Sign Company News

Modesto, CA

Sign Company News


Modesto, CA

by: Greg Kyler

City Signs

(209) 229-2220

Modesto, CA – Full Service Sign Company: Sign Permitting in Stanislaus County


Ordering new signs is not as easy as one may think. There are many factors that must be take into consideration when designing a new sign proposal for instance, you need to come up with a design that is in compliance with landlords sign criteria as well as requirements from the City where it will be installed. As a full service sign company we are here to help you every step of the way. We are confident we can help your team create a design that will not only be allowed by  property managers but also by each City or County and still be to our customers liking!

There are many sign options available to everyone, perfect for any occasion and very customizable so that they will fit in with your company’s aesthetics. Signs can be designed using a variety of different materials, color combinations, sizes and fonts however often times property managers and City officials might have a say in new sign designs. Our team of designers collects all of the information needed to design new signage that includes our customers budgets, needs, and sign criteria’s to generate a sign design that will be in compliance all the way around and also fit the goals of our clients.

As a full service sign company we have talented designers, fabrication teams, Installers, and permit expeditors all in house and ready to assist when necessary. Once out team and customer finalize a design we assist by sending over the new sign proposal to landlords for their written approval. Once the sign proposal had been reviewed and approved by the property manager or landlord we can then hand our file over to our in house permit expeditor to submit the sign permit application to the City. We like to make sure we keep our customers informed every step of the way. If any comments or revisions are requested by City officials we make sure our customer is aware of these changes before proceeding with resubmittals.

We like to make our customers sign experience as smooth as possible with as little to no stress if at all possible. A recent sign that we have worked on designing, fabricating, permitting and installing was for our create customers at Honeys Air  and Solar located in Modesto, CA. This sign was fabricated as Illuminated Channel Letters and was mounted onto the building using a wireway. The size of this sign is roughly 423″ Wide with the largest letter being about 43″ tall. Our customer provided their logo and together we designed a layout that will fit properly on their building to fit the purpose!

If you would like to learn more about signs we have to offer give us a call at 209.229.2220 today and meet with one of our sign experts! Together we can design a sign that is a perfect fit for you and your company!


Modesto, CA- Custom Directory Signs for Clinics & Hospitals In Stanislaus County

Have you ever been into a hospital building and weren’t sure which way to walk? Often times there are employees greeting you at the door and pointing you in the right direction. However, once you walk away from the employee and head down the hall most of us quickly forget the directions we had been told. By using signage in hallways and lobby’s you can assist your guests with directions without having to be present! These signs are know as directories and display information such as which doctor is in which floor, what department is where and where to check in.

Directory signs are very popular in hospital and clinics but they can also be very useful to display in a large building complex, hotels, stadiums and many many more places! These signs are very customizable and come in many different shapes, sizes and forms. A couple examples include:

  • Individual Dimensional Letter Sets : Individual Dimensional Letters can be fabricate out of aluminum, acrylic, gator foam and PVC to name a few examples. These individual letters can be made to any thickness, size, and color per our customers request. These letter are also often times used for decoration around an office space and exterior building signage.
  • Sign  Frame with Slat Inserts : This sign option is mostly common amongst hospitals as they allow space for lots of space for physicians, providers, and departments. The sign frames are often times fabricated out of aluminum and the slat inserters can be made from an acrylic with a magnetic back that allows changing out information easy and cost effective for customers.
  • Post and Panel : A post and Panel sign is often times found outdoors and is great for directing vehicle to parking areas and pedestrians to entrances. These signs can be constructed differently for any occasions. They can be fabricated out of aluminum panels and posts or they can be constructed as a monument sign.

Our most Recent Dimensional Letter Set we have fabricated in house and installed was for our long time customer at Modesto Radiology. These letters were fabricated out of 1/4″ Thick acrylic and painted black our the request of our customer. The letters were installed flush to the wall using Double Sided Tape and silicone.

A Sign Frame option we have recently fabricated in house and installed is for our customers at Sutter Memorial located off of Coffee Rd. These signs we produced as steel sign frames painted black. The provider names were made using vinyl decals on acrylic slats with magnetic backs.

