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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 – 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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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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How to Get Rid of Door to Door Salespeople Once and For All!

How to stop door to door salespeople once and for all

Do you need a new alarm system? Pest control? Books, cleaning products, a new vacuum cleaner? If you live in the suburbs, odds are good that you won’t even need to leave your house to have the opportunity to purchase a wide array of goods and services: Summer is the season of door-to-door salespeople.

Some people must be excited to see these folks. After all, companies are still sending out hundreds of sales reps (often college kids on break) into neighborhoods all over the country to make appointments for services or sell products, so the practice must be effective. Many people, however, dread the ring of the doorbell on a weekday afternoon. How do you get rid of the door-to-door salesman, once and for all? We have an idea. (more…)

Pull up a seat for the Signs.com Happy Hour

Signs.com Happy Hour

Is there anything more American than the “Happy Hour”? Some believe the origins date back to the military. According to Wikipedia, it was a scheduled time during the day when sailors in the Navy could relax and take in some form of entertainment.

Here at Signs.com, we have decided to take the concept of the happy hour a step further. We aren’t just discounting signs, or offering 2 for 1 coupons. We are giving away signs for FREE. That’s right. For one hour, it’s first come, first serve. It may be a banner, it may be a window decal, it might be something we don’t even normally sell on our site! (more…)

Signs.com Presents Singing Signs

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We at Signs.com are proud and excited to offer customers not only the best vinyl banners and yard signs on the market, but the most auditorily pleasing signage, as well. In addition to providing passersby with stunning visual imagery, our new singing signs offer exquisite acoustic bliss as well. Imagine—two of the five senses, coming together in one sign.

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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

When You Gotta Go

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…)