sprinkler system can quickly degrade the quality of your investment.
Trust Springfield Sign With Your Next Outdoor Sign
If your business is looking for an outdoor sign that will look great and last, contact Springfield Sign today. Our expert team will provide you with all the information you need to ensure your sign is a success. Call our team today at 800.845.9927.
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