Designing office signs for your company is only the first step. Ordering them and having them delivered to your office is the logical next step. Having these installed in the right locations and making sure that these are securely attached is the next thing you will need to take care of.

Installation can be done by professionals who already know how to install these signs, however, if you want to install these signs yourself, here are some tips and tricks you might want to try:

  • 1. Make sure the surface you are to install the sign on is dry and clean. A clean and dry surface will allow you to affix your sign properly on whatever surface you are to install these signs on. If the surface is not as clean as you think it should be, clean your walls with a soapy solution to remove any grease and air dry or pat dry before installing your signs. This is to ensure that the adhesive on the back of your signs stick well to the wall or surface you are sticking it on.


  • 2. Ensure that the adhesive or mounting options you are using on your signs are compatible with the surface as well as the sign itself. Using mounting options like adhesive or Velcro on heavy signs will see you having to constantly remount your signs. Using screws on signs that are temporary will leave unsightly holes in your wall once the temporary sign is removed. You need to choose the right mounting sign compatible with your needs so that your sign stays in place without problems.


  • 3. Check ADA compliance rules regarding sign installation heights and locations before mounting anything. For tactile and Braille signs, you need to mount these a mandatory 60 inches above the ground, with the middle of your sign being the reference point for such a measurement. You should also ensure that, if these signs are to be mounted near a door, these ADA compliant signs are attached to the wall on the latch side of the door.


  • 4. Ceiling mounted signs need to follow ADA rules for clearance as well. Always mount these signs should have an elevation that allows for an 84-inch clearance from the bottom of the sign to the floor underneath it. These signs should not block sprinklers, emergency supplies or doors. Some ceiling mounted signs may be too heavy for certain ceilings, so you will need to install wall brackets before you can properly install these overhead signs.