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Three Ways to Prevent Wind Damage to Your Vinyl Banner

Banners are a great way to display your message and promote your business, yet the forces of mother nature often make maintaining vinyl banners a challenge. Since banners act like wind sails, gusty days can eventually wear on the material, compromise the installation and degrade the visibility of your message.

Many of our customers  request to have wind vents cut into the banners to help reduce wind damage. But are “wind vents” the right way to solve this problem? After 30 years of printing banners for the Charlottesville and Central Virginia area, we have learned there are better ways to preserve the life of your banner.

We do not recommend wind vents on your outdoor banner. Slicing several holes in a banner detracts from the appearance, and often makes your message difficult to read. The amount of wind stress relieved by wind slits is very small, less than 10%  – not worth […]

Frosted Etched Privacy Glass for Businesses

Office Window Glass with frosted etched vinyl

Charlottesville Business Custom Privacy Frosted Vinyl

Add an elegant “etched” look to your doors and windows with frosted vinyl graphics. Frosted vinyl is transparent enough to let light through, but opaque enough to offer privacy. Logos and designs can be included, or full color graphics can even printed onto the vinyl. Frosted vinyl can be used both indoors and outdoors.

We can help you choose the style and installation method that works best for your business. Contact us at info@htsva.com or call us at 434-974-7900 to get started.


ORCA Coolers and Cups make great gifts!

Hand holding Orca drinkware customized by Hightech Signs Charlottesville

Big news! Hightech Signs is now an authorized dealer for ORCA drinkware and cooler products

ORCA (short for Outdoor Recreation Company of America) products are quickly becoming the most popular insulated drinkware and specialized cooler company in the U.S.  ORCA offers a full line of stainless steel drinkware, which includes the Chaser, Café, Rocket and Chasertini. Available in an array of designs and styles, ORCA’s drinkware will hold ice for up to 24 hours, and heat for up to 6 hours, making it the best on the market. ORCA coolers and cups are bright, colorful, custom and fun, but their products are still tough enough to handle whatever life’s adventures bring.

Hightech signs is very proud to be an authorized ORCA dealer for the Charlottesville, Virginia region. We can customize your mug or cooler (available in an array of colors and […]

Charlottesville Engraving Holiday Gifts

Charlottesville’s favorite engraving shop has something  for everyone on your holiday shopping list

From personalized desk sets, to laser-cut custom ornaments, our unique selection of engraved gifts will delight your loved-ones this year.

Not sure what to choose? Please stop by our friendly shop and view our selection of engraved Jefferson cups, mugs and plaques.

We’re located on highway 29, across from Walmart. Our engraver would be happy to give you a cost estimate and work with you on a design. We’ve been engraving customized gifts and awards for more than 20 years. For engraving services with personalized service, contact us today.


Charlottesville Engraving Gifts Customized Flas

Charlottesville Holiday Gift Guide

Shop local this holiday season! Hightech Signs has unique gift options for your loved ones. Custom engraved drinkware, ornaments and keepsakes are popular gifts. We can also make custom wall decals and personalized signs and plaques. Our designers can help you create the perfect gift.

Custom Carved Signs at Wintergreen

We love working with the creative craftspeople of the Charlottesville area.

Dick  Billings at Dick’s Mailboxes makes these fabulous signs as popular additions to Wintergreen Resort homes. We provide the CNC routing for his carved design and he custom paints each one for his customers.

Browse our gallery of carved signs to see more samples of custom carved signs.


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