Where to purchase applicator lawn signs?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by jajwrigh, Jan 27, 2005.

  1. jajwrigh

    jajwrigh LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Martinsville, IN
    Messages: 1,405

    "keep off the grass, application made" you know that kind of sign? Where can they be customized and ordered from?
  2. kppurn

    kppurn LawnSite Senior Member
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  3. Harvestman

    Harvestman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 233

    Try RND signs rndsigns.com i think.
  4. ThreeWide

    ThreeWide LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,116

    I've been pleased with the Blackburn signs.

    They hold up well and do not bleed after being rained on.
  5. marko

    marko LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 963

    Blackburn has a link at the top of the page. I have used them before and they were top quality
  6. jajwrigh

    jajwrigh LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Martinsville, IN
    Messages: 1,405

    That looks like a good site and I am planning on using it. Thanks guys!! :waving:
  7. DiscoveryLawn

    DiscoveryLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 408

    I buy mine from PERFCO.com

  8. LwnmwrMan22

    LwnmwrMan22 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,373

    I get mine from Lesco, then just run them through the printer at home.

    Personally, I like them to bleed a little.

    My reasoning is, since you really only post for 24 hours, until the product / chemical is dry, you know if there's been water on the grass within 24 hours.

    This way I can tell if someone has left the irrigation on when I had scheduled it to be turned off, therefore a customer's "fault" and not mine when / if the chemical was washed off.

    I can then take it into a manager or a homeowner and say "the irrigation was left on, most likely the product SHOULD work, but if a re-app needs to be done, I just want you to know that it's not from my end of the contract".

    Eliminates one more area where I could be held accountable for a re-app.

    They already say "This area chemically treated"
    "Keep pets and children off until _________"

    I set it up in my publishing program to print the word "dry" on the line, then my company name / city and phone number.
  9. Green Dreams

    Green Dreams LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 593

    I always thought those signs said, "Hey, dude. Want another customer?"
  10. ThreeWide

    ThreeWide LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,116

    I previously was running my Lesco signs through the printer as well. The signs just didn't hold up in wind, much less rain.

    About the not bleeding thing......

    Just last week I got a call from a HOA looking for service in 2005. They saw my application sign posted at another neighborhood entrance in the area.

    The HOA people won't pull the sign that often, so it is essentially a free ad. If I get this new account, the Blackburn signs will have paid for themselves already.

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