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Four Easy Steps To Get Vehicle Decals And Letters

Posted by John Grigoli

Jun 24, 2020 9:06:14 AM

If vehicle wraps are not in the budget for you, consider vehicle decals and lettering. The often overlooked solution is a very effective way to get your logo noticed traveling around town. Below are 4 easy steps.

Truck Graphics

Contact Epic Signs & Graphics!

An easy way to get fantastic service, a graphic project that will get you noticed, and the best equipment in town is to call us or use the contact link to send us a note if you are on the go and want to talk later. We will reach out to you.


Stop by and see us!

Feel free to stop by Monday thru Friday let us take a look at your vehicle. We prefer to see what's involved directly and listen to you about the vision of your business, what you want the world to know about your business and how it should be placed. We will explain the pros and cans of various options. Once we have that information, your logo and desired content, pictures and measurement, we know exactly how to quote your project, including evaluation of your logo file.

Decals and Lettering Graphics

Design Time!

Upon receipt of deposit and acceptance Epic Signs will do the design, we will provide a design on the template and or pictures captured of the vehicle. Usually there are adjustments required and then approval. Once we have that confirmed your project is scheduled for print and installation.


Install Day!

Your vehicle will arrive clean....please wash before arriving! The graphics will be ready for installation and once the vehicle is further detail cleaned, the vinyl graphics are applied by a trained team. When complete we give you a call for pick up and your graphics will now be seen by the community!


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Topics: Vehicle Vinyl Lettering Cleveland,, Vinyl Truck Lettering for Cleveland Contractors, Car Decals Cleveland, Vehicle graphics

Signs Of Success, What To Consider For Exterior Signs

Posted by John Grigoli

Jun 18, 2020 4:42:49 PM

If you are planning on new exterior building signs, there is a process to work through to determine your budget and scope for completing a successful project. You can't cut corners on this as you need to be seen, at the same time, it has to look good. That comes through when the right sign company is helping you. Below are some of the issues to consider. 

Cleveland Lighted Letters

Where does the sign need to go on the building or property?

In many cases it is obvious, if your opening a new store front, it simply goes on the front to identify your location. In other cases, there could opportunities to place 2 signs for visibility from 2 different views, say one on each side of the corner. Or maybe one on the front and the other on the back of the building. It can be smaller but it can be effective.


In many situations, clients know what they want, but if we are helping guide a decision, we would consider the logo, the culture of the business, landlord rules, and the city parameters, and structure will many times determine the direction.

Channel Letter Sign


This factor is determined mostly by city ordinance, location on the building or ground, distance from the average user to see it and the budget. It is also dependent on how bug the owner wants it!

Lights or No lights?

For most restaurants or retail establishment signs, this is an automatic yes. Most of the time there is already power located at the sign spot so there's not a big expense to run wiring.

Cleveland Sign

As you can see, the situation needs to be evaluated from various angles in order to get the right sign for your business so it supports the big picture business strategy. Contact Epic Signs & Graphics today for a consultation, we'll get you pointed in the right direction.


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Topics: Exterior Signs Cleveland, Lighted Signs, Building Signs

Vehicle Graphics For Fleets, Do's & Dont's

Posted by John Grigoli

Jun 11, 2020 8:20:44 AM

Branding your fleet, whether large or small, there are ways to efficiently manage the design and production process so price is efficient and your mobile advertising is effective.

Fleet Graphics

Straight or Slanted?

Logo style, straight or slanted? Logos are not created with sign company production and install in mind that's for sure. Murphy's law dictates we will be given a square style logo and asked to place it in a rectangular space, happens every time! But we figure it out. An effective approach is to angle the logo or some other main art so it reduces the stress of making sure it is perfectly even. With vehicles we are dealing with uneven spaces, recesses curves, you name it.

Wrap Design

Vehicle Color

Using similar or the same printed colors as the vehicle will hide install sins. This is not always possible but it helps. Wrapping a white car with black vinyl can easily become a challenge and adds time to make sure we trim absolutely spot on.

Vehicle Fleet Graphics

Full or Partial Wrap?

Do you need to wrap the whole car? We offer this technique as a way to reduce the strain on the budget. Our great designers can design in such a way as to wrap 3/4 of the car for example but make it look like a full wrap. This also helps especially to have the car the same color as the wrap. See our examples.


Vehicle availability

This is always a challenge. Busy operations usually do not plan to have a vehicle sitting around waiting to have a wrap done. But the reality is, streaming a vehicle through one after another is the way to roll out a branding program that will avoid delays and production bottle necks. Having vehicle arrive on time, washed and free of defects will allow installers to make sure vehicle is ready ahead of the install dry, clean and ready.

Fleet Graphics Maintenance

If your looking for a roll out to brand a fleet, call Epic Signs & Graphics for an expert consultation plan to make it happen!


