A Sign of the Times

The Stewart Signs Blog

We strive to provide you the most relevant and timely industry news, product videos, tips on sign usage and care, and more. Read more about how the right sign can positively impact your organization!

Making an investment in an LED sign for your school will show your staff, students, parents, prospective new hires, as well all others passing by that your school is a future-focused educational institution. With a new LED school sign, you can quickly and conveniently share the mission of your school along with many other current messages such as important announcements, special events, holiday greetings and community information. LED signs exhibits progressive thinking and a commitment to technology and technological advancement.

Many churches we talk to are concerned about matching a new church sign to their existing traditional architecture.  If your church is thinking about getting a new church sign, combining a traditional masonry look with an LED digital sign may be your best option to balance new and old. We hear from some churches that a traditional looking sign is the most important factor when getting a new sign so that it complements their church building's façade, and that's understandable.

There are many things to consider when choosing a digital sign for your school. Of them, the most important things to consider are viewing distance, audience, messaging needs, and budget. There are other factors that may determine what type of sign your school chooses, but these are some of the most impactful for most schools.

As we all learn in life, you get what you pay for. When you invest in a quality product for your organization, the value it provides in both durability and peace of mind shouldn't be underestimated. With relation to investing in a sign, you may have some concerns.

The key to any successful ministry is communication and, if you want new ways of reaching out to attract more members to your congregation, a digital church sign is one of the most cost-effective solutions. Digital signage provides valuable information to the public and if you are looking for ways to develop and uphold a strong congregation, an LED sign is your answer. An LED church sign offers many benefits including gathering new attendees, communicating messages, public outreach, and offering public service announcements.

Sometimes choosing a sign gets confusing when you're trying to figure out exactly what you're getting.  Important details to ask about is how the sign is engineered and what materials are used – and how it will be installed into the ground.   The following feature-benefits outline the differences between a fully manufactured sign versus a local, stick-built sign.

Ah, the Zoning Board - they keep our cities and neighborhoods organized and regulated, and we need them. But it can be tricky to navigate all the different requirements and laws within each municipality. Our signs can be programmed in many different ways to add benefit to a community as well as blend in with the surrounding environment, so everybody is happy.

What's the first thing you notice about an organization when driving or walking by? The sign; it's the first, and often most visible impression made on us. There are so many design options out there, so many different angles – literally and figuratively – that you really should consider when you design your sign.