PVC banners versus mesh banners: choosing the best for your business

Indoor Overhead Banners

You’ve decided you need a banner for your business, but you’re not sure whether to go for PVC or mesh. There are advantages to both, but it’s worth thinking through the options before you make your final decision. The choice is likely to be affected by the purpose, size and location of your banner. Here are some of the key benefits of both PVC and mesh banners.

Legoland Outdoor BannerPVC banners

If you’re considering using a PVC banner, you will find they offer a range of benefits including:

  • Great strength
  • Long-lasting durability
  • Versatility, as they come in all shapes and sizes
  • Excellent print quality
  • Adaptability, allowing you to use them both indoors and outdoors


Mesh banners

meshMesh banners offer all of the above benefits and tend to be priced at a similar rate. However, they also provide the following advantages:

  • Sheerness, so they don’t block out the light. This is particularly useful if you plan to hang your banner over a window, on scaffolding, on a balcony, or on any other surface where light needs to pass through
  • The ability to let wind and air pass through, making them particularly effective in windy areas, meaning that they will stand firm rather than flapping about in the wind, making them easier to read for passersby

Whether choosing a PVC banner or a mesh banner, it is important you use high-quality materials to ensure your banner stands the test of time and is able to withstand the elements if it is to be hung outdoors. Make sure you use large, easy-to-read fonts and clear images, without overcrowding your banner, to ensure that it can be read clearly, particularly if it will be displayed at some distance from the road or footpath.

At Big Value Banners we can help you choose the right materials for your banner campaign and give you advice about shape and size, as well as the talking you through the best place to position your banner. We provide exceptional material quality, including PVC, mesh and many other types of banner material, so you can rest assured your banner will be as effective as possible. If you would like to know more about our broad range of banners and printing options, contact Big Value Banners today on 01939 260 377.