Signage for Your Parking Lot
If you own an establishment or facility, it is a must that you provide signage for parking lots, not only directing them where the proper parking is, but also placing the No Parking Sign on places where cars shouldn’t be parked, or placing hazard signs on dangerous places that you need to block to prevent drivers from passing through it.
To be able to determine how much signage you are going to use, you should first decide where you are going to place it because having the proper strategy for where to install the signage can decrease the amount you are going to spend.
Common Types of Metal Signage For You Parking Lot
Parking signs can have various materials it is made of. During the early years, Steel signs were used. However, despite its durability and ability to prevent rust, its weight can be a huge downside, especially when installing them.
Another one is made from aluminum signs that are 40 mils thick. Due to its lightweight, it can be easily mounted on walls. This thickness is preferable for signs that are small to medium size. There are also the 80 mil thick which are more advisable for larger signs. If you want your sign to be as readable as far as it can, then this thickness is highly advisable.
There are also aluminum signs that are embossed, creating a 3-D appearance, making it classier and more elegant. Thinner aluminum is easier to emboss, although the downside for this type of sign is that it is not reflective, making it hardly visible during the night.
There are also those made with porcelain, which is high-end. Although it can be very heavy and pricey, making it not ideal if you are planning to install a few of them.