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Are you luck enough to have a Pylon Sign?

Posted by Frank Murch | Oct 25, 2018 10:00:00 AM

A Pylon signs are controversial.These are tall signs on poles. Often these are the first signs put up in In under developed areas, and areas visible from highways. Pylon signs are common for gas stations, malls and shopping centers. As the area develops and grows, these signs are often limited or eliminated. Cities often consider this type of sign a visual form of pollution. Cities are using the zoning laws to change character of the neighborhood. In most Coastal cities these are not permit-able as a new sign. However, they are effective and if you are lucky enough to have an existing (likely older) pylon sign, you have an advertising machine.

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Understanding Monument Sign Panels

Posted by Frank Murch | Oct 11, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Monument signs are at nearly every shopping mall entrance. Drivers view these every day, every commute, and stare at the sign when stopped for traffic lights. Replacing a monument sign face increases traffic in to your business. Get a booth of traffic by replacing your old faces with new faces. Monument signs faces are advertising, and a “way finding” tool. That is these signs direct new and old customers to your business. Monument signs are great advertising tools, but make sure you are sending the right message. Old, faded, dirty sign faces communicates your business is old, faded and dirty. Ne new sign face communicates a sharp and fresh image

You get a caffeine boost from a coffee shop, Philz coffee gets an image boost for new monument faces. Is your monument sign in need of a change out?

 

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Replacement Sign Faces make Old Signs Look New Again

Posted by Frank Murch | Oct 9, 2018 10:00:00 AM

In Strip Malls retail businesses rely on location and traffic flow for business. Is a location has a large number of cars passing every hour the potential exists to draw in a percentage and make some sales. The strip mall is that tool, but without a sign, you are not pulling in as many customers as you should. There are many forms of signs, but the monument is a very effective and common “draw”.

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Monument Signs: What is a “pan” and why do I need one?

Posted by Frank Murch | May 22, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Mall Monuments have “faces” and each face is a little sign denoting a business. Many times, these signs are translucent acrylic (normally white) with vinyl showing the name of the business. Most often they have aluminum faces. Pans, for instance, are aluminum faces.

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Monument signs as Way Finders

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

Monument signs come in all shapes and sizes. In many cases they are advertising tools, but they also have another role. Monument signs help your customers find their way. This controls the flow of traffic and is often an overlooked role of the Monument Sign.

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Get YOUR Name on That Monument Sign

Posted by Frank Murch | Feb 22, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Your business has a space on a monument. Great news – that will help your business. You leased the spot because the traffic numbers are great. You know people need your product. The tenant finish will be great, the staff is in place and …nobody sees you! A good sign is a sign of a good business. But there are a few “challenges”:

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Pacific Marine Credit Union Monument Sign

Posted by Frank Murch | Jan 25, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Pacific Marine Credit Union was known as Camp Pendleton Federal Credit Union back in 1952 when they started. They help Marines, Sailors, and Civilian Employees with their banking needs. You got to love that. They are a part of San Diego and our roots. While there have been huge changes in San Diego since 1952 PMCU is still one of the best places to do your banking. They are big enough to service every need and small enough to care about you. It is a great San Diego institution and Signs for San Diego is delighted to be about to help PMCU with their sign needs.

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Online Shopping Is on the Rise, What Does That Mean for Shopping Malls?

Posted by Juliane Snowden | Jul 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Shopping malls are the driving destination for every shopping experience. They have a plethora of products that are catered to many different people that stop by. But how do people get to these places to fulfill their shopping desires? How do they know where to go and know which turns to make? GPS? Well, maybe to an extent. But how would they confirm whether or not they made it to their destination? Through signs of course! Monument signs in particular help guide people on the road to shopping centers or other industries.

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Business Park monument signs

Posted by Frank Murch | Jul 7, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Monument signs are wayfinding signs. Decision Sciences is a high end industrial company. They needed to mark there entrance on the street and then again to divide the traffic into visitors and deliveries. Telling customers, vendors, employees and everybody else to the right place with the right tone and clarity. Monument signs are always wayfinding signs, but for businesses they help make business flow more easily.

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