Line Painting isn't just about setting out designated parking spots and improving road safety. Sometimes the flow of an area can be enhanced by adding signage that provides extra information to drivers.
Why not include signage in your line painting package?
This type of informative signage usually designates where traffic can and can't go and they can be categorised as mandatory, prohibition, warning and traffic signs - extending to class 1 reflective. All of these signs comply with the relevant Australian Standards. We can also make custom information signs for individual site safety requirements.
One of the biggest problems with this type of signage is that companies often understand its importance, but then go ahead and do it themselves using the wrong type of line painting techniques. This can cause all sorts of problems, usually resulting in amateurish and non-professional line painting that needs to be redone by the professionals.
The three biggest problems we see when non-professionals have tried to do their own signage are as follows:
- Using cheap paint: You can't use a cheap paint for line marking and signage, because it will end up costing you more money in the long run This is because the cheap paints not only look unprofessional, but they also don't last very long, particularly in extreme weather, fading quickly and needing to be repainted much sooner than you might have anticipated.
- Using the wrong paint: Even if you buy a more expensive paint, if it isn't the right type for line painting and signage, you will still have wasted your time and money. For example, at G & T Linemarking, we use specialist weatherborne paint for car park lines and signage, because it is long lasting and looks sharp.
- Not prepping the surfaces: Whenever road surfaces, car parks or warehouses are line marked, the surfaces need to be prepped before the paint is applied. This is why we always water blast the surfaces to remove contaminants and debris that will prevent the paint adhering to the surfaces and jeopardising the professional finish.
With G & T Linemarking, you can be sure of a professional and long lasting finish to your line marking and signage for roads, warehouses, carparks and factories.
If you believe that the flow of traffic on your property or site can be improved by setting up additional signage, call us on 0423 832 531 to discuss your requirements.