We make buying your first sign a breeze.
We understand the sign buying process at times can be somewhat complicated. Signs By Tomorrow is dedicated to making this process as easy as possible for our clients-saving you time and money. Please read below our Frequently Asked Questions. If your question isn’t answered below please Click Here to speak to send your question to your local Signs By Tomorrow consultant.
How visible will my sign be?
Different fonts and color combinations can effect distance readability In addition, if your sign is being read while driving in a car or walking past will change the design and color/font combinations. Our experienced design team will ensure your sign is readable in any situation.
How does full color graphics help my image?
Full color graphics have the potential to make your business more professional and consistently branded. High resolution and full color graphics also increase the customer’s perception of the quality of the service and/or product.
What’s the difference between a partial vehicle wrap and a full vehicle wrap?
A full vehicle wrap covers every area of exposed paint on the vehicle – while a partial wrap might only cover a side or a body panel.
Is the color I see on my monitor accurate to what I’ll receive?
Because color is subjective and can be produced by many methods, there may be slight variations in the way color appears. Using state-of-the-art technology, we will, in almost all cases, be able to provide the specified color.
Do I need laminate on my sign?
In many cases, lamination is not required to produce a durable product, but can enhance the appearance and will extend the life of any sign.
Do you provide installation services?
There are different types of sign installations, and Signs By Tomorrow can handle them all. Whether we hire an outside installer for major jobs, or take care of the installation ourselves; we’ll make sure that the installation is completed on time and within budget.
Can Signs By Tomorrow of Elgin provide on-site consultations?
We are more than happy to come meet with you at your location to help provide the correct solution for your signage needs.
How much will my sign cost?
Pricing on signs is roughly based on durability. In a nutshell: more expensive signs will last longer. Outside of that, there are certain materials which are inherently more expensive than others. Click here to request a quote on your next signage project.
What are SBT Store hours?
Our store is open from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. We also hold Saturday hours by appointment as well.
What is the process for determining the best sign for my needs?
We begin every project with a new customer discussing the intention or purpose of the sign. Where will the sign be viewed? How will the sign be placed or installed? Etc. This series of questions will help us determine the best materials, colors and mounting methods in constructing your sign to achieve your desired outcome.
Do you make signs in standard sizes?
At Signs By Tomorrow, we make customs signs and banners, so we can build your sign at any size needed to achieve your desired outcome. There are some standard sizes for basic real estate signs and some regulatory signs, such as parking signs, but the majority of the signs we produce are designed to fit the needs of the customer and the variables of where the sign will be displayed.
Can I really have my sign by tomorrow?
Yes. We pride ourselves in providing the best quality signs, when you need them. Our policy is that for most signs, all orders approved by noon today will be ready no later than 4pm tomorrow. In some cases, we can even have your signs the same day.
How long will this sign last?
At Signs By Tomorrow, we use a wide variety of materials in the construction of our signs. We have materials that are preferred for short-term applications as well as materials that will withstand the test of time.
What colors show up the best?
The choice of color is a very important aspect when considering the effectiveness of a particular message. Our expert designers will work with you to ensure the colors selected for your sign not only stand out but match your company brand.
What file format can I use if I email it to you?
Generally, .ai, .eps, and .pdf format is preferred. If your files are in other formats contact us to speak with a design consultant.
Can you use a digital image from my camera?
Yes, but there are limitations with enlarging digital images, therefore, quality may suffer. Contact us to discuss your specific image and the ability to incorporate the image into your new sign.
Do you make business cards, flyers and menus?
Although we do not produce this products within our facility, we have developed relationships with local print vendors and can provide a list of preferred vendors for you to choose from.
What type of file and resolution do I need?
We accept many different types of files including: .pdf, .ai, .eps and .jpeg. The higher the resolution the better but depending on the size of the sign and the viewing distance we can work with different levels of resolution.