Why Print Local? The Benefits of Choosing a Local Print Shop

Why Print Local? The Benefits of Choosing a Local Print Shop
Posted on May 27th, 2024

At Clockwork Print House, based locally in the Greater Triangle Area, NC, we specialize in custom printing services, including custom t-shirt printing, sticker and label printing, heat transfers, poster printing, classes/workshops, and shop rentals.

Personalized Service

One of the most significant benefits of choosing a local print shop like Clockwork Print House is the personalized service. Unlike large, impersonal online printing companies, we take the time to get to know our customers and understand their unique needs. Our 30 years of visual art background gives us the intelligent edge over large online shops, where you place an order and you’re not sure what it will look like when it shows up.

Tailored Solutions

At a local print shop, you have the opportunity to discuss your project in detail with experienced professionals. We can offer tailored solutions that meet your specific requirements, whether it's choosing the right materials, colors, or printing techniques. This level of customization is often lacking with larger, more generalized services.

Direct Communication

When you work with a local print shop, you benefit from direct communication with the team handling your project. This means you can easily convey your ideas, make adjustments, and get answers to your questions promptly. No more waiting on hold or navigating through automated systems – just straightforward, efficient service.

Building Relationships

Working with a local print shop allows you to build a relationship with the people behind the business. At Clockwork Print House, we pride ourselves on our friendly, approachable demeanor. We value our customers and aim to create lasting relationships that go beyond just one project. This rapport ensures a smoother process and better results for all your printing needs.

Quality Assurance

With personalized service comes a higher level of quality assurance. Our team is dedicated to delivering quality prints for your event, business, brand. When you choose us as your local print shop, you'll be happy with the neighborly feel.

Encouraging Local Investment

Supporting a local business encourages further investment in the community. Local businesses are more likely to reinvest their profits in the area, whether through purchasing supplies, sponsoring events, or contributing to charities.

Fostering Community Spirit

When residents choose to spend their money locally, it creates a network of support and collaboration that benefits everyone. At Clockwork Print House, we're proud to be a part of this community and look forward to growing our customer base even more!

Sustainable Practices

At Clockwork Print House, we are committed to sustainability and take steps to minimize our environmental impact. We reuse and recycle items, take care with our chemical choices that they are not damaging to the environment. 

Proximity Benefits

Being local means we're close by, which can significantly reduce the time it takes to complete and deliver your project. You can easily drop off materials, discuss changes in person, and pick up your finished products without the delays associated with shipping.

Real-Time Updates On Your Print Job

The software our shop uses allows you to receive real-time updates on the status of your project. You can check in regularly with us through site communication. This ensures that you are aware of where your project in in the production stage. We’ll notify you when it’s ready for pick up.

Hand-Delivery Option for Teachers and Busy Folks

We understand busy lives! Hey, we’ve been there. We’re always able to hand deliver orders to teachers and others who are slammed busy and unable to come pick up their orders. It’s our pleasure to help out!

Attention to Detail

With 8 years of hands on experience, and commitment to quality, at Clockwork Print House, we take pride in our craftsmanship and strive to deliver the best possible results for our customers. We inspect every print before it comes off the pallet to make sure it looks great every time.


Ready to start your next project? Reach out to us at (919) 869-6451 or email us at [email protected]. Let’s bring your ideas to life. Print local!