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NOTICE 03/25/24: IPI is temporarily not accepting any new refurbishing requests due to a pending equipment repair.

Refurbishing your existing signs through IPI can offer you an estimated 40-45%* savings compared to purchasing new signs!

Refurbished signs are sanded, cleaned, and optionally re-faced with your choice of sign face. IPI can face with either Hi-Intensity Prismatic (HIP) or Diamond Grade Cubed (DGC) sheeting.

  • Old signs must be at least 12" x 12" in size and be free of excessive bends or damage
  • Old signs must be made with aluminum substrate only **steel signs are not accepted**
  • The sanding process will slightly reduce the thickness of the aluminum

Refurbishing saves your organization approximately 40-45% off of the cost of new signs!*

  • Sand & clean old sign only: $1.85 / square foot
  • Refurbish old sign with new message: $2.00 / square foot
    - Includes sand, clean and application of new face
    - Faces sold separately
  • Cut existing signs to a new size: $3.00 each
  • Punch new holes in sign: $1.00 each

Refurbishing signs with IPI is easy! The process is as follows:

  1. Customer requests a pickup for existing signs including quantities and sizes of signs (fill out the form to the right or call 800-332-7922). Pickups of 50lbs or larger must be banded or properly secured to a pallet. 
  2. IPI's Anamosa Warehouse will schedule a pickup with the designated contact at your organization.
  3. IPI will provide you a list of signs that we are able to refurbish. IPI reserves the right to reject any sign that IPI staff determines is unacceptable for refurbishing; rejected signs will be returned or can be recycled at no charge.
  4. Customer provides IPI list of messages and materials to be put on the signs.
  5. IPI will provide you an order acknowledgement with all of your refurbished sign details and pricing.
  6. Upon your approval, IPI will perform the work requested.

For additional assistance with your refurbished sign order, please contact Customer Service at 800-332-7922 or ipicustomerservice@iowa.gov.

*Savings based on refurbished signs with HIP faces vs. HIP signs on .080 aluminum.

To request of a pickup of signs to be refurbished, please fill out the form below.