A-frame signs, also called sandwich board signs or sidewalk signs, are the perfect combination of sturdy, portable, and customizable for advertising a sale or event. Placed directly on the floor near high traffic areas, these signs are easily displayed and moved for a custom, versatile sign that is certain to assist you with your advertising and messaging goals.
If you want the best of both temporary and permanent signage categories, A-frame signs are the way to go. At Blue Dot Signs, we offer many customization options for this popular type of sign, and we are ready to get started crafting the perfect A-frame sign in NY for your marketing needs. Contact us today to get started.
Named for the way they are often placed on a sidewalk outside a storefront, the signs are meant to get the attention of people walking by. Your sidewalk sign can include printed graphics that can be swapped out when needed, or a chalkboard surface to write your own message on. The customizable messaging makes this sign a lasting investment for a business.
A-frame signs are freestanding signs that are easily distinguishable by their standalone, “A” shaped appearance. They consist of either a:
Both models are double-sided so that the message on them can be seen from either direction.
The panel stand frames are available primarily with face dimensions of 28”x44”. The folding frames have more face dimension options, including:
The height is also variable for folding A-frame signs, from 31.5” to 46” depending on the particular model.
We offer three kinds of face designs for A-frame signs, with each type presenting different advantages in different circumstances. These face types are:
The signs are made of metal or plastic and can be kept outdoors for longer periods of time, although they should be taken inside and properly stored at the end of a day or event to help them last longer and keep them safe.
Outdoor message boards are a long lasting sign that many companies use to share a temporary message. Their design and flexibility offers several benefits such as:
Perhaps the best part of these signs, besides their durability and portability, is the fact that they’re able to be reused. With interchangeable inserts, chalkboard faces, and message board faces, once your event or ad campaign is finished, you can easily take it off your A-frame and replace it with something new.
A-frame signs in NJ are often used to draw more foot traffic into your store, announce a product, service, or special, or direct event attendees looking for where to go for their next meeting. Businesses that most often use A-frame signs include:
They also work well at events such as parties and weddings to let guests know where the event is being held and provide directions.
No matter what kind of custom sign you need, Blue Dot Signs can offer you the best designed and constructed version of it. We serve the New Jersey and New York City area and are known there for providing personalized signs that few others in our industry can. If you want more information about our signs or want to get started on designing and ordering your ideal a-frame sign, give us a call today at 908-486-7000 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our team of experts will ensure that you get just the sign you’re thinking of.
No. All of our A-frame signs are double-sided to maximize your sign’s visibility.
Unless there’s extreme weather, yes. It is recommended that they must be taken inside when their immediate purpose is finished, such as at the end of the day or event. This will keep them looking better for longer, avoid theft, and make sure that the signs aren’t knocked over and damaged.
Yes. If you don’t know what you want your sign to look like, we can help design one that best reflects your business and its brand.
You can use a soft, slightly damp cloth with mild dish soap and lukewarm water to gently wash off any dust or dirt. Make sure the sign is completely dry before storing it.
With proper maintenance and storage, A-frames can last up to about five years or more. Keeping it dry as much as possible, inside when not in use, and stored in an upright position is ideal. Often the only limitation to A-frame signs is the type of design that is displayed in the front, and whether it is still relevant over time. That is why most people come back for future sign faces.
Unless a great deal of customization is required, it typically takes about three business days to fabricate and ship an A-frame sign.
Depending on the dimensions of your custom sign, about 18 pounds. This doesn’t take into account the sand that the base of the double-sided panel signs contains, which can add another 10 pounds when full.
The A-frame sign inserts are usually made of corrugated plastic. They’re held in place on the frame with stay tabs on the sides.
The plastic A-frames are available in white, gray, or black. The metal ones are only available in black.
The panel stand model will need to have sand added to its base. Otherwise, whatever kind of A-frame you order, it comes ready to display.