Monday, October 15, 2018

Other Uses for LED Lights

These lights aren't only used in signage, they are used in some household items too!

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Ever since LED lighting did wonders to homes and offices all around the globe, people's creative juices have not stopped flowing. Aside from scrolling LED signs, digital signboards, and open signslight-emitting diodes have been used in many unexpected, somewhat weird ways. They've been incorporated into so many other products that would make you say, "oh yeah, why didn't I think of that!" So without further ado, here are five other uses for LED lights that we secretly enjoy too.


Illuminating party balloons

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What could make a party a blast? LED balloons, of course! Colorful party balloons stay lit at night, adding an atmospheric glow to the place. There are other versions in which they are filled with helium gas and tied up with LED strings. So you can make “blinking balloons” fly at night! Indeed, LEDs can transform a party into the most unforgettable event of the year.


Lighting up pet collar and harness

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The pet collar and harness with LED lights are perfect for hoomans who love to walk their dogs at night or in the wee hours of the morning. In case these dogs run off once becoming leash-free, you can easily find them because they are actually glowing. It helps motorists see them in the dark too, so these LED collars and harnesses are great for dog safety.


Making bikes safer and so much cooler!

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Source: Instructables.com | LiquidHandWash
As with the pet harness, LED-infused bike wheels are perfect for street safety. Any bike rider would be visible in the dark, lessening the risk for accidents. Although these wheel add-ons are available in stores, some people go with DIY, and the results are amazingly cool!


Illuminating umbrellas

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These LED umbrellas make any gloomy rainy day all the way brighter and fun. It will make you stand out from a crowd of solid-colored umbrella-carrying people. Also, motorists will also be able to see you in the dark, even in zero visibility, making you safer in the streets at night or during a heavy storm.


Transforming shower heads into futuristic bathroom fixtures

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Lastly, even shower heads now come with LED lights. They give a futuristic feel to the bathroom especially if the shower head is chrome. Some are made with multiple color changing lights, making your bathroom the coolest one in town. Plus, you can get a matching LED sink or tub too!

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Have you come across other products that have LED lights? Do share in the comments below!



Monday, October 8, 2018

The Travel Industry Needs LED Signs

Learn why the travel industry benefits from LED signs.

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The travel industry never dies; there are people traveling to another state or continent every day. During peak seasons, airports and travel agencies may be very busy. They already expect that more people will fly during the holidays and being short in staff may pose as a problem. One solution for this is to install LED signs. Wonder how these signs can make workflow smoother and faster? Read on.

Here are five ways LED signs can help businesses in the travel industry especially during peak seasons:


1. Flight schedules


While waiting for their flights, they can easily check the times of the available flights without having to leave their seats. They can also be informed immediately in case of delays or change in times.


2. Current flight and hotel rates


As for travel agencies, these signs are great for displaying the current airfare rates, accommodation rates, and latest or last-minute promotions. These signs can also be used to flash the current number being served in case there are long waiting lines.

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3. Directions and instructions


LED signs are great for helping tourists navigate the area. They can also display instructions; much better if you program these messages in the scrolling LED signs in different languages. Simple scrolling arrows will also do when you need to direct them to a particular entrance or exit.


4. News and other important announcements


These signs are beneficial with information dissemination. If there are news updates, weather updates, or upcoming local events, they can be easily flashed on the screens and customers will be informed right away. This will make things easier for the staff as they don’t need to constantly remind customers about important information via megaphone or overhead speakers.


5. Support local businesses


LED signs can also be used to promote local businesses. You can support souvenir shops, the best restaurants in the area, and other tourist spots by flashing their contact information and social media accounts. It’s also a great way to promote the local area’s hashtag and encourage people to use them when they post their photos online. Plus, it’s another way to engage with the tourists.

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If you are a business in the travel industry and looking for LED signs, head on to AffordableLED.com. Shop for programmable LED signs, open signs, indoor LED signs, as well as storefront signs that you need.


Monday, October 1, 2018

Reasons Why Schools Need LED Signs

Find out the top ways LED signs benefit schools and universities.

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As with any business, LED signs give benefits to learning institutions as well. It’s been a blessing to schools and universities because these signs make communication flow faster and more accurately. And if you are wondering what these benefits are, read on. This week, we’ll be briefly discussing five reasons schools need LED signs.

Cost-effective

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Aside from consuming less energy, LED signs also cut costs due to the less use of paper, ink, and printer. There is no need to regularly make posters or signs and just throw them afterward. With LED signs, all you have to do is program your message and display for everyone to see.

