How long do neon signs last?

How long do neon signs last?

Neon lights are composed of various parts, each with a different life. So it might be hard for you to put an exact number on how long you can expect your neon light to last. But worry not because we’re here to make answering this question a lot easier.  

Transformer Life 

You can expect your neon sign transformer to endure up to 8 to 15 years. The numbers exclusively rely upon how much and how you use the signs. Signs placed indoors are safe from the elements and can last longer than those signs that are placed outdoors, for example on the terrace or in the garden.

Transformers might be harmed by direct daylight, so if they are placed outside and subjected to the sun, they can not last as long as indoor signs. 

Tube Life 

Iridescent neon glass tubes in the neon signs commonly last around 8 to 15 years. If put in the right climate and maintained, they could last you well and long. Coatings keep the tube going for up to 7 to 10 years, depending on the sign's brilliance and utilization. 


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Phosphorus coatings that give tone to the neon tubes last from 7-10 years. When it starts to give way, a neon sign expert can recoat them. This current covering's period of usability can be impacted by how much and with what strength the sign is utilized. 

Power Supply 

Issues with temperamental power supply can likewise impact how long the sign keeps going. At the point when the sign is introduced, you ought to educate the project worker about this. An expert neon sign maker will ensure that the framework is adequate. 

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Tips to Help Maintain Your Neon Sign 

Neon lights are ensured to make any place more splendid. We ought not to underestimate it. To ensure it endures, here are a few tips on the best way to ensure your neon sign lives a long life! 

Keep it clean! 

Keeping your signs clean is the main way of extending its life. The more residue and grime accumulate in your neon signs, the lesser it fills its need. It will ultimately become dull. 

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Ensure your sign is turned off before beginning to clean it. It might look harmless, yet it's controlled by a transformer that might trigger a shock. To eliminate dust, you can use a vacuum cleaner or a paintbrush to brush the residue away. However, for signs that have amassed grime, you might have to use chemical cleaners and use a delicate fabric to wipe the grime. 

Try not to Unplug! 

In all honesty, you're in an ideal situation leaving the neon sign connected consistently, regardless of whether you're washing it or fixing it. This is by winding down the neon sign and putting more mileage on the neon sign transformer all the time than simply turning it on.

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