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3 Reasons Painting A Florida Silo is Beneficial

Posted by Jason Parker | Jan 5, 2017 10:58:50 AM

Silo pressure washing is an important preventative maintenance task that can help remove dirt, deposits and residues, prevent the contamination of silo contents and extend the lifespan of the coating system.

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Although the type and quality of the finish along with the coating maintenance measures taken affect the performance and durability of a paint job, all coatings inevitably deteriorate if exposed to the elements long enough.

If the paint film that protects your silos shows any signs of damage, please contact Performance Painting Contractors as soon as possible to have your silo professionally inspected and, if necessary, re-coated. Painting a Florida silo periodically is critical, since little can be done once extensive deterioration has occurred and the metal has rusted.

Painting a Florida silo on a regular basis provides the following three major benefits.

  1. Enhanced Appearance
    In a farm or factory environment, appearance is usually the last thing on the priority list. However, aesthetics play an important role in attracting new customers and business partners. Improving the curb appeal of your property will convey the right message and have a positive effect on your prospective customers, business partners, suppliers and workers.

    If you’re looking for a Florida painting contractor who can help you improve the appearance and functionality of your farm or factory, our experienced painters can recommend the right type of coating for each area of your facility and expertly apply it to walls, ceilings, roofs, floors, different pieces of equipment, silos and tanks.
  2. Increased Protection Against the Elements
    Painting a Florida silo every few years isn’t just an issue of aesthetics. The right paint system will act as a sacrificial layer, protecting your silo from harsh UV radiation, elevated moisture levels, torrential rains and occasional hail.

    When the exterior of your Florida silo becomes worn, it’s just a matter of time before it starts to corrode. If corrosion isn’t addressed right away, it can lead to excessive damage and potential structural failure. This may cause silo contents to be exposed to contaminants like bacteria, mold spores, insects, etc.

    Painting a Florida silo at the first signs of deterioration of the old coat will protect its structural integrity, its contents and your bottom line.
  3. Resistance to Mildew and Mold Growth
    The internal coating systems for silos are specifically formulated for long-term fungus and mildew resistance. Besides preventing mildew and mold growth, these coatings deliver a non-stick lining that hinders the adhesion of powdery, sticky or solidified substances to silo walls. As products cannot stick and accumulate inside silos, there is a lower risk for mold formation, bacteria build-up and contamination of silo contents.

    In addition, these protective coatings dry and harden to form a thick, durable yet flexible finish. Painting a Florida silo with these paint systems can help you avoid damage resulting from different forms of abuse, including abrasion, friction, direct impact and corrosion.

Taking pride in a paint job well done and standing behind our work, our Florida painters at Performance Painting Contractors are able to conduct regular maintenance inspections, work in any environment and adapt to all kinds of painting needs. We encourage you to give us a call today at (904)-641-4800 or (813)-308-0388 in order to discuss your painting project or paint maintenance strategy with our experts.

Topics: Industrial Projects

Written by Jason Parker

Jason Parker is the owner of Performance Painting Contractors. Priding the company on customer service and professionalism, he brings a new life to the painting industry.

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