1. Monterey County sign ordinances and regulations

    Sign Ordinances And Regulations In Monterey County

    Signs By Van is the leading sign maker in Monterey County, and one of the reasons for that is our commitment to doing the sign process “above the board.” We do this by applying for city approval for all of our exterior signs and murals to ensure that there are no hiccups when we install your cus…Read More

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    Learn About The Traditional Techniques That Go Into Our Signs

    At Signs By Van, we often refer to ourselves as “artisans” or “craftsmen,” rather than sign makers. We have been making signs for the West Coast for over thirty years, and we have been using techniques that have, in some cases, been around for hundreds of years. This is because these techniq…Read More

  3. Six Things You Need To Know For Your Storefront Sign

    A good sign for your business is known as one of the longest lasting marketing techniques. You pay for your sign one time, and it provides years and years of exposure for your business. At Signs by Van, we have been providing custom signs to businesses along the NorCal coast for decades, and conside…Read More

  4. Restaurant Signage in Salinas, CA

    The Best Sign Portfolio in Monterey County

    Signs that Market and Advertise from Signs by Van Signs are more than just a signaler of where a business is located or what they sell. A business sign can tell a consumer about a business' products, history, atmosphere and values. Commercial, industrial and residential customers who work with Signs…Read More

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    Agricultural and Winery Signs for Salinas & Monterey, CA

    The Salinas and Monterey area is known for wine and agriculture. Our beautiful coastlines, striking scenery, and wonderful wineries draw tourists and wine-lovers by the dozens. This is great for creating a solid economy, but in the midst of so many businesses, how do you attract people to yours? A g…Read More

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    3 Ways the Right Sign Will Draw in Customers Time and Time Again

    As a business owner, you want to ensure that you are always involved in promotional and marketing efforts. Two main types of promotional efforts exist: passive and active. Active efforts are actions such as cold calling, door-to-door sales, digital marketing, flyer posting, ad submission and the lik…Read More

  7. Give Your Business a Perfect First Impression

    It has been said time and time again, “A business with no sign is a sign of no business”. This popular quote simply conveys the message that businesses must advertise in some form. People will not come to or support your establishment if they do not know your company is there. For a storefront o…Read More

  8. How We Won Best Commercial Freestanding Sign of 2016

    To win the ST’s International Sign Contest Readers’ Choice Survey, signs need to be eye-catching. Similar to drivers passing by businesses on the road, readers look for signs that stand out in some way. In 2016, Signs by Van captured the Reader’s Choice Champion Award for a 3-D sign developed …Read More

  9. Signs By Van; Breathing Life Into Salinas

    Are you a Salinas resident? Have you been excited to see the transformation Salinas has made in recent years with new additions in the public art sphere? Do you want to see our beautiful, historic city continue to make improvements and to be a place that residents and visitors alike remember with fo…Read More

  10. Why A Creative Monterey Business Sign Matters

    In today’s competitive Monterey economy, having a creative business sign can dramatically improve an establishment’s ability to attract new business and retain its current clients and customers. It is important to remember that even in this era of Internet advertising, many businesses get the ma…Read More