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What Makes a Sign Durable

What Makes a Sign Durable

The looming question… Is all signage equally durable?It’s natural to want to know the estimated lifespan of your investment, and what you can do to maximize its longevity. There are so many factors to consider. We’ll try and outline a few of them to help you gain some...
Our Industry Favorite

Our Industry Favorite

This month we’re giving a feature to our Industry Favorite!We’ve spent some time gathering opinions from many departments within all three of our offices. The result was almost unanimously for this one variety of sign… Can you guess which it is?Mentioned most often as...
More than Presentation

More than Presentation

What’s Behind the SignWe’re often asked to look past what is seen on the outside, to appreciate the work and the dedication it’s taken to get something to its final point. This concept­ applies to signage as well!If you’ve purchased signage for your business, you are...
Integral Quality

Integral Quality

Quality, a simple concept that often wavers with opinion. So what is good quality? What makes it integral to our customer’s satisfaction? We’d like to start by saying our standard of quality is not just good, it’s top notch! Cream of the crop! The best and brightest…...
Service With a Smile

Service With a Smile

Next to our shop trucks, our service and install staff are made to face the elements most often. They are still out there constructing and installing signs in these frigid temperatures. How do they not shiver themselves off a ladder? We spoke to a few of our staff who...
Evolution of Signage

Evolution of Signage

Since the beginning of human history, people have been trying to decipher signs. Whether it be in the stars, in tarot cards, or on a busy street driving at rapid speeds. How did we get from painting and carving wood, to a digital bombardment of flashy LEDs? Let us...
Safety is A Culture

Safety is A Culture

In our ever changing world, embracing culture is critical. Whether it be a new country or a new workplace – we are offered the opportunity to adjust to a new way of thinking. Selkirk has created a lot of change over the last number of years, and we’ve introduced a...
Behind the Scenes: Print & Graphics

Behind the Scenes: Print & Graphics

How it’s made… We all can see the beauty and complexity of the finished product, but seldom do we know how it all works. Signage is often like this. Each sign goes through many stages and is touched by a number of professionals along the way. This blog, we would like...
Complete Channel Letter Experience

Complete Channel Letter Experience

We’ve had a number of teaser education posts over the last couple of months. Most often about Channel Letters, but what if we told you we still haven’t let you in on all there is to know? Call it a buildup of anticipation… Leading to the reveal of a brochure. A...
Expanding the Possibilities

Expanding the Possibilities

We understand that choosing a sign for your business can be daunting. With so many options, terms, applications and installation methods… Where do you start? With questions of course! While trying to stay modest, we proudly say that we can answer all those questions...
Our Guarantee

Our Guarantee

Our company is one of a kind. We strive for greatness and our employees are built of it.Selkirk Signs is a family, a team! Every project comes to fruition through each departmentand is made possible by YOU, our clients.We want to thank you for working with us, and if...
A Short Wait for Long-Term Signage

A Short Wait for Long-Term Signage

Spring is coming! Is your business storefront ready? We at Selkirk Signs want to help you get there. Let’s start off by letting you in on a little secret… We make Channel Letters, and we make them well. They are easily the most versatile type of signage on the market,...
What is a Channel Letter?

What is a Channel Letter?

Sometimes when considering a Sign for your business, it is important to understand a little bit (or sometimes a lot) about the manufacturing process involved. Signs are our life and while we understand not everyone shares the same hobbies, we wanted to provide you...
Warm Welcome

Warm Welcome

On October 23 rd the Alberta Sign Association held its AGM in Edmonton where Mike Giroux, the General Manager of Selkirk Signs Calgary was announced as the next ASA President. Mike succeeds past presidents Tim Pedrick of Hi Signs and Perry Brooks of Advantage Signs,...
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