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Customized signs for businesses and public establishments alike need to follow very strict rules set by the government. These rules include those that cover color combinations, fonts being used, the finish of the sign material, and even the mounting height of such signs. While majority of the signs inside buildings in the US do need to adhere to certain standards set by the ADA, there are a few signs that do not need to follow such strict rules. What custom signs need not be made with these regulations in mind?

There are a number of signs that do not need to adhere to ADA standards, and these are those that are not necessarily essential to the building or business that uses it. Aside from these factors, these non-ADA signs may also be used in areas where people with disabilities cannot access, and in buildings or establishments that are not required to follow the rules set by this law. There are also a number of signs that do not need to follow all of the regulations set for signage, and these signs need to carry only one or two of the features that the ADA has mandated for signs.

What are these customized signs that do not need to carry all of the features that are supposed to appear on ADA signs? Here are some of them:

Directories – the reason why directories that are hung way above the heads of people don’t carry the tactile features most ADA signs are required to have is because of the mere fact that these are way beyond the reach of any person. Since these are hung in lobbies and above the heads of receptionists, there is no reason for these to have such ADA features on them, save for the non-glare finish and the proper color contrast that makes these easy to read even from a distance.

Room Occupant Names – not all companies can say that they retain the same person for a particular position for too long, or that the office that person is occupying will remain the same for too long either. Since people can get promoted, or they can choose to move on, there is no need for the occupant names on door signs to have the tactile features that ADA signage need to have. The office can choose to use such features for these signs, but it is not required by law that they do so.

Temporary Signs – when you say temporary signs, this means that the signs are going to be in use for no longer than a week. If these signs are to be used for longer, then ADA signs need to be used for these. The reason why temporary signs are often used in areas where ADA signs are supposed to be utilized is usually because the permanent signs to be used here are still being made.

Restaurant Menu Standies – these are those that you see being posted outside the doors of restaurants and are what tell people what the establishment offers. These are not part of the many signs that need to be ADA compliant since these often see numerous changes being made to them as time goes by.

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