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May 11

Written by: Mark Thissell
5/11/2018 2:20 PM 

Commercial painting in Manteca is often a huge undertaking, unlike residential painting. Painters often have to work double time to finish the job within a specific schedule.

Establishment owners and/or managers should develop a detailed plan to avoid possible inconveniences that interrupt and slow down the flow of the painting job. Otherwise, these occurrences can negatively affect their business.

It's a fact that most establishments or facilities remain open for business even when the painting project is currently taking place. One of the ways business owners and/or managers can lessen the negative impact to customers is to come up with a detailed plan based on occupancy. This will facilitate the painting job. For example: paint jobs done on clinics, hospitals, doctor's offices, medical facilities, schools, restaurants and public buildings can be done during off-hours, weekends, holidays or during summer or spring breaks. Workers often paint in shifting schedules.

In many medical facilities and retirement homes, some rooms are not occupied at all. This will help owners and/or managers to accurately plan paint jobs during