Whatever the occasion maybe our team is confident we can find a sign option that will fit your needs! Give us a call today at 209.229.2220 to learn more!

Modesto, CA – Custom Designed Illuminated Channel Letter Signs & Sign Services

Custom Sign Packages for Professional Businesses & Organizations

Custom signs are not just a sign for your building, it is an investment in your long term marketing plan. Custom signs allow you to advertise your business in new communities. From the pieces that draw attention to your location and identify you to the public to the products that deliver information for safety and code compliance – our team is here to help.

The key to sign and graphic success is the cohesion of design and message intent. These details will turn a product into a successful sign solution, and our design team is on hand to make it happen. It all starts with an assessment of “need to know” details. When working on new signage for our customers, our team takes into consideration:

  • Budget
  • Branding Requirements
  • Personalization Requests
  • Location of Installation
  • Desired End Goal

Together with these details, our team will be able to formulate a sign package that not only achieves the solutions intended for your new signs, but also delivers a high impact visual statement for your business, home, or office. Signs can be utilized for many purposes :

  • Regulatory Messaging
  • Interior Decorating
  • Employee Motivation
  • Interior and Exterior Marketing
  • Exterior Identification
  • And More!

Most recently we have worked on designing and installing a new sign for My eye lab opening soon in Modesto, CA . This sign package included door graphics to list the hours, door graphics for the emergency exit door behind the building, router cut aluminum panels for the existing monument and last but not least -illuminated channel letters. These signs all service the purpose of advertising and marketing and by using our customers colors and logos we were also able to help our customer with branding.

Our sign company offers a variety of sign options that can be utilized for many occasions. Because we are a full service custom sign company we have the ability to create many sign design options. A couple of options that our team offers are:

  • Illuminated Channel Letters
  • Aluminum Panels
  • Parking Signs
  • Wooden Sandblasted
  • Sign Cabinets
  • And More to choose from!

If you are looking for a custom sign package that will fully meet your needs, reach out to our team today at 209.229.2220. We will schedule a time to work one on one with your business to achieve the solutions you deserve. Give us a call today!

We Look Forward to Getting You Started

Modesto, CA – Custom Sign Company : “Now Open” Banners for Stanislaus County

Signs can be used in many ways and can be designed using a variety of methods. There are signs that are used for more permanent occasions and signs that are used for temporary events. A great example of a sign that is ordered quite often for many occasions are banners! Banners can be displayed at parks or homes for birthdays, new storefront to advertise a business opening soon or special event sales. Banners can also be used for elections, awareness and many many more occasions!

Most of our banners are made in house using a 13oz banner material. With our state of the art equipment we are able to print banners in color and include any high resolution image or logo our customer would like! As a custom sign company all of our products are made to order and at any size needed with a quick turn around. Our most recent Banner order was for Blossoms Creamery located in down town Modesto. This Creamery offers delicious vegan and Gluten-free options, 100% Dairy free ice cream rolls, and great reviews! This banner includes pictures of their very own desserts and measures 40″ x 80″. We With this sign package our customer also decided on a double sided feather flag to be able to display outside of their business for more curve appeal, great idea and source for advertising and marketing. The banner and feather flag are both great for advertising a new business especially by utilizing the companies logo for branding, their own dessert creations, and their social medias! If you are ever in town, make sure you stop on by and try out their amazing desserts!

Banners can be displayed inside or outside. This durable material is weather resistance for any rain , hail, or storms. Banners are often times hung and displayed for birthday parties, special sales, now open, and during this difficult times they are very popular amongst restaurants and salons! They help display to the public that your business is open and accepting clients, guests, and customers or can even display important information to the public. They can be installed on just about any surface using rope or screws to hold the banner in place.

Here at City signs we treat all of our customers as family! We believe in the success our our customers and that is why our customer service comes first! We produce high quality signs that will last a long time and that our customers will display anywhere needed with joy. With a variety of options to choose from we are confident we can help you find your very own, sign for success.

If you are interested in learning more and would like a quote but not sure what sign will be the best fit for you, call us today at 209.229.2220 and set up your first consolation to meet with our team members. We look forward to hearing from you!

