MidSouth Bank SignIlluminated or lighted signage refers to the signs that are designed to complement and enhance the overall architecture of a building. When designing lighted signs, it is important to consider factors such as the building’s architecture, location, and surrounding environment.

Working with a professional sign company such as Apogee Signs can help ensure that your lighted signage is aesthetically pleasing, effective, and compliant with local regulations.

Below we have listed the most frequently asked questions that we receive about lighted signage.

Lighted signs are signs that incorporate lighting elements, such as LED lights or neon tubes, to illuminate the sign.

Lighted signs are highly visible and attention-grabbing, making them ideal for businesses and organizations that want to stand out and be easily seen.

There are many different types of lighted signs available, including channel letters, cabinet signs, monument signs, and digital signs.

A: Lighted signs can be made from a variety of materials, including metal, acrylic, glass, and fabric.

Design considerations for lighted signs include the size, shape, color, font, and placement of the sign, as well as the type of lighting and message conveyed by the sign.

Lighted signs are used in many different industries, including retail, hospitality, healthcare, entertainment, and transportation.

Lighted signs can be installed using a variety of methods, including mounting brackets, frames, and poles.

Rules and regulations for using lighted signs vary depending on the location and jurisdiction. Some common restrictions include size, placement, and brightness.

The costs of lighted signs vary depending on the size, complexity, and type of lighting being used, as well as the quantity and turnaround time required.

Lighted signs can be maintained by replacing any damaged or burnt-out bulbs, cleaning the sign regularly, and ensuring that all wiring and electrical components are in good working order.

To clean your lighted sign, turn off the power and use a soft cloth or sponge with a mild soap solution. Avoid using harsh chemicals, abrasive cleaners, or power washers that can damage the sign’s surface and components.

It’s recommended to have a professional installer handle the installation of your lighted sign. They can ensure that the sign is securely mounted and wired correctly, and that it complies with local building codes and regulations.

Some of the lighting options for lighted signs include neon, LED, fluorescent, and incandescent. LED is the most common type of lighting used today because of its energy efficiency, durability, and versatility.

The lifespan of a lighted sign depends on several factors, such as the type of lighting used, the quality of materials and construction, and how well it’s maintained. On average, a well-made LED lighted sign can last up to 50,000 hours or more.

Yes, some lighted signs come with programmable displays or interchangeable panels that allow you to change the message or graphics easily. Other signs may require professional installation or service to change the message.

Yes, LED lighted signs are highly energy-efficient compared to other types of lighting. They consume less power and produce less heat, which saves on energy costs and reduces the carbon footprint.

The size of your lighted sign should be determined by the distance from which it will be viewed and the amount of information you want to display. A rule of thumb is to allow one inch of letter height for every 10 feet of viewing distance.

Yes, lighted signs can be used outdoors if they’re designed and built to withstand the elements. Outdoor lighted signs should be weather-resistant, UV-resistant, and have proper wiring and grounding to prevent electrical hazards.

For more information and to request a quote for lighted signs visit our Lighted Signage page.

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