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Commercial Caulking Repair: Protecting Your Building This Winter

Caulking was first used to make wooden ships watertight. Shipyards used various products, such as cotton and tar pitch, as a waterproof filler and sealant to fill the gaps and seams on wooden boats and ships to make them watertight. When applied to a building, caulking serves a similar purpose and is a critical element in protecting your investment from damaging environmental factors. What is Caulking? Caulking is a flexible, waterproof compound used to seal joints or seams against leakage in various structures. While originating in the shipbuilding industry, caulking has a variety of uses when it pertains to buildings. There are various types of caulking used in buildings, each designed for specific purposes. For a caulk to do its job effectively and provide lasting protection, it must be the correct product for the application and...professional painter caulking outside of commercial building
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What To Expect From a Commercial Paint Job

If you have ever hired painters to give the exterior of your home a facelift, you may have some idea of what to expect for commercial painting. Even so, there are key differences. This stems from the fact that painting a commercial building is a lot more complex than painting a home. Here are a few things you should look out for. Longer Completion Times Repainting your home may take as short a time span as a few hours. Repainting a commercial building may take much longer. One of the key reasons for this is that commercial buildings are often larger. Even when they are not bigger, the painting schemes may be more complicated than in a home. Companies may want to include logos or branded color schemes with stripes and shapes. Trickier Painting Schedules When...major painting office
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Prime Before You Paint

When starting a new paint project , selecting the right color is an important step in making your vision, reality. However, there is one other key step that you'll want to include before applying any paint. While priming can sometimes seem like an unnecessary extra step, a quality primer can do wonders for your painting project. A primer will help to prepare and seal the surface you're painting. If you're working with something that's already been painted (such as a wall or a piece of furniture), or you're starting with bare wood, a coat of primer will also help to cover any blemishes such as knots or unevenness. Because primer seals the surface of your project, the paint will adhere better, helping you to achieve lasting results. Using a primer can also help you save money....painter using paint roller to prime wall
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Differences in Paint Types: Premium vs Low Quality Paint

There is no better way to revitalize your commercial or residential property than with a coat of paint. But there is more to choosing a can of paint than just picking a color. That said, with each brand offering a vast array of paint lines, it would take months to sample all of them. So, how do you know which paint line gives you the most for your money? To discover the best paint for your upcoming project, it's critical to educate yourself on the ingredients in paint and how these ingredients differ throughout various paint types. A can of paint constitutes three main components: pigments, binders, and, solvents. Pigments Pigments give color and opacity to paints. The quality of pigments in paint is one of the most distinguishing factors when choosing the best line for...premium paint being poured into tray for interior painting
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Essential Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Painting Projects

Personal Protective Equipment is an essential aspect of keeping commercial painters safe. Many types of paint and other supplies used by professional painters are made from harsh chemicals that can cause significant health problems over time if painters do not protect themselves. Aside from professional painters , PPE should also be worn by anyone working with paint and other varnishes when working on any painting project. What are PPEs and When Should You Use Them? Personal protective equipment, or PPEs, include special chemical-resistant suits that are worn by professional and other painters to protect them from potential harmful effects of paint. These suits cover the entire body and include hoods, boots, and gloves and they provide a barrier between painters and the mists and vapors that come from many types of paint. Some PPEs also include...personal protective equipment for professional painters
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