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Downtime is a Great Time For Needed Maintenance

on Jan 5, 2021 11:55:33 AM By | Kevin Hughes | 1 Comment | Commercial Painting Industrial Projects
As 2020 finally gives way to 2021, good news for public health is nearly here. No matter where or who you are, everyone has reason to cheer now that the spread of COVID-19 might soon come under control. But it may be months before the vaccination is readily available to everyone, and many businesses are temporarily closing their doors.
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Should Your Business Use Reflective Roof Coatings

on Dec 14, 2020 11:20:38 AM By | Kevin Hughes | 4 Comments | Commercial Painting Coatings Surface Prep
In any commercial structure, the roof is one of the most important contributors to energy efficiency. Solar radiation is absorbed or reflected by the roof, and its composition makes a big difference in what becomes of all that heat. That, in turn, influences the usage patterns of your HVAC system.
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Tips To Preserve Your Parking Deck

on Dec 8, 2020 12:29:42 PM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | Commercial Painting Coatings Surface Prep
In business or industrial settings, parking garages and parking decks undergo some of the most strenuous abuse of any substrate. Parking structures age quickly, even when they are carefully used only as intended. Parking structures that are accessible to the public can face even more wear and tear. Fast or incautious driving can cause skid marks and fender benders, further eroding the quality of the parking deck.
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Why Your Commercial Building Needs Primer

on Nov 20, 2020 9:15:00 AM By | Kevin Hughes | 2 Comments | Commercial Painting
Interior paints don't have to deal with temperature extremes or harsh outdoor weather, so it's easy to assume they don't have to be applied with the same care or attention. Many business owners consider speeding up the coating process by skipping the primer coat.
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Protective Coatings Are Playing an Important Role for Your Business

on Nov 5, 2020 8:30:00 AM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Commercial Painting Coatings
Protective coatings are getting more attention from businesses, hospitals, and government. Far from "merely cosmetic," the right protective coatings impart performance benefits on the treated substrate. This helps you reduce future maintenance costs, control safety risks, and maintain the appearance you want while safeguarding your structure.
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Why Microbicidal Coatings Are Chosen For Federal Buildings

on Oct 27, 2020 9:30:00 AM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | Commercial Painting
Federal buildings are an enduring symbol of our government and its commitment to the American people. To look and operate at their very best, they must undergo rigorous maintenance on a regular basis. One of the most important aspects of that maintenance is the application of appropriate coatings.
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Why Government Buildings Prefer Specialty Coatings

on Oct 7, 2020 10:45:00 AM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Commercial Painting Waterproofing commercial
Every dollar spent by government institutions represents an important public trust. It’s crucial to get real value from investments, even when it comes to the basics of your facility's maintenance.
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Top Reasons To Repaint Your Commercial Property

on Sep 21, 2020 11:00:00 AM By | Kevin Hughes | 4 Comments | Commercial Painting Maintenance Coatings
The total size of a commercial building has been trending up. The average size was around 16,300 square feet in the 1990s compared to 19,000 in the 2000s. EIA research shows size still rising as recently as 2012. With larger buildings representing nearly 20% of commercial stock, odds are growing that any one business will be in a bigger space. While a newer building means better construction techniques and more durable materials, it also means costs associated with square footage.
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Is Pressure Washing Necessary For Your HOA Community

on Aug 12, 2020 10:04:40 AM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Commercial Painting Maintenance HOA
Residents might fall in love with a community at first, but what keeps them around when the initial thrill has worn off? One big contributor is overlooked by HOAs all too often: The level of care and attention taken in the upkeep of buildings, pathways, and amenities for the money paid.
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