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Signage 101 — What Are Standoffs?

One of the most professional ways to hang a sign in a business setting is to use standoffs. First impressions are important to guests and customers. Having a clean, elegant finish to your sign sends an unspoken message of trust, and pride in what you do.  As a visitor to a restaurant, an office, or a public building, you might not notice exactly how a sign is hanged, but it’s the small details that make all the difference in how a sign looks and feels.

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Signage 101 – Banner Material Comparison

Banners can be used for a wide variety of purposes and can be created from a wide variety of materials. So, which banner is going to be right for your needs? Vinyl banners, fabric banners, or mesh banners? There are limitless display options for these types of banner materials, so choosing the right one may be somewhat of a daunting task. Knowing which banner to use can help you maximize the quality of your display and prevent any dissatisfaction from choosing the wrong type of banner material. We’ll take a look at the three most popular banner types, the material used to produce them, and how each offers unique display features for business and home use.
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Alternative Trade Show Display Uses

The use of trade show displays extends far beyond the typical 10’x10’ showroom booth. In fact, the category of trade show display can be misleading; these displays are functional for a variety of purposes, no matter the size of your business or what industry you’re in. Indoor or outdoor use (and everything in between), these displays can be used as photography backdrops, retail displays, point of purchase signage, wedding decor and backdrops and much, much more. Check out some of the alternative uses of these displays in our list below!

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Signage 101 – How to Hang Your Banner

Whether large or small, banners are designed to be displayed using a variety of techniques and accessories. But don’t worry, hanging a banner doesn’t require any heavy duty tools or complicated accessories.

From walls to ceilings, fences and poles, banners are incredibly versatile for hanging in almost any situation. In this article, we’ll take a look at the most common display methods: hanging accessories, applicable surfaces, and other tips to maximize the prominence and lifespan of your banner.

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Signage 101 – Banner Finishing Options

Banners are some of the most versatile and well-known signage used by both businesses and consumers. Their versatility is derived from the finishing options available, allowing for a range of display accessories to be used. These finishing options add functionality, durability, and ease of display to help you get the most out of your banner! We’ll take a look at the most common banner options available for vinyl banners, fabric banners, and mesh banners. If you’re already an expert on banner options, go ahead and click here to jump to the summary chart!

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Signage 101 – Temporary Event Signs

Why opt for Temporary Signs?

The main idea behind temporary signage is it’s both flexible and functional.

Rather than hassle with nails and screws that leave permanent, unsightly holes, temporary signs typically offer all-in-one or other simple display options, making installation and removal quick and clean. And as these materials tend to be lightweight and durable, their portability makes them easy to transport quickly and to install without the need for specialized hardware or additional manpower.

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Signage 101 – Inside Glass Decals

The peel-and-stick motion of a window decal is satisfyingly simple. Choosing how to display a clear window decal or static cling, on the other hand, might not be as simple. The question is: should you go with inside glass or standard decals? It may seem self explanatory as to what an inside glass window decal offers but, there’s far more to its design and placement than meets the eye. In this post we’ll take a look at the different considerations when choosing between inside glass and standard decals as well as a handful of other important things to know so that you can get the right type of decal for your business or other use.

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