You probably spent a good bit of money
having your custom metal signs or custom
metal letter signs made so it’s important to
know how to install them properly so they
hence your business, and work to build
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Custom metal signs can be installed fairly
easily, regardless of which method your
sign manufacturer uses as its installation
method. In most cases, the manufacturer
will supply specific installation instructions
as well as any hardware and installation
The most common methods of installing
metal letters and logos are via flush stud
mount or stud mounted with spacers.
Flush Stud Mount
Stud Mounted With Spacers
The two methods are similar, with each using studs
inserted into drilled holes, but the second uses
spacers between the wall and the letter, whereas
flush mounted places the letters flush against the
Here’s a step-by-step outline of how to install a
Clean the wall surface and place the
installation pattern on the wall where you
plan to install the sign. Use a level to ensure
the sign is installed at a straight level
Use a pencil to mark each spot where holes
will be drilled in the wall.
Drill holes in each marked spot. When done,
remove pattern from the wall.
Place the adhesive that came with your sign
into the holes for one letter.
If using spacers, place the spacers on the
studs that protrude from the back of each
letter, so that the spacers sit between the
wall and the letters.
Holding the letter in line with the pre-
drilled holes, place the studs on the back of
the letter into the adhesive-filled holes in
Repeat with each letter
Some metal signs may require attaching
one or two rails to the wall using a similar
method as above, and then simply sliding
the metal letters into the rails. The key to
successful installation is to use and level a
pattern before drilling any holes.
For more information on installing your
custom metal letters signs or in having one
made for your company, contact us today!
◦ Impact Architectural Signs
2215 South Wolf Road
Hillside, IL 60162
◦ Phone: +1 (800) 492-1201
Fax: +1 (708) 492-0136