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Sandwich Boards

Sandwich boards, also known as A-frame signs or sidewalk signs, are freestanding advertising displays typically consisting of two connected boards hinged at the top. They resemble the shape of the letter “A” when fully open, hence the name.

There are several different kinds of sandwich boards available, including:

  1. Chalkboard Sandwich Boards: These boards have a surface made of chalkboard material, allowing businesses to customize their messages and promotions by writing directly on the board using chalk or chalk markers.
  2. Dry Erase Sandwich Boards: Similar to chalkboard sandwich boards, these have a surface that can be written on using dry erase markers, making it easy to update messages and information as needed.
  3. Poster Display Sandwich Boards: These boards have snap frames or slots where posters can be inserted and displayed. This type allows for quick and easy change of graphics or promotional materials.
  4. Customizable Insert Sandwich Boards: These boards have inserts or panels that can be customized with printed graphics, logos, or messages. The inserts can be made from various materials such as acrylic, metal, or PVC.

Sandwich boards are important for several reasons:

  1. Cost-Effective Advertising: Sandwich boards provide an affordable advertising option for businesses, particularly small and local establishments. They offer a high level of visibility and can effectively attract the attention of passersby.
  2. Versatility and Flexibility: With sandwich boards, businesses can easily change their messages, promotions, or offers as frequently as needed. This flexibility allows for timely and relevant communication with potential customers.
  3. Location Flexibility: Sandwich boards can be placed strategically outside the business premises or in high foot traffic areas, capturing the attention of pedestrians and motorists alike. Their portable nature enables businesses to relocate them easily to target different areas.
  4. Increase Brand Awareness: By prominently displaying business names, logos, and branding elements, sandwich boards help increase brand recognition and awareness among the local community.
  5. Informative and Directional: Sandwich boards can provide essential information such as operating hours, special offers, upcoming events, or directional signage to guide customers to the business location. This improves customer experience and enhances the chances of attracting potential customers.

Overall, sandwich boards are a valuable advertising tool for businesses to increase visibility, attract customers, convey messages, and promote their products or services in a cost-effective and versatile manner.

Sandwich Board Sign Replaceable Inserts and Displays

The main advantage of sandwich board signs is they allow you to change the displays while keeping the structure. Premium quick-change sidewalk sandwich board signs further facilitate changing the inserts. Purchase coroplast or Sintra signs insert to replace them. The size for the inserts are 24”x36”.

We design Sandwich Boards

Do you need a sandwich board for your sidewalk but do not have a design? Color Right Now has you covered, check out our graphic design services! We have been proudly designing and printing sandwich boards for businesses, and organizations for over 25 years.

You can design your own sign

Check out our HOW TO page to learn which free software’s we recommend to create your own digital print file for your project.


Are you not sure what questions to ask when inquiring about having your next project printed? Our Frequently Asked Questions page answers all the most common questions people ask us.

How much do Sandwich Boards cost?

Prices are indicated on the left. If you need something different than the sizes or quantities listed,  request an estimate and receive a quick reply.

We are more than sandwich board printers

Floor decals are great for directional signs and accompany the various types of signage to get your messages out. Custom clear window decals are perfect for adding custom signage to your store-front windows or doors. Illumiate your message with Backlit Film signs. They are an excellent way to have your message pop out as an outdoor storefront sign or an indoor menu board.

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