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Matthews Paint: Eco-Friendly Paint for Signage

Matthews Paint: Eco-Friendly Paint for Signage

What is low VOC paint? Low VOC paint has lower than normal levels of VOCs (volatile organic compounds). VOCs are found in many building materials, including paint. When the paint dries, these chemicals get released into the air. Unfortunately, they…

Branding through ADA Signage

Branding through ADA Signage

The role of signage in branding Signage is an important part of an organization’s branding strategy. Branding encompasses much more than color schemes and logos. But, these elements can help keep an organization top of mind. It explains why companies…

ADA Signage Readability: How to Get Over Language Barriers

ADA Signage Readability: How to Get Over Language Barriers

Why is ADA signage readability important? Though it’s necessary for all buildings that are open to the public, ADA signage readability is especially critical for facilities such as schools and hospitals—spaces that regularly receive visitors who don’t necessarily know how…

FAQ About Photopolymer Signage

FAQ About Photopolymer Signage

When you’re contacted by a school official, hospital administrator, or other professional seeking ADA-compliant signs for their facility, the conversation will almost certainly turn to photopolymer signage, as this type of signage is a popular choice for such applications. However,…

Problems with E-Commerce ADA Sign Shops

Problems with E-Commerce ADA Sign Shops

When a sign shop receives an order, it will typically face one of the following two challenges: They may not have the capacity to complete the order on time, or they may not have the right equipment to fulfill the…

Erie Custom Signs Will Be at This Year’s SignConnexion

Erie Custom Signs Will Be at This Year’s SignConnexion

  SignConnexion, an annual event hosted by the Mid-South Sign Association, will take place this year from July 18-21 at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. Every year, this activity-filled event allows sign professionals to gather in…

Why Is Photopolymer a Good Choice for Hospital Signage?

Why Is Photopolymer a Good Choice for Hospital Signage?

Hospital administrators tasked with obtaining ADA-compliant hospital signage will typically contact sign shops with their requirements. However, in many cases, the necessary equipment to produce ADA signage may not be available. If a sign shop does not specialize in ADA…

Why ADA-Compliant Signs for Colleges Are Important

Why ADA-Compliant Signs for Colleges Are Important

A college campus is a melting pot of diversity. Certain college students have different types of physical and mental health issues. They may be using wheelchairs, be impaired visually, or have a neurological condition. In creating ADA accommodations for college…

How to Design a Suitable ADA Sign

How to Design a Suitable ADA Sign

There are various factors to consider when designing ADA signage. Many entrepreneurs are concerned that the ADA sign design might turn out to be aesthetically unattractive. However, many ADA-compliant signs are designed with not only utility as a key factor…