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An Oasis in the Middle of a Business Park Signage Desert

Posted by Frank Murch | Jul 24, 2018 5:00:15 AM

Oasis makes custom heaters.  Heaters that go into equipment and special applications. When it comes to heaters, and especially thick film custom heater elements, Oasis is the expert. When is comes to signage, not as much.

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Topics: 3-D non-lit dimensional signs, 3D letters, 3D Sign, Building Sign, Commercial Signs, Corporate Building Sign, custom made sign, Three-dimensional signs, signs that stand out, non-illuminated outdoor building signs, dimensional letters, dimensional lettering

What is a Monument Sign? The secret decoder ring decoded

Posted by Frank Murch | Jun 26, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Monument Sign” is not in the dictionary. It is a sign industry term and most people don’t know exactly what it is. Like most industries, the sign industry has its own vocabulary. Sometimes one needs a decoder ring to figure it all out! Here is the industry definition of a Monument Sign.

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Topics: Apartment monument signs, Carlsbad CA Monument Signs,, Carlsbad Monument signs, Custom Monument Signs, HOA monument signs, Hospital Monument Signs, Medical Monument Sign, Monument signs, Multi Tenant Monument Signs, Oceanside CA Monument Signs,, Office building Monument Signs, Retail monument sign, San Marcos CA Monument Signs,, San Marcos Monument Signs

The Best Wide Format Printing Is Where?

Posted by Frank Murch | Jun 21, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Wide format digital printing is the way we get those big signs. You see it in retailers windows, real-estate signs, on car wraps, posters, wall signs and just about everywhere. What you may not see is a silent battle happening in the sign shops. The technology for these printers is changing, and quickly. A 5 year old printer is an antique. These are not inexpensive and getting the best is not that easy. However, using older equipment may be great for metal work or routing, but it's the technological equivalent of owning an iPhone 4 or Windows XP.

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Topics: Digital Print and Cut, Wide format Printing

Are you buying your ADA signs from a distributor or a manufacturer?

Posted by Frank Murch | Jun 19, 2018 10:00:00 AM

When it comes to buying ADA signs, do you feel you are in the dark? It is difficult to look at a company selling ADA signs and know what you are getting. That is because most companies selling ADA signs aren't making them in-house. When choosing a company to purchase these signs from, the first step is to determine if you are buying from a distributor or a manufacturer. There are obvious differences, but a few that are more subtle. These include:

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Topics: ADA, ADA Signs Carlsbad CA, ADA Signs, ADA Signs Dana Point CA, ADA Signs Escondido CA, ADA Signs Oceanside CA, ADA Signs San Clamente CA, ADA Signs San Clemente CA, ADA Signs San Marcos CA

Do you know the difference between a flag and a banner?

Posted by Frank Murch | Jun 14, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Flags are a type of banner! There are 2 types of Flags.

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Topics: Banner, Banners for churches, Carlsbad banners, Christmas Banners, Designing Banners to Increase Business, Open Mesh Banners, Retractable Banners, Trade Show banners, Wind and banners, banner signs, banners damaged in wind

What Can Lobby Signs Do For Your Real Estate Business?

Posted by Frank Murch | Jun 12, 2018 10:00:00 AM

95 percent of people remember visually. Businesses want to be remembered in a good light, particularly when the customer is purchasing. Real estate agents are selling the same product as their competitors, and consequently need to stand out. Lobby Signs are a useful business tool to create a positive memory in the buyer's mind. Quality Lobby Signs will elevate you into the professional arena and give you an edge over your competition. 

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Topics: Carlsbad lobby Sign, Corporate lobby Sign, Lobby Signs Carlsbad CA, Lobby Signs Dana Point CA, Lobby Signs Escondido CA, Lobby Signs Oceanside CA, Custom Lobby Signs, Lobby Signs San Marcos ca, Lobby Signs San Clemente CA, Oceanside Lobby Sign, Office Lobby Sign, custom lobby signs Oceanside CA

Convert your Sign from Fluorescent to LED

Posted by Frank Murch | Jun 7, 2018 10:00:00 AM

LED RETROFIT FOR ENERGY-EFFICIENT SIGNAGE. Having an older sign, such as a monument, or a pylon sign, is a pricey investment. And it may be obsolete if it is setup for fluorescent lighting. But if the rest of the sign looks good, it's a great candidate for a retrofit. There are many advantages:

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Poke 123 Channel Letters

Posted by Frank Murch | Jun 5, 2018 10:00:00 AM

At Signs for San Diego, we perform professional ground installations and aerial installations. National sign companies use the best installers around a country to put signs on buildings. Poke 123 is one example of this.

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Topics: illuminated Sign, Channel Letters Carlsbad CA, Channel Letters Escondido CA, Channel Letters Oceanside CA, Channel Letters San Clemente CA, Channel Letters San Marcos CA, Channel Letters Vista CA, Channel Letter, channel Letters Encinitas, channel letter install, channel letters dana point ca

Does your sign have an ugly face, or the wrong face? Sign Maintenance

Posted by Frank Murch | May 31, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Does your sign have an ugly face or the wrong face?

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Topics: Sign Repair, Replace sign faces, monument faces, reface a monument, reface a sign cabinet, reface channel letters

Need museum quality digital prints for your business?

Posted by Frank Murch | May 29, 2018 10:00:00 AM

We produce high-quality digital prints for many customers, including the U.S. Military. These are custom size prints on aluminum and mounted to a wood stained frame. They are gorgeous.

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Topics: digital print, museum prints, photo quality signs


Whether you need a channel letter set, a monument signs, ADA signs, wayfinding signs, lobby signs, or any other type of commercial building signage, we can help! Signs for San Diego is the best sign company for building signs.


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