15Oct

How to Choose a Custom T-Shirt Printing Company

Cotton t-shirts are great for advertising your product. They’re also perfect for prize giveaways, company picnics, and team building. Although t-shirts were first worn only by men, now everyone enjoys them.

Are you looking for a custom t-shirt printing company? If so, read on for some great tips for choosing the best company.

Great Customer Service

The person answering the phone should display great customer service. If not, find another printing company. If your t-shirts have a problem after they’re printed, customer service is important.

You want a company that’s responsive to your needs. If there’s a problem, will they take the shirts back? Make sure a written return policy is part of their customer service package.

In-House T-Shirt Printing

It’s best to use a t-shirt printer that does in-house printing. This means the entire process is done by their team. If there’s a problem along the way, adjustments are made as soon as possible.

There are different types of printing, such as traditional screen printing. Newer technology includes laser printing. A good in-house printer offers several types.

Socially Responsible

Some printers source t-shirts made with environmentally sound and socially responsible methods. If this is important to you, ask your printer about it. If the printer cares about the environment and people, it’s a good sign they’ll care about you too.

Experienced Team

Experience is important. Look for a team that understands different printing techniques. Not all printing techniques work well for all types of garments. Fabric weight and type make a difference for different types of printing.

A Good Portfolio

Ask for a portfolio. Most experienced printing teams have a portfolio of past jobs. It’s great when a company has a job like yours in their portfolio. You’ll know you’re dealing with someone capable of handling your t-shirt printing job.

Even if they don’t have the exact type of printing job you’re looking for, the portfolio gives you a good idea of their abilities.

In-House Designers

If you’re designing your own shirts, this part may not be crucial. But if you need help with the design, you’ll need a company with an in-house designer or two.

Even if you’re designing your own t-shirt, in-house designers offer guidance where needed. Your design might not work well with the shirt you’ve picked. If you’re not experienced in t-shirt design, you may or may not notice the problem.

In-house designers pick up on potential trouble spots before the shirts are printed. This saves you time and money.

How Long Have They Been in Business?

Sometimes it seems unfair to judge a business for not having been around a long time. But, t-shirt companies come and go. If the company has been in business for several years, that’s a good sign.

Look for a company that has a proven track record of delivering on time. Look for customer testimonials but also ask current customers their opinion. Sometimes websites have generalized reviews that aren’t from real customers.

Ready for Some Cool T-Shirts?

Is your company going on their annual picnic? Do you have a trade show coming up? That’s a great time for t-shirt printing. Design your custom t-shirt or have the in-house team design it for you.

Contact our team today for a great custom t-shirt design.

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