Improves safety

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If there is an emergency LED signs will be able to immediately deliver the instructions to students and faculty. You can announce weather updates easily or hazards students should watch out for. Since LEDs are very bright, people will be able to see them even when there is fire smoke.

Help boost school spirit

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When students see the school’s motto or song lyrics flashing on the scrolling LED sign, they will more than likely cheer along. This is especially true during school sports events and other shows. A LED sign is also a great medium to flash the current scores of the school championships, just like a digital scoreboard.

Faster communication

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With these signs, the school can post real-time updates and other announcements. There is no need to hold a faculty meeting with the faculty and then send the message out to all the students. Not only does it save time it also saves effort and money.

Reach out to parents

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Parents get to stay connected with these signs when they are dropping their kids off or collecting them. One good example is when there is an announcement regarding events or other important school news. If there has been a change in class schedules, parents would know immediately and will be able to bring their child to school at the right time.

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Do you manage a learning institution? It's time you invest in LED signs now. Shop them at AffordableLED.com



Monday, September 24, 2018

Why More Workplaces are Switching to LED Lighting

Maybe it’s time you make the switch too.

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We've discussed so many times how LED lighting gives so many benefits to everyone, how energy-efficient these lights are. It may be a big investment, but the returns are much, much bigger. More homes have made the switch, and so are the workplaces. Wondering why this is becoming a trend? This week, we’ll discuss why more and more offices are upgrading their lighting to LED.

Health

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Not all people know that lighting actually affects health. If the light in your work area is poor, it can cause eye discomfort and to some, lethargy. Some may also get headaches, dizziness, and even develop a type of depression. Seasonal Affective Disorder is caused by the seasonal change which usually occurs in fall and winter. The symptoms of this depression can be lessened by light therapy boxes.

Safety

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Because LED lights emit a very bright light, they remain visible even when there’s fire smoke. That is why it’s highly advisable to get emergency LED signs in the workplace, exits, and stairwells. In a typical workday, having these lights will allow workers to be fully aware of their surroundings and prevent the chances of them tripping or bumping into equipment or furniture.

Corporate Social Responsibility

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Switching to LED lighting in your office is definitely a corporate social responsibility effort. You get to reduce energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions. This is something to be shared with the industry of your business so more and more offices would do the same.

Productivity

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For some people, poor lighting highly affects their productivity. For example, a production room should have really bright lighting to ensure that all work is done correctly. This is very much the case in some factories where the work is done by hand. According to studies, cooler blue light makes people more productive. Aside from productivity, proper lighting can also improve one’s mood, alertness, and energy.

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Need LED signs for your office? It’s time you make the switch; head on to AffordableLED.com and shop that sign your office needs.


Monday, September 17, 2018

Different Types of Storefront LED Signs

There is a LED sign for every business.

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Today, there are many types of LED signs available in the market. We are far more energy-efficient now than we were decades ago when neon signs were the most used ones. You can get signs for outdoors and ones for indoors, as well as programmable scrolling signs that are of different sizes. And because not all businesses may be aware that there are many storefront LED signs available now, we decided to turn the spotlight on them. Here below are the different types of storefront LED signs available in our website:


Coffee Shop Signs


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Make your restaurant or coffee shop even cozier and welcoming with a coffee shop sign. You can choose from one that says Coffee, Espresso, Cappuccino, or Open with an animated cup of coffee. Their animations will sure catch the attention of any person craving a cup any time of the day.


Restaurant Signs


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Make people hungrier and crave for more food with your animated LED signs. Choose from a variety of units such as Beer, Chinese Food, Burritos, Tacos. Hot Dogs, Sushi, Donuts, and more. People would not need to wonder what food and drinks you are offering with these signs.


Beauty Shop Signs


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Salons and barbershops today offer not just haircuts but a whole variety of services. One way to let passers-by know is to show your other services via these LED signs. You can get one that says Hair, Massage, Facial, Nails, Skin Care, Tattoo, or Spa. These flashing signs can also encourage your current customers to avail of another service.


General Store Sign


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Lastly, we also offer general store LED signs. These include ATM, Mailbox, Shoes, Dry Clean, Pharmacy, Cleaners, Tobacco, Cigars, Liquor, Jewelry, and more. You can also get one that says Drive-Thru if your business does have a drive-thru window and Wi-Fi if you have free Internet in your shop. In case you can't find one that fits your business, you can always get an outdoor scrolling LED sign which you can customize with any message.

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Want to see all of our storefront LED signs? Check them all out at AffordableLED.com!