Stonehouse Blog and Safety News

Mon, 2011-03-28
How fast is lightning fast?  Is it the blink of an eye?  The flash you see before you hear the thunder?  The response time of your new, super-fast computer?  In relation to your business, it might be an order that you don’t have to think about- before you even wonder where it is... Read Full Story
Thu, 2014-03-20
Image of Stonehouse Signs Custom Baked Enamel Sign for Petaluma Water Ways
The city of Petaluma, located in Sonoma County in Northern California, has been working to revitalize their riverfront and adjacent trail areas for many years. The recent revitalization effort have taken off, and the city’s vision for a 7.5 mile long interconnected network of trails with launch... Read Full Story
Mon, 2014-03-03
Image of Stonehouse Signs Emergency Exit Sign
March 2 – 8, 2014 is Severe Weather Preparedness Week. The annual week, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), is designed to raise awareness of the importance of preparing for severe weather conditions before they... Read Full Story
Fri, 2014-02-28
Image of Stonehouse Signs Hybrid Vehicle Parking Sign
Stonehouse Signs is committed to delivering the best possible visual communication solutions for businesses. So if your parking lot needs signs that are more descriptive than “No Parking,” we have a variety of standard, Change It Up® and custom parking sign options to meet your specific needs.In... Read Full Story
Fri, 2014-02-21
Image of Stonehouse Sign - Safety First Report All Unsafe Conditions
Recently the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB), a federal agency that evaluates industrial chemical accidents and provides safety recommendations to businesses and regulatory agencies such as OSHA, officially listed a “deficiency safety culture” as one of the root causes of a refinery explosion that... Read Full Story
Mon, 2014-02-17
J.W. Stonehouse Examines One of His Colorado Bell Code Signs.
Incorporated on February 17, 1914 in Colorado, Stonehouse Signs has been part of the sign community for 150 years and part of the Denver business community for over 100 years. Stonehouse Signs, a Colorado company that manufactures standard and custom safety signs, safety tags and custom... Read Full Story
Fri, 2014-02-14
Image of Stonehouse Signs Change It Up Service
Stonehouse Signs is known to their loyal customers for its “Change It Up®” service. But what exactly does that mean, and how does it help the average customer when purchasing safety signs or safety tags?What Is It? At its core, the “Change It Up” service allows customers to modify the look or... Read Full Story
Fri, 2014-02-07
The J.W. Stonehouse Font, Exclusively Created and Used by Stonehouse Signs
In the late 1920s, J.W. Stonehouse began producing his safety signs in a special font he created.  J.W. developed the font to be both effective and visually appealing on his safety sign products, which at the time were made to communicate the mining bell alarm system to coal miners. Why did J.... Read Full Story
Thu, 2014-01-30
Image for Article Stonehouse Signs Service is “Excellent. 10 out of 10!”
Kristi Lengyel of Walk2Class recently worked with Stonehouse Signs, and she was extremely pleased with her custom results!Ms. Lengyel is the Property/Operations Manager for Walk2Class, a collection of apartment buildings catering to students in Illinois. She contacted Pat Powers, one of Stonehouse... Read Full Story
Thu, 2014-01-23
OSHA’s Changing Role in the Safety Industry
Since OSHA was established by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, worker fatalities have dropped from an estimated 14,000 in 1970 to 4,500 in 2010. This is the equivalent of reducing fatalities from 38 per day in 1970 to 12 per day in 2010. This, coupled with the explosive growth in... Read Full Story
Fri, 2014-01-17
Stonehouse Signs Recognizes National Ski Areas Association Safety Month
Stonehouse Signs recognizes Safety Month, sponsored by the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA). As a Supplier Member, Stonehouse will also attend NSAA’s Winter Conference & Tradeshow, taking place January 21 – 23, 2014 in Steamboat, Colorado.Stonehouse Signs, a Colorado company that... Read Full Story