How to Make a Business Sign

Your business sign represents your business itself. It somehow tells the type of business you are and what type of business you do.

Your business sign should well represent what you do.

To encourage a lot of customers, you business sign should be presentable. When we say presentable we mean that your business sign should be clear, well-conceptualized, and is not fading or dirty. Always remember that your business sign represents who you are. In other words, if your business sign is dirty, people would have the misconception of your business being dirty too.

Business sign is also a form of advertisement because you are basically telling other people that you are running a particular type of business.

In making a business sign, it is very important that you determine what type of sign you would want to create since there are several types of business signs. Commonly, wooden business signs are good especially if there are a lot of people who pass by – they will be able to see your business sign easily.

Do not forget to have the right materials. In order for you to easily create a business sign, you will need the right tools. Not having the right tools may mean hard time in making a business sign. Usually, the things that you will need will be wood glue, hammer and nails, plywood or board, screw drivers, paint, and of course, paint brushes. Having these will make your job easier whenever you make a business sign.

Make the letters on your business sign big enough so that people would easily see it. You do not want your sign to just be ignored because people who pass by can not read the letters.

Here are the Steps on How to Actually Make One:

  • Determine the size of the business sign you want to create. Choose if you want to create it horizontally or vertically.
  • Prepare the materials that you will need such as wood, hammer, nails, paint, and paint brushes. Create some sort of a design on a piece of paper so that you will have a guide or reference.
  • Put guidelines on the lettering on the business sign itself. You need to do this for you to be able to have an easy process of placing the actual letters on the business sign itself.
  • Choose if you want to paint the letters or just use vinyl stickers.
  • If you use vinyl stickers, it is recommended that you carefully apply it to the board so that there will be no air bubbles.
  • Clean the business sign and ready it for display. Drill holes if there is a need to.
  • Put borders to have a finishing touch.

Make sure that you consider the things that have been mentioned above so that you will have an easy time making a business sign.


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