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So You Want a Neon Sign? About Time!

Here’s what you need to think about:

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What goes into the making of a neon sign:

  • Time (designing, glass bending, processing, assembly)

  • Materials (neon, backing, transformers)

  • Installation (if required)

  • The time and cost associated with a neon sign / art depends on the size of the piece, the ultimate destination (external retail sign 20’ high? or on a living room wall?), permitting or electrical complexities, the number / type of letters or images, and the complexity of the graphics, backing, etc.

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Standard BACKgrounds we offer

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Clear Plexiglass backgrouNd

Standard

Black or white PVC Background

Standard

 

Welded Metal frame Background

Recycled wood Background

 

Channel Lettering With plastic cover with Raceway

Dimensional Light box

 

Neon on Metal Dimensional Cabinet

 
 

custom Additions

We want to make your neon dreams come true!

Here are some common ways we customize our neon signs:

  • Vinyl Decals (assortment of colors)

  • Hand-Painted Decoration

  • Custom Die Cut Shape Backgrounds

  • Backgrounds and Neon Layering

All custom additions will increase the overall price of sign.

 

STill scrolling? into science?

here’s how a neon sign comes together:

Glass Tubes

  • Hand bent over gas flame

  • Vacuum filled with Neon or Argon

WIREs

  • A neon sign is electrical - so wires will most always be visible or hidden.

  • Wires are used to connect glass tubes to each other and to the transformer to illuminate the neon tubes.

Transformer/POWER SUPPLY

  • Necessary to power the neon tubes

  • Preferably attached to the neon sign to create an intact lighting fixture

  • The transformer can be wired remotely- but there will be a wires connecting the sign to the remote transformer

    • The transformer should be placed as close to the tubes as possible. 6 ft is considered the maximum distance.

Background

  • A sheet, grid, or container that unites and protects the components of the completed sign.

  • Material that the glass is fixed to for hanging and to increase the durability of the sign.