Lobby sign with company logo flanking computer monitor on wall

Conference and Training Room Signs

By | Conference Room Wall Sign, Inside Signs, Office Vinyl Graphics, Wall Graphics

Expressing your values is important, just like safety.  These vinyl wall graphics are displayed in Frontier Landscape and Tree Service’s conference and training room.  The design is simple but the message is very clear.  Think safe and be safe. Here’s a little information about wall graphics: These vinyl wall graphics are made with an air release vinyl that adheres nicely to walls.   This type of vinyl is very forgiving during installation.  And easy to replace when your message changes.  After the graphics are printed on our state of the art Roland full color digital printer they must out-gas for about 24 hours before we apply the protective clear laminate.  This prevents bubbling and keeps the graphic looking good for a long time.  Speaking of gasses…. Questions? Drop us a line at or call us at (360) 635-5556 and unless we’re up to our elbows in alligators, a live person will answer. If you leave a message we will call you back pronto.

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Reverse cut metal logo lobby sign

By | Uncategorized

Lobby signs mean business.  Cut metal logo and metal raised letters for Cedar Mountain Advisors. Their logo was challenging because they wanted it 3D to stand off from the wall but the image has a lot of fine detail.  We took a little bit of fine detail out and put it through a laser cutter.  If you look closely you can see that it is a tree and the outline of mountains.  The metal raised letters for this lobby sign project were also laser cut for the perfect lobby sign!

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How Real Estate and Construction Signs Drive More Business

By | Real Estate Banners, Real Estate Signs

If you’re running a real estate or construction company, getting people to walk through your door is one of the biggest challenges you face. In most cases, though, the solution comes down to better advertising. By investing in quality real estate and construction signs and using them to attract more business, you can boost your leads and sales quickly. Questions? Drop us a line at or call us at (360) 635-5556 and unless we’re up to our elbows in alligators, a live person will answer. If you leave a message we will call you back pronto.

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The Beach Babes Are Ready To Run With Custom Signs

By | Uncategorized

It’s a marathon, not a sprint! For the Beach Babes, they wanted some fun signs for their half marathon to mark distances and provide encouragement to participants. It would have been easy just to have plain signs with a number on them. But, the Beach Babes wanted to go the extra mile and got in touch with us.    Their marker signs let people know how much more they had to go. And the custom signs displayed encouraging messages and reminded participants of the important things – like remembering to stay hydrated.    The signs also doubled as a way for Beach Babes to thank partners for sponsoring the race and advertised their presence. Plus, the bright colors and different messaging meant it was something fun for runners to look for along the course.  Questions? Drop us a line at or call us at (360) 635-5556 and unless we’re up to our elbows in alligators, a live person will answer. If you leave a message we will call you back pronto.

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It’s a Plaid, Plaid World – iQ Credit Union’s Gets Decked Out

By | Parking Signs, Rebranding Signs, Wild Card

One of our favorite things at SGS is finding out what the new quarterly campaign theme is going to be for iQ Credit Union. They always bring us their amazing ideas and we have a blast bringing them to life. Then we went plaid!  It was simple really, instead of “putting a bird on it” we’d just being going mad for plaid. The mighty signmakers of SGS really got to flex their vinyl skills when it came to all the wrapping. What did we wrap? Bikes! Barrows! A swag wagon! A car! The team certainly leveled up on reassembling bikes… The print was an extra challenge because the lines meant it needed a precise application or it would look crooked. But this didn’t thwart SGS and the cruisers and wheel barrows left with a flawless finish and perfectly plaid. The bikes were in various branches throughout the Vancouver area and members could enter to win them.  The biggest piece in the campaign was the swag wagon. The wagon, formerly a plain delivery truck, was upgraded with the plaid print and the iQ logo. It certainly fits in the northwest and will catch eyes when its out in the community. Even better, if iQ decides the wagon needs to be changed up – the wrap can be removed and we can give it a totally new look.  In going plaid, we met Woodchuck Norris. Chuck was featured on parking signs and giant A-frame signs as well. And, he’s even got his best flannel on to coordinate with the campaign.  iQ even carried the plaid over to their website. The homepage featured members in red plaid to tie the whole promotion together. They took a simple idea and applied it in many different ways to make an impact. iQ shows that an impactful…

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Picking The Best Pop Up Banner For Your Brand

By | Banners

Banners have come a long way from being painted on a chunk of canvas. And we’re well beyond the kind you make in a word processor and tape together at the office. Large format printing and new materials make it easy to give your brand some polish. You want to make an impression in a snap? Let’s look at what you can do with a retractable banner.  The basics: Retractable banners are designed to be portable. The banner part neatly wraps up and is protected in the case which makes for easy storage. This tool is essential for brands that travel to trade shows and need to make the most of packing space. If you happen to damage the banner or decide it’s time for a change the look to keep current – we can update the graphic.  The sizes: We have a banner size for what you need. The base is about three feet wide with the printed banner itself being about 32 inches wide. Heights available are 4, 6, and 8 feet tall. Still need to go bigger? It can be done!  The options:  Table top – This size is great for seasonal promotions in a reception area. The table top banner also works well for smaller trade show setups when you need to be economical with space.  Single – One banner to rule them all. This option makes a splash and shows off your brand. Sitting at a table? A six foot banner makes a great backdrop so attendees know who you are and serves as a visual introduction before you even greet them.  Multiple – A trio of banners can be split up for a more flexible display approach. Each banner has its own purpose and creates an eye catching look. Multiple banners can be used to…

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How Long Does a Car Wrap Last

By | Vehicle Wrap

With a vehicle wrap, it is important to have professionals installing the graphics. It might seem easy slapping down one giant sticker but there’s a lot that goes into getting a flawless and professional finish. The team at SGS uses the best vinyls that are specifically made for vehicles. It is tempting to cut out some steps and do it yourself but you run the risk of counterfeit products which don’t perform the same.  There’s a lot of factors that impact how many years you’ll get out of your vehicle wrap. But the most common range is three to five years. That’s pretty fantastic for essentially a mobile billboard for your brand. Even better, no need to get sign permits for a vehicle wrap!  As we’ve covered in Getting the Most Miles Out of Your Vehicle Wrap post, protection is important. If available, park your vehicle in a covered space to minimize weather. This is especially crucial if you live somewhere prone to a lot of snow storms and cold snaps.  Treat your ride right with frequent hand washing with mild soap and warm water to clean off any grime or dirt. It is tempting to go for the drive thru car washes or power nozzles but the force and pressure can cause the vinyl to lift away.  When you’re ready for a new look or need to update information on the wrap – contact the SGS team because we’ll make sure it is done right. We’ve got the training and tools to remove the wraps and keep your ride looking right.  Need a bit of inspiration for a vehicle wrap? Check out some of the work we’ve done. Big to small – we can cover it all. Talk to the SGS team for a free quote today. Send us…

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