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Choosing Business Signs that can Resist the Elements

If you’re a business owner, you want to make sure your business signage can stand the test of time. This means that your signage should be able to withstand the elements—and not just in terms of how it looks, but also how well it performs over time. There are many different materials available for use in sign making. Some of them are more durable than others. Here’s a rundown on some popular options:


Glass is one of the most popular materials used in signs. It’s highly visible, especially when it comes to outdoor signage, and it can be used to attract customers towards your business. Glass signs are also easy to clean and maintain over time, meaning you’ll be able to keep them looking great no matter what kind of weather hits your area.

Glass is ideal for any kind of signage that faces a lot of foot traffic. Using glass makes it easier for people walking past or driving by your store to see what services you offer and gives them an idea of how much they will pay before they even enter your store or office building.

If you’re worried about someone breaking into an office building with a glass sign on the outside (or if you just want something more secure), consider using plexiglass instead; it’s the same material but will protect against scratches and dents when scratched against another surface hard enough (such as keys).


Acrylic is a durable material that can be used to create signs for your business. Acrylic is weather-resistant and can withstand exposure to the elements without suffering any damage. It’s also easy to clean—all you need is a soft cloth and some mild soap or detergent, so you don’t have to worry about keeping your acrylic signs looking their best!

Acrylic is a good choice for outdoor signs because it protects against UV damage like cracking, fading and discoloration that might otherwise occur due to sun exposure. If you’re looking for something with more durability than paper but which still allows light through (for example, if you want customers to be able to read information from behind the sign), then this may be what you’re looking for!

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Wooden Business Signage


Wood is a great sign material. Wood can be painted, stained, carved, cut and sanded. It is also a good option for the environmentally conscious as it can be treated with a wood preservative that will keep your sign looking new for longer.

Wood signs are available in many different types of wood such as cedar and redwood but they are most commonly made from pine or poplar because they tend to be cheaper than the other options on this list.

Metal Business Signs


Metal signs are durable and weather resistant, making them a great choice for outdoor signage. Metal signs are also long-lasting and easy to clean. You can change the message on your metal sign easily as well.

Choose a weather-resistant signage material.

If you want to find the best signage material for your business, first look at how the product will be used. A material that is appropriate for indoor use might not be suitable for outdoor use. For example, a metal sign would be ideal for an outdoor restaurant or bar but would stand out like a sore thumb inside of one.

Whether or not you need something that can withstand weather conditions should also play into your decision-making process. If you work in an area where there are regular rainstorms or extreme heat/cold temperatures, it’s smart to pick a material that can hold up against these elements without fading or warping over time—especially if customers will often see them when coming into contact with your business (like a storefront window).

We can help you decide before you make a purchase. Give us a call.

It’s important to choose a material that can withstand the elements, especially when it comes to outdoor signage. If you’re looking for an outdoor sign that will last a long time and look great in any setting, look no further than the options above.

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