Published: 23/08/2023

Wall Mounted Signs

When it comes to indoor signage, wall mounted signs are a popular choice for businesses, museums, schools, and hospitals. They offer a versatile and professional way to display information, directions, or branding elements in an interior space. This guide is designed to provide helpful and reliable content to help you make an informed decision when purchasing wall mounted signs for indoor use.

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Considerations

When purchasing wall mounted signs for indoors, it’s crucial to take into account factors such as the purpose of the sign, the size of the space, the type of material used, the mounting method, the design, the budget, the expected lifespan of the sign, the ease of installation, the maintenance requirements, and the local regulations regarding signage.

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Purpose

The purpose of the sign is perhaps the most important factor to consider. A sign meant for wayfinding might require different considerations than one intended for branding or advertising purposes. Think about what you want your sign to achieve and use that as a starting point for your decision-making process.

Space

The size and layout of your space can greatly impact the size and design of your sign. A large, open space might require a larger sign for visibility, while a smaller space might require a more compact design. Be sure to measure your space accurately before making a decision.

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Material

The material of your sign can impact both its appearance and durability. Common materials used for indoor signs include acrylic, PVC, aluminum, and wood. Each has its own strengths and weaknesses, so consider which material would best suit your needs and preferences.

Mounting

Different signs require different mounting methods. Some might require drilling into the wall, while others can be adhered with strong adhesive tape. Consider the surface on which you’ll be mounting the sign and choose a method that won’t cause damage.

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Design

The design of your sign can greatly impact its effectiveness. Consider factors such as colour, font size and style, imagery, and overall layout. Remember that your sign should be easily readable and visually appealing.

Budget

Your budget will certainly play a role in your decision-making process. Keep in mind that while cheaper options might seem attractive, they might not offer the same durability or appearance as more expensive options. It may be worth investing in a higher-quality sign if it means longer lifespan and better performance.

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Lifespan

In environments such as hospitals or schools where hygiene is paramount, look for signs that are easy to clean and won’t harbour bacteria or other pathogens.

Installation

Consider who will be installing the sign and how easy it will be to do so. Some signs may require professional installation, while others can be easily installed by anyone with basic DIY skills.

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Maintenance

Keep in mind that your sign will likely require some maintenance to keep it looking its best. This may include regular cleaning or occasional repairs. Consider what kind of maintenance will be required and whether you’re prepared to do it.

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Measurement Guide

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Key features

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Durability

Wall mounted signs for indoors should be durable enough to withstand regular cleaning and resist fading over time. They should also be robust enough to handle accidental knocks or scrapes without being easily damaged.

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Visibility

A good wall mounted sign should be highly visible from a distance. This means it should be large enough to be seen from far away, but not so large that it dominates the space. The font size should also be large enough to read from a distance.

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Customisation Options

Some indoor signage companies offer customisation options such as different colours, fonts or even the ability to include your business logo on the sign. This can help make your sign stand out and reinforce your brand identity.

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Installation

Consider how easy it will be to install the wall mounted sign yourself or if you will need professional assistance. Signs that come with pre-drilled holes or adhesive backing can be easier and quicker to install.

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Versatility

Look for signs that offer versatility in terms of design options. This could mean options for different sizes or shapes, or even the ability to choose a bespoke design that perfectly fits your space and needs.

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Compatibility

Ensure that the sign is compatible with the type of wall material where you plan to install it. Some signs are better suited for certain types of walls (e.g., plasterboard vs brick).

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Resistance

A good indoor sign should resist fading or damage over time. This could mean being made from UV-resistant materials or having a protective coating applied.

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Cleanliness

In environments such as hospitals or schools where hygiene is paramount, look for signs that are easy to clean and won’t harbour bacteria or other pathogens.

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Compliance

Ensure that your sign complies with any local regulations regarding signage. This could include restrictions on size or content, among others.

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Professional Finish

A professional finish can make all the difference in how your sign looks. Look for signs that have smooth edges and corners and are free from any visible defects or damage.

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