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Ernst Redo: when your Exterior Building Sign needs a redo

Posted by Frank Murch | Aug 4, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Is your sign tried, old and not effective? There are times when you don’t need a new sign, but a good refinish will do. 

Ernest Finished SignIs new the way to go? - In all honesty, most times, a new sign will be the way to go. The changes in logos, the damage to the sign over years of weathering, the trouble of getting the old sign off are the main reasons. However, once in a while there is a cheap and effective way to get a second life out of a sign without buying all new.

Take Down - Ernst has a sign on the wall of their building. It is high up on a wall. Signs for San Diego has the equipment to reach those letters. We carefully took down each and brought them all back to the shop.

Re-finish - Signs for San Diego mixes paint, we stripped and painted each. The paint job took a dull, faded sign and renewed it. Each letter shines like new.Ernest Orange Yellow Letters

Re-Installation – The trick to a straight as a pin installation is to use a pattern. In this case the holes in the wall were the same ones needed for the re- installation. We reattached each letter with silicon and the results were - Dramatic

Does your business need a sign? Contact us and lets get going!! We can be reached at 760-730-5118,

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Areas Served : At Signs for San Diego we serve commercial accounts all over the metro area, but focus on Exterior building signs Oceanside, Exterior building signs Carlsbad, Exterior building signs Vista, Exterior building signs San Marcos, Architectural signs Oceanside, Architectural signs Carlsbad, Architectural signs Vista, Architectural signs San Marcos


Topics: Oceanside building Signs, Carlsbad building Signs, building signs, dimensional letters, vista building Signs, architectural building 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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