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Differing Preparation Procedures for Different Substrate Materials

There are many variables to consider when thinking about painting a commercial building . Preparation of the space is by far the most important aspect. How the area is prepared will determine the success and, ultimately, the life of the paint job. However, not all surfaces can be prepared using the same technique, as one preparation for one type of surface could actually cause damage to another. For example, metal and wood require completely different methods. Be sure to know how to properly prepare the surfaces before starting your project. Preparing Wooden Areas One of the first things a professional painter does is perform a test in an inconspicuous area, where the paint is worn. They clean the surface with soap and water, and then rinse the area well. They allow plenty of time for the...white commercial building with clear skies
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Do Your Building Expansion Joints Need Re-Caulking?

If you are like most people, you may have neglected considerations on your building's expansion joints. Expansion joints are an essential part of the frame of your building. They are located where two pieces of concrete meet and allow your building to "move" by expanding and contracting, depending on the varying temperatures and pressures of the seasons. Expansion joints help your building withstand different weather patterns throughout the year, resisting damages to slabs or concrete elevations. This makes them a critical component in the life of your building. There are vertical expansion joints on the outside of buildings, and there are also horizontal expansion joints inside buildings in the floor, so they don’t crack out. Properly maintaining them involves having your joints re-caulked routinely to make sure your building does not fall victim to the weather....cracked floor joint
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Considerations for Power Washing Your Building

Power washing a building can remove dirt, grime, pollen, and other pollutants for a clean, aesthetically pleasing façade. This may be necessary for a cleaner look or before a new paint job. However, not all power washers or power washing jobs are the same. Even for the same structure, the tools and techniques required will vary depending on types of structural materials and on the cleaning level you need. If you are planning a project that includes power washing your residential home or commercial building, consider these key points to ensure efficiency, thoroughness, and most importantly, safety . Damages to Property The right power washer using the proper settings will result in a perfectly clean exterior. However, a misapplied power washer can damage walls, either directly by peeling paint and denting surfaces or indirectly by propelling...considerations for power washing your building
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Properly Prepare for Your Hotel Painting Project

Managing a hotel is all about offering superior customer service, providing positive experiences that motivate customers to return. Great service can also help earn five-star reviews that encourage potential customers to book their stays at your hotel as opposed to a competitor's. Among the various factors that influence a customer's perception of your hotel is the paint job. It encompasses walls, ceilings, bathrooms, closets, and more. The color and quality of the paint you use at your hotel has a significant impact on your interior design. If aesthetics are poor due to scratched, chipped, dirty or outdated paint job, it's time to switch things up. If it is neglected it comes at the expense of your customer service experience. Make the smart decision to move forward with a hotel painting project , and be sure to...Properly Prepare for Your Hotel Painting Project
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Upgrade Your Office Walls with Fresh Paint

Looking to upgrade your office space? Refreshing your office walls with a new coat of paint can make a world of difference in the perception of your company and your space. Below are four reasons a new paint job can bring new life to your work rooms: Create Lasting, Positive Impressions for Clients and Interviewees First impressions matter for anyone visiting your office. With a new paint job, host meetings with current and prospective clients in an office space of which you can take pride. A professional job will rid walls of scratches, chipped paint, and dirt to welcome a cleaner, rejuvenated interior design. Your office appearance will reflect your company's quality of work. Make sure a grimy, unkempt appearance isn't chasing away top candidates or potential leads. Upgrade your office space with a modern, stylish...interior of modern office space
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