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Topics: Vehicle Fleet Wraps, Truck Fleet Graphics, fleet, Fleet Wraps

A Great Time To Adjust Your Brand Presence

Posted by John Grigoli

Jun 3, 2020 2:23:39 PM

As a business owner myself, I do understand there are a lot of unknowns right now concerning how to plan for the immediate future. But I do believe in the long run of the United States and North East Ohio in particular, we will pull out of it and business will carry on, although I admit we may not know how it will look. As part of the future, Epic Signs & Graphics can help business prepare for the future with signs and  graphics projects. It is a good time orient your branding to support your new plans.


Vehicle Graphics

Maybe you have new vehicles that came in recently or you have a new logo and slogan to help support that new company direction. We can help with the rebranding of one or many vehicles. We are experts at Wraps, decals, lettering and magnets.

Landscaper Wrap Cleveland


Interior Signs

Employees and clients will need to return facilities in most cases. It is a great time to plan and install new wall graphics such as wall murals, dimensional logos and lettering or new lobby and office signs. These types of graphics inspire employees and impress clients, why not make a splash when they return?

Wall Mural Cleveland

Exterior Signs

Why not extend the same philosophy for exterior signs? We can provide services for new wall signs, ground signs, lettering besides window graphics.

Lighted Ground Sign

Event Signs

Let people know your open, or make plans for future events, with nice weather and or appropriate logistics followed, signage can help facilitate people flow and information and at the same time create a fun atmosphere with banners, tents, yard signs, flags, and posters.

Backdrop Banner

As Ben Franklin once quoted, "by failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail". So contact us today as we want you to succeed!


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Topics: Exterior Building Signs Cleveland OH,, Vehicle Wraps for Cleveland, Cleveland business signs, events signs

Halo Lights Add A Nice Touch To Interior Wall Letters

Posted by John Grigoli

May 27, 2020 3:09:43 PM

When considering updating your interior business areas, consider lighting as an option. Be aware, however, we need to plan for power in order to get the LED's to actually light up! Not a lot of power, but never the less, it takes electricity, and usually on a switch too!

Lighted letters Cleveland


A halo illuminated LED glow emanating from the back of the letter adds a nice touch to interior wall letters. The problem is, many people forget to plan for that little important detail. In addition, the trick to making this type of sign work is to hide the wiring. In fact the industry has matured to the point that it is expected we provide lights almost magically. When people observe a beautiful sign on a wall with a nice halo around the letters, it is forgotten what it took to make it happen. Not only do we need to get power to the sign location, we need to power every letter. And they all need to be protected with a power supply in the loop....and we need to go through walls! Or at least an electrician does.


This is where Epic Signs & Graphics comes in handy. We have various solutions to make your logo and/or letters look special.

Wall mounted letters

In order to make it look like the logo or letters are "floating" on the wall, we will need to have wires coming out directly behind the symbol. Most of the time we do not have that luxury, so if we can locate a source of power nearby in the ceiling, it could be pulled down through the wall to the right location. That takes a bit of luck and determination and skill because usually there are many things in the way such as insulation or or interior wall framing.


Pan or shoe box sign?

I've encountered a couple different terms in the industry using either one of these names. It is a way to make a sign usually out of metal. that is bent on every side to create a sort of wall around each edge. When turned over, it resembles a frying pan. We used that trick for a manufacturing company called Hamrick. We arrived on site with a totally custom pre-assembled sign so all we had to do was mount angle iron to the wall and screw the pan to the angle iron. In this case, the electrical outlet was already in place, so all we had to do was plug in the sign and mount our sign.

Hamrick Lighted Wall Sign

These are just a couple little tricks Epic Signs & Graphics has used to help clients get their indoor space to look, well...Epic. So give us a call for advice and plans to get your place lit up!

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Topics: Interior Signs for Cleveland, 3d Wall Letters

How Is Your Sign Company Responding To Your Project Needs?

Posted by John Grigoli

Mar 17, 2020 8:06:00 AM

Choosing a sign company to help you with a large interior graphics project is an important decision and it may be hard to find a reliable company. We know of one! We recently produced and installed several wall murals and dimensional graphics at Pediatric Dentistry and the results speak for it's self. Evaluate on these 4 Factors.

Wall Letters For Dentist


It begins with the first meeting. Your provider should listen and understand what you are looking for while considering budget, colors and your style. They should understand your business goals and what your trying to communicate to your audience. If they are not asking questions then....

Design capability?

If your sales person is not providing a look at materials, looking over color options and generally guiding you to a decision, then you may need to look around for another company. If they have not provided feedback about suggested images, how it will print on various medias, type of finish, then.....

Fun Dental Wall Cleveland


Is your sign company providing updates as the process moves along? Are they upfront if they are behind schedule or if they think time lines do not allow them to produce on time? In other words, honest. If you feel lonely along the way, then.....

