This page has many useful house sign related links found by us or suggested by customers. If you need advice on house numbering or naming your house, looking for some speciality fonts for your sign or need a quick source of pictorials, you will find many useful links on this page.
The web sites below offer help and advice on House Signs, House Numbering and House Names
Advice from the Avon Ambulance and Paramedic service highlighting the difficulty they encounter trying to find home addresses during emergency call outs. It contains useful guidelines for recommended sizes of numbers and where to position your house numbers to help them find your home in emergencies
A great web site showing what its like being a pizza delivery driver in the USA. They have a useful page showing how and where to position house numbers so delivery people can see them easily and get the pizza to their customers piping hot!
Great site for house name suggestions. If you are stuck on what name to call your house or even your boat, new pet or new baby, this site will offer thousands of suggestions - you can even ask the forum users for their suggestions and comment on names.
We stumbled across this site run by house number enthusiast David Callan showing various styles of house numbers fitted to homes in different parts of the world. You can even send him your own photo of your house and number plaque to show the world.
Web Sites giving free fonts and images to download - useful when designing a sign
If you want a hand painted pictorial on your sign but need some kind of picture of the subject to show us, try the google image search with your key word in the search bar. This utility is bound to come up with a suitable photo or drawing for us to go by. We found a photograph for the owl pictorial on the house plaque shown above this way.
Another brilliant source of pictures for artwork that our sign artists can use to go by. - If you would like a hand painted pictorial - say of a rabbit painted on your plaque, just type in ‘rabbit’ in the search bar and - hey presto you will have dozens of pictures of rabbits from all over the Internet. Then e-mail us the link to the picture you like most and our artists will be able to utilise the picture for their source inspiration and artwork
This site has many unusual fonts you can download. Celtic, Gaelic, Old English style, script fonts, Art Neuvo, Art Deco etc. You can install them on your computer and try them out with your House Name or Address and then send your chosen font name to us to use on your sign
This site can point you to different sites giving details of coats of arms and family crests for over 800,00 surnames. So if you would like your family crest hand painted on one of our house plaques, you can probably find it through this site.
This excellent site was designed by Ash Midcalf for Birdwatchers. If you need a picture of a species of bird, you will most likely find it here. The site has many excellent detailed illustrations of most wild birds to see and download.