ADA is an acronym for “Americans with Disabilities Act.” They are special signs that are specifically designed to provide people with disabilities access and functionality to business facilities. According to regulations, all ADA signs must present the same information to everyone irrespective of physical limitations.
Since there are several specifications that need to be met before your ADA signage will comply with federal law, you need an expert in this type of signage.
Mercury Signs is a household name in manufacturing and installing high-quality ADA signs to meet your business needs following the required specifications.
Our team of graphics and signage experts can help your establishment create signs with visual characters, tactile characters, and/or braille that will comply with the set regulations.
Though acrylic signs are more popular for their indoor sign functions, it can also be effectively utilized outdoors.
Some examples are signs found in office lobbies, restaurant counters, supermarket aisles, hospital walls, doors etc. They are especially durable and Mercury Signs remains your best option when choosing some of these exterior signs.
Apart from the designs, we also guide you through every step of the sign-making process. We also share our signage expertise and professional advice with you from design, production, placement, choice of materials to installation.
When it comes to ADA compliance, never settle for amateur business signs but one who understands the standards and requirements. Mercury Signs is that company.
ADA signs, short for Americans with Disabilities Act signs, are designed to ensure accessibility for individuals with disabilities. These signs comply with the regulations set by the ADA, providing essential information in a format that is easily understandable and usable by everyone.
ADA signs cover a range of information, including room identifications, restroom signs, wayfinding directions, and accessible entrances and exits. These signs use a combination of tactile text, Braille, contrasting colors, and universal symbols to make information accessible to people with visual and other disabilities.
Proper placement of ADA signs is crucial for providing equal access to spaces and information. Signs must be positioned at the correct height and location to be easily noticeable and reachable by individuals using wheelchairs or other mobility devices. This ensures that everyone can navigate a building or space independently and confidently.
ADA sign design has specific guidelines to guarantee visibility and legibility. Characters on signs must have specific heights and spacing, while colors and contrasts must be chosen to ensure readability for those with low vision. Additionally, signs should include tactile text and Grade 2 Braille, enabling people with visual impairments to read the information.
Building owners, property managers, and businesses are responsible for ensuring that their premises are accessible to everyone, including individuals with disabilities. This includes providing the necessary ADA signage to assist with navigation and communication. Consulting with ADA experts or signage professionals can help ensure compliance and the proper installation of these signs.