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the Cost of Custom Signs

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$ 250
Mar 2008
Lansing, MI
Custom, non-fading vinyl sign  more... close row
$ 225
Feb 2008
MN
Custom signs for cars and a plane  more... close row

Description of service

I went to a custom sign designer to have some vinyl signs made with my business's name on them and to have them put on the company vehicles. I sat down with the owner, told him what I want, the colors that I thought would be right and the size of the font and style. He showed me different styles, options, colors, and types of vinyl products to use. The first hour we just made up several sketches of ideas on paper, put it into the computer and just had several trail and error attempts. by doing it on paper and on the computer first it saved money because we wasn't wasting any of the vinyl material. I told him I wanted the most durable type and one that holds it's color. After a about a hour we both agreed on a design and then printed it. It was really neat watching the machine cut the material to the actual lettering and design of the sign. then we stuck it on a piece of clear plastic and applied that on the truck to just get an idea if we wanted to mess with it or not. It looked really good, so he took the truck and washed it and put special cleaner on it before he applied the signs. We put the one on the back window first and it went on with ease. The guy showed me how to clean the trucks, how to prep the area and finally how to apply the signs and take the air pockets out of them. When I left his shop 3 hours later my bill for enough signs to do 3 trucks and one aircraft was only 225.00, I was shocked.


Review of Service

Excellent!!! he was very professional but yet friendly, was more worried about what it looked like then I did!! He went out of his way showing me the steps and explained everything that we was doing very clearly.


Tips

It is one of the cheapest and most efficient form of advertising. I would suggest it to anybody that is in business.


$ 150
Jan 2008
Pt Angeles, Washington
Custom shingle sign for small store  more... close row
$ 50
Jan 2007
Houston, Texas
Good service but low quality materials  more... close row
$ 800
Apr 2008
Ft Lauderdale, FL
Custom signage for a new business  more... close row
$ 117
Feb 2008
Chicago, il
Turnaround time on project was great  more... close row
$ 170
Mar 2008
Monterey, California
Two-sided signs much better idea  more... close row
$ 600
Jan 2008
Lansing, Michigan
Self-assembly makes signs much cheaper  more... close row
$ 300
Jun 2007
San Diego, CA
Custom sign made for employer  more... close row
$ 24
Mar 2007
Memphis, Tennessee
Check samples of signs before buying  more... close row
$ 1100
Apr 2008
pittsburgh pa
Two custom signs plus installation  more... close row
$ 495
Aug 2007
Phoenix, AZ
Two by three foot neon sign with unrealistic estimates  more... close row
$ 100
Feb 2007
San Diego, CA
Custom sign took two tries to get right  more... close row
$ 68
Jan 2008
Columbus, Ohio
Large sign to embarrass boss on birthday  more... close row
$ 185
Feb 2007
Monticello, AR
Slightly flimsy sign but still looks nice  more... close row
$ 97
Mar 2008
Port Angeles, WA
Weather resistant roadside sign  more... close row
$ 15
Apr 2007
Northeast Arkansas
Custom-made faux vanity license plates  more... close row
$ 129
Nov 2007
Bellingham, WA
Three by four foot folding sign is great advertising  more... close row