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Wording for Entrances & Gated. Communities

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Wording for Entrances & Gated. Communities

For durable, made-to-order lettering that will withstand time:Where do we begin? When doing research on lettering for your wall, gated entrance or home and business identification, here are a few pointers and a checklist that will save you a lot of time and worry. All of our metal and acrylic letters come with a lifetime limited warranty not to fade, crack, chip or peel. Start at the beginning. You'll need a tape measure and a way to record the measurements, as well as the camera on your smartphone to send photos of the undecorated wall along with your request. Stylish or easy-to-read...

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How to choose and order Metal and Plastic Dimensional Letters for Buildings and Walls

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How to choose and order Metal and Plastic Dimensional Letters for Buildings and Walls

It's so complicated to order dimensional letters for my business. Why? Here are some reasons and a brief rundown on the kinds of letters we make. Dimensional letters come in many options, styles, finishes, colors and options, including standard front-lighted and rear lighted. Some examples include the conventional metal 'can' with a color plastic 'face' and LEDs inside. The newer all-plastic molded lighted letters, custom lighted acrylic letters, 'reverse channel' (rear-lit) letters in many metal finishes, cut-out letter cabinets and many new and striking combinations have high-efficiency LED lighting. Of course, all of these are available without lighting as well,...

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How to order new or replacement sign faces that fit your sign perfectly

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How to order new or replacement sign faces that fit your sign perfectly

See also New Lighted Signs here:Portable Roadside Readerboards, Marquee Signs, Business Sign Cabinets and Lighted Sign Letters This is a basic guide for replacing existing sign plastic "faces" for different types of signs. If your sign isn't covered here, contact us (below) with a photo of your existing sign. You will need:A measuring tape.A camera (or use your smartphone camera) to photograph a few details.You may need an assistant to help with a ladder if the sign is above reach and with writing down the dimensions discussed below. Let's begin.Always take safety precautions when working around sharp sign cabinets, plastic and...

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Create a simple stone wall entrance with lettering, DIY!

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Create a simple stone wall entrance with lettering, DIY!

There are many kinds of dimensional letters. For the sake of simplicity, we'll just focus on typical metal or cast plastic letters used for community gateways and entrances. The CAB plastic letters themselves are made to last a lifetime and come in a variety of typestyles, sizes and finishes. You can get an idea of the many finishes and styles by looking at a few samples here. As we make the signs to order (and there are many, many variables to consider), the best way to plan or budget for your job is to request a price quote. Let's look at...

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