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Road & Regulatory Signs
A regulatory sign is a type of traffic sign intended to instruct road users on what they must or should do (or not do) under a given set of circumstances. The term regulatory sign describes a range of signs that are used to indicate or reinforce traffic laws, regulations or requirements which apply either at all times or at specified times or places upon a street or highway, the disregard of which may constitute a violation.


Traffic & Warning Signs
A warning sign is a type of traffic sign that indicates a hazard ahead on the road that may not be readily apparent to a driver. These signs typically warn of a dangerous or unusual condition ahead and usually have a yellow background with black letters or symbols.


Temporary Conditions & Construction Signs
A temporary condition or construction traffic sign is erected to warn drivers of unexpected temporary driving conditions such as road work zones, diversions, detours, lane closures or traffic control people on the road. They are usually diamond-shaped with an orange background and black letters or symbols.


Neighbourhood & Guide & Tourism & Commercial Signs
Information signs give information about direction and distance, usually guiding drivers to destinations, facilities, services and attractions. Often these signs have names of locations with an arrow pointing towards the direction of the destination and a number giving the approximate distance.


Parking Control Signs
There are a number of types of parking control signs such as Permissive Parking signs, No Parking signs, No Standing signs, and No Stopping signs.

As all situations are not covered, many local governments have established their own standards or by-laws in addition to those found within the Regulatory Signs section.


Safety Signs
Industrial safety signs are some of the best ways to alert your employees and visitors about the potential hazards at the workplace. These signs also can help reinforce safe handling procedures and may in fact be a defense against industrial accident.


Street Name Signs
There are many details that differ from one town or city to the next. For example, the color of the street signs is not always the same. While green is extremely common, there are many other colours that are used often including but not limited to white and blue. Some street signs are plain, only containing text. Others are full of other information such as the town logo, numbers, or other symbols such as an arrow or a poppy. The one thing that never changes is that all street signs are easy to read.


Posts & Markers
We carry a complete line of galvanized heavy duty U Channel posts, round and square posts, cement base posts and impact recovery posts to mount signs. In this section you will also find road markers such as: fire hydrant, impact utility, highway delineator, tubular, road edge delineator, and flexible delineator road and highway markers.


Mechanical Advertising carries a complete line of signage hardware for all of your signage needs. We have attempted to illustrate a variety of hardware to suit typical project needs and while our selection is extensive, please contact us for assistance if you do not see the hardware you require.


Work Zone Supplies
Whether it’s portable sign stands, construction zone warning signs, warning flags, safety vests, barricades, traffic cones or construction barrels, Mechanical Advertising has the item you need to make your work site safe. We manufacture and distribute many industrial and traffic safety products. While we have attempted to illustrate the most common products supplied, please contact us if you do not see the product you require.


Custom Signs
Have your own layout or design for a sign? Or perhaps you want to modify an existing sign within our pages or elsewhere. We will work with you to customize your sign and meet your specific requirements. From coroplast and poly to plywood, aluminum and steel, we have many options for you to select from when choosing your substrate.


Sign Blanks
Available material includes Aluminum, Steel, Wood, and Pre-paint aluminum.Here you will find a variety of sign blanks based on MTO specifications. To suit your needs, custom sizes can be easily ordered, tailored to your specific requirements.


Reflective & Vinyl Material
From Engineer Grade Prismatic to Diamond Grade high performance reflective sign sheeting, we distribute a full line of rolled material. We also carry in stock many other products, including vinyl and graphic film.