Custom Plexiglass Barriers | Durham Region

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Before we begin, if you aren’t already familiar with AGC Signs, they are a sign company providing a variety of signage services across the Greater Toronto Area and Ontario, including the Durham region. If you are planning to reopen your business and safely return to work, you will most likely need to put preventative measures like custom plexiglass barriers in place. Learn more about custom plexiglass barriers from AGC Signs.


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AGC designed these beautiful custom plexiglass barriers for Roy Nichols Motors Ltd. in Courtice, Ontario.


Custom Plexiglass Barriers


Why Plexiglass Barriers?

Many workplaces benefit from plexiglass barriers because staff and customers interact indoors.

In fact, our Chief Medical Officer and other public health officials advise employers to ensure that physical distancing is maintained to control the spread of COVID-19. In order to do this, they suggest that employers do the following:

"Install barriers where practical; this can include plexiglass"

"Install barriers between workers where practical; this can include plexiglass"

Also, under the Reopening Ontario Act, "the person responsible for a business or organization shall ensure that every person who performs work for the business or organization and whose mask or face covering is temporarily removed to consume food or drink … is separated from every other person by, (a) a distance of at least two meters; or (b) plexiglass or some other impermeable barrier."



Custom Plexiglass Barriers from AGC Signs are fitted for your unique needs.


Why Custom Plexiglass Barriers?

While some companies may be able to use standard plexiglass barriers, others require custom plexiglass barriers. Custom barriers may include:

Custom plexiglass barriers can even be fitted inside cars to protect drivers from passengers and vice versa.


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AGC Signs provides custom plexiglass barriers for a variety of needs.


Who Needs Custom Plexiglass Barriers?

Whether for the exchange of goods, financial transactions, or to separate workers in large open spaces, the following businesses would benefit from custom plexiglass barriers:

Have a look at this gallery of plexiglass barriers from AGC Signs.



Custom plexiglass barriers are designed for specific work settings like this spa.


Why Custom Plexiglass Barriers from AGC Signs?

Since many businesses and organizations have unique needs, custom plexiglass barriers are ideal. AGC Signs consults with customers about the design and installation of your barriers, and they offer competitive quotes.

As experts in signage, AGC will provide you with high-quality plexiglass barriers and install them professionally. You won't need to deal with problems of size, instability, or cheap materials.

As innovators, AGC will help you problem solve and find solutions to not only keep you in business but maintain your business's high standards of caring for staff and clients. With the proper preventative measures, you can ensure that everyone feels well cared for and safe during these stressful and often chaotic times.

What’s more, AGC can even help promote your brand by including custom graphics to your plexiglass barriers. Scroll back up to the first picture to see how AGC etched the name, Roy Nichols Motors, into their custom plexiglass barriers.

Based in Pickering, Ontario, AGC Signs has been serving the Durham region and surrounding areas for over 10 years. However, don't just take our word from it, hear from AGC’s valued customers below.


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Great service - the plexiglass installation was excellent. Looks very professional. I searched for various options but found the most professional design was with AGC. Staff were knowledgeable, courteous and the work was done very quickly. And, we were able to get signage at the same time. I would use AGC again if needed.
— Marisa Gower
I reached out to Adrian in June to help me get my small business ready for “back to work.” He and Rhonda were fast and professional, met with me 2 days later to walk me through the options, and a few days later I had a slick, professional looking three piece plexi-shield for my admin desk area, and 4 portable table top sneeze shields of custom size. Since then I have ordered twice more from AGC, and it is always smooth sailing. Adrian offered to install for us, but it was easy for me to do myself, and he gave pretty clear instructions.
— Andrew English

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Signage for Storefront: How to Choose the Best

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Today we'll give you some helpful tips on how to choose the best signage for storefront.

At AGC Signs, we have over 10 years of experience in helping companies get the right signs for their business. We’d love to share what we’ve learned with you!

In this article, you will discover the different types of storefront signage that are available, what they are perfect for, what to consider when you are designing your signage, and how to choose the best company to work with. So, let’s get going!



Discover tips for getting the best signage for storefront


Signage for Storefront

Every business needs the perfect storefront sign. A storefront sign lets potential customers know where you are and what you do. When used in conjunction with your interior signage and graphics, it also helps to promote your brand image.

A clean, attractive, and eye-catching storefront sign can also highlight the professionalism of your business.

There are a wide variety of different types of storefront signs including back-lit, non-illuminating, pin-mounted letters, channel letters, or mounted over the storefront as a light-box.



