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Types Of Business Signs On The Gold Coast

Updated for 2019

Business signs are ones that identify and/or advertise a business venture along with the name of the business, location, hours of operation, and more.

A business sign can also be one that is located inside the business listing the customer policies, a menu, prices of products, etc. There are many different kinds of business signs such as the monument, channel letters, the pylon, and the billboard.

Channel Letter Signs

These are consider business signs but each letter on the sign is separated, lighted, and three dimensional in shape. One common form of this type of business signs are – hotel signs – the letters that you see on the top of the outside wall of a hotel spelling out their name.

Usually as part of this business sign there will be a logo symbol that is separate. You may also see this type of sign over a business doorway like a club or restaurant – club signs and restaurant signs. It can also be hanging down the side of the business building.

Pylon Signs

Pylon signs are generally tall and can be seen from the road so they are visible to drivers and passerbys. Pylon signs can have the name of just one business or list many businesses.

One example of a multi-listing pylon business sign would be one that list businesses found in the same shopping center. There are some of these business signs that have a board where the owner can put letters advertising sales announcements or restaurants advertising specials.

Monument Signs

Monument signs are signs that are low and near the ground. It is usually placed at the entrance of a company, business, or factory, or in the parking lot. The base of these signs can vary from synthetic materials, to stone, to concrete.


Billboard signs are very big and often have graphics that are eye-catching. Many areas now have requirements, including height requirements, for billboards on major roads because of their potential to cause a distraction from drivers trying to read them.

One requirement in addition to how high they can be is how far they have to be from the road.

These are just some of the many types of signs that can be used to promote a business.

King Signs Gold Coast is in the business of providing shops, stores and businesses with the very best easy-to-order, signs on the market. We’ve been in the sign business for over 30 years and for those 30 years, we’ve been designing and producing the highest-quality signs available.

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