Wayfinding signage is essential when creating a sign package for a multi-family housing development with Sequoia Signs. Whether it’s for a senior living community, apartment complex, country club, or any other multi-family housing, effective wayfinding signage provides many benefits. At Sequoia Signs & Graphics, we specialize in multi-family housing signage from initial consultation, to sign design, to fabrication, and installation.
Benefits of Wayfinding Signs
Wayfinding Signs are often taken for granted by property owners and developers, considered as a last-minute task to be quickly signed off a to-do list for a property development project. Unfortunately, this often results in boring and thoughtless wayfinding signage. An effective wayfinding package can do so much more. Consider these benefits when developing a wayfinding sign program:
Create Brand Awareness
Effective signage placed throughout your property contributes to your branding. The most valuable signs are the wayfinding signs, which provide information while reinforcing brand awareness. Efficiently designed signs can reflect positively on your brand and show that you care for your property. At Sequoia Signs & Graphics, we will incorporate your company branding and match the architectural property to design effective directional signage.
Improve Visitor Experience
The main objective of wayfinding signage is to aid with directions. By investing in Wayfinding Signage, you contribute to the overall experience of the residents and their guests. Poorly designed or non-existent wayfinding signage can reflect negatively on your property. Facilities with effective wayfinding signage look more inviting, resulting in attracting more potential residents.
Increase Property Value
Last but not least, wayfinding signs can actually increase property value. Up to date and professionally designed signs send the message of a well maintained and cared for property. In a residential community this will aid in tenant retention and as a result, increase the property value.
Our experienced team at Sequoia Signs & Graphics has the expertise to manage your next wayfinding sign project. Serving the Bay Area, we are your local sign company, familiar with all sign criteria of your local municipality.
Contact us today to start your next wayfinding signage project in Concord, CA today! You can call us at (925) 300-1066 or email [email protected].
Are you looking for the best Sign Company for all your interior & exterior signs? Look no further, at Sequoia Signs & Graphics we serve the Easy Bay region, including Fairfield, CA. As a business owner it’s important to remember that signage is the number one form of advertising. An illuminated sign is your 24/7 ad, and only needs to be paid for once. As your local sign company, we offer a wide variety of interior & exterior signs, in addition to illuminated business signs. Let’s have a look at the different types of business signs that your company can benefit from.
Exterior Signs or Outdoor Signs are a great opportunity to create brand awareness and attract potential customers. A must-have for any business with a storefront. Even if your business doesn’t have it’s own storefront, some of these sign types might still be an option to discuss with your landlord. As mentioned above, it’s the number one form of advertising, making it worth your investment.
Also referred to as storefront sign, buildings signs are the number one sign opportunity to make a first impression. Usually building signs are made out of dimensional letters or can be designed in the form of a panel.
Illuminated Business Signs
An Illuminated Business Sign is designed with LED illumination, providing visibility day and night. Illuminated Signs come in different types and the most popular are Channel Letters Signs & Light Box Signs.
A Monument Sign is located at the road near the entrance of your building. Especially if your building is set back from the road this is a great opportunity to create extra visibility for your business.
Moving on to Interior Signs or Indoor Signs, it’s main purpose is usually creating brand awareness plus a decorative aspect. However, they are also popular when it comes to special promotions and sales. In summary, the below interior signs are a must-have to serve different purposes and make your business stand out.
ADA Compliant Signs
ADA Signs are room signs that comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. All permanent rooms in public buildings require ADA Signs with tactile & braille lettering.
Lobby & Reception Signs
An essential branding tool for any type of business, with a lobby, reception, waiting room of meeting room. All our lobby signs are custom designed around your business’s logo, slogan or trademark to help legitimize your business.
Wall Wraps & Graphics
Wall Wraps & Graphics can be used to communicate a message or create a certain mood. However overall it can contribute to the interior design of your facility, bringing your company to the next level.
Floor & Window Graphics
At Sequoia Signs & Graphics we leave no space unused and this is where Floor & Window Graphics come in. Although they are great for branding, advertising promotions is the number one use of Floor & Window Graphics.
Sign Company in Fairfield
As your local sign company we are dedicated to add value to your business with professional interior & exterior signs. Located in the East Bay area, we serve all cities including Fairfield, Berkeley, Oakland, Pleasant Hill, Lafayette, Concord and Walnut Creek. Are you ready to start your next sign project? Contact us today for a free consultation or quote! You can contact us by filling in our contact form or call us at (925) 300-1066.
