Sign Repair & Maintenance: 4 issues you need to know

So, your sign has a problem, what can you do? The fact is it is hard to find a sign company to service signs. There are some companies but getting a fixed price quote to do that repair is also difficult. There are reasons for this, these are:

  1. Each sign is a unique piece and there are no standards. Your repair could be as easy as a bulb replacement. It could be something more complex. Also, the components could be off the shelf or totally unique. Nobody knows until the sign is opened up.
service is unique to every site

service is unique to every site

  1. Reaching the sign is often not trivial. If a sign is on the side of a building, it could be hard to get to. The repairs may be minor, but may require special equipment (ladders, a bucket truck, electrical tracers, neon tools). Most of these require 2 people to be safely completed. It means you are hiring a crew and equipment to just get up there.
Monument Big Lots with lift being repaired at night

Monument Big Lots with lift being repaired at night

  1. Sign companies make money on new signs. New signs are much more controllable, profitable and less difficult than sign repair.
Clocks and light sensors are used to turn on and off the signs

Clocks and light sensors are used to turn on and off the signs

  1. Most sign companies are not licensed for this work (C-45 contractor’s license) and insurance coverage also needs to be larger in many cases (General Liability, Worker’s Comp and equipment)

 

At Signs for San Diego offers local electric sign repair service. We also offer sign removal. We are bonded, licensed, and insured. All sign repair is done on a time and material basis.

 

Finding a sign company to repair your sign can be a real challenge. Shown here is a Carlsbad company with a raceway (electrical box to house and protect your wiring) that was damaged beyond repair. Signs for San Diego installed a replacement, took the old boxes out, rewired the wire in a new better raceway It is now a safe, weatherproof, working sign again. Yes, we also replace bulbs, power supplier, transformers, repair letters and reface acrylic signs.

 

Signs for San Diego has friendly, fast and efficient staff. Need electrical sign repair or even a non-electrical sign repair? We do that. To schedule maintenance or sign repair please call us at 760-730-5118