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3 Types of Wood Rot and What Each Mean for Your Building

Wood is by far the most commonly used building material all over the world. For all the benefits of building with it, however, wood doesn't stand up well to water and other types of moisture. Consistent moisture creates an ideal environment for destructive fungi, and this combination causes wood to rot, or decay. Rot can cause a great deal of damage to the wood, typically affecting it from the inside out, compromising its structural integrity and weakening it more and more over time. Interestingly, not all wood rot is created equal. In fact, there are several types of wood rot. The most common are brown rot, white rot, and soft rot, and each of them affects wood differently. 1. Brown Rot This common type of rot is often called "dry rot" because the wood is depleted...wood rot on commercial building
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3 Reasons Hiring a Commercial Carpenter Can Improve Your Building

Commercial buildings need regular attention in order to remain safe, functional, and looking their best. Commercial carpenters can perform dozens of minor repairs and upgrades to help property managers keep buildings attractive to current and future tenants. 1. Attract Potential New Tenants Since businesses do not always stay in the same rental unit forever, many building owners are always searching for their next tenant. For this reason, diligent owners know that keeping their properties in good repair is a must in order to always look their best for potential new tenants. Carelessly overlooking minor repairs that could be completed in a short amount of time by a skilled commercial carpenter can paint the property and the owner in a negative light, which can be a turnoff to many potential tenants who are searching for a space...commercial building recently painted and remodeled by commercial carpenters
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Does Your Place of Business Need A New Coat of Paint?

If you have been running a business for a few years, you may be looking to spruce up the appearance to keep the building looking clean and professional. After all, keeping your building presentable helps convince people that your institution is trustworthy. A high-impact way to convey this is a fresh coat of paint for both the interior and exterior surfaces. Not only does a new coat of paint look good, but the look lasts a while. The most obvious sign that you need a new paint job is when the existing paint starts peeling and cracking. It's better to paint before this happens. How often that is necessary will depend on many factors.   One of the biggest factors will be the material you are having painted. Some materials absorb and hold paint better than others....orange paint
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How Building Owners Benefit from Professional Painting Services

When your building needs repainting, it can be difficult to see the fun in it. Each step can feel as daunting as the last. In order to keep your building looking its finest, there are quite a few things to consider, including paint color and type, amount of paint needed, necessary equipment, and amount of time it will take to complete the entire process. Hiring professional painters to complete this process for you can help ease your stress and save you time and money. Professional painting services are the obvious time savers, but they provide so much more. Help in Choosing the Perfect Paint Color and Type First, professional painters know the right type of paint to use on your structure. If outdoors, climate is a consideration. If inside, space usage and ambiance are considered. Your...professional painters repainting commercial building
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Why Winter Is the Best Time for a Commercial Paint Job

It’s normally the spring season that’s known for inspiring remodels to commercial buildings. Is this the best time of year to spruce up the office? It may not be. If you’re noticing that the interior of your building could use a fresh coat of paint, winter might be the best season for it. Interior Paint Jobs Are Faster Interior paint jobs take a lot less time than exterior paint jobs. In the winter, exterior paint jobs tend to end when the sun goes down. Interior paint jobs, on the other hand, can last throughout the evening. Painters can set up in the early morning or work until later in the evening. Paint Cures Best in Winter Paint cures best when the air is cold and dry. In the summer, hot and humid air can make the...IMG 0845 50
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