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Optimize Your Sign’s Design

Your sign is the first impression you give to a hefty chunk of your new customers, so you want to make sure you’re making maximum impact. Here are some best practices for your signs design. Font Try to stick to one, maximum two different font types, and make sure the ones you have selected are [...]

January 19th, 2018|general, News|

Some Interesting Facts on Colour Psychology

Colour adds so much to our lives, and depending on our cultures and backgrounds, our emotional reactions to Colour can be deeply personal. There have been many attempts at pinpointing which colours evoke which emotions from the masses, but there are too many personal factors that contribute to how an individual reacts to the colours [...]

January 2nd, 2018|general, News|

Why You Should Upgrade to LED Signage

Low-maintenance. LEDs contain no hazardous chemicals, they are easy to clean and they run cool. They are ideal for outdoor application, and they are tough enough to require minimal protection. Worth the Investment.                   High-quality LED’s can run up to 100,000 hours – that outlasts both neon and fluorescent lighting options. That means fewer replacements [...]

December 18th, 2017|Go Green, News|

The Benefits of Signs

How do people learn about your business? Maybe your first thought was google, or social media. Signs are often overlooked from a marketing standpoint, but they are so important in the appearance of your brand. Great signage is critical to retail businesses. It attracts customers, it’s their first impression of your brand and it communicates [...]

December 12th, 2017|general, News|

Sign and Lighting Tech Lead Hand Wanted!

Are you an electrical technician with experience in multiple trades? Are you a true leader who is capable of getting the best out of your employees? Want to join an organization that takes pride in doing the right thing? If so, we've got the perfect role for you. One of Western Canada's leading specialists in [...]

June 28th, 2017|Careers, News|

Our Spring Newsletter is here!

Well technically its now summer, but here is Westcan Sign & Lighting Service's June Newsletter!

June 26th, 2017|News|

Our Newest Addition to the Fleet!

We recently purchased and set up a new 2017 Nissan Service Van. The van has a rh41 lift on it and can reach 41 foot working height. The rh41 lift is also better for the environment since it can run for several hours on battery power reducing the amount of vehicle idle time. [...]

June 21st, 2017|Go Green, News, safety|

Sign/Lighting Tech & Safety Officer – Stephen

We are doing features on Westcan's Sign/Lighting Technicians. This month's feature is Sign/Lighting Techician and Safety Officer Stephen Winrow. We asked Steve 6 questions: What was your first job? McDonald's, but my first full time job was as an auto body apprentice How long have you worked with Westcan Lighting? Almost 5 years What do [...]

June 21st, 2017|News, Our Employees, Sign/Lighting Technicians|

The Wait Is Over: Alberta Energy Rebates Have Arrived!

Years after most other jurisdictions took energy rebates for granted, the province of Alberta is finally getting with the times. Citizens are now incentivized to get greener and reduce their burden on the grid. LED lights are the key to saving energy, which means saving money. Incandescent, halogen, metal halide, and high pressure sodium bulbs are [...]

June 21st, 2017|Go Green, News|

Team Building

A group of staff from both Westcan Sign & Lighting and sister company Chris's Signs at North King Lodge in beautiful Camano Sound on the north west coast of BC for a team building weekend. This event has been an annual occurrence for the past 8 years, often with several other customers and affiliated companies [...]

June 21st, 2017|News, Our Employees|