Production time varies from 5 to 10 business days, then the item ships via UPS ground. Generally, it takes between 2.5 to 3.5 weeks to receive your sign after you make payment. We do not offer expedited service or shipping at this time.
They do look very similar, but the preview is only meant to get a rough idea of what the sign will look like. The fonts and colors on the website are a close match, but are not exact, and our sign builders do need to make adjustments to fit "the real world". We can, for example, stretch the letters to make them taller
Here's an example of a design preview, and the resulting final sign:
These are indoor use signs. They are bright enough to be placed in the windowfront to be viewed outdoors, but they do not have a heavy-duty outdoor power supply, and are not in a waterproof enclosure. We can create custom outdoor signs, but the cost is quite high...$600 and up. Contact Us if you are still interested.
We do have reasonably priced outdoor Neon signs here, but they are not customizable.