House Signs made from Acrylic (Cutout)

acrylic house number being cut with a laser

Cut out plastic house signs are more commonly seen in local hardware stores and can come in different sizes, fonts, colours and are affordable to use in homes, businesses, fairs, summer fetes and more.

Nowadays you can find different types of cut out signs in your local shop from letters, numbers, symbols to accessible toilet signs, office signs and others so you could mark out your entire office block affordably and efficiently. Just like the printed plastic signs, cut out signs usually come with adhesive backing enable a quick and straightforward fixture that can then be taken down again if, for example, you were running the local fate.

Cut out signs work well against all types of background materials such as acrylic, corrugated plastic, wood and glass so that you could apply the lettering against these backgrounds. Perhaps you are holding a summer fate at a school; you could get the school children to carry out this activity. This type of signage would again be used for the interior if you wanted it to last a long time as it is not weather resistant and will be acceptable to sun damage a lot faster than most materials.

One of the most popular reasons customers chose to have cut out signs and printed signs is due to its high flexibility and the fact that it can be cut to any size or shape. Online companies can give you much more choice in that style, colour and font of the cutout signs allowing you to be able to have any design you wish to. These signs can be sent to you without the risk of getting damaged due to its lightweight and flexible structure.

Pros & Cons of Acrylic (Cutout) House Signs

If you’re looking for a house sign that is immune or less likely to be damaged by weathering, then we recommend you take a look at other materials because house signs made from stone are going need to a lot less maintenance than wood and will last much longer. Below you can find a list of pros and cons that hopefully will make your decision easier.

The Pros
  • Lightweight
  • Affordable
  • Can attach to other materials
  • Easy to display
  • Easy to transport
  • Easy to cut
  • Looks modern
The Cons
  • Can warp
  • Fades over time
  • Fades fast in the Sun (UV)
  • Can tear and scratch easily

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