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Before purchasing a outdoor neon sign, check with you local building department to make sure you will not break any city ordinance or zoning policies in your preferred location. Also consider your neon sign requirements and compare them to sign regulations set by your local government. Many communities set restrictions on the size and appearance of signs.

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The star of the first annual The Drop has gone. The 6 foot tall script neon D used in the inaugural edition has been replaced this year by an 8-foot tall red D using the same font as a local radio station. The Drop, now in its second year, will turn the Compuware Atrium and Hard Rock Cafe into a destination for revelers on New Year's Eve, with food, drink, music, and dancing

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We often hear about the death of neon advertising. Yet neon signs have been making a comeback in the last 10 years or so. Cities have begun to embrassed the restoration of their old landmark neon marquee signs in an attempt to re-juvinate barrn downtowns. Neon marquee signs have begun to illuminate the streets and as the saying goes "bright lights...big city!". Detroit has sprouted neon marquees...

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Custom neon signs can be a very visible and essential part of how a business adve rtises on a day-to-day basis. You see them in windows, on building walls, and above doors. They brand your business, tell customers what you sell, proclaim your shop is open and present a professional image.


If you are considering purchasing a custom neon sign you need to know the right questions to ask and the...

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The initial color source is the inert gas, which emits a characteristic color when electricity is applied. The two most common gases are neon, which emits a fiery red, and a mixture of argon and minute particles of mercury, which emits a subdued blue. Clear glass allows you to see the characteristic colors emitted by the gas. Fluorescent powders may be painted or baked to the inside walls of the...

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