Break-Away Monument Signs

There is a national upcoming requirement for what are known as break-away monument signs. Did you know that if a vehicle impacts a sign, regardless of driver reason, the sign monument owner could be responsible for not only vehicle damage, but liable in case of injury – or worse?

Our product eliminates liability by the “break away” solution, meaning the sign itself literally breaks away from its support brackets, saving the drivers’ life and minimizing the damage to the vehicle. Our solution still meets local Ordinance for footer inspections!

Here is an example of a break-away monument sign we completed this past week for an apartment complex where the sign monument is located in DOT right of way:

Break-Away Monument Signs 60 West Apartments

Break-Away Monument Signs 60 West Apartments

And here is another break-away monument sign recently completed for an HOA development:

Break-Away Monument Signs Whittaker Oaks

Break-Away Monument Signs Whittaker Oaks

We speak break-away requirements on all levels – from DOT standards down to your local City Code. Our goal is to protect You and your Investment.

Our team is a collaboration of artists with decades of experience in the dimensional signage and monument industry. Your project suited to your needs. We will provide you with the most dynamically designed signage solution. We will help you to brand the individuality of your company or property.

Our focus is to design, produce, and deliver the Best sign products.

Our goal is to make you look your Best, and to save you unnecessary expenses.

We offer personal service, creativity and value.

Custom break-away monument signs provide a sense of distinction and permanence to your property or City Entrance. Our break-away sign monuments are the style most desired and required by municipalities nationwide for an all over better looking community. With over (2) decades of nationwide success, we will make You Look Your Best!

We welcome any challenge in custom break-away entrance sign monument designs, and can produce anything you can imagine! Please use our online contact formto start your next sign project. We look forward to working with you!

Stone Sign Monuments – Entrance Signs

We make the BEST faux stone sign monuments in the industry, and we ship nationally!

Stone Sign Monuments with Faux River Rock - Rancho Mission Villas

Stone Sign Monuments with Faux River Rock – Rancho Mission Villas

There are several considerations in starting (or revamping) your main entrance sign. If you want to look established and stand out in your community, you will need a monument style sign.

Post and panel signs are a cost effective temporary solution, but monument style signage are permanent and promote overall appearance. Faux stone sign monuments signs are becoming standard requirement in most municipalities nationwide for many reasons.

Traditionally, entrance sign monuments were made in true masonry – meaning cinder block, brick and mortar. When an investment group develops a property, they typically set aside common materials in the buildings for front entrance signage use. This way everything has a uniform look. Unfortunately, signage is typically the last concern in property development.

Another concern in starting and entrance sign project is vehicle impact. Are you aware that if a drunk driver hits your entrance sign you are liable for injury and vehicle damage? It might seem ridiculous but in the majority of cases it is a fact. The advantage of our product is known as a ‘break away’ style signage system, meaning the monument physically moves upon impact without causing fatalities, yet can still withstand hurricane 130 mph wind load conditions.

All being said, let’s look at the costs – the most major factor in any construction or improvement project.

Traditional brick (or stone) requires an architect to design, and engineer to stamp off permitting, a general contractor to coordinate the mason to bring in the materials and produce, and a sign company to do the graphics. The costs add up very quickly, as well as the overall completion time. This is where we come in.

We recommend faux (imitation) masonry as the solution to both project costs and potential liability for your next project requiring stone sign monuments.

We Ship Nationally! With (2) hours effort on your end, you will save a lot of funds that could be used elsewhere in your project or development.

Longevity – True stone and mortar will eventually fail. The front rock pieces will come off of the back mortar ‘scratch coat.’ This is not an issue with our faux stone as the entire system is self-contained. This means you will get a lifetime use with no maintenance, and especially no pieces of rock falling off.

Here is an example of a main and side entrance sign monument with our faux masonry that matches other masonry on the property. Looks the same, but two people can easily pick up and move each structure.

Stone Sign Monuments with Faux River Block Granite - Blackhawk Apartments

Stone Sign Monuments with Faux River Block Granite – Blackhawk Apartments

As you can see from these community entrance sign monument examples, the final faux stone masonry results look exactly as the initial sign design. The units arrived fully assembled, ready to slide down the existing steel poles for a perfect fit.

If you are concerned about faux stone entrance sign monuments, don’t be. This is the exact same product used by national theme parks such as Disney and Six Flags, both of which are customers of our work.

We welcome any challenge in stone entrance sign monuments for any scale project, and can produce anything you can imagine! Please use our online contact form to start your next sign project. We look forward to working with you!

Break Away Faux Stone Sign Monuments for Beehive

Beehive is a national assisted living franchise with numerous locations. The entrances to these facilities typically have real brick and mortar block stone monument column marquees with suspended embossed sign panels under wooden post arms that welcoming incoming traffic. They require break away sign monuments, meaning if impacted by a vehicle, the sign will literally “break away” from its footer and not harm the driver.

There is an ongoing issue with sign monuments and liability for businesses (and all other entrance-style sign monuments including city municipalities). The monument owner may be liable for driver injury and vehicle damages incurred by vehicle impact, especially in fatal incidents. So if an elderly driver hits your sign and is injured – the facility owner may be liable.

There is a simple solution to this situation which is referred to as a “break away” style sign monument. This means on impact, the monument itself will literally break off the ground and move out of the way, causing minimal vehicle damage and preventing fatal injury.

All of our sign monuments are a break away solution, and in our company history there have yet to be any injuries on impact.

Beehive Homes franchise owners wanted to update their existing entrance marquee signs to a break away style solution, which we easily matched in our faux masonry (foam core base). Here is a picture of the original block stone (real masonry) column-style monument:

Beehive Block Stone Sign Column Monument. Break Away Sign Monuments.

Beehive Block Stone Sign Column Monument. Break Away Sign Monuments.

And here is our break away style sign monument column in faux masonry before it left our shipping docks:

Beehive Break Away Faux Block Stone Sign Column Monument. Break Away Sign Monuments.

Beehive Break Away Faux Block Stone Sign Column Monument. Break Away Sign Monuments.

As you can see the faux masonry is a fantastic match to the real stone and mortar. We attached the embossed sign panels we fabricated in a permanent method (versus hanging from chain) to prevent theft or wind damage.

Our sign products arrive fully assembled, ready to position in place. We offer faux masonry such as brick and stone matching, embossed graphics that are vandal resistant, and other options such as:

We have fine-tuned every aspect of made-to-order sign monuments. You will be in touch with an experienced sign designer, seasoned in cost-effective solutions. We listen to your needs and deliver!

Our team will walk you through every stage, from design to installation, making the entire process simple and rewarding. We have sign monument examples in every climate imaginable, and are already set up as approved vendors in City Planning & Development Departments nationally, making Permitting a breeze. We are in fact the ONLY sign monument manufacturer that has yet to lose a single monument sign in ANY Gulf Coastal community in the past two decades’ hurricanes!

Our team is a collaboration of artists with decades of experience in the dimensional signage and monument industry. Your project suited to your needs. We will provide you with the most dynamically designed signage solution. We will help you to brand the individuality of your company or property.

Our focus is to design, produce, and deliver the Best sign products.

Our goal is to make you look your Best, and to save you unnecessary expenses.

We offer personal service, creativity and value.

Custom break away sign monuments are safe, and provide a sense of distinction and permanence to your property. Our sign monuments are the style most desired and required by municipalities nationwide for an all over better looking community. With over (2) decades of nationwide success, we will make You Look Your Best!

We welcome any challenge in custom break away sign monuments, and can produce anything you can imagine! Please use our online contact form to start your next sign project. We look forward to working with you!