Are Channel Letters right for my Utah business?

Just about any business with a brick-and-mortar presence will benefit from using channel letters. These types of signs make it easy to identify your organization and draw quite a bit of attention. Because the letters and logos can be built in just about any shape, they also reinforce your organization’s unique branding. Channel letters are also inexpensive to create and can be used for years with virtually no maintenance. Are you interested in adding an eye-catching element to the outside of your building while reinforcing your branding? A channel-letter sign is just what your need.

Illuminated to draw even more attention!

Channel letters are a good choice for building signs in Utah since they stand out on buildings, and can be illuminated to draw even more attention. Channel Letters can withstand the Utah weather well and are built to survive for years outside. At Impact Signs we've been building channel letters for over 30 years.

UL Standards and Locally Compliant

Our letters are made of aluminum, with the backs and returns being welded together. We use quality plexiglass for the letter faces and can implement either LED or neon. Some letters have specially colored faces, which is achieved by using translucent colored, or printed vinyls. Our channel letter fabrication methods, including all wiring and electrical components meet UL standards. We can meet any code requirements set forth by local government or landlords.

We build and service signs throughout the entire state of Utah. We are located in Salt Lake but are close enough to take care of all your Provo Signs, Orem Signs, Lehi signs, Pleasant Grove Signs, American Fork Signs, Spanish Fork Signs, Springville Signs, Sandy Signs, Riverton Signs, South Jordan Signs, West Jordan Signs, Midvale Signs, West Valley Signs, North Salt lake, South Salt Lake Signs, Bountiful Signs, and Ogden Signs.

WHAT IS A CHANNEL LETTER?

You may not know what channel letters are, but you’ve seen thousands of them. They’ve gotten your attention, too—that’s what they do best. Channel Letters are used by businesses to identify their location. Most commonly, channel letters are two to six inches deep with solid, often black, sides. The forward-facing surface of the letter is usually a white or colored translucent material that can be backlit. The light-up letters stand out night or day and make it easy for passers-by to identify your building.

CHANNEL LETTER SIGNS

Impact Signs is Utah's #1 Channel Letter Sign company

CONFIGURATIONS & OPTIONS

Front Lit Channel Letters

A traditional Front Lit channel letter has a translucent plastic acrylic face cut to fit the open face of the letter can. A trim cap border is applied to its edges which gives the face a finished appearance and creates a fastening surface to attach the face to the letter can.

Open Face Channel Letters

Open Face signs are very similar, except the translucent material is replaced with a clear material or removed altogether. In this type of illuminated letter, the bulbs are clearly visible and the interior of the letter glows. Neon is a popular choice for lighting Open Face Channel Letters.

Halo Lit Channel Letters

Also known as Reverse Lit, these letters are solid on the front and sides, and the light shines from the rear of the letter against a wall. The effect of the solid, back-lit letter is very dramatic.

Front/Halo Lit Channel Letters

Finally, Front/Halo Lit letters are a combination of Front Lit and Reverse Lit letters, with light coming from the front as well as the rear of the letter.

TRIM CAP VS. TRIMLESS

Traditionally, face lit channel letters have a plastic trim cap glued to the edge of the face. The trim cap slides over the edge of the returns and is then secured with screws.

Impact Signs also offers a trimless edge, which offers a cleaner, more sleek look.

LETTER FACE WITH TRIM CAP
LETTER WITH TRIMLESS CAP

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