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Why Most Schools and Universities Are Choosing to Paint with Microbicidal Coatings

on Mar 27, 2020 12:12:00 PM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Commercial Painting Coatings Surface Prep
From prehistoric cave paintings and famous wall art, like the Sistine Chapel’s ceiling, to simple color palettes that are currently transforming our modern interiors, people have always used paint in order to express their creativity and come up with unique ways to decorate their spaces. Over the years, however, paint has evolved from a decorative substance into a variety of protective coating systems that can be used to protect and preserve different surfaces while also promoting a safe and hygienic environment in our homes and public spaces. One such coating is Paint Shield from Sherwin Williams.
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The Best Time to Paint Is When the Buildings Are Empty

on Mar 20, 2020 9:53:05 AM By | Jason Parker | 1 Comment | Commercial Painting
Planning a paint job can be a major undertaking for a facility manager or property owner. Although choosing paint colors to create an interesting and cohesive palette can be a fun and exciting experience, painting a building is often an intrusive process that may disrupt the daily routine of a business. To prevent a paint job from becoming a major disruption to daily operations, many facility managers schedule their painting projects when the buildings are vacant or when there is a lower occupancy rate.
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Why Medical Facilities and Schools Are Choosing Paint Shield as Their Coating of Choice

on Mar 18, 2020 10:29:44 AM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Commercial Painting Coatings Surface Prep
When selecting paint systems for healthcare and educational facilities, the color isn’t the only thing that needs to be considered. The chemical characteristics of paint formulations are actually more important than the color palette. That’s because some paint systems can prevent the spread of different germs in enclosed environments, like medical facilities and schools.
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5 Tips For Surface Preparation & Coating Application for Commercial Buildings

on Jan 29, 2020 3:45:00 PM By | Kevin Hughes | 3 Comments | Commercial Painting Coatings Surface Prep
From retail to resorts and even in hospitals, commercial painting is a great way to reinvigorate your facilities. It helps employees stay in a positive mindset and makes a strong first impression on customers.
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How to Determine if a Coating Will Adhere to Your Commercial Metal?

on Dec 12, 2019 11:15:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 1 Comment | Commercial Painting Coatings Surface Prep
Commercial metal is notoriously difficult to paint successfully. For a paint project to produce the desired results, three things are required: Appropriate preparation of the surface, including cle aning and de-rusting Correct coating selection for commercial metal based on the environment Professional application of the coating to enhance adhesion and endurance
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Guide to Hiring a Commercial Painting Contractor For Your Business

on Dec 5, 2019 10:00:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 3 Comments | Commercial Painting
There are many businesses out there claiming to be commercial painting contractors. Naturally, though, they’re not all created equal. Ask anyone who’s tried to plan and price a major commercial painting project and you’ll hear the same concerns come up: Whether the contractor can deliver the promised quality of work on time and within the expected budget.
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Why Painting Safety Should Matter to You, the Business Owner

on Nov 26, 2019 8:15:00 AM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Commercial Painting Coatings Safety
When performing an industrial or commercial painting project, there are many potential hazards to be aware of. As the business owner, you should feel confident your commercial painting contractors have both the safety training and the insurance to mitigate any risks.
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What to Know About Painting Your Commercial Siding

on Nov 13, 2019 10:27:42 AM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Commercial Painting Coatings
Commercial siding can come in many forms, but the most common are vinyl and metal. Both of these materials require correct tools and techniques for  painting. Business owners are sometimes intimidated by painting commercial siding. They may have no practical experience in doing it, since the average business owner will rarely perform a paint project on these surfaces. However, the benefits are worthwhile.
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Understanding The Costs of Commercial Painting

on Nov 5, 2019 12:43:00 PM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Commercial Painting Coatings Safety
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