Lighted Building Signs Installed

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Exterior sign Illumination. An exterior light source provides the simplest and cheapest way to light a sign, in terms of both installation and maintenance. It is used to light large painted or printed signs, such as billboards, or signs made of various opaque materials such as metal, stone, or wood. Lighting tech­niques include spotlighting, floodlighting, backlighting, and utilization of ambient lighting. We can identify the right light source for your business.

Since having a lighted building sign made and Installed can represent a considerable investment, you'll want to make sure your business signs give you the most "bang for your buck." In order to do that, you'll need to understand some basic principles about how to use these types of signs. Here are some simple best practice tips that can save you time and money, not to mention headaches.


Lighted Signs: Best Practices For Your Business


You don't want the very thing you're counting on to attract customers to hurt your business, so it pays to use good safety procedures. Always ensure signs are secured to or above local building code standards. All lighted signs should be certified by the Underwriters Laboratory, and all Neon signs should have GFI (Ground Fault Interrupter) switches build into their power supplies

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While existing lighting may be adequate for most hanging or wall-mounted business signs, it is usually inadequate for lighting large graphic walls, or large building signs Most fixtures light walls un­evenly, producing scallops of brighter light. The amount of ambient light falling on each sign or letter may vary considerably, but so long as signs are legible, the eye will adjust to that variation.

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For lighting graphic wall designs, which may extend from floor to ceiling, it is often desirable to install "wall-washers." These incandescent fixtures are engineered to be installed flush with the ceiling and to light a wall evenly. Lighting manufacturers can provide technical information about such fixtures.