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

How to Get a Perfect Score on an ADA Inspection Test

Posted by Juliane Snowden | Aug 8, 2017 10:00:00 AM

As more and more buildings are being constructed, they are being built so that they can accommodate towards the disabled. With that being said, all buildings go through a test. Even signs for the disabled, which are more commonly known as ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) signs, get tested as well. So here is a study guide to make sure your ADA signs pass the inspection.

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Topics: cheat sheet for the ADA signs, ADA requirements, ADA, ADA Signs, ADA Signs Oceanside CA, ADA Signs Escondido CA, ADA Signs Carlsbad CA, ADA Signs San Clamente CA, ADA Signs Dana Point CA

Transgender Restroom ADA Signs controversy and how to deal with it

Posted by Frank Murch | Feb 22, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Looking for Gender Neutral Restroom Sign?

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Topics: cheat sheet for the ADA signs, ADA sign Placement, ADA Fonts, ADA Colors, ADA, ada Sign Pictograms

What Is Braille?

Posted by Frank Murch | Dec 22, 2015 8:00:00 AM

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Topics: ADA sign Placement, Where ADA Signs are required, ADA, ADA Signs San Marcos CA, ADA Signs Oceanside CA, ADA Signs Escondido CA, ADA Signs Vista CA, ADA Signs Carlsbad CA, ADA Signs San Clamente CA, ADA Signs Dana Point CA

Would you fail ADA Sign inspection?

Posted by Frank Murch | Dec 10, 2015 8:30:00 AM

Did your ADA sign fail inspection? Many designers view ADA as a building code. It is really a civil rights law. These are two different things. Building inspectors and Planning review and sign off on plans using interpretations of the law and local policies. Buildings, Architects and Designers think the project is compliant because it passes. The reality is there can be ADA issues resulting in a lawsuit. This can start small like the lack of accessible parking, railings are not compliant or signs are wrong.

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Topics: ADA requirements, ADA sign Placement, ADA Fonts, ADA Colors, disabled building signs, Grade 2 Braille, Grade 3 Braille, ADA, Louis Braille, what is Braille?, ADA Signs, ADA Signs San Marcos CA, ADA Signs Oceanside CA, ADA Signs San Clemente CA, ADA Signs Escondido CA, ADA Signs Vista CA, Restroom signs, ADA Signs Carlsbad CA, ADA Signs Dana Point CA

What the Font – The ABCs of ADA Signage Fonts

Posted by Frank Murch | Dec 8, 2015 8:30:00 AM

What is a font? A font is a shape style for a letter. ADA Sign designers use fonts to give a word an interesting look or feel. You probably know this from using word processors. Arial and Helvetica and two common fonts.

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Topics: ADA requirements, ADA sign Placement, ADA Fonts, ADA

6 steps to correct and usefull ADA pictogram

Posted by Frank Murch | Dec 1, 2015 9:51:00 AM

ADA Pictograms: Started by bored man in a cave. Yes the history of ADA pictograms started with a poor sucker whos sweet heart kicked him out of the camp because he was caught with a longing glaze at a Neadrathol hotty. Pictograms are atleast 3000 years old and probably much much older.

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Topics: ADA requirements, ADA Colors, Where ADA Signs are required, ADA, ada Sign Pictograms

Decals, Stickers and Labels

Posted by Frank Murch | Oct 27, 2015 10:59:00 AM

Finding a source of numbered or sequecial equipment tags is hard to do!

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Topics: ADA, custom Decals, labels, custom labels, sticker, labels Vista CA, sticker San Marcos CA, decals Carlsbad CA, Inventory Labels, Warranty Labels, custom sticker, custom stick san marcos ca, labels San Marcos CA, sticker Carlsbad CA, decals Oceanside CA, Equipment Labels, Low Volume Sequential Tags, labels Carlsbad CA, labels Oceanside CA, sticker Oceanside CA, sticker Vista CA, decals San Marcos CA, decals Vista CA

Did you use the wrong Braille on your sign??

Posted by Frank Murch | Jul 4, 2013 10:04:00 AM

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Topics: ADA requirements, ADA sign Placement, ADA Fonts, ADA Colors, disabled building signs, Grade 2 Braille, Grade 3 Braille, ADA, Grade 1 Braille, Louis Braille, what is Braille?

Do you know what Braille is?

Posted by Frank Murch | May 27, 2013 12:43:00 PM

Braille is a series of raised readable by touch. It is an alphabet, and has a series of shortcut for common words. Louis Braille invented the system and it carries his name. It was based off a military “night reader” code.

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Topics: Grade 2 Braille, Grade 3 Braille, ADA, Grade 1 Braille, military night reader code, Louis Braille, what is Braille?

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