Panel Sign For Schools

Many schools have large unused wall areas that can accommodate signs and banners for announcing school related events and activities. One very cost-effective way to do a permanent sign is to use sign quality aluminum-based panels with full color digital graphics. These types of sign last for many years vs. banners that are designed as temporary solutions. Here is a …

Lobby Sign With Second Surface Graphics

When you look at a poster or graphic on a wall or a door, the material is generally applied directly to that surface. This is typically called first surface application. But for certain sign applications, the graphic can be applied to the back side of the glass or acrylic material. This is called second surface application. This approach is beneficial …

Directory Monument Signs – Put a New Face on It!

Monument signs are sometimes intimidating to new businesses. They are more substantial and cost more than other types of sign in some cases. But many new business parks or strip malls around the Bay Area already have built-in directory structures as part of the initial construction. So a new business simply needs to add their name and logo to their …

ADA and Code Signs – Why do you need them?

Any building manager or contractor who has ever been involved in new building construction or a renovation project knows this or has learned it the hard way. You cannot get an occupancy permit unless certain ADA/code signs have been installed at specific locations within the building.  This is true for any public, commercial, or industrial building.  You may be able …

Lobby Sign – Re-enforce Your Brand

We’ve talked about various ways businesses can re-enforce their brands or their logo. But in multi-unit business complexes, sometimes the most visible way to show your business name (or logo) is in the lobby of your unit. With today’s graphics technologies we can produce a multitude of colors and shapes for any business lobby. Here is an example of a …

New Sign Faces for Green Recycling

Sometimes when a new tenant moves in to an existing commercial building, all they need to do in regards to their sign cabinets is to replace the faces. This is a very cost-effective way of getting brand new signs without spending a ton of money. Signs Unlimited has been producing sign faces of all shapes and sizes for years. We …

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 …

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 …

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 …