Dentist Office Wall Mural


Did the installer show up on time? Did they know the details of the job? Did they review the plan with you? Did the sign company call ahead before install day to confirm? When you are evaluating sign companies and they do not respond well to this type of service, then....


Then call Epic Signs & graphics! If you truly want a service oriented experience with a consultative approach, one that provides superior service and high quality printing and expert installation, than look no further than Epic Signs & Graphics!

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Topics: Dimensional Letters, wall mural

Vehicle Wraps - Partial Wraps to Save on the Budget

Posted by John Grigoli

Feb 16, 2020 9:04:00 PM

Vehicle Graphics Cleveland

Are you looking for a cost-effective marketing method that gets maximum visibility?

If yes, then car wraps are a good choice. However, going for a full car wrap can prove to be pretty expensive. One alternative to full vehicle wraps that are as effective as them but cost-friendly are partial vehicle wraps. You will get great visibility of your marketing campaign while at the same time save money that you would have spent on full vehicle wraps. In short, a partial vehicle wrap is an excellent choice. Both small companies and large corporations use these partial wraps to create a professional marketing look and convey a great marketing message.

Here are some economic benefits of using partial wraps.

1. Less Vinyl

First things first, the biggest financial advantage of partial wraps is the fact that it uses lesser vinyl material. A partial wrap only covers between 25-75% of the painted surface of the vehicle. Using high-performance vinyl for vehicles can be very expensive. Therefore, you will save money if you use less vinyl.


2. Shorter Installation Time

Another benefit of using partial wraps is that it takes less time for them to be installed as compared to full wraps. Full vehicle wraps require detailed work. The installers have to work around curves and remove hardware or trim around door handles, headlights, front and rear of the vehicle. This is thorough work and takes a lot of time and effort. The installation time increases for a full vehicle wrap.

Partial wraps, on the other hand,does not require as much detailed work simply because there are less obstacles. Because of this the process is comparatively simpler and less time-taking as compared to full vehicle wraps. Thus, choosing a partial wrap over a full vehicle wrap can be a great decision.

Partial Wrap Parma

3. Saves Money on Fleet Advertising

If you are looking for a smart and cost-effective solution for fleet advertising, then partial wraps are the way to go. You need to approve the design of the wrap and simply get it through to production and installation. All of this can be done by a simplified process which will not only save you time and effort but also money. Therefore, partial wraps are preferred by companies that are looking for smart fleet advertising solutions.

Get Partial Vehicle Wraps from Epic Signs & Graphics

Looking for the best vinyl wraps for vehicles to maximize your marketing and advertising returns? Choose partial vehicle wraps from Epic Signs & Graphics. We offer the best vehicle wraps in town that can help you improve your marketing and advertising returns. You will be able to get your message across to the intended audience in a cost-effective manner.

We have a highly experienced team that can help you design and print your vinyl wraps. Our wraps are long-lasting and highly attractive. We use the best quality materials and high resolution wide format printers which makes your marketing message stand out from the crowd. Get in touch with us to know more.

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Topics: Partial vehicle wraps Cleveland,, Truck Wraps Cleveland, vehicle wrap, Vehicle graphics

Exterior Building Signs – Factors You Need to Consider

Posted by John Grigoli

Feb 4, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Exterior building signs are a must-have for businesses. They help you get the attention of your potential and existing customers and help get your message across to onlookers. Signs, interior and exterior, offer you a way to communicate with your clients. Outdoor business signs can be used to make a lasting impression on customers. They are likely to visit your store if you entice them enough with your outdoor signs.

There are many factors to consider when choosing exterior building signs. In this blog post, we will cover all these important things to consider when choosing an exterior sign for your business. This will help you stay within the rules and regulations while also helping you create a great impact on your audience.

Building Sign Cleveland Ohio

1. City Ordinance

First things first, you need to check with your local authorities about the kinds of exterior signs that you are allowed to put up for your business. Different states and cities have different rules regarding outdoor signs and you must abide by these rules if you wish to avoid any legal action taken against you. Check with your local government and get written permission for your outdoor signs. This will save your time and efforts and will also help you put up a sign that is legally allowed by the authorities.

2. Size

The next thing to consider when putting up an outdoor building sign is the size. Much of this is determined by the above mentioned city ordinance and also by the budget. Bigger signs make a bigger impact to onlookers obviously but another consideration is distance form the road or the majority of onlookers going by your business. Finally, the style and number of letters in a business name and slogan will drive the size as well.

3. Illumination

Have you thought about how you are going to illuminate your exterior building signs at night? While most signs these days are illuminated from inside the sign, there are options to have spot lights involved located exterior of the sign from top or bottom.

4. Anchoring

How a sign will be installed and location are big considerations when you put up an outdoor sign for your business. The style of sign and where the electrical power is located will greatly determine where the sign can be placed and the type of fasteners that will be used.

