Metal Signage

Metal Signage

A well-made Metal Signage demonstrates your professionalism and seriousness as an entrepreneur. It’s also a profitable investment over time. Having durable signage pays off in years of usage via its durability.


Aside from advertising your brand name – whatever that is you offer – to your target market, your signage shows the dedication and effort you’re putting into your business. 

And that’s what metal signage embodies – durability for years to come. Decades of service in the form of advertisement are what these types of sign boards offer.

Types of Metal Used for Signages

Different kinds of metal are used for making metal and metal-based signages. The generally used ones include:

  • Aluminium
  • Alumalite
  • Dibond
  • Steel
  • Plate Steel
  • Stainless Steel

Aluminium arguably is the most common metal type business owners choose for their signage. Signboards from the said material can vary in thickness and can be customized depending on the client’s preferences. As they’re lightweight, are water-proof, and are resistant to rust, they’re ideal for use in exterior applications.

Steel, on the other hand, is strong but vulnerable to rust and corrosion. Signage companies like us at Big Image use supplementary treatments to avoid these problems. Reinforcements are also used for stronger installations.

Metal Signages: The Benefits

1. Metal signs are used for both interior and exterior applications.

Yes, your metal signage can serve you and your business both ways. Where other signage materials like wood, PVC or acrylic are ideal for indoor use only, metal shows off its versatility. Aluminium’s rust-resisting capabilities make it a wonderful material for outdoor signages. Steel signs can go through additional treatments against corrosion and rust to make them suitable for outdoor installations.

2. They are durable.

Metals are known for their strength and long-lasting abilities. Where other signage materials offer you years of advertisement and service, metal signages have the ability to offer you decades. This is a great return on investment for the money you’ve put in to make your brand name a reality.

3. Metal signages are versatile.

As a business owner, you’re not just concerned about getting your brand name out in public but actually have it stand out from others that offer similar products or services. Metal signages offer you that with their customizable ability.

Metals are available in various thickness levels, colors, and even finishes. And technological advances have made casting metals possible. This makes customizing letter signs, painting, printing, and carving on metallic materials easier.

Aside from that, metal signs are made in different sizes – may that be a small one for inside the office use or larger ones to catch your target market’s eyes and make an impression.

4.  You don’t have to wait long for your metal signboard to be ready.

The usual manufacturing time for custom metal signages is between 2-3 weeks depending on their make and the requirements specified by the business owner.

5.  It can be installed with lighting applications.

If you want your metal signage to be visible day and night, you can have an additional electrical application installed to illuminate it. You can choose to install this at the back of your signage to cast a lighted glow around it, on top of your signboard if that’s what you prefer, or even inside the signage itself provided that its design has openings for the light to pass through.

6. They’re more affordable in the long run.

In truth, metal signages can be pricey in the “now” mindset. However, metal’s durability greatly contributes to its longevity. And a long-lasting signboard pays off for many years to come.

Are you a new business owner contemplating on using metal signage for your project? Or are you thinking of changing your existing signboard to a metal one? Reach out to us at Big Image. Our experts can help you make the best choices, signage-wise.

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