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Where to get uniforms screen printed?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by sticklelm, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. sticklelm

    sticklelm LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 336

    What is the best way to go about getting some uniforms made? I've got the information already designed that i want to put on the (shirts, hoodies, hats) but is it better to have an online print shop make them? Or should i buy the shirts and or go to a local print store and let them do it? Price and quality is something that needs to be taken into consideration as well when deciding where i should have them made.
     
    Last edited: Jan 7, 2013
  2. zechstoker

    zechstoker LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 975

    I'd recommend going to a local shop. Take a look at their sample pieces, and see just how well their finished products are. To me, that's much safer than going through a website and placing an order. At least going to a shop, you get a better idea of what the finished product will be like.
     
  3. sticklelm

    sticklelm LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 336

    Yea, thats what im thinking. Last year i tried an online site... but didnt have a good experience with them. Im going to look around tomorrow and see what i can find.
     
  4. kandalawncaremgr

    kandalawncaremgr LawnSite Member
    Messages: 223

    Hey stick, I have a local guy here in the burbs of chicago that does excellent work. Maybe give him a shout work something out. He beats all the print/sign shops I could show ya my jackets. He is doing my shirts this week. Just a thought.
     
  5. zechstoker

    zechstoker LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 975

    I'm seriously considering to set up a screen printing shop in my garage after I move. That way I can just print my own shirts as needed. I've got plenty of experience with screen printing (I use to do it for a living). I just need to acquire the equipment and space again.
     
  6. sticklelm

    sticklelm LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 336

    that'd be cool. any info on that would be awesome. pics of your jackets too. i guess he would ship the stuff to me cuz i am in va lol... im going to look around hear in my area for someone tomorrow as well. i really like my logo ive got and i want it done right by someone who knows what their doing.[/ATTACH]

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  7. kandalawncaremgr

    kandalawncaremgr LawnSite Member
    Messages: 223

    Since I'm to new here I can't pm yet. But email me kandalawncaremgr@gmail.com
     

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