When you choose U.S. Press as your printer, you will receive a
vinyl banner with grommets. The spacing is every 2’ to make hanging your banner as easy as
possible. There are multiple different hanging accessories that can
be used to display banners. What’s more, they circumvent the need
for any tools or appliances, meaning that displaying your banner is
a simple operation. The most popular hanging materials include the
make great hanging devices, allowing you to hang a banner with the
attached corner grommets. Hook the cord through the grommet and
attach the other end to an anchor point. Make sure the bungee cords
Zip ties or carabineers
are great tools for attaching outdoor banners to fence posts or
chain link fences, and will hold the banner in place on a windy day.
Suction cups or even Velcro
are useful options for indoor display purposes, and are especially
useful when attaching a banner to a smooth surface, like a painted
is the old stand by for hanging banners in all sorts of
circumstances. Inexpensive, durable and available at your local
hardware store, you can’t go wrong with nylon rope.
Where to Display Your Banner:
There are multiple places to hang a banner as well. They don’t have
to be relegated to walls or fences. Alternatives include hanging
your banner from a flagpole or between two posts. Indoor options
include hanging your banner on the front of a table or counter.
Banners can even be hung from the ceiling! These options generally
mean you’ll need to utilize some of the fastening materials above
and the banner’s hanging grommets.
If you really want to go all out, you can break out the power tools
and drill holes in a wall or other surface and attach hanging hooks
for your banners. This is especially useful for exterior surfaces
like a brick or concrete wall and can be a good option when you need
a longer-term outdoor sign. Just make sure you’re committed, as this
is a permanent modification to the structure.
But it’s hard to beat the look of a banner hanging by itself on the
exterior of a building!
These are some of the many methods and places that you can hang a
banner. If you have any other questions, you can always call your
U.S. Press account manager for more options and ideas. If you are
thinking of designing your own graphics for your banner, you may
want to read
Designing and Preparing Artwork for Large Format Printing. The tips in that article may save you time and will help you
understand what is required for large print. Also understanding
CMYK vs. RGB: The Color Systems for Printing and Design
is another article that will help you with selecting the right tools
to do the design work.