Outdoor signs help businesses to communicate a message and stand out. This first encounter with potential customers can make a difference, and can leave a long lasting impression. For years, Sequoia Signs & Graphics has been fabricating outdoor business signs for the Bay Area community. We’ll share the top 5 most popular business signs to demonstrate how signage can create awareness and brand identity.
1. Wall Signs
Wall Signs are without a doubt the most popular sign type amongst outdoor signs. These building signs are quite literally attached to the exterior wall! These can come in a many formats including custom developed to fit your exterior facade. Wall signs can be illuminated or non-illuminated, they can be 3-dimensional or flush mounted, or, as in the case with Fire and Brew, custom built to fit the architecture of the building. Wall signs are suitable for any business with a storefront. At Sequoia Signs & Graphics, we provide wall signs options for any type of storefront throughout the Bay Area.
2. Monument Signs
Monument Signs are placed at the road side of a business to attract attention from passerby’s and serve as wayfinding. These signs are suitable for multi-tenant businesses, including, business parks, medical centers and shopping plazas. As well as, single tenant businesses located with a setback to the main road.
3. Directional Signs
Directional Signs are most often seen at shopping malls, medical facilities, universities, business parks and airports. These are the type of signs that provide information on where specific businesses can be found within a facility.
4. Blade Signs
Blade Signs are also referred to as projecting signs, which are mounted perpendicular to a wall. They are an excellent option for storefronts with frequent foot traffic. Since they stick out from the building they help to identify stores from a greater distance.
5. Channel Letters
Channel Letters are a type of wall sign most commonly seen on building exteriors. Each letter is an individually fabricated and placed side-by-side to create the complete sign. The 3-dimensional feature of channel letters makes these stand out and appear to be floating off the surface. Channel letters can be illuminated so that they stand out and can be seen at night from a distance.
Not sure what type of outdoor signs is right for your business? These are just a few examples of the most recognizable types of exterior signs. Our experts at Sequoia Signs & Graphics can guide you in the right direction during a sign consultation, to help you determine which type of signage will work best for your business. As your local sign company in the Bay Area we are passionate about assisting you with your outdoor signage needs. Call us at (925) 300.1066 or fill in the contact form below.
ADA Compliant Signs are a must-have in any facility that is accessible to the public. Hotels, restaurants, offices, malls, schools, hospitals, medical facilities, and multi-family housing all need ADA compliant signs. At Sequoia Signs & Graphics, we are specialized in ADA compliant signage. Our objective is to make sure your facility is compliant with ADA signs and that those signs contribute to the interior design of the space.
Americans with Disabilities Act
In the 1990s, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was first put into legislation to help those who are disabled in public spaces. Business owners are required by law to have their facilities ADA compliant — which includes proper signage. The act states that all public areas must display proper signage for accessibility. If you are not ADA compliant, you may be fined up to or over $50,000.
Room Identification Signs
Room Identification Signs are a type of ADA compliant signs. They can be found in every facility and are usually identified with a 3 or 4 digit room number. Depending on the type of room and size of the sign, you may be able to include additional information such as a name or logo. Room Identification signs are required in the following areas:
Even more common than Room Identification Signs are ADA Restroom Signs. Restrooms require a second ADA sign in the state of California. Male restrooms require a triangle-shaped symbol and women’s restrooms and unisex restrooms require a round circle. The triangle and circular signs must be mounted on the doors, in addition to the federal ADA compliant signs on the door latch.
Maximum Occupancy Signs
Every room or area that is an assembly space must have the occupancy limit posted on a sign in a conspicuous place. For example, occupancy limit signs can be seen near the main exit or the exit access doorway. Maximum Occupancy Signs are common in conference rooms, event venues, classrooms, restaurants, and more.
Fire & Safety ADA Signs
Last but not least is your Fire and Safety ADA Signs. They are extremely important in order to pass your local fire inspection; therefore they should be a top priority if you are in charge of the new construction. At Sequoia Signs & Graphics, we understand the importance of these and other regulations. We act as a partner and project manager to ensure you obtain your certificate of occupancy.
If you have any further questions about the different types of ADA Compliant Signs you need for your facility, contact our experts at Sequoia Signs & Graphics. Give us a call today at (925) 300-1066 or fill in the contact form, and we’ll be in touch shortly.
