Snap frames buying a guide


Snap frame is a way of point sale display where posters and other relevant sale items are displayed. In simple terms, they are poster cases that have a frame that firmly holds a poster in the protective area. In most cases, they are wall mounted. However, there is some specification that allows the customer to have a snap frame that is not wall mounted and that which can be used over the counter. Find a frame that does not strain your budget and at the same time satisfies your needs, check on

The real essence of a snap frame is to protect your poster from direct sun ultraviolet light which results in breaching and discoloration of posters. The poster is thus assured of a long life. The poster is also protected from moisture. Snap frames come in various specifications. First-time buyers of a snap frame may find it challenging to select the suitable snap frame. How can one get the best snap frame?

Size of the snap frames

framesThe size of the snap frame will be dictated by the size of the poster. The size will also dictate different thing, example, ability to mount on the wall and the size of the snap frame. The common size of snap frames are sizes: A4, A3, A5, A6, and A0. Other bigger sizes are 40’by 20’ and 60’ by 40’. The use of the poster will determine the size of a frame. Advertisement posters need to be large and conspicuous. If your poster is designed for advertisement, go for the bigger sizes. Frames to be mounted on the wall should be large and conspicuous. Frames to be used over the counter should not be necessarily large.

Easiness to fix on the wall

As earlier said, most frames are designed to be fixed on a wall. Therefore such a frame should have the necessary specification to help the user mount the frame on the wall without much difficulty. An ideal snap frame should have screws. The screws should be larger enough and have the ability to be used on different type walls. The frame should be made of a material that is light enough. A light frame is easy to fit on the wall. The frame should have a manual guide to help first time users on how to mount the frame. It should also have pre-drilled holes. This makes it easier for a user to fix the frame on the wall as the user is left only with fixing the screws and tightening.

Price of the frame

frame sizesThe cost-benefit of a frame is another very important factor. The cost of acquiring a frame including the transportation cost must be less than the benefit derived from it. The impact regarding increased sale should reflect right way. The price of a frame will be determined by the specification of the frame. A bigger frame will cost more than a smaller frame. However, it is good to note that most low priced commodities are associated with poor quality. Find a frame that does not strain your budget and at the same time satisfies your needs.