(Picture Credits To: Blossoms Creamery FB)

Modesto, CA – Custom Sign Company for Many Occasions: Political Campaign Signs

Are you in need of a some campaign signs quickly? Maybe you are interested in a banner or in some lawn signs? Campaign signs are crucial for any election and come in many different sign options. You can display a banner on your fence, a coroplast signs staked in your front lawn, bumper stickers on your vehicle, and flags on your pole. City signs is your one stop shop, we fabricate all signage from stickers to large pylon signs. Although we do not keep our signs in stock, we have the ability to custom design and make to order your signs. With our talented design team and hard working production crew we will do our very best to meet your deadline.

We have recently been working with The California Teachers Association on a campaign sign for one of their existing stands that faces the street. For their signs we fabricated (2) Single Sided 96″ x 48″ Coroplast signs and applied a vinyl graphic overlay print which displayed the logo and verbiage our customer provided. The colors our customer had picked out are a great example of color combinations that work and help this sign stand out to all traffic!

Our team offers a variety of sign options for any occasion. We have a wide selection of materials to choose from and color compactions to help you create your perfect sign! Lawn signs and banners are not necessarily only used for campaigns, we have worked with many company’s who had to enforce new rules in order to open their doors during this pandemic. These company’s really benefited from lawn signs that display the number to call or text when clients have arrived for their appointments, banners to inform on coming traffic that they are open, and floor decals that advise customers where to stand to remain 6 ft apart while in line. What ever the case may be, City Signs has got you covered!

At City signs our priority is making sure we produce quality products that our customers will be proud to display in their community. We make sure our signs are safe, and can be utilized for their intended purpose. With over 20 years in the business and counting, we make sure our customers are satisfied with their service from the initial consultation to the final installation!

If you are interested in learning more or interested in a quick quote give us a call today at 209.229.2220.



Modesto, CA – Local Sign Business Offering Assistance With Your Sign Permitting

There is a lot that comes with building new properties, opening a new business, and managing your company. As a business owner finding the right location is key and making your business secure and safe is a requirement. Luckily general contractors, engineers and construction teams are here to assistance with these things. Just as there are professionals who secure building structures there are professionals who build and secure safe and sturdy building signs, professional sign company’s.

Believe it or not just as there are permits that are needed for new structures and opening a business to make sure electrical, footing, and maintenance (to name a few) are all up to todays code there are also sign permits that are required by every City. A sign permit it typically always required when adding new signage to your storefront however there are some exceptions that very from City to City. For instance Switching a sign face(sign insert) from an existing sign cabinet does not require a permit however there is a permit that is required to produce and install a NEW sign cabinet. To name a few more examples the following signs options also require be permitted by the City :

  • Illuminated and Non-Illuminated Channel Letters
  • Monument Signs
  • Pylon Signs
  • And Often Times Even Banners!

As you may know, applying for permits can delay your plans by weeks waiting on review and approvals from officials which is never fun and also a head ache! This is where we step in. As a full service sign company we offer our local customers assistance with applying for the sign permit it we are installing your signs. That’s right, Our growing staff consists of talented designers who put together the best sign package for your business, an in house fabrication and production team, a service and installation department and also Permit Expediting! We understand the stress that comes with renovating a property, opening a business while taking care and spending time with family and we are here to assist you with filling out permit applications and working directly with the city to get your sign approved!

A sign that we have recently assisted with designing, permitting, fabricating and installation was for the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office Public Safety Center. This sign is double sided and internally illuminated with push throughs. Although our team didn’t provide the masonry work we worked closely with one of our talented vendors who did.

Our professionals are always ready and here to help with all of your sign needs. City signs is your full service one stop shop from your fist consultation to installation! Give us a call today at 209.229.2220 today and schedule your free consultation, your first step to your signs for success!




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BIO: City Signs is a full service custom business sign design, fabrication and installation company in Modesto, CA. ” After having two careers in customer service, Greg started City Signs with the goal of creating a company with an emphasis on customer satisfaction. We offer excellent customer service at competitive prices.”

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BIO: City Signs is a full service custom business sign design, fabrication and installation company in Modesto, CA. ” After having two careers in customer service, Greg started City Signs with the goal of creating a company with an emphasis on customer satisfaction. We offer excellent customer service at competitive prices.”