Lighted outdoor business signs are a great advertising opportunity for your company in Concord, CA. If you are looking to open a new company and want to stand out from your competitors? Our design team at Sequoia Signs & Graphics are specialized in commercial sign design. In addition to storefront signs, also window graphics, wall graphics, a lobby reception sign and directional signs can’t be forgotten.
Lighted Outdoor Business Signs
An illuminated storefront sign can make you stand out from the competition, but it is also the first impression for a new potential customer. Therefore it’s important to invest in a professionally designed and fabricated outdoor business signs. Although it’s an investment, it provides long term benefits. At Sequoia Signs & Graphics we offer different type of Lighted Outdoor Business Signs. Let’s find out what is right for your business.
Regular Channel Letters are actually Front Lit Channel Letters. As the name suggests they have illumination from the front. When referenced to a Channel Letter, usually this means a Front Lit Channel Letter. This type of illuminated sign uses light to illuminate the face of the letter. The faces of the letters are made from acrylic and are available in stock colors. If you are looking for a custom color, we’ll apply digitally printed graphics on a white face. This will give you the opportunity to convert any custom logo into a channel letter sign.
Back Lit Channel Letters
Back Lit Channel Letters are also referred to as Reverse Channel Letters or Halo Letters. This is because the illumination gives a halo affect and is applied on the back. Reverse Channel Letters are gaining in popularity because they provide the most classy look, amongst all types of Lighted Outdoor Signs. Especially for non-commercial facilities they are a great option.
Front & Back Lit Channel Letters
By now, most likely you can guess that the Front & Back Lit Channel Letter is illuminated from the front and the back. It’s basically a combination of the first two types of channel letters. If you are looking for a more dramatic effect and want to make sure to stand out, this is the type of sign that you are looking for. Another advantage of a Front & Back Lit Channel Letter Sign is that it increases visibility and readability.
Together with our experts we look forward to learn more about your requirements and find out which type of illuminated outdoor sign is right for you. Depending on your budget and storefront we’ll find a suitable solution. Give us a call today to get started on your new signage project!
Community Entrance Signs create an impressive entrance for a Multi Family Community. It’s one of the first thing visitors and residents see upon arrival at the community. Sequoia Signs & Graphics works with communities in Walnut Creek and surrounding towns. A community entrance sign is sometimes called a monument sign. If you want your community to stand out in your area, investing in a monument sign is a great decision to make.
Who can benefit from a community entrance sign
Sequoia Signs & Graphics has made many signs for residential communities over the years. Different type of communities can benefit from a community entrance sign. We have seen it’s popularity increase over time for different type of communities. Apartments, condominiums, townhomes, senior living communities, manufactured homes/RV parks, Homeowners Associations (HOAs), housing developments are amongst our clients.
Why to invest in a community entrance sign
It’s quite an investment to get an new entrance sign for your community. As a result, this can make it difficult to convince owners or residents of the need of a new sign. Luckily, there are many benefits of a professional community sign.
A community sign can be fabricated in different ways and with different materials. However each entrance signs starts with a based. Considering the overall size of the sign, it always comes with a solid concrete base. This is to guarantee safety according to the state guidelines, approved by an engineer. The base of the sign usually is a combination of concrete, poles and steel wire.
For the fabrication of the visual part of the sign, different materials and construction methods can be used. This is determined based on the design of your sign and the budget. A popular material for monument signs is EPS foam. EPS stands for Expanded Polystyrene ( EPS) foam, creating a tough, outer shell. Although the name ‘foam’ is misleading, it’s a very sturdy material, resisting the elements. Due to the flexibility of the material you can make it look like concrete, brick or stones and form it into any shape. Alternative fabrication methods are aluminum, stones, bricks, concrete, HDU or colorcore.
Our experts have the experience to recommend the right material, so you don’t have to worry about that. Based on your design requirements and budget we’ll propose the best solution for your signage needs. As a result, Sequoia Signs & Graphics is your local source for attractive, durable custom monument signs in Walnut Creek. Showcasing the professionalism and longevity of your community.
Sequoia Signs & Graphics is an architectural sign company that provides comprehensive signage solutions for multifamily housing developments, business parks, and campuses. Our innovative approach combines project branding with wayfinding to create differentiated and unique sign packages. As a full-service sign manufacturer, we manage projects from concept to installation throughout Northern California.