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Factors That Affect Painting Project Timelines

One of the main concerns a customer has when it comes to their property being painted is how long the job will take. This isn't always such a simple question to answer. Of course, there is a standard to base time on, such as project size, whether it is a new or existing construction, if there is any damage, or other factors. However, consider and budget time for these other variables that are bound to come along. Building and Structure The building itself can determine whether a project may be quick and easy or a challenge. Size plays an important role in establishing a project timeline. The greater number of rooms and surface area to be painted will influence the project scope. Additionally, plan for things like if the trim also needs to be painted, if...modern apartment architecture
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Match Your Building Paint to Your Business's Brand

Your building front is one of the very first impressions a customer will see of your business. You were often told not to judge a book by its cover, but in reality, it happens all the time for businesses! Popular food chains and stores have already perfected the look of their building front, making them noticeable and memorable. What you may not realize is that building paint and color has a lot to do with brand and perception of the company. For restaurants, yellow on red design correspond with appetite and happiness. Other brilliant colors, like bright orange, show excitement and creativity. Colors send subliminal messages to potential and existing customers, and you’ll want to send the right one with your business building and paint color. The key to a good color choice is understanding your...small-town shop with balcony painted light blue with darker blue accent with clear blue 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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Kansas City Entrepreneurial Foundation Preserves Wood Overhangs

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Stains Wood Walkway Overhangs The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation headquartered in the heart of Kansas City, Missouri is a staple to the Entrepreneurship culture in the Midwest. Founded in 1966 by the legendary pharmaceutical entrepreneur and humanitarian, Ewing Marion Kauffman, the mission of the foundation is to advance entrepreneurship, improve the education for the youth, and support the development of Kansas City. With the foundation’s strong leadership and community support, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation hosts several entrepreneurial and education events daily at its Kansas City building resulting in over 150,000 individuals coming in and out of their doors a year! With High Foot-Traffic Comes Necessary Maintenance Problem: At first glance, the Kauffman Foundation building mesmerizes indivudals with its elegance and modern beauty. With over hundreds of thousands of people visiting the...Canopies Being Pressure Washed
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4 Key Mistakes When Qualifying a Painting Contractor

When searching for a painting contractor, it is important to know what to look for, but equally important to be aware of common mistakes made by individuals when selecting their contractor. By taking these precautions it will end up saving you money, but most importantly, valuable time that is involved in fixing the mistakes of a botched job. Be wary of the following common pitfalls when choosing a painting contractor for your residential or commercial painting job. Before hiring a contractor to complete your job, it is always beneficial to collect a couple of estimates and second opinions. In many cases 3-4 written estimates will provide you with a better understanding of what is needed to complete the project as well as where the average pricing lies. There will always be a low bidder, and many...two people in a discussion meeting
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