Frequently Asked Questions
We hope that you can find the information you are looking for within our website pages. The following frequently asked questions may also be of assistance to you. If you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 045-880603.
Why do I need signs and graphics to promote my business?
Signs are the most effective and inexpensive form of advertising. Signs and graphics promote your business 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Signs are the first point of communication between you and your customers/visitors. Signs can also provide information and health and safety signs are a mandatory requirement.
What type of signs does SignFx provided?
SignFx can provide a wide range of high quality signs and graphics including; interior signs, exterior signs, vehicle graphics, vinyl & PVC banners, window graphics/etching, pavement signage, health & safety signs, site signs, entrance signs, single & double sided signs, illuminated signs, architectural signs, correx signs, aluminium signs, reflective signs, raised lettering, exhibition graphics and exhibition equipment, labels and stickers.
Can SignFx print labels and stickers?
Yes, at SignFx we can contour cut labels to the shape of your logo or sticker requirement.
Can I custom make a sign?
Yes, the majority of what we do is bespoke which is individual to the customer, usually including a company name or corporate identity.
How do I pay for my business signs and graphics?
New customers will usually be asked to pay a deposit before any work has commenced and this can be either in the form of cash, credit card or company cheque.
How long do I have to wait for the sign or vehicle graphics after ordering?
This is very dependent on the availability of materials, production schedules and design approval. We will always discuss this with you at the time of order and will accommodate your needs wherever possible.
Should I wash my vehicle before the graphics are applied?
Yes, all vehicles must be clean and dry before applying graphics. A clean vehicle is essential for a quality vinyl application. If the vehicle is not properly cleaned, we cannot be guaranteed that anything that is placed on top of it will be secure.
What should my signage say to communicate my company branding?
All signage must be clear, easy to read and easy to understand. SignsFx can help advise you on the best solution to your needs.
Is the fitting of my business sign or vehicle graphics included?
There will be a separate charge for installation of your signs and graphics incorporated into your quote. If you would like us to just supply your signs and not install them, please let us know. We prefer to install vehicle graphics ourselves as the vinyl application can affect the longevity of graphics.
Are proofs supplied of the sign design before work commences?
Yes, all artwork must be approved and signed off by the customer before it is manufactured and fitted. Any amendments after approval may be chargeable. All artwork designs remain the property of SignFx until the order is placed.
Do we need to supply our own artwork/designs for our business signs or vehicle graphics?
We are very happy to work with your own designs and artwork and accept most file formats. Although we specialise in the manufacture of signs and graphics, the nature of the work means that we can design our products to meet your exact requirements.
What type of artwork files do you accept?
We can accept artwork / logos / photographs in most formats but prefer to work with the following: Plt. Eps. Pdf. Tiff. Jpg. AI or PSD files. We regret that artwork designs completed in word or powerpoint will not provide an acceptable resolution for reproduction and will have to be redrawn. Artwork which needs some additional design will be chargeable.
Do you do pavement signs and other pavement furniture for cafés and retail areas?
Yes, we have a wide range of pavement furniture available including café barriers, notice boards, chalk boards and swing signs.
Can you provide both temporary and permanent signs for durability inside and outside?
We complete both temporary and permanent signs for customers and the materials used will impact on the durability of the sign. We offer a full range of materials to fit within your budget and needs and also specify products for whether the sign will be used inside or outside. There are also anti-vandal and tamper proof scratch resistance laminates we can apply to protect your signage from being damaged.
How long will my sign last?
Most signs should last a number of years and should be seen as an investment rather than a one off cost; as they will work for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. SignsFx has the equipment and expertise to produce high quality signs able to get you noticed.
What types of materials can be used to print my sign on?
Corriboard, PVC, Acrylic, Aluminium other options may also be available on request.
Benefits to your business
Vehicle graphics are proven to be one of the most cost-effective ways of advertising your business to a large captive audience. It’s essentially like having a mobile billboard promoting your business as you work – drawing the publics’ eye to your branding and marketing message. Vehicle graphics and wraps enable you to potentially advertise to thousands of members of the public each day for a one-off cost.
Vehicle Magnetic Signs, Vehicle Magnetic Signs are a great alternative to vehicle graphics. If you use your company vehicle for personal use also why not use magnetic panels to advertise your business? During working hours apply the signs to your vehicle and then remove them again outside of working hours.