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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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Clear vs Frosted vs Milky Acrylic Signage 101

 

At Signs.com we offer a variety of signage solutions to enhance your business or home. One such product, our clear acrylic signs, bring a professional look for your display needs. We’re often asked how our clear acrylic differs from frosted acrylic and milky acrylic signs and which is the better option. Though we don’t currently offer frosted acrylic or milky acrylic on our site, we get plenty of requests to provide them as an option to our clear acrylic sign. As such, we’ve outlined not only these different types of acrylic but some alternative options to achieve the similar appearances. Knowing the difference between these acrylics can help you decide which will be the best for you.

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Front Side vs Back Side Acrylic – Signage 101

Our “Signage 101” series helps you make sense of the world of signage and all of its different options. We’ve navigated the confusing waters of window signage, helped you understand the different types of aluminum solutions, and showed you the importance of image quality. Today, we’ll explain the benefits and drawbacks of printing acrylic on the front side of the acrylic (what is known as standard surface) versus the back side of the acrylic (second surface).

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