Illuminate Your Business With Custom Channel Letters

Chanel letters are the signage term for a metal box shaped like a letter. A light source, normally LEDs, produce light that is channeled out and makes a lighted shape. Channel letters signs are ideal for businesses and high-profile buildings that need high visibility and want to attract attention day and night.

There are two general types of illuminated channel letters:

  • Standard channel letters that project light the front. 
  • Reverse channel letters that project light to the back. 

All channel letters possess three main parts:

  • Faces: normally 1/8 to 3/16 thick Acrylic.
  • Trim Caps: a flexible edging that mounts on a channel letter's face. 
  • Returns: the letter walls


Custom Channel Letters That Complement Your Brand

A variety of fonts can be used to create custom channel letters, such as Helvetica, Times Roman, Avant Garde, and Futura. These are block and bold font types. Fonts with narrow strokes, pointed tips, and ends are generally not used. You should use the largest font size possible to ensure that your sign has the highest visibility to maximize its potential reach.

Channel letters signs can be installed flush mount, which means the letters are directly mounted to the building wall. In this case, the wall may or may not be perfectly straight and flat. Each letter will require a series of holes and the placement must be perfect. To ensure the sign is perfectly placed, a pattern is created out of paper and all the holes are marked out. 

Illuminate Your Business With Custom Channel Letters

When you are looking for a great sign, consider partnering with a sign company with the expertise and know-how to create amazing signage. Our experts understand your needs and will recommend the right type of sign to achieve your goals. Your signage will be customized to suit your needs and branding.

Get in touch with the experts at Signs for San Diego to create your custom channel letter sign. We serve businesses in: Southern California, focused on Oceanside, Carlsbad, Poway, San Marcos, Vista, Encinitas, Dana Point, Escondido, Metro San Diego, and southern Orange County.

Ensure that your business is seen day and night with a lighted channel letter sign.

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