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Removing Wrinkles from a PVC Vinyl Banner

How to Remove a Wrinkle from a Vinyl Banner –

Or, Better Alternatives to PVC Banners if You Need to Move the Banner from Location to Location

“I have a vinyl banner that one of my employees folded,” says Ron. “Is there any way to remove wrinkles from a PVC vinyl banner?”

The answer to this is usually yes. It will depend somewhat on the weight and quality of the vinyl banner material as well, as to how wrinkles may be removed.

The more “plasticizers” that are used in the manufacturing process of a vinyl banner,

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Indoor Vs. Outdoor Banners – Print Resolution for Fabric Banners

Fabric Banner Resolution

Indoor versus outdoor banners. The resolution of the images you are to send for printing. And, the best file types to save your banner designs for printing.

Question:  Is there any difference between outdoor and indoor banners?

Generally, a banner that can be used indoors can also be used out of doors. However, there are some differences in construction that should be noted if you know that your banner is going to be used out of doors.

With an indoor banner, we generally assume that there will be very little wind to affect the banner,

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Part 3: The Science of Outdoor Signs and Banners

negative space sample sign

How to calculate the negative space and copy area of Outdoor Signs to get best viewer impact.

Original Question: We are designing some banners for our business, and are discussing what colors to use on them. What input can you give us regarding contrast and overall banner color design.

As we have talked about in parts one and two in this article, just throwing a banner up on a wall or a sign on a pole could be some of the worst money you’ll ever waste if you don’t have a “scientific” method for determining the size of letters,

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Part 2: The Science of Outdoor Signs and Banners

Making Business Signs

How to calculate the letter and graphic sizes for outdoor advertising Signs and Banners.

Original Question: We are designing some banners for our business, and are discussing what colors to use on them. What input can you give us regarding contrast and overall banner color design.

As stated in part one of this series, I am borrowing heavily from the USSC publication “Sign Legibility Rules of Thumb” in order to show you, dear reader, that you just can’t slap up a cheap, poorly designed sign and expect the world to beat a path to your business’ door.

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Part 1: The Science of Outdoor Signs and Banners

Cone Vision

Doing effective sign advertising  – size of Letters and quantity of words in relation to traffic speed and number of Lanes.

Question: We are designing some banners for our business, and are discussing what colors to use on them. What input can you give us regarding contrast and overall banner color design.

This is an excellent question. Most people want to put the 23rd Psalm (so to speak) on a banner and expect that passersby by will be able to decipher it from their automobile. I’ve seen examples of this where someone used red letters on a black background,

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Ordering Banners Online and Materials Used for Outdoor Banners

Printing Company

Buying printed banner displays online, and the types of materials used to make Outdoor Banners.

Question: How do I order banners online?

If you want to order banners from an online company, it is pretty simple to just google “buy banners online” or some similar phrase, and you should be able to come up with a few companies that you can order banners from online.

However, if you’re looking for a website where you can design your own banner on the website, there will be fewer of those, but most will have the ability to upload your artwork to their templates,

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Durability and Cleaning Dye Sublimation Outdoor Fabric Banners

Outdoor Banners with stands

In this article, you will know about outdoor dye sublimated fabric displays, how to wash them, and will they be able to withstand weather conditions.

Question:  How do you clean dye sublimation fabric graphics?

Most dye sublimation fabrics are made with polyester fabrics, and with the dye sub printing process, the color becomes embedded in the fabric, so fading is not a problem unless it is done too often.

Manual and Automatic Washing

If your graphics are not too big to fit in your washing machine, it is no problem at all to wash them there.

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Outdoor Banner Printing – The 2-second Viewing Rule

Large Format Billboard Display

There are a few things you should know about outdoor banner printing. As I’ve sort of stated in the title, less is more in outdoor banner printing. I’ll also tell you about some of the latest developments in outdoor banner printing.

Depending on the size, and where your target audience is viewing your banner from, will determine the print quality.

Outdoor Banners – How to Most Effectively Utilize a 2-second Viewing

For instance, if you’re driving down I-45 at 75mph, you have about 2 seconds to scan a billboard. I call this the “2-second Rule.”

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