5. Building Owner

Do not overlook the fact that the owner of the building needs to approve of the project. Many times this is assumed it is not a problem, however there are landlords that do not want excessive holes drilled or just want to make it is done right by a reputable company.

As you can see there are a number of factors to consider before decided what type of sign is best for your situation. If you are looking for the right answers to your outdoor sign solution for your business, get in touch with Epic Signs & Graphics for a free consultation.


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Wall Murals – 4 Benefits They Offer for Your Business

Posted by John Grigoli

Jan 7, 2020 8:00:00 AM

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Imagine a life-sized picture that turns heads and brings more people to your business. The impact it will have on your business will be extraordinary. It will bring more customers to your business and give you a chance to improve your sales. You just need to know how to attract your customers and tell them what your business has to offer in the best ways. Wall murals can help you achieve all these for your business.

Office Wall Mural

Not sure if you want to invest in a wall mural?

Benefits of Wall Murals

Read these benefits of wall murals and then decide whether you want them for your business or not.


1. They are Attractive

First things first, wall murals catch the attention of anyone and everyone looking at them. A wall mural is a giant-sized painting or picture that is surely going to turn heads. It is much more effective than simple graphics that tend to go unnoticed by onlookers. The extraordinary size of these pictures makes them eye-catching and everyone stops to look at the message that is being conveyed. Wall murals are highly striking and demand the attention of your existing and new customers.


2. They Help You Make a Statement

If you are bringing out something big and unique for your customers, then there is nothing better than using a wall mural. They are unique and make a very bold statement about your business offering. If created thoughtfully, wall murals will help your business leave a positive impression on viewers. Your customers will be able to identify with your business and will be attracted to check out the offering by visiting your store.

Business Wall Sign

3. They Boost Revenues

Do you know that colors affect emotions and can play a part in driving sales?

There is nothing better than using a wall mural with attractive colors that invoke the right emotions in your customers. With bright, bold, and large images, more customers will be invited to check out what you are offering. They are more likely to make a purchase when you entice their emotions. Thus, if you have run out of advertising ideas and nothing seems to work for your business, then try wall murals and you will definitely boost your revenue.


4. They Work in Any Location

The effectiveness of wall murals is not just limited to the sales floor walls. You can use these to portray a positive image of your business anywhere. From your business lobby to a conference room or even a dull corridor, a wall mural can bring life to any space and any event. It jazzes up your business space and brings positive results for your business.


Get Your Wall Murals from Epic Signs & Graphics

If you need help with planning, designing, and need high-quality images for your wall murals, get in touch with the experts at Epic Signs & Graphics. We are experts in creating eye-catching and head-turning wall murals that will help you boost your revenues.

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Topics: Wall Murals Cleveland, #clevelandsigns

How to Incorporate Dimensional Letters on Your Office Walls

Posted by John Grigoli

Dec 17, 2019 8:30:00 AM

Leveraging your brand message in the office space is the best way to gain attention of your customers when they visit you. If you have a corporate office, where clients come for customer support and billing, you would seriously want to consider your options before finalizing the signage within the walls.

Wall Letters

Most brands have started going for wall letters because of how convenient they can be. Once you have dimensional lettering, you can rest assured knowing the impact that they will have on the customers coming into your office.

While you might think that dimensional letters will work magic, regardless of how and where you place them, this might not be true. You need to incorporate dimensional wall letters inside your office in the best manner possible. There should be no room for error and you should be looking to get a flawless result from the strategy.

Knowing the kind of conundrum you could be going through, here we list down some of the ways to incorporate dimensional letters on your office walls.

Wall Letters Independence, Ohio

Have a Welcome Point

Customers coming to your office can easily get flustered if they are having a hard time locating your office or they are fighting heavy traffic. What a relief when they know they have found your business.

Especially when they see your logo upon entry, a beautiful, color full professional sign.  This would be an excellent use for dimensional lettering in your office space as you can use your brand’s color palette to make impact. Dimensional letters will give your customers the visual starting point they need for good aesthetic appeal.

Use for Branding

Besides a focal point, the dimensional letters help build brand awareness while they are visiting your workplace. If you’re a well-established firm, you will have interior signs that establish your long standing professionalism in the community. Great looking wall graphics allow your form to sort of brag with confidence and using variables such as colors and materials can help you get the most out of your dimensional letters.

Hire a Professional Sign Company

A professional sign company will help you determine the best plan and would surely know how to use dimensional letters for signs. Epic signs & Graphics will help you out incorporating dimensional letters in your office walls and will make sure that you are able to get the best results possible. We provide installation service, making it an easy choice as your sign partner.

If you need customized interior dimensional wall lettering designed and installed in your office space, contact the best graphics company in Ohio to help you out....Epic Signs & Graphics.

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