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Sign Repair & Maintenance: 4 issues you need to know

Posted by Frank Murch | Feb 27, 2018 10:00:00 AM

So your sign has a problem, what can you do? The fact is it is hard to find a sign company to service signs. There are some companies, but getting a fixed price quote to do that repair is also difficult. There are reasons for this, these are:Sign Repair


A. Each sign is a unique piece and there are no standards. Your repair could be as easy as a bulb replacement. It could be something more complex. Also the components could be off the shelf or totally unique. Nobody knows until the sign is opened up.

B. Reaching the sign is often not trivial. If a sign is on the side of a building, it could be hard to get to. The repairs may be minor, but may require special equipment (ladders, a bucket truck, electrical tracers, neon tools). Most of these require 2 people to be safely completed. It means you are hiring a crew and equipment to just get up there.


C. Sign companies make money on new signs. New signs are much more controllable, profitable and less difficult than sign repair.


D. Most sign companies are not licensed for this work (C-45 contractor’s license) and insurance coverage also needs to be larger in many cases (General Liability, Worker’s Comp and equipment)electrical sign repair



At Signs for San Diego offers local electric sign repair service. We also offer sign removal. We are bonded, licensed, and insured. All sign repair is done on a time and material basis.


Finding a sign company to repair your sign can be a real challenge. Shown here is a Carlsbad company with a raceway (electrical box to house and protect your wiring) that was damaged beyond repair. Signs forElectric sign repair needed San Diego installed a replacement, took the old boxes out, rewired the wire in a new better raceway It is now a safe, weather proof, working sign again. Yes, we also replace bulbs, power supplier, transformers, repair letters and reface acrylic signs. Signs for San Diego has friendly, fast and efficient staff. Need electrical sign repair or even a non-electrical sign repair? We do that. To schedule maintenance or sign repair please call us at 760-730-5118


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


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Topics: Electrical Sign Repair, Sign Repair, Sign Removal, neon signs, outdoor 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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