Annette Ricci - Lake Forest IL, US
Marta Gonzalez - Aurora IL, US
Michael Yurkovic - Park Ridge IL, US
An apparatus and method for providing a retractable self-leveling ceiling sign hanger. The apparatus comprises of a sign housing having an upper housing and a lower housing, a cord reel housing, and a cord that forms a continuous loop between the sign housing and the cord reel housing. The sign housing and the cord reel housing coact to transfer or extend cord between them to thereby raise and lower the lower housing in a level position for installing, changing, and hanging a sign. The sign housing utilizes roller assemblies and a cord lock mechanism. The cord reel housing utilizes a handle, a tool, a locking means, and a cord retracting means for moving the cord reel housing and transferring or extending cord to and from the cord reel housing. Magnets are also provided to affix the cord reel housing to the upper housing of the ceiling sign hanger.