5 Types Of Building Signage

5 Types Of Building Signage

5 Types Of Building Signage
Open Hour Icon08-31-2020

If you’re new to building management in the Houston area of Texas, you’re going to learn quickly how important building signage is to your job. Here are five types of building signage you might need.

1. Channel Letter Signs

“Building signage” could mean any sign that is installed on the exterior wall of a building. But usually we use the term to apply to signs that identify the building. For example, a channel letter sign that promotes and identifies a retail store in Katy, TX, is a building sign, but we probably wouldn’t use that term to refer to the aluminum sign installed on the back wall of that Katy store with information about the parking lot. Channel letters are three-dimensional, illuminated signs that convey aspects of a business’s or institution’s personality. They’re highly visible, memorable, and allow for a lot of creativity.

2. LED Signs

You could use different types of light sources to illuminate a channel letter sign, but LEDs are often the number one choice. LEDs last a long time and they don’t use as much energy as other types of light fixtures. Furthermore, the light of LEDs has improved greatly since the harsh light they provided when they were first introduced,

3. Awning Signs

If you have an awning, you should probably have a sign on it. Awning signs can identify buildings, brand a space, and, of course, provide shade. If you manage a café with an outdoor patio in Heights, TX, an awning would be a great thing to have. Keep your customers dry in the rain and cool in the summer with an awning. And with an awning sign, it can identify and promote your business.

4. Property Management Signs

Property management requires a lot of signage and building signs are chief among them. Whether you need channel letters to identify a Katy apartment building or a roof sign to promote a Heights retail store, a lot of building signs can help with property management.

5. Architectural Signs

Architectural signs aren’t actually a style of sign, but it can be useful to understand the term. We generally use the term “architectural signage” when referring to a system of building signs. A sign on one solitary building is a building sign, but if that building is say, one of two on a residential property, then those signs would be called architectural signs. Architectural signs are popular on campuses; you can find them all over the University of Houston grounds, identifying buildings, landmarks, and providing directions.

Houston Graphic Signs

If you’re in Katy, Heights, or elsewhere in the Houston area and would like to learn more about building signs, please contact us via our website or call us at 713-244-8704.

BACK

Contact a Sign Specialist

    Google Reviews

    • 5 star review  The quality of work for our car magnet was great. I really recommend HGS for your designs.

      thumb The Bridge Insurance Group
      8/31/2021
    • 5 star review  High quality graphics and they came to install them. Good work.

      thumb Adam Davidson
      8/31/2021
    • 5 star review  My experience with Houston Graphic Signs was nothing but amazing. Their team was efficient and helpful throughout the design and printing process. The vinyl graphics they printed for my company were exactly what we envisioned. I highly recommend HGS for all your printing needs!

      thumb John Bagley
      8/04/2021
    • 5 star review  Houston Graphic Signs did a great job for our client. Quick to respond and quick to get the job done. Would definitely recommend and will use again.

      thumb Tractor Creative
      6/07/2021
    • 5 star review  We have a great experience! We are really happy with our sign. It was a very easy and fast process... also thank you for the punctuality in the installation.

      thumb Guillermo Barrios (Administrator)
      6/04/2021
    • 5 star review  Houston Graphic Signs is by far the best sign company in Houston, I am an assistant to a large local real estate brokerage in the area. We had an emergency regarding the HOA size requirements for a yard sign for one of our top agents about a year ago and Houston Graphic Signs were the only sign company able to expediate the sign and have it delivered asap! (believe me I probably called every sign company in Houston for help and Houston Graphic Signs were the only company that got it done) I have been working with Houston Graphic Signs for over a year now they produced high quality signs for our top producing agents (around 300) and worked with me regarding the art work and spreadsheets. Houston Graphics Signs always checks for errors on the art work to insure high quality. Michelle Mason who is one of the owners is always available! She always goes above and beyond even working late into the evening and weekends to assure our products arrive on time. You will not go wrong using Houston Graphic signs if you want high quality material priced at a competitive rate as well as top notch service. Thank you for everything Houston Graphic Signs Michelle Nagler

      thumb michelle Nagler
      6/01/2021
    • 5 star review  This company is fantastic. The design department was very receptive to our ideas for our logo. They were quick to offer suggestions for ways to make our company logo memorable. They offered multiple designs for us and were quick to present any changes that were made. They were very accommodating to our schedule for the installation on our truck. If you are looking for great service and a quality product, you need to look no further than Houston Graphic Sign Company. They will be doing all of our future graphic projects.

      thumb Timothy Winters
      6/01/2021
    • 5 star review  The owner communicated with me on the order. It was awesome customer service and I highly recommend them. Delivery was quick, too.

      thumb Kristi Warnke
      6/01/2021
    • 5 star review  Michelle helped me with a graduation sign for my daughter. She was very helpful and produced the sign quickly. It looked great!!

      thumb Melissa Gioldasis
      6/01/2021
    • 5 star review  Houston Graphic Signs is a fantastic business with amazing customer service and a fast turnaround! Michelle was extremely helpful and communicated with me every step of the way. I ordered a yard sign to announce my son's graduation from college and it is much nicer and bigger than I expected! It was also packed with great care which tells me how much they value their customers. I will definitely give Houston Graphic Signs more business in the future!

      thumb Liana Young
      4/23/2021