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Vaping Laws For All 50 States

Electronic cigarettes (commonly referred to as e-cigarettes) are gaining in popularity as an alternative to traditional, tobacco-based cigarettes. With a rapid increase, health agencies

nationwide are calling for a crackdown on the use of e-cigarettes in public. Whether you’re a user of e-cigarettes or a public business looking to abide by the law, knowing the current regulations will help you know what’s allowed and what isn’t when it comes to electronic cigarettes. We’ll help you make sense of the current state and federal laws regarding e-cigarettes, how they differ from smoking laws, and whether or not signage has the rule of law.

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Handwashing Laws For All 50 States

 

The health and safety of your customers is the highest priority when operating a business. In order to protect their wellbeing, laws have been established to maintain a standard of cleanliness and prevent the spread of disease. One such regulation emphasizes hand-washing and the need to post signage in designated areas to indicate this law.

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Signs of the City: Boulder CO

Signs of the City: Boulder

Every once in awhile, the stress of sign making gets the better of us (hey, sometimes it can be a little overwhelming!).  In those situations, we like to head out of town and explore a city, somewhere new and exciting! In our newest blog post series, “Signs of the City”, we’ll take you on our adventures with us and highlight some of the awesome things we’ve discovered! And take a look at some of the city’s signage, because, well, it’s in our blood.

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Ten Tips To Increase Foot Traffic To Your Local Store

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Foot traffic: not just the pedestrian equivalent of rush hour, but the presence of customers in and around your business.  Having customers physically in your store is, obviously, key to the success of your business.  Higher foot traffic usually means higher sales.  But what if your business seems to keep getting passed by?  Here are some helpful suggestions to increase foot traffic in your store.

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The Spotlight Shines on Vegas’ Neon Museum

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Born From Necessity

As I sat across from Danielle Kelly, the executive director of The Neon Museum, I almost forgot that we were discussing old, beat up, and sometimes forgotten signs. In fact, I felt that we could have been talking about a recently discovered Picasso or Van Gogh original. That’s how passionate Danielle is about her beloved museum and the works of art that she and her team painstakingly curates.

Founded in 1996, The Neon Museum is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and restoring iconic Las Vegas signage to display and educate future generations on the area’s unique art form. But, according to Danielle, the path to what visitors see today when they come to the Neon Museum is a far cry from where they started. (more…)

Ten Most Popular Vinyl Lettering Wall Quotes

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At Signs.com, we print a lot of customized wall decals. Some of these are fairly large decals that people use to decorate their home or office, while others are small and simple, like wall lettering.

One of the more recent trends taking American homes by storm is printing and displaying quotes, usually motivational and uplifting quotes on several walls throughout a home. We’ve seen some pretty awesome quotes over the years and in all sorts of places… yes, even the bathroom, and wanted to put together a post on the ten most popular wall quotes.

If you like any of these quotes or have another you’d like to get printed for your home, you can build it in our custom design tool.

1. Chase Your Dreams

2. IN THIS HOME We do sharing. We do LAUGHTER. We do MISTAKES. We do real. Sometimes we do silly. We do our best. We do FUN. We do grace. We do I’m sorrys. We do LOUD really well.We do HUGS. We do family. We do AWESOME. WE DO LOVE

3. You’ve got what it takes, but it will take EVERYTHING you’ve got

4. Take your elbows off the table. Sit up straight; don’t slouch. Eat your vegetables. Use your knife. Wife your mouth. Don’t talk with your mouth full. Don’t slurp your soup. Ask politely and say please. Don’t chew with your mouth open. If you’ve finished, excuse yourself. Don’t chomp your food. Don’t eat with your fingers. Talk quietly. Be thankful and just eat your dinner

5. The KITCHEN is the heart of the home

6. Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world

7. Pray as though everything depends on God. Work as though everything depends on you

8. Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great

9. Home is where the heart is

10. Dance like there’s nobody watching, love like you’ve never been hurt, sing like there’s nobody listening, and live like it’s heaven on earth

Which of these are your favorite? Or is there another quote that should have made our list? If so, please share in the comments section below.

Top 10 Signs You’ll Never Dance With the Stars

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The 16th season of Dancing with the Stars premiered on Monday with 16.8 million viewers. It’s a popular show, for sure. We’re not sure if most people watch so that they can see celebrities they love doing fabulous dancing, or if they’re hoping the celebrities trip and fall on their faces. Either way, it’s exciting stuff. Do you dream of dancing with the stars? Well… the sad fact is that most of you will never dance with Ingo Rademacher or Alexandra Raisman. Here are the top ten signs you’ll never dance with the stars. (more…)

When You Gotta Go…Funny Bathroom Signs

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Some signs are serious. You don’t, for instance, mess with speed limit signs. You don’t make jokes about School Zone signs or Road Work signs. Because, while they’re certainly important, they’re not very funny. Bathroom signs, on the other hand, can be quite entertaining. We hate to admit it, but sometimes here at Signs.com we’re reduced to potty humor. It’s easy to do, really… because potty signs can be pretty amusing. (more…)

The Signs of Sundance

 

The Signs of Sundance

Every January, Utah is besieged by celebrities, film makers and journalists during the Sundance Film Festival. Founded by Robert Redford, the festival began as a small gathering at the Sundance resort in 1985. Nearly 30 years later, the event is now held in four Utah cities and draws nearly 50,000 attendees.  (more…)