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Author: Milly Welsh

6 Reasons Builders & Contractors Need Jobsite Signs

If you want to gain new business while you are working on a project site, you should make sure the construction site is well identified as being done by your company. Let potential clients know the who, what and when of your building project with an eye-catching, attractive sign. Branded signage at your construction site is an important opportunity to promote your company. Construction or project site signs provide important information: Directional, Streets or Map of SiteSafety WarningsOffer Project DetailsPromote Brand Recognition Advertise Your Business Construction jobsite signage is an excellent opportunity to promote your business. Create custom signs with…

7 Powerful Ways to Use Wall Graphics in Your Business

Wall Graphics and Environmental signage creates a pleasant experience while keeping visitors informed. The interiors of a business offer great marketing and brand messaging opportunities that often go untapped. Instead of boring, plain walls, why not grab the attention of visitors and your employees with interesting visual displays or graphics? Corporate wall graphics and wall wraps are extremely versatile. There are many creative options – promote your logo and branding, display company history or projects, offer inspiring or motivational quotes, or simply add the visual interest of an outdoor scene. Anything is better than looking at blank wall space! Welcome…

Dimensional Signage Ranked the MOST Effective Business Sign Choice

The #1 goal when choosing a sign for your business is to go with something that will stand out and grab the attention of passersby. The choices in commercial signage for your business can be overwhelming. There are more materials, styles and shapes, sizes and colors, and features to choose from than ever before. Technological advances have not only advanced sign options, but the processes we use to create signage. Today, we can design and craft just about anything a customer can dream up. Worth the Investment Business signs can be a big investment. However, they are essential to draw…

SSW Staffer Scott Marchant – My Best Advice to Customers

Scott’s role is primarily behind the scenes, leading our production efforts to make the signs we design into the finished physical product. However, he has many years of experience in sign design and production from almost every angle. Here he dishes out some of his best advice to folks about having a custom sign made: “We can take someone’s idea for a sign and make it in ways they never imagined – with highlights, shadows, color reflection, the way natural light brings out design and colors.” #1 – Less is Often More Know your consumer. Sometimes people think that the…

Spotlight on Staff: Scott Marchant

Scott joined our team during the summer of 2020, and in the last year and a half, we have come to really appreciate all the experience and skills that Scott brings to the table. Not to mention his true passion and enthusiasm for design and production. Scott brings 15 years of graphic design, fabrication, CNC machinery, and hand carving and painting of signs and other promotional materials. He attributes his journey through nearly every type of graphic design application and sign making methods to his outstanding creativity and love for his craft. Today, Scott heads up our production area at…

Business Marketing Meets Classic Craftsmanship with a Carved Wood Sign

If you want your business sign to say you value quality and craftsmanship – a carved wood sign is for you. These durable signs, utilizing classic sign making techniques, will last decades and be a beautiful beacon to mark your business or organization. Each of our custom wooden signs are hand-crafted with only the highest quality, locally sourced hardwoods and can be personalized however you like. Before starting on the project, we provide 3D mockups of the finished project and work with you to refine it and make any tweaks to the design. We want to deliver a beautiful custom…

Custom Signs Provide Immediate Return on Your Investment

They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression, and this is sure true with the first impression your business sign delivers. Yes, your sign guides people into your business, but it also sends a strong message about your business. Your sign implies the level of quality, professionalism and permanency of your business. When you invest in a custom sign, consumers see that you care about excellence. Signs send a powerful message about your brand –so make sure it’s a good one! Custom signs have real-money value to any business. They draw consumers in your door,…

The Importance of Good Design

No matter what the purpose of your sign or business graphics are, the objective is to grab people’s attention and clearly convey your message. And it needs to happen fast. When people see signs and business graphics they are typically in motion – either moving by in a car, on foot, or simply in the process of doing something. You need to get their attention before they are on to looking at the next interesting object. Design is the foundation of your whole project –and its effectiveness. At Sebago Signworks, it’s important to us that we provide the best sign…

Oh, the Places We’ll Go!

Sometimes we hear that people think we only work around the Limington area. Or we only do big commercial jobs. Or that we only do signs for small, local businesses. Well, we hate to hear that – because it’s not true! The fact is, we do a lot of work with our local businesses and organizations, we do large corporate work for companies across the country, and we definitely are happy to travel to a business for certain projects. Sebago Signworks is actually pretty central to a lot of urban areas in Maine and New Hampshire! Having our shop outside…

Sebago Signworks is a Maine Family Business

L - R: Megan, Zack, Jax, Devin, Renee The Fahie Family owns and operates Sebago Signworks & Vehicle Advertising. Devin and his wife, Renee, have three children, Megan (18), Zack (16), and Jax (9), and live close to the shop in Limington, Maine. Renee works with Devin on the business and the operations side of things, and their two sons, Jack and Jax both help out at the shop from time to time. Even as children, daughter, Megan, and her brothers spent school vacations and summers at the shop, part work-study, part just hanging out with dad. That’s a Maine…