Window dressing

There are obviously many different ways people decorate their office or business doors or entry glass panels. One of the more stylish ways one can accomplish this is through the use of frosted (or more commonly called etched glass) vinyl. This type of vinyl can be contour cut with typical plotters to any shape or size and can be applied …

Plaques and Seals, A Solid Choice

We have not talked about plaques recently. Professionally made brass or bronze plaques are a symbol of strength and power. They are generally intended to last a life time.  Plaques are produced through specialized fabrication processes (oxidizing) to create the right contrasts and can have different finishes such as  leatherette with polished or matte finishes. They tend to be heavier …

Preschool Gets a New Look

Building renovations are an integral part of our community. You see these types of renovation at strip malls, office buildings, schools, and hospitals around the area. A key element of any such improvements is new signs or graphics. Many businesses appropriately choose to update their signs as they make general improvements to their buildings. Here is a great example of …

New Monument – Lower Cost Constrcution

Monument signs speak volumes about an organization. They are practical and effective in many ways. They can be made from several different materials based on the client’s preference. One very cost-effective method of fabrication is the use of High Density Urethane (HDU). Here is an example of such a monument which Signs Unlimited recently designed, produced, and installed using the …

City Notice Signs

Various cities post public notices for new projects or for a permit having been filed  for a particular job.  Based on the project scope, these site signs can vary in size and contents. They can also be fabricated using different material based on the length of time the project is expected to last. Here is an example of such a …

Contour-Cut Graphics

With the advent of plotters and more recently print and cut large format printers, we can produce any variation of logos and graphics contour-cut for a unique look. Signs Unlimited can produce any graphics with or without contour-cutting for various applications. Here is a recent example of a contour-cut logo we produced and installed for a conference room. If you …

Refresh Your Office Walls

One way to refresh a work environment and create new energy in the office, is to add colorful and/or motivational graphics to the walls. Here are a few examples of a project Signs Unlimited recently completed which completely rejuvenated the client’s office. The solution was a combination of digital print graphics, dimensional lettering, vinyl graphics, prints on hard substrates such …

Site Signs

Most construction sites have large site signs indicating the prime contractor’s name and contact information. Some sites also include the city zoning and permitting information. These signs are cost-effectively produced using sign MDO (Medium Density Overlay) and laminated full color digital prints. They can be mounted on fences or installed with posts in a visible area of the site. Below …

Electrical Sign Repair

I’m sure you’ve seen these around town. Signs that are not fully lit. I know as a business owner it is very annoying when your expensive illuminated sign is either partially or fully dark. The problem with these signs are typically a bad transformer, wrong timer setting, bad sensor, miss-wiring, etc. Most of today’s illuminated signs use LED technology. LED …

Visibility Chart

Making signs and graphics isn’t just about esthetics. They also need to be visible. One of the guidelines we use in the sign business to determine the best viewing distance for a given sign, is the attached letter visibility chart (click on it to expand). Of course other factors also affect how visible a sign (with text or lettering) would …

Simple Vehicle Graphics

You may have seen full vehicle wraps here and there around the area that advertise one thing or another. Full vehicle wraps may be good solutions for certain companies but they are relatively expensive for majority of smaller businesses and overkill for some larger corporations. For most businesses, simple graphics on their business vehicles are enough to communicate key information …

Embossed Sign Faces

You may have seen these around town. Cabinet signs (or light boxes) with raised or dimensional faces. Many of these signs are made from vacuumed formed polycarbonate material. They add a bit more depth to the sign than the traditional flat faces do. Here is an example of a job that Signs Unlimited just completed installing at a local tire …

Increase Sales with Banners

Banners have always been great as temporary signs and promotional tools. As we approach the holiday season, most businesses shift into high gear and try to maximize their sales and revenue to close out the year strong. To that extent, banners can play a big role. They are cost-effective. And with today’s digital print and high-resolution graphics capabilities, the options …

Apartment Maps

As we’ve discussed before, property maps need to be updated or completely redone due to the effects of nature or other changes from time to time. We regularly update various property maps in the area. Many times we have to redraw them from scratch since the original files cannot be found or are unusable. This effort not only helps create …

Simple Panel Signs

We had previously talked about various ways businesses can create more visibility by adding cost-effective signs and graphics to their buildings (or glass panels). Here is a good example of a simple panel sign that Signs Unlimited designed, fabricated, and installed at a local dental office. These signs are made from aluminum panels with high resolution eco-solvant digital prints that …

Lobby Logo Signs Add Class

Building lobbies are one of the first places you can make an impression on your clients and business partners. Here are a couple of dimensional logo sign examples that Signs Unlimited recently installed. There are many options and material for such signs to maximize the impact for any business. Please call Signs Unlimited at 408-224-2800 or email us at sales@esignsunlimited.com …

Kay Jewelers New Signs

Signs Unlimited is proud to have completed the full sign installation work at the new Kay Jewelers store in the Gilroy Premium Outlet Mall. The sign scope included illuminated LED channel letters, hanging (blade) sign with acrylic letters, code exit signs, and window graphics. Full city permit work was also done by Signs Unlimited. Please call us at 408-224-2800 or …