Making your Own DIY House Sign

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House signs or business signs are used on the front of buildings to display name, numbers, addresses and other information to help visitors find the correct structure that they need to see. Many companies can supply you with a house sign that will display all of these details and even a logo or a picture that is unique to you and your home or business.

Although these sign making companies can create beautiful signs for your homes, the best way to create a unique home or business sign for yourself is to create one.


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What Materials are best to use when making a DIY house sign?

You can make a sign out of many different types of materials even upcycling some materials to create a sign no one else will have. Stone, Slate, brick, wood, plastic can all be used to design and make your own sign as well as other materials which can be more affordable and economical.

Most of these materials will be easy to place or fix in your desired location by either mounting it to a wall by using fixtures or placing it near the building or onto the lawn for easy directions.

There are so many sites that show off all of their traditional, old – fashioned, weird, wonderful, beautiful, different types of house signs with all different uses of materials.


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How to fit your DIY House Sign

Once you have chosen your custom design and the preferred material, you can now take a look at where you want to install your sign.

Freestanding signs look great and can be placed at the end of a driveway or onto a parks lawn to show directions or to name the chosen place. Signs attached to posts look traditional and are easy to read.

Mounting your sign onto a fence or the wall to your building gives off a professional look as well as saving space. There is many methods and its just a simple matter of picking the most ideal and the one you know will look great at the end of your project.


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Where to find Inspiration for making your own DIY house sign?

The internet is full of DIY enthusiasts; therefore, you should find an endless supply of inspiring ideas from around the globe.

You can find house sign ideas from various websites such as house sign companies, blogs, social media, forums, chat rooms, q&a sites or you can also ask friends, family and neighbours.

Inspiration is everywhere; the internet makes the process easier and faster.