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 …

Knowledge Center at a Campbell School

The new Knowledge Center (library) at one of Campbell’s elementary schools has a beautiful new sign. Signs Unlimited designed, fabricated, and installed this sign using custom cast aluminum lettering and tracks as well as a specific paint color to match other district signs. Please call Signs Unlimited at 408-224-2800 or email us at sales@esignsunlimited.com to see what we can do …

New Face For an Old Monument

These days we can produce very attractive monument faces at much lower costs than before. Using sign quality aluminum paneling and high-resolution large format digital printing, we can create a multitude of rich color graphics for any application. Here is a simple application for a monument sign that adds a whole new look to a business. Please call Signs Unlimited …

Attractive New Sign for DevineGrind Coffee in San Jose

We’ve talked  about this in previous blogs. But it is good to remind our small business community that you can have very attractive building signs that are not illuminated. These non-lit signs are generally much lower cost and also have a simpler permitting process. Here is an example of a sign that Signs Unlimited designed, produced, and just installed for …

Save Money with Simple Graphics

Getting your business name on the building or posting a specific message does not have to cost a lot. Don’t get me wrong. You can spend as much as you want to get the most elegant sign on the building. But for many businesses, a simple door or window graphic can accomplish the job resulting in hundreds or even thousands …

Name Brand Sign Installations

In addition to being a full service sign company here in the SF Bay Area, Signs Unlimited also provides site survey and installation services for Out-of-State sign companies. Here are a couple of examples of some name brand companies we’ve installed signs for. Please call us at 408-224-2800 or email us at sales@esignsunlimited.com for all your signs or graphics projects.

Classy Sign, External Lighting

Signs do not necessarily have to be internally illuminated to attract attention. Many businesses choose to use external lighting such as spot lights or gooseneck lamps to illuminated their signs. Signs Unlimited just completed the installation of such a sign at Old Town Los Gatos for Anthropologie. This is a great example of how a sign can remain elegant with …

Channel Letters For More Visibility

For any business that needs to attract customers after dusk, illuminated signage becomes more important.  Signs Unlimited just completed the design, fabrication, and installation of the illuminated channel letter signage for the Cheese Steak Shop in the peninsula. Being on a major street, these new channel letters will generate much more visibility for this client. Signs Unlimited now exclusively uses …

Private Property Signs

Having clear signage on any property to guide (or warn) people is important. There are many cost-effective ways to add new brightly colored signs for any occasion. Here are a couple of examples that Signs Unlimited just completed for a project in San Jose. These were fabricated on custom cut aluminum panels with high-resolution graphics applied. Please call Signs Unlimited …

Getting Around College Campuses

Who hasn’t looked for the social studies building at their local college or university before? If you’ve been to college, you’ve needed to find your way around. Signs Unlimited produces site maps that are crisp, accurate, and in full color to assist anyone in finding their way around a campus. These maps can be mounted on monuments or simple post …

Advertise at the Construction or Job Sites

Construction jobs take months to complete before you can reek their benefits. But you can still generate visibility by placing colorful mesh banners around the site promoting the grand-opening or businesses that will be there soon. Here are a couple of examples of banners that Signs Unlimited produced and installed for this purpose. These full color large format printed banners …