There are many different types of signage for storefront


Tips for Choosing the Best Signage for Storefront

Tip #1: Choose the Right Type of Sign for Your Situation

There are many different types of storefront signage. You want to make sure that you are installing the right type for your situation and needs. Here are some examples:

Install Monuments and Pylons for Hard-to-See Locations: If your business is set back from the road or is hidden from sight, a monument or pylon sign can be placed at the entrance or at the road in front of your location. This will indicate to passing traffic where you are located and it will also let them know what your company does.

Add Awnings for Your Restaurant: An awning is a great addition to your restaurant storefront signage. Not only will it protect your clientele from the sun, rain, and snow, but they can also be used to provide shelter to an outdoor patio. Don't forget to include your branding on your awnings to complement you other signage.



Awnings provide protection for your customers


Banners for Special Events & Sales: Hang up banners on your storefront when you are having a special event or sale. This will ensure that customers know about them, thus increasing your traffic during these promotions.

Illuminated Signs: An illuminated sign is a great choice for the front of your restaurant, especially if your restaurant is open at night and you want potential customers to find you easily. It can also be helpful if you are located in a darker corner or if you want to stand out from the other businesses around you.


Tip #2: Keep It Consistent with Your Brand

Promoting your brand is a great benefit of your signage for storefront. In order to promote your brand properly, you need to be consistent with your signage.

It helps to work with one signage company who knows your brand and will be able to design any type of signage you require. This can be anything from your exterior signs to your interior, banners, awnings, vehicle wraps, and window graphics.


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Keep all of your signage consistent with your branding


Tip #3: Don't Forget Your Windows

When choosing your signage for storefront, don't forget that you have a huge canvas to use with your windows. Window graphics are a great way to complement your storefront signage and they are relatively easy and inexpensive to change from time to time.


Tip #4: Make It the Right Size

With storefront signs, size really does matter. Larger letters are just easier to read. If you want your storefront signs to be seen from a greater distance, make them as large as possible.

According to, "a good rule of thumb might be 10 feet per inch of letter height." This means that if your text is 20 inches high then it can be viewed from 200 feet away.



Make sure your signage is large enough to be seen


Tip #5: Make It Legible

You need to make sure that people can read your storefront sign. This may seem like an obvious point, but it is very important to remember. If you want your sign to be noticed by passing traffic, it will need to be read in just a few seconds.

Often businesses choose signs with unusual and extremely fancy fonts that may look beautiful but are almost impossible to read quickly from a distance.

Here are some important tips to make sure that your sign is legible:



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Make sure your signage is easy to read


Tip #6: Consider Your Audience

When designing your storefront signage, consider your target market and choose a sign that is going to appeal to them. Here are some examples of possible target markets and how you can design signage for storefront to speak to them:

Families: If you are targeting families or children, choose bright colours with cute or fun logos. Children are attracted to playful colours and images. If it looks good to them, they are going to convince their parents to take them there.

Sophisticated Adult Market: If you are going after a more grown-up market, then you will want to choose a design that is simple yet elegant. It should be one that provides a more sophisticated, 'adult' feel.

Environmentally Conscious Market: If you are targeting a market that is very concerned about environmental issues then make sure you choose a design and images in greens and earth tones that celebrate the planet.



If you are targeting families, choose fun colours and designs


Tip #7: Choose the Right Colours

Choosing the right colours is an important part of your signage for storefront design. You will want to choose colours that represent the atmosphere of your establishment and align well with your brand. You also want to pick colours that are highly visible.

For example, red is a popular colour for restaurant signage as it grabs people's attention and actually makes them feel hungry.

Orange is also a great choice as it combines the effects of red plus the feeling of happiness and warmth. It also gives the impression of affordability, so it would be a good choice for a business that is targeting families on a budget.

On the other hand, if you have a more upscale business, then purple may be a good choice as it evokes sophistication and exclusivity.

If you want to promote your business as being trustworthy, then blue is a great choice as it promotes a sense of confidence and loyalty. It is a good choice for medical, educational, and financial establishments.




The colour blue promotes a sense of confidence and loyalty


For the Best Signage for Storefront, Choose AGC

You can trust AGC Signs to manufacture and install any type of storefront signage your business requires.

We have over 10 years of experience in the signage industry in Ontario. All of our technicians are highly skilled and extremely hard-working, and we use only top-of-the-line equipment.

You can trust us to do the job right; we do all the work ourselves and never subcontract it out. Contact us today for a quote.


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“I wanted to thank you AGC and staff for their excellent work on my outdoor windows vinyl design and installation. They were very communicable, efficient, professional, and perfect for the project. I operate a moderate size venture in south Ajax and recommend them confidently.”
— Hari Patel


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