Channel letter signs are one of the most popular options for big brands, corporate headquarters, and national franchises, so it should come as no surprise that they’re one of the most asked-about sign types on the market.
To help you further your research and make the best decision for your storefront sign, today’s post answers a few of the most common questions we get about channel letter signs.
Read on to learn more, or call (410)-877-6011 to speak directly with a channel letter sign expert in Baltimore, MD.
Channel letter signs typically come in one of four lighting styles:
Each of these options come with pros and cons, so only you can decide what’s best for your brand vision, but our experts are standing by to help.
Haloed channel letter signs are a popular option for Baltimore businesses, but they’re one of many!
In a word, yes. Not only will your channel letter sign need a permit, but Section 450.6 of Baltimore’s sign code states that:
Additionally, your design and installation will be regulated by the standards stipulated in your local sign code.
For first-time buyers, meeting these permit and sign code requirements can seem overwhelming, but it’s easy with our team by your side. We provide full support with permitting, and since we know Baltimore’s sign code, you’ll never have to worry about noncompliance issues with your design, lighting, or installation.
Channel letter signs come in a variety of installation styles, including:
Angel Las Delicias Restaurant used a blue raceway to hide the sign hardware and create strong contrast with the yellow lettering.
Because each of these installation options comes with different pros and cons, and they are available at different price points, there is no real universal “best” for all business owners.
For instance, raceway mounting is ideal for commercial buildings or other rented space with high tenant turnover, since the installation style is minimally invasive, whereas direct or stud-mounting is most often used for heavier letter installations in situations where the landlord is not opposed to a bit of extra drilling.
But while there might not be a universal “best,” there is a “best-for-you,” and our channel letter sign specialists can help you find it!
To get more information about channel letter signs, and get a free quote on any custom order, you can:
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