The showroom area and sales counter
Tom at work in his office
Design workstation in the computer/printing area. Foils for the Gerber Edge printer are stored on the shelves.
Laminating/weeding workspace
Computer/printing room; Tom upgraded to a Roland VersaCAMM VS-540i since this photo was taken.
Upstairs screenprinting room
Substrate storage rack

A professional, well-organized shop pays off

It boosts customer confidence, smooths production and improves your efficiency

By SignCraft Magazine

Posted on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

On the About Us page of the Brushstrokes Signs & Awnings website, www. brushstrokesigns.ca, there’s a heading that says “First Impressions Count!” Owners Tom and Jodie Marsh not only tell their customers that, but they show it in action in their own business—inside and out.

Tom designed and built their 2000 sq. ft. shop in 2000, about 12 years after going into business. He had been working out of an 800 sq. ft. shop and had a pretty good idea of what he needed.

“It has worked out pretty well,” says Tom. “We’ve been in here over 15 years and there’s nothing major that I would change. The shop makes a good impression on our customers, and projects go through the shop nicely.


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