How and Why

Why do you dig a hole into the ground vs. using a stake with the post attached to it?
By digging the hole into the ground, Oakley Sign Installation is able to provide a much more stable post which will not lean over time. Since the sign is a ...
Mon, 28 Jul, 2014 at 7:38 AM
How deep does the hole go?
On average, the post is dug 18" - 24" into the ground. This is what is needed to provide the unsurpassed stability...especially in windy areas suc...
Mon, 28 Jul, 2014 at 7:38 AM
Have you ever considered driving a steel stake into the ground and then securing the post as opposed to digging a hole?
This has been considered, but not used since over time (as little as a month) the post will begin to lean. This does not allow the sign to represent the rea...
Mon, 28 Jul, 2014 at 7:38 AM
What do you do with the hole when the sign is removed?
Our installers carry buckets of dirt in their vans each day. When the post is removed, the hole is filled and packed with the dirt to make it level with the...
Mon, 28 Jul, 2014 at 7:39 AM
Do you actually try to dig "post holes" in the dead of winter?
Yes. Our installers are equipped with an auger to assist in making the hole. In fact, it is easier for a hole to be dug in winter than driving a steel stake...
Mon, 28 Jul, 2014 at 7:39 AM
Why does OSI’s signpost look different from my previous post?
The key to marketing is to standout from the other products on the market. In this case, the signpost is that opportunity. Our signpost adds a more contempo...
Mon, 28 Jul, 2014 at 7:39 AM
The signpost seems taller? Is it? Why?
Yes! OSI’s posts generally stand 6’ – 6’ 6” above ground. This is almost a foot taller than the others in the Chicagoland area. This is significant because ...
Mon, 28 Jul, 2014 at 7:39 AM
How do riders attach to the top crossarm?
Unlike other posts, OSI’s post does not have a slot for the rider on the top crossbar. The reason that this slot is not there is because for a slot to work,...
Mon, 28 Jul, 2014 at 7:39 AM