yard signs

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Rons lawn care, Apr 12, 2013.

  1. Rons lawn care

    Rons lawn care LawnSite Member
    Posts: 18

    I have been using the rnd 4x6 yard signs for many years and have been happy with them but it seems like the last couple of shipments do not last near as long as they used to.I put flags out yesterday and this morning the flag was drooping off the stake and sometimes completly gone except for the circle around the stake. I not sure if they are meeting the letter of the law because they are not up 24 hours.I remember putting out a stake one round and it was still upright 5 weeks later.I justify the cost of the paper flags as they are good advertising,but not if they blow off the next day.Has anyone noticed this.
  2. mikesturf

    mikesturf LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 795

    I do full color signs with them and I noticed that the color is not as good as it used to be. The sturdiness of the sign is still as good.
  3. Father&Daughter Lawn care

    Father&Daughter Lawn care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 419

    Instead of ordering them off the net. Find a local sign company to make them in shop for you.
  4. Sprinkler Buddy

    Sprinkler Buddy LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 1,187

    They have cut their own cost by cutting the quality of materials used. Bet they didn't cost you any less.
  5. mr.lawn works

    mr.lawn works LawnSite Senior Member
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  6. rnd

    rnd LawnSite Member
    Posts: 248

    We are sorry to hear about your experience with our company. We would love to speak with you regarding your issue from your most recent order. It would make us very happy if we could come to a resolution. Please call and ask to speak with your sales rep at your convenience at 1-800-328-4009. Thank you! :)
    Last edited: Jul 18, 2013
  7. alexschultz1

    alexschultz1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,555

    RND, why are your products getting a bad review? From the posts, it seems like you are sending out a bad product. I still have around 250 signs left from my order, and they have done fine. I ordered them a couple years ago.
  8. jbturf

    jbturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,433

    Mine from rnd seem fine, infact despite 10+ inch of rain in June I've still found flags in place when I arrived for next app in July, perhaps they have different quality flags they offer?

    CHARLES CUE LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,093

    I have the same problem just over nite from the dew they fall over. It must be different shipments of card stock

    Charles Cue
  10. TurfWerks

    TurfWerks LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 316

    I have the same results.. Most of my RND signs are worthless after about 24 hours and I have a lot of issues with broken or severly curved sticks..

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