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Custom Building Signs for Dallas Establishments

Digital marketing has transformed how entrepreneurs communicate with their target audience. From social media to email marketing, more innovative techniques and technologies are being used to grow businesses and get ahead of competitors. Despite their industry dominance, some traditional forms of advertising are still essential, especially for brick-and-mortar facilities.

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What are Building Signs?

Exterior building signs are part of your on-location marketing tactics. They generally showcase who you are as a brand, what products or services you provide, and what sets you apart from competitors. There are many applications and uses of building signs for your Dallas-based business. If you want to learn more about which ones work best for your needs and the cost of building signs, reach out to Elevated Exposure Signs & Graphics today.

Types of Building Signs in Dallas

Channel letters:

Do you want your storefront to stand out from the sea of competitors that surround you? If so, we highly recommend that you invest in channel letters. These lighted three-dimensional signs have hollow interiors where light tubes pass through. They can be open-faced, front-lit, halo-lit, or combination-lit. These custom building signs are highly popular among entrepreneurs because of their many customization options.

Dimensional letter signs:

They are often interchanged with channel letters because of how similar they look. However, dimensional building sign letters have solid signage elements. Meaning you can only illuminate them using external light sources. At Elevated Exposure Signs & Graphics, some of the most popular materials we use for these lighted building signs are acrylic, stainless steel, and aluminum.


These charming commercial building signs create an eye-catching and memorable storefront. Awning signs are installed over exterior doors and windows to promote your brand while simultaneously shielding outside customers from different weather conditions.

Hanging signs:

If your goal is to stand out from competitors and spark the curiosity of potential customers, we recommend outdoor hanging signs. They are perfect for announcing ongoing promotions, upcoming events, and more.

Electronic message signs:

They are fantastic for showcasing image slideshows and video advertisements of your seasonal products, signature services, world-class amenities, and more. Talk to one of our specialists today to learn more about how we can help boost your marketing efforts.

Blade signs:

They are attached perpendicularly to a wall above eye level for additional visibility even from afar. For maximum durability, we recommend Alumalite, Dibond, or Dura-wood blade signage.

Engraved metal plaques:

Does your brand have an edgy, sophisticated, professional, and serious appeal? Metal signs are excellent visual communication tools to put your company’s best foot forward and gain a competitive edge.


These multi-purpose signs are perfect for announcing short-term activities such as ongoing sales promotions and upcoming corporate events. With proper storage and maintenance, you can use your vinyl banner signs for several occasions in the future. Thus, allowing you to maximize their usage.

Your Trusted Supplier for Building Signs in Dallas

Elevated Exposure Signs & Graphics has been providing impressive, attention-grabbing, impactful, and durable signs for buildings in Dallas. Our talented, hardworking team of building sign makers will work closely with you from start to finish to make sure that you get the best visual communication tools that suit your needs and budget.

Are you ready to invest in high-quality building signs? Call us today to get started.

Building Signs FAQs

Yes, if you are planning on installing a sign in a public-facing space, you may need a permit from the City of Dallas. If your sign meets any of the following conditions, you will need to get a permit:

  • Total sign area of 20 sq. ft. or more.
  • Located more than eight feet off the ground.
  • Contains illumination.
  • Located in or over public roadway. · Located in a Special Provision Sign District.

Some of the most common materials used in the construction of building signs are aluminum, acrylic, dibond, and foamcore. Each offers a unique finish and level of durability, which is why you need to find the right options for you. Our team, for instance, selects materials that deliver the performance you expect.

Absolutely, in fact, we recommend it! Building signs are a great opportunity to display your business’s logo and branding. Make sure your logo conforms to your branding guidelines, including color, size, and spacing. To keep the focus on your logo, display only short messages or your business name on the sign.

Yes, Dallas has a few rules when it comes to the size and placement of building signs. First, if the sign is over 20 sq.ft. in total area or installed more than eight feet above the ground, you will need a signage permit. To find out if there are any size or placement restrictions for your building signs, check the City of Dallas website and your building’s bylaws.

That’s a tricky question to answer because every building sign is unique. The sign, complexity, lighting, and installation of a sign will impact its cost. A small building sign can cost $2,000, while large signs can cost upwards of $150,000. To get an accurate estimate for your sign, speak to our team.

The lead time to build and install a building sign depends on the size of the sign, its complexity, lighting requirements, and the materials to be used. We can build small signs in as little as a week, though larger signs may take four to six weeks to build. Note that longer delivery times from material suppliers can also impact the lead time for your sign.

Our signs are designed and engineered to be as maintenance-free as possible. Clean your sign regularly to keep it looking fresh and new. Routine check-ups are beneficial, too, as they can identify potential signs of damage and address them before the issue becomes worse. To have your sign professionally cleaned and serviced, speak to our team.

To find the right sign for your business and location, speak to our team. We can conduct an on-site visit to evaluate your space and find cost-effective styles that will suit your needs. As a rule of thumb, you should choose signs that clearly spell out your business’s name and meet customers’ expectations.

Our signs are built to deliver years of hassle-free performance! Expect your sign to provide well over 10 years of service, depending on the maintenance it receives and the wear and tear it experiences. To maximize the lifespan of your sign, it’s advisable to have it serviced every season to identify and fix issues quickly.

That depends on the type of sign you have right now. Some signs can be refaced entirely, allowing you to make it look completely new. Others may only give you options to change the color of the text and lighting. To find out how you can replace or update your sign’s design, speak to our team.