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Collaborate directly with our design team to craft an initial design for your signage project. Our seasoned designers provide valuable insights on branding, logo integration, and optimal sign placement, ensuring the creation of a durable and tailored sign that aligns perfectly with your specific requirements and budget.


With over 85 years of industry expertise, we deliver integrated Signage Project Management solutions to ensure perfection at every step.


Our experienced team, with a proven track record of managing thousands of projects, handles your signage project from start to finish. Your dedicated Eberhart Signs Project Manager is your communicative ally, overseeing construction timelines, site surveys, approvals, permits, budget maintenance, and more, ensuring your unique needs are met precisely.


Key components of our sign company project management include:

  • Project Planning: Define scope, objectives, and deliverables, outlining sign specifications, design requirements, materials, installation location, and regulatory considerations.

  • Resource Allocation: Identify and assign necessary resources, ensuring the right team members with required skills are dedicated to your project.

  • Budget Management: Estimate costs, develop, and track expenses, ensuring adherence to the allocated budget.

  • Communication and Coordination: Act as the main point of contact, coordinating communication between the client, design team, production team, installation team, and stakeholders.

  • Quality Control: Oversee the design process, conduct quality checks during production and inspections during installation to ensure compliance with specifications.

  • Timeline Management: Create and manage a project timeline, monitoring progress, and taking necessary measures to keep the project on track.

  • Risk Management: Identify and manage potential risks, developing contingency plans to ensure project success.

  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate documentation throughout the project, including contracts, permits, design files, change orders, and generate progress reports and final documentation for the client.

Effective project management is crucial for delivering successful sign projects, ensuring clear communication, efficient coordination, adherence to timelines and budgets, and overall satisfaction. Your satisfaction is our priority, and our skilled Project Manager oversees the entire process to guarantee success.


At Eberhart Sign & Lighting, we streamline the permit process for your chosen sign type and location. Our expert team collaborates with city authorities, providing all necessary documentation efficiently. Understanding each city's unique permit code and approval timelines, we handle the process on your behalf.

(a) Variance Process: For signs that don't comply with zoning or building regulations due to unique circumstances, a variance may be sought—an exemption from standard requirements. This involves a separate application process, demonstrating hardship or special circumstances justifying deviation.


Board of Zoning Appeals: The variance application is reviewed by a local Board of Zoning Appeals. They assess the request's merits and may hold public hearings for stakeholder input.


Key Considerations:

  1.  Research Local Regulations: Understand local signage and variance regulations before installation. Research specific requirements, limitations, and processes for compliance.

  2. Engage with Authorities: Consult with the local building/planning office early for guidance on permits and procedures.

  3. Professional Assistance: In complex cases, hire a sign company or consultant experienced in the permitting process for compliance and expertise.

  4. Obtaining permits and variances is crucial to avoid legal issues, ensure sign safety, and maintain community aesthetics. Familiarize yourself with local regulations and collaborate with authorities for a smooth process.


Our professional and skilled IBEW technicians are experienced with all types of materials and will ensure your sign will last for years. Our team ensures precision and efficiency, bringing your vision to life. From concept to reality, trust our over 85 years of experience to deliver a flawless and impactful installation that enhances your brand presence.


Sign maintenance and repair is an essential aspect of ensuring the longevity, effectiveness, and safety of signage. Regular maintenance and timely repairs help to keep signs in optimal condition, extend their lifespan, and maintain their visibility and functionality. Here are some key considerations for sign maintenance and repair:

  •  Inspection: Regular inspections are important to identify any signs of damage, wear, or malfunction. Inspect signs for physical damage, fading, peeling, loose connections, or any other issues that may affect their performance or safety.

  • Cleaning: Regular cleaning helps to maintain the visibility and attractiveness of signs. Clean signs using appropriate methods and materials suitable for the sign type and surface. This may involve wiping or washing the surface, removing debris or dirt, and ensuring the lighting elements are clear and unobstructed.

  • Lighting and Electrical Components: For signs with lighting elements, check and maintain the electrical components, such as bulbs, LED modules, transformers, and wiring. Replace any faulty or burnt-out bulbs promptly to ensure the sign remains visible and legible.

  • Structural Integrity: Ensure the structural integrity of signs, including their mounting hardware, brackets, frames, or support structures. Check for signs of corrosion, rust, or loose connections. Repair or replace any damaged or weakened components to maintain the stability and safety of the sign.

  • Sign Face and Graphics: Inspect sign faces and graphics for fading, peeling, or deterioration. Depending on the sign type, this may involve repainting, replacing vinyl graphics, or reapplying protective coatings to preserve their appearance and readability.

  • Signage Compliance: Ensure that signs comply with local regulations, such as size limitations, zoning restrictions, lighting requirements, and accessibility guidelines. Regular maintenance and repairs should address any non-compliance issues to avoid potential penalties or legal implications.

  • Emergency Repairs: Promptly address any urgent repairs or safety concerns. This includes repairing damaged signs due to extreme weather, accidents, vandalism, or other unforeseen circumstances that may pose risks to public safety or affect the functionality of the sign.

  • It's important to note that sign maintenance and repair may require specialized knowledge and skills. In some cases, it may be necessary to consult professional sign maintenance and repair services to ensure proper assessment, repairs, and compliance with safety standards.


LED retrofit refers to the process of upgrading existing lighting fixtures with energy-efficient LED (Light-Emitting Diode) technology. It involves replacing traditional light sources, such as incandescent, fluorescent, or HID (High-Intensity Discharge) lamps, with LED lamps or retrofit kits.


Billboards are large outdoor advertising structures that are typically placed alongside highways, busy roads, or in high-visibility areas. They are designed to capture the attention of passing motorists and pedestrians with their prominent size and strategic placement. Billboards are commonly used by businesses and organizations to promote products, services, events, or raise brand awareness.


 Here are some key features and considerations related to billboards:

  • Size and Visibility: Billboards are large in size and designed to be highly visible. They can range from standard sizes like 14' x 48' to larger or custom sizes, depending on the specific location and requirements. The goal is to make the billboard stand out and attract attention from a distance.

  • Design and Creativity: Effective billboard designs are visually appealing and impactful. The graphics, images, and text should be concise, bold, and easy to understand. Catchy headlines, compelling visuals, and a clear call-to-action can help maximize the impact of the billboard.

  • Location and Target Audience: Choosing the right location for a billboard is crucial. Consider the target audience, traffic patterns, and visibility when selecting the placement. High-traffic areas, major highways, and locations where the target audience frequently passes by are ideal choices.

  • Outdoor Durability: Billboards are exposed to the elements and need to withstand various weather conditions. The materials used, such as vinyl or digital printing, should be durable, fade-resistant, and capable of withstanding wind, rain, and sunlight.

  • Lighting and Illumination: Some billboards incorporate lighting elements to increase visibility during nighttime hours. This can include spotlights or backlighting to ensure the billboard remains visible and impactful in low-light conditions.

  • Compliance with Regulations: Billboards are subject to local regulations and zoning laws. It's important to ensure compliance with size restrictions, placement guidelines, permit requirements, and any other regulations that apply to outdoor advertising in the specific area.

  • Measurement and ROI: Measuring the effectiveness of a billboard campaign can be challenging. However, some approaches include tracking website traffic, monitoring phone inquiries, or conducting surveys to gauge the impact and return on investment (ROI) of the billboard campaign.

  • Billboards serve as a powerful and attention-grabbing advertising medium, especially for reaching a broad audience or creating brand awareness. With careful planning, compelling design, and strategic placement, billboards can effectively communicate messages and contribute to the success of advertising campaigns.


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