How to Install a Neon Sign?

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Ways to Install a Neon Sign

Neon signs have become a popular choice for stylish and eye-catching decor. Here's a guide on how to install a neon sign, covering the tools you'll need, mounting options, and how to hide wires.

Tools You'll Need:

  • Drill and drill bit
  • Wall anchors
  • Screws
  • Hanging wires (optional)
  • Stand (optional)
  • 3M strips (optional)
  • Acrylic board
  • Cushions
  • Screw nuts
  • Remote (for operating the sign)

Mounting Options:

Wall Mounting using screws:

  • Drill holes in the wall.
  • Insert wall anchors.
  • Screw the sign onto the wall.

Hanging or suspending by wires:

  • Pass wires through holes in the acrylic board.
  • Hang the sign as desired.

Sitting on a table using a stand:

  • Place the sign on a stand.

Attaching to a surface using 3M strips:

  • Attach the sign to a surface without drilling holes.

Installation Steps:


  • Find a friend for assistance if the sign is large.
  • Handle the sign carefully to avoid damage.
  • Hold the sign by the acrylic board when carrying.

Wall Mounting:

  1. Mark drill spots on the wall.
  2. Drill holes and insert wall anchors.
  3. Screw the sign onto the wall.

Hanging with Wires:

  1. Pass wires through acrylic board holes.
  2. Hang the sign.

Using a Stand:

  1. Place the sign on the stand.

Using 3M Strips:

  1. Tear apart the strip, click it together.
  2. Stick it on the acrylic back.
  3. Press the sign against the wall after removing the remaining liner.
  4. Wait 1 hour and realign the sign to the strips.

Hiding the Wires:

  • Neon signs come with clear cables and plug adapters.
  • To hide wires, use a sign with a colored acrylic board or hard-wire the cable into the wall.
  • Note: Hard-wiring eliminates remote control functionality.

Operating the Sign:

  • Connect the LED controller to the clear cable and the adapter.
  • Ensure batteries in the remote.
  • Use the remote to control the neon sign.
  • Keep the remote in a safe place to avoid loss or damage.

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