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how to plan your building's exterior painting project

How to Plan Your Building’s Exterior Painting Project

Planning a painting project for your building’s exterior can be a daunting task from budgeting, to choosing the colors to hiring a contractor to complete your project on time and at budget. Here are some simple steps to help you plan the exterior painting project for your building to achieve the best results.

It's best to make plans to power wash your building right after Winter.

Best Time to Power Wash Your Industrial Facilities, Equipment, and Commercial Building

Power washing your building is an important maintenance project that will help your property stay clean and well-functioning. Commercial building managers and facilities managers typically schedule their buildings for regular washing and painting.

There are lots of benefits to painting your warehouse's exterior.

5 Benefits to Painting Your Warehouse’s Exterior

Your warehouse’s exterior may be more of an afterthought when it comes to maintenance and aesthetics than other types of buildings you own or maintain. Some warehouse owners overlook or neglect the need to paint the exterior of their warehouse if the exterior walls show little or no sign of damage. However, there are many benefits to painting your warehouse's exterior that are good for the exterior and longevity and, therefore, a good business decision.

Maintain your commercial interior painting project so it will last.

How to Maintain Your Commercial Interior Painting Project

If you’ve had the interior of your building painted recently, you’ve taken an important first step towards investing in your office, warehouse, or other commercial property. Now that you’ve had your building painted, it’s important to maintain it once the painting crew has completed their work. If you fail to maintain your new paint job properly, you may need to have the work done again, which, of course, can be costly. Here are a few steps you can take to make sure you protect your commercial interior painting project investment.

One of the best paint colors for your office space in 2020 is off-white.

The Best Colors for Your Office Space in 2020

Stark white offices have long been the standard for corporate and commercial environments. However, bright white is now thought to cause workers to be less productive and, some believe, produce lower quality work.

Understand the cost of painting your commercial building

Understanding the Cost of Commercial Painting in Chicago

There are many costs that go into a commercial painting project in order to attain an excellent result for you. To better understand your commercial painting quote, it’s best to understand these costs and how they will affect your final paint quote.

Green paint in a can on a cover with a paint brush.

The Best Paint Brands for Painting Your Home or Building

With any commercial painting project, you want to ensure that you use the best materials to transform your space. There are many paint brands, lines, and colors on the market, and choosing one can be difficult.

White flaking paint

Signs That It’s Time to Have the Interior of Your Building Painted

As a building is used, it is normal for you to see a certain amount of wear and tear. As the years go by, we get used to a scuff mark here and there, fading or chipped paint, and other signs that your paint is no longer in its best condition.

Paint safety lines OSHA guidelines floor markings

Painting Safety Lines, Following OSHA Guidelines for Floor Marking

It may seem kind of dull or unimportant, but those painted yellow lines you see on warehouse, store, factory and other floors are anything but unimportant. In fact, safety lines are essential for the safety of employees who work in those buildings. OSHA regulations require commercial facilities to clearly mark all permanent aisles and passageways, or else pay the price of a violation and a fine.

“One of the top OSHA violations is “Walking/Work Surface Violations,” with an average fine of $1,632 per individual violation."