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Sign Material Comparison Chart

April 10, 2018 - Posted by The Decal Source

When it comes to sign materials used for printing, you have options. A lot of options. So many options that it may even be a bit overwhelming if you don’t usually spend all day thinking about sign materials and printing. In an effort to make the printing process easier for you, a comparison chart of some of the most common sign materials can be found below.

Despite their singular function of providing information, there are huge variations in sign materials. These differences depend just as much on intention as they do on environmental factors. Is the sign going to be displayed indoors or outside? Is it a permanent fixture, or does it need to be portable? Will it be a temporary or long term display? How much exposure will this sign have to the elements?

If you are on the market for a custom sign, undoubtedly you have already asked yourself some of these questions, among others. There is no “best” sign material for every project. Finding the perfect sign board material will always depend upon your needs, budget, and intention. Based on the common questions we receive from customers about sign materials, we have evaluated and compared some of the most common sign materials for your reference.

Sign Material Comparison Chart

Sign Material Comparison Chart

The Power Of Signage – How A Simple Sign Can Get People Coming Through The Door

January 29, 2015 - Posted by The Decal Source

A lot goes into getting your business noticed, and there’s never any shortage of options. From social media campaigns to traditional advertising like TV and radio, it can be easy to get pulled in a dozen different directions trying to get customers into your business. With all of these options vying for your dollar everyday, sometimes the best option is what is tried and true. High quality, well-designed signage is a marketing stalwart that can be as effective today as it ever was.


“Follow the Yellow Brick Road”: The Effectiveness of Floor Graphics

January 21, 2015 - Posted by The Decal Source


Finding a way to make your business or brand stand out among the masses can be a constant challenge. Quickly rising in popularity, floor graphics are an out-of-the-box option to promote your message in a unique way and quickly grab your audience’s attention. Aside from their traditional placement on the floor, designs can also be placed on walls, stairs and stairwells, outside, and even the ceiling.

Using detailed, vibrant images, floor graphic displays enable you to promote an event, reach your customers as they shop, direct traffic, create brand identity, or even decorate for a special event.


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August 29, 2012 - Posted by The Decal Source

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