One of the biggest painting projects that should be tackled routinely is warehouse painting. Many may find this to be an unnecessary job, as these buildings are not highlighting quality décor and are often storing unsightly heavy equipment and machines. However, these ceilings should be painted for structure preservation and lighting.
The ceiling of the warehouse is a critical part of the structure. The paint on the ceiling acts as a seal, preventing the interior of the warehouse from environmental damages. For example, warehouses that reach high temperatures from equipment and machines should paint their ceiling to protect it from the heat. Warehouse ceilings are usually several feet higher than the average ceiling, making them prone to take the biggest effect from the heat as it rises.
Lighting is also a concern with a warehouse ceiling. If painted, the lighting throughout the facility will be enhanced, promoting the safety and security of workers and product management for manufacturers.
If a warehouse operates with an unpainted ceiling, the structure will begin to deteriorate. Damages from mold and mildew will develop if the ceiling is not regularly painted nor maintained.
If your warehouse ceiling is not painted, consider a paint job at your earliest convenience. If your ceiling has been painted but the paint is beginning to chip, it may be time for a fresh coat. Remnants of chipped paint can be found on equipment or the floor and can be dangerous for manufacturing or cooking if you are a food distributor.
Painting a large surface such as a ceiling requires commercialized tools and techniques that allow multiple painters to adequately paint a large surface. Painting a warehouse ceiling forces painters to paint against gravity and requires the use of paint sprayers that will limit paint drippings and provide maximum coverage. The standard tape and drop cloths are still essential for protecting equipment, machines, or products below in the warehouse.
Without proper treatment of your warehouse ceiling, structural or environmental issues can arise and these consequences can be expensive. If your warehouse is in need of a paint job, invest now and save money and frustrations later by contacting us today to schedule an appointment.