Questions

WHERE DOES THE STORK LAND?

We provide free delivery to locations within a 10-mile radius of our office. Areas include, but not limited to Peoria, Brimfield, Chilicothe, Dunlap, Edwards, Germantown Hills, Metamora, Morton, Pekin, and Washington. Deliveries outside of this area are subject to an additional delivery charge.

HOW FAR IN ADVANCE SHOULD I ORDER THE STORK SIGN ANNOUNCEMENT?

Ordering a stork birth announcement yard sign ahead of time is not necessary unless it’s for a baby shower or gender reveal party. As soon as the new baby arrives, Call Stork & Co to request a delivery. Please notify us with the baby’s information (the earlier the better) and we will make every effort to have the stork sign delivered when the new baby arrives home.

WHAT INFORMATION DO I NEED WHEN PLACING MY STORK ORDER?

Once the baby arrives, please send us the baby’s name (first & middle), birth date, weight, and length. We also need the delivery address, phone number, and a gate code if necessary.

HOW DO I PLACE MY STORK BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT YARD SIGN ORDER AND PAY FOR THE RENTAL SERVICE?

Email us at storkandcoillinois@gmail.com or call us at (309) 838-5440 or (937) 219-8211. Payment  accepted via credit card.

HOW MUCH DOES A CUPCAKE YARD SIGN RENTAL COST? HOW LONG IS THE RENTAL PERIOD?

The charge for renting the cupcake sign of your choice is $50.00.* The rental period is 2 days. You can purchase additional days for $10/day. Once the rental period finishes, the honoree keeps the message plaque. PLEASE NOTE: The cupcake toppers are not kept by the birthday recipient.

HOW MUCH DOES A GRAD SIGN COST?

A grad sign is $35 and everything is yours to keep! We make them for graduations of any age or grade. Signs are made in school colors with your choice of saying.

HOW DO THE BABY SHOWER STORK SIGN RENTALS WORK?

Baby Shower stork rentals are $50.00 plus tax. They are  installed 2 hours prior and removed 2 hours after the event. We offer “The Shower is Here” or “Welcome Baby” bundles with the sign rental. Bundles can be personalized for a small additional fee.

DO YOU OFFER SIBLING AND/OR PET SIGNS?

Yes! We offer coordinating sibling and pet signs to match our stork signs for $20.00 each, and $15 for each subsequent sign. All big brothers and sisters love seeing their names on a sign in the yard too. The sibling signs are a memento of the occasion and kept by the baby’s siblings at the end of the rental period.

WHAT SERVICE DO YOU OFFER FOR THE PROUD GRANDPARENTS?

If a grandparents’ sign is ordered at the same time as the sign for the new parents the rental price is discounted by $10.00.
The following options are available for the grandparents’ bundle or star (not kept at the end of the rental period):
⦁ “It’s A Grandson!”
⦁ “It’s A Granddaughter!”
⦁ “Proud Grandparents Live Here!”
If the grandparents’  prefer a personalized bundle or star to keep at the end of the rental period the charge is $10.00.
We’re happy to accommodate your request on the bundle or star, space permitting.  A couple of options include the following :
⦁ The baby’s first & middle names,  length, weight and date of birth
Proud grandparents of (baby’s name)!

WHAT COLOR VINYL DO YOU USE ON THE BABY KEEPSAKE BUNDLES, STARS AND CUPCAKE MESSAGE PLAQUES?

Baby Signs:
Our default color is black because it is easily read from a distance (the street). However, we are happy to use your color preference. Please let us know at the time you order. If you don’t request a different color we will use black.
Birthday Signs:
Black is often used for the messages on our cupcake plaques because it’s easily read from a distance (the street). However, if space allows, color is added to the plaques in the form of dots or other decorative features. If you prefer a different color, let us know at the time the order is placed.

WHAT IF THE STORK OR CUPCAKE YARD SIGNS SIGN BECOME DAMAGED?

Our birth announcement and cupcake yard signs are durable. However, if you notice that the stork or cupcake becomes damaged, please notify us immediately. Storks & Co Illinois is not responsible for any injuries on or around the stork.

WHAT IF I WANT TO MOVE THE STORK OR CUPCAKE?

Please do not attempt to move the stork or cupcake announcement yard signs from your yard. If it is necessary to move the stork or cupcake, please contact Stork & Co Illinois.

CAN I MOW MY LAWN WHILE THE STORK BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT OR CUPCAKE YARD SIGN IS IN MY YARD?

If you mow your yard during the rental period, please be careful around the stork or cupcake. Please avoid trimming close to the base of the stork or cupcake.

DOES SOMEONE NEED TO BE HOME WHEN THE STORK OR CUPCAKE IS DELIVERED?

No! No one is required to be at the delivery address for the stork or cupcake to be placed in the front yard. If you have special instructions on where to place the stork or cupcake, please let us know.

WHAT IS THE REFUND POLICY OF STORK & CO ILLINOIS?

You will receive a full refund if any of the following apply:
• You cancel your stork or cupcake announcement yard sign rental at least 24 hours in advance
• Extreme weather conditions prevent us from setting up your birth or cupcake announcement yard sign
You will not receive a refund if any of the following apply:
• We cannot access a gated community due to not being given a gate code, or the code doesn’t work.
• The security guard at a gated community refuses to allow us entry Please note: We stay very busy and we can’t wait at a gate for more than 10 minutes while the guard attempts to contact the homeowner to grant access. It is important that you make arrangements with the guard to give us access prior to the moment of delivery.
• The homeowner or recipient does not allow us to set up the birth announcement or cupcake yard sign or calls us to request that we pick up the sign prior to the end of the rental period
• If a dog or other animal is threatening or refuses to allow us onto the property

We are proud to serve the greater Peoria IL area including, Brimfield, Chillicothe, Dunlap, East Peoria, Edwards, Germantown Hills, Metamora, Morton, Pekin, Princeville and Washington

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