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Screen Printing Materials


Answers to Commonly Asked Questions


What are your prices?

Our prices can vary depending on what you want. All designs are unique so we want to ensure we give you the best value for your design.  The best way to answer this question is to send us an email and give us as much information about your design as you can.  Don't be afraid to ask as many questions as you need, we are more than happy to assist you in any way we can.
Note: Mean Screens Auckland reserves the right to change our pricing without notice. Please request a quote for our latest pricing.

What is your best form of contact?

Our best form of contact is via email or through our instagram page.  We do not take phone calls as we prefer communication to be documented for your benefit and ours. This way there is no miscommunication, and we can both be held accountable for what has been discussed. Email is our quickest and most prompt form of contact.

What are your timeframes?

This depends on how many other jobs we already have and how big your job is. However we try our best to work with the customer.  Our normal production time is 15 working days from confirmation although we can do our best to fast track if you have a deadline.

What is your process?

There is a process to how we operate for screen printing when you place an order with us, below gives you an idea of what this is.

Customer emails all the details of their design:​​

​Logo in pdf format 300 dpi is a must.

(Please don't send us screenshots or blurry images copied from a website.  Photos of photos we cannot use)

Print colours

Placement of logo eg.Front/Back 

Sizing of each logo

Garment Type/Quantity/Sizes

  1. We will send you a quote

  2. Artwork needs to be approved

  3. File work is created

  4. Screens are created

  5. Production begins

  6. Order is ready to be picked up

Important Information

The due date on your order is contingent on the customer supplying us all information required in order to complete your job and promptly approve your print. 

This includes:

  • Acceptable artwork files

  • All billing and shipping information

  • Any particular specifications or changes

Delay in receiving any of this information could result in production delays.  The quicker you are communicating with us the less chance for delays.  Please be aware that if your order is more complex this may increase the turnaround time.​

If you have a deadline for your order, it's hugely important that you let us know when placing your order, a rush fee may be applied if we do not have enough time to complete your order under normal circumstances.  

If you do not advise us about a due date until after you have accepted your quote, we may not be able to accommodate your request.  Any circumstances out of Mean Screens Auckland control (ie: weather delays, shipping errors by the suppliers etc.) may also require more time and are not factored into your work order listed due date.

What happens if your supplier is out of stock?

Mean Screens Auckland is not responsible for items that are out of stock.  We do our best to check items we know are quite popular and have potential stock issues, all garments are ordered after your order is placed and and full payment has been made.  We cannot guarantee their availability, if items are out of stock we will contact you to advise you when these are expected to be in stock or suggest an alternative style or colour.

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