What’s it cost to produce these three jobsite signs?
Time and materials add up on the 18-by-24-in. yard signs
Posted on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
Three 18-by-24-in. aluminum
composite panels — $75
Three metal sign frames — $54
Stainless steel screws
and nuts — $24
Vinyl film — $66
Total materials — $219
Design — 30 min.
Cut vinyl film — 30 min.
Weed — 60 min.
Apply vinyl — 30 min.
Cut sign panels — 30 min.
Drill panel and mount — 30 min.
Total labor — 3 hours 30 minutes
A local construction company that’s just starting out needed a few basic jobsite signs. They had a few remodeling jobs underway, but were also about to start building a house. They wanted signs to use on these sites.
IMM is the owner’s last name. I chose a bold roman letter for that, and it gave a nice corporate look. I grouped the rest of the copy into blocks to organize it for easy reading.