Answers to some common questions

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Answering service

Signserve only use methods with a proven track
record for longevity, durability, and fitness
for propose.

Graphics  therefore should last for up to 5-8 years.

We ask your van is generally clean when
dropped of at my premises.

All  graphics can be removed without harm to
a normal paintwork.

Our graphics will not harm any vehicle with properly
applied paintwork.

On average we ask for your vehicle for 1 day.
This again will depend on coverage and complexity.
We ask to have your vehicle for one day.

Hope you found this helpful.

Sign Writing Vans

large van with vinyl sign writing
Vinyl sign writing for vans

Signserve-Glasgow appreciates the ex-pats travelling all the way from Tarbet.

Argyll windows and repairs had their van sign written with quality vinyl. Because we only use good good materials.

The weather in Glasgow was threatening as you can see in the picture but failed to spoil the day.

Signserve is hopeful to be able to travel to Tarbet the next time to complete some work as the scenery is outstanding over there.

Subcontracting for other design professionals

There’s crossover between Designers, printers and sign writers.

Due to similar practices it saves work load to co-operate.

Sometime the designer that’s putting your stationary together is asked to propose your van livery.  This often leads to the graphic designer finding your sign writer.

Signserve is always happy to supply a price to fit or supply signage because it makes sense and saves time.  Sign makers, Graphic Designers, Printers, and other contractors are looking to expand there range of services.

Call Sign serve now to receive a quote.


James Martin Signserve

You’ve got to do the dirty jobs as well sometimes

Van with signage to be removed
Van with sign vinyl and glue residue removed

Just like everything else in life there is a knack to removing vinyl from vehicles.

Removing the vinyl is not the end of the story.

Glue residue left behind  will quickly start picking up the dirt.

Removing the glue residue will therefore greatly improve the finish.

Signserve remove vinyl and glue residue for this reason.

The Ugly Truth

small van with company name and high visibility markings
Cut vinyl graphics and high visibility chevrons.

Its 30 after midnight. I’m slightly inebriated with just 2 large bottles of Peroni. My Girlfriend/Partner is snoring beside me on the couch and TROPIC THUNDER 2008 is droning on above my laptop screen on the telly. This is not glamarous or idyllic like an advert for a MACBOOK PRO.

But the MAC does function well for posting this content and making the signage for the van in the above picture, and I’m told that the High Visibility Graphics above have worked well for the Road Works company who paid for the van graphics. And i’m equally sure the drainage works well for my customers customers. Mmmm, where is this going?

Like Peterson says when we work/make we are rescuing/creating order from chaos.

Poetry in the form of signage.

black transit van with signage company name, colourfull logo and details
Signserve does vehicle graphics

Some people make spurious claims about the impact that fantastic looking stickers can have on the visual environment and its benefits to the greater good of humanity and i’m no different. Some colour can make everyone feel better about everything especially when it is against a shiny black surface. So start a business and take control of your own life and choose Signserve in Glasgow to make your signs.

“imagine”, “discover”, “picture”

IMG_4094            Imagine how much interest in your trade you will generate when you aredriving around your work area in a signed van. Discover for yourself the increase in confidence and validation that a professionally lettered van will inspire in your target clientele. Pretend that you’re a potential customer that needs the services that you can offer. How would you perceive a tradesman with his trade permanently pictured on his transport against someone with a plain van that says Jack of all trades?

Probably the oldest pub(site) in Glasgow

Van graphics for the Kirkhouse pub in Shettleston Road. The job was a Ford custom van with black flood coated panels and white/gold cut vinyl text and logo displaying businesss name, tagline, address and contact details . To raise the profile of the pub, add to the brand value and make the van look good at the cash and carry. Work carried out at Baillieston in Glasgow’s sunny east-end from Monday the 19th Feb, carried over to Tuesday. Find us on Facebook was added later at no extra cost.


So your sitting thinking how can I get some work in without getting ripped off and or breaking the bank(as if it isn’t broke by its own hand already)

Vehicle graphics are the dogs, Look at this example. Everywhere this van goes in and around its local its being seen by thousands of potentials customers. Something catchy that tells exactly whats on offer and some contact details is all you need to make an impression.


Just of the local plumbers Signserve do work for. He got supplied some cut vinyls and contour cut digital prints fitted and it looks magic.

Give us a call: 07731 999 676

Pricing can be a pain

working-for-nothingOf all the functions that you have to perform when running your own business, pricing is the most stressful. Quite often, as potential customers don’t buy signage all the time; the first question in an initial enquiry is for an indication of cost. ‘How much roughly would it be for a bit of blah blah blah. ‘Depends’ is the honest but frustrating reply. Depends how much signage you want/need? How complex? Do you have artwork already that can be used to at least get an idea of how its going to look or are you starting from scratch and need designing for as well.

Quite often if initial design work is involved the producer is left with the dilemma of whether to ask for something up front which could put the customer off but would help to ensure the producer didn’t waste there time working on a proposal and price that doesn’t get approved.

Working for nothing is rubbish.