Eco Friendly Signs. Make The “Green” Choice.

What’s the Big Deal About Eco Friendly Signs?

“It’s not easy being green,” a famous frog once said. That was before Sign Foam, an excellent wood alternative material. It’s a “green” creative medium that’s eco friendly in many ways.

What is Sign Foam?

Sign Foam is a non-toxic, optimal wood replacement, so it saves trees. This durable material doesn’t support mold growth, or attract rodents and insects. It’s VOC(volatile organic compound) and CFC (chlorofluorocarbon) free which makes this material used for Eco Friendly Signs better for your work, your health and for the earth. Also,  using Sign Foam in your Eco Friendly Signs may make them eligible for LEED certification points towards building credits. To receive  certification in the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design program,  building projects earn points by meeting set standards to achieve different levels of certification.

Sign Foam is Made of Recycled Material

recycled water bottles into eco friendly signs
What Eco Friendly Signs are made of

What an inventive way to utilize the bazillion water bottles that get thrown out each day! This environmentally sustainable product is made of recycled plastic water bottles. Each sheet is made of 240 of those bottles. That makes the content Eco Friendly Signs signs made with  Sign Foam a minimum of 16% “green”. Something to think about the next time you throw an empty water bottle in your recycling bin.

Benefits of Eco Friendly Signs to the Environment

Sign Foam doesn’t emit toxic fumes. It doesn’t leach chemicals into the surrounding soil. It’s completely waterproof, it is unaffected by temperature change, and will not crack, rot or decompose. The advanced microcell technology of Sign Foam produces a fine, grain-free surface.  Eco Friendly Signs made with Sign Foam require fewer coats of paint and less maintenance. Less sanding, priming, painting means less finishing time results and less free floating debris and fumes in our air. And there are eco friendly safety benefits.  Sign Foam is flame-retardant and self-extinguishing.

Read last months article on Sign Foam. A long lasting alternative to wood signs.

Sign Foam is Always Improving

In the 25 years that Sign Foam has been available to the industry, it’s been continually enhanced for improved environmental performance.  Technically and environmentally, this material is better for both the designer and the client. It allows the focus to stay on what counts – the quality of the finished product and it’s benefit to the environment. Sign Foam makes it easy to be “green”. For more information, visit our website at or call us at (781) 769-4478

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Retail Signs

Signs help your business get more customers

Do you know of a business without a sign. No? Exactly. How would you find a business without some kind of signage?

Signs help your business get more customers

There are many types of signs that will add value by getting your business visibility, credibility, and profitability. Whether you opt for the storefront sign, carved or architectural, or a road-side sign depends on your business.

In today’s competitive economy, having the proper advertisement for your store is a surefire way to gather a new customer base and excite existing customers about your products and services. Take advantage of our ability to create custom storefront signs that will inform and showcase your company to the community.

Storefront Signs

Regardless of your industry, it is absolutely essential to have a storefront sign. Not only do these signs help your existing customers find your place of business, but they can also help to draw in new clients.  You want fine designs, eye-catching creations and durable craftsmanship. With an in-house design team, we are more than capable of creating beautiful, innovative and eye-catching creations to make your establishment stand out from the competition.Your business might be a jewelry store, a library, law offices, or an outside strip mall of a variety of businesses. Investing in a carved sign with gold lettering will showcase your business on the high end. It adds character. It adds style.

Yard or Road-side Signs

For those types of businesses who go to the customer site to provide their products and services, such as a builders, painters, or any type of the trades, landscapers, or assisted living apartment leasing. One of the best forms of advertising is those yard sign or road-side sign you see. This tells surrounding residents and businesses that your company is working at a particular property. When people pass by and see these signs, it becomes obvious there is some type of renovation taking place. When they see how the new roof or new shingles spruces up the place, people will be calling you to help them make renovation improvements at their location. These types of signs are a powerful motivator to your next phone call.

How to make the most of your sign

Have your business name, phone number, and top specialty service you offer. Keep it simple. Make the Business Name and Phone number large enough to see. You waRoad-side signs advertise apartment leasingnt people driving by to be able to read at 30 mph. Work with your designer. Your business deserves a sign design unique and original that will perfectly express your company goals and personality.

Crivello Signs we take the time to meet with you, learn about your business and future goals and create a sign that will make you stand out from the competition.


By Carol Scalzo of Hit-the-Web Marketing

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