1
Apr
2013

Vinyl BannersVinyl banners are a great way for businesses to promote their brands and services. They are a cost-effective form of advertising and are very versatile, which is one reason they are such a popular product. We make and sell a variety of types of vinyl, as the materials used in them have different effects and can be made to withstand a range of environmental conditions. One of the questions many business owners ask when deciding whether to choose vinyl banners is how long they last. Knowing what to expect in terms of banner life expectancy is obviously important for investment purposes. After all, you don’t want to spend a lot of money on a product that will fade and deteriorate within a year, although some banners that are equipped with bright colours and graphics are known to not last as long.

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20
Mar
2013

Dye sublimation is a digital printing technology that offers better resolution and color than ink jet printing. Here is how it works.

Sublimation

Sublimation is the change from a gas to a solid, or vice versa, without going through a liquid stage. In a dye sublimation printer, the dye begins as a solid. Each printer has three solid dye ribbons, for cyan, magenta, and yellow. The ribbon is pressed against a sign by a large printer head.

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15
Mar
2013

Sign Management ServicesIf you own a business, you know how important marketing is. It can seem easy to try and cut costs by sticking to cheaper methods of advertising, especially with the increased methods that the internet has afforded. For instance, you can setup a Facebook or Twitter account free of charge and start posting relevant information for your customers, although you will likely have to hire an internet marketing firm to manage your website needs. Needless to say, if you have a local client base, as most companies do, there is no doubting the potential and results garnered by a traditional outdoor sign. Billboards are still one of the most profitable investments a business can make to attract local customers, especially if they are a new start-up. However, knowing what types of graphics to install, when to set them up and where to place them is not as easy as it may seem. If your outdoor sign is not ideally situated (physically and strategically), you are running the risk of making a bad investment. In this regard, a sign management service is definitely worth checking out. Many sign manufacturing companies offer this specialized service to their customers, as it is works very well for both parties.

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6
Mar
2013

It has almost become a cliché to complain about department stores putting up their Halloween, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day decorations early. Almost everyone at some point has asked “is it really necessary to start putting Santa signs up on Nov. 15th?”

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23
Jan
2013

Taking care of your business signInvesting in a sign for your business is one of the best things you can do. It is a low-cost yet effective way to advertise. You establish credibility and can market your services all year round. However, it is important to remember to maintain your sign; if you live in a climate where the winter months are cold and subject to snow, you will need to implement proper maintenance measures. It may take a little extra time to do so, but the rewards will be worth it. The last thing you want to worry about is paying for a brand new sign after every winter.

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16
Jan
2013

If you are going to spend money on a sign for advertising purposes, you will want to do it the right way. There is no point in making a large purchase if your return on investment is lacking. Fortunately, there a couple tricks to make outdoor signs stand out. It doesn’t take much, but it will definitely pay off. It is important to remember, however, that not all methods will work for every business. Staying professional is also critical; for instance, flashy colours or graphics may not be the best option for particular industries. That being said, there are still ways to produce a catchy image that delivers results. Here are some tips to keep in mind; remember to place emphasis on all of them.

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15
Jan
2013

At HTT, we pride ourselves in printing and installing some of the greatest signs around for our customers. We like to think of the work we do as an art form; we make it our goal to produce advertising masterpieces for every one of our clients. Although we are widely recognized, we do appreciate the work done by other well-established veterans in the industry, in particular those from days of old. Vintage signs are becoming very popular among businesses and home owners alike. The appeal of the retro looks is modern yet stylish, and tends to bring the perfect amount of creativity to any space. Here are some of our favourite vintage signs!

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1
Jan
2013

If you own a business, you know how important advertising can be. A great way to get your reputation noticed by customers in your local area is by purchasing an exterior sign to market your services. There are many options to choose from, but to get the most out of your investment you will probably want to know how long outdoor signs last. This actually depends on a number of factors, so knowing how to choose the right sign for your needs is very important.

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18
Dec
2012

 

Signs are a big deal everywhere you go. Studies suggest that the average citizen of an industrialized country will see over a thousand signs a day. Here are some of the world’s most creative ways to stand out from the herd.

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15
Nov
2012

Canada’s first casualty in Hurricane Sandy was a pedestrian in west Toronto.  An unnamed woman was killed when a backlit billboard-sized sign detached from its 30-foot-high mooring and fell on top of her.

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