Custom Channel Letter Signs For Businesses

Custom Channel letter signs are a great way to market your business and create greater awareness of your brand. Did you know that Channel Letters are individual letters that are connected to form words or phrases? They are highly visible and eye-catching, making them an ideal choice for your business that is if you are looking to increase visibility and attract more customers. 

Trimless Channel letters typically feature a 3D effect and can be illuminated, which makes them even more eye-catching when positioned in front of a store or office building. These signs are custom-made and can come in a variety of fonts, colors and styles to suit a variety of businesses, making them an excellent choice for companies looking to promote their brand.

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Reverse Channel Letters

Reverse Channel Letters, also known as Halo-lit Channel Letters, offer many advantages to signage. Unlike traditional illuminated letters, these letters are back-lit. This means the light is projected from behind the lettering and creating a beautiful halo effect. The letters are brighter and more visible from further away, making them great for directing people to your place of business. 

The LED illumination also uses less energy and is more cost-effective in the long run than traditional lighting and saving you money. Additionally, these letters are extremely versatile and can be customized to fit the style of your business. They are available in a variety of illuminated letters, fonts, sizes, and materials, making them perfect for your signage project.

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illuminated Channel Lettering Signs

When it comes to illuminated channel letters, there are a variety of styles and options to choose from. Some of the most popular illuminated channel letters include LED.  the are mounted on the wall using a raceway, wireway of flush mounted.

  • Front-lit
  • Front and Back-lit
  • Backlit
  • Trimless

Depending on your needs and budget, any of these options could be the perfect choice for your business. Regardless of the type you choose, illuminated channel letters will no doubt elevate the look of your storefront and add extra visibility and curb appeal.

The cost of custom channel letter signs can vary widely depending on the size, materials, and complexity of the project. The cost of these signs will also depend on the number of letters or symbols needed, the number of colors required, and the type of illumination used. 

If you are looking for an estimate, the best way to find out how much your custom channel letter signs will cost is to contact us today to get a quote.

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When determining channel letter dimensions, the primary factor to consider is the viewing distance: You will want to know how far away will people be seeing the letters? The viewing distance will influence the required letter height in order for the lettering to be legible. 

As a general rule of thumb, the minimum letter height should be at least 3” for every 10’ of viewing distance. For example, if the you sign lettering will be seen from a distance of 40’, then your letter height should be at least 12”.

In addition to the letter height, the other main dimensions of a channel letter include letter depth and stroke width. Letter depth is the distance from the face of the letter to the backing. This should be at least 4-5” for letters that are 8-12” high. The stroke width should be between 3/8” and 1/2” for letters of this size.

All of these dimensions will also depend on the specific font you want use. Did you know some fonts are more condensed or extended than others? These are important and need to consider these factors when specifying channel letter dimensions.

Permitting Your Channel letters

Do Channel letters have to go through the permitting process? Yes, your channel letters will need to go through the permitting process as they are considered to be electrical signs, which are generally regulated and require a permit.

Depending on your local regulations, the permitting process can vary from city to city, but it often includes an application, drawings, and sometimes additional documents and proof of insurance. The process can take anywhere from a few days to a few months depending on the location and the size of the sign. 

Now if you are dead set on a larger size. Then we will need to file for approval and meet with the city to get it approved and cost more.

Manufacturing Your Custom Channel Letters

What is the fabrication process for Custom Channel Letters? your Custom Channel Letters are fabricated using a combination of both traditional and modern techniques. The fabrication process typically involves the following steps:

First, the designer or you will submit a custom design for you channel letter. The design will include the dimensions, font, color, and other details. Once you approve the design, it goes to permitting.

The production department will then use specialized machinery to cut the precise shape of the letter from aluminum. The edges of the letter are then bent, using a bender to create the shape desired. Then the LED lighting are then secured and connected to the letter.

Once the letter is formed and custom painted then the LEDs are left out till the pain dries. The painting done with high-grade automotive paint your desired color. 

Next the faces are put together with your desired graphics. If your letters come with trim cap then they are wrapped by hand. Then attached to the sign letters.

Some channel letters are securely mounted to a raceway, wireway of flush mounted, the sign maker will test the lighting components before the installation is complete.  UL Labels are attached stating they within the standard set by law.

Installing Your Channel Sign Lettering

The installation process could be a half a day to a week or longer. This all depends on the size and inspectors.  Channel letter signs are typically mounted to walls or buildings flush mounted or on a raceway. The most common installation process involves mounting the letters and their backings to a wall or building using of mechanical fasteners (screws).

First, the installer begins by attaching the mounting bracket to the wall or building surface. The type of wall or building surface will determine what kind of fasteners will be used. For example, if a brick wall is being used, the installer will likely use masonry anchors with machine screws. The brackets provide the support for the channel letters, and must be securely fastened to the wall or building.

Lastly, an electrical connection will be made to the sign. This requires a licensed electrician to wire the sign according to local electrical codes. Depending on the size of you sign and the layout of the electrical components.

The electrician may need to use junction boxes, transformers, and other components to ensure the sign is safely powered. During the site survey the connect box will be located, if there is one where you want your sign.

After the installation is complete, your sign will be tested to make sure it is working properly and to ensure that it meets all local electrical codes. If everything looks good, the installer will then clean up the installation area.

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FAQ About Custom Channel Letter Signs For Businesses
Best Custom Channel Letter Signs For Businesses

We offer the following types: 

  1. Front Lit

  2. Reverse-lit

  3. Front and Back

  4. Open-face

  5. Trimless Channel Letters

 

Channel letter signs are typically made from a combination of aluminum and acrylic or polycarbonate materials.

  1. The aluminum is used to make the frame and backing of your letters, providing a strong and durable base for the sign. 
  2. The faces of your channel letter signs are made from clear or colored acrylic or polycarbonate materials.
  3. The letters are typically illuminated with LED lighting, which provides energy-efficient and long-lasting illumination and saves you money.

The cost for your channel letter signs can vary depending on the size, complexity, along with the materials used in the  to make your letters. Generally, smaller channel letter signs with simpler designs can cost around $500-$1000 per letter, while larger and more complex signs can cost upwards of $2000 per letter.

The production time for your channel letter signage can vary depending on the size, complexity, and materials used. Typically, it can take anywhere from 2-4 weeks from the time the design is finalized to the installation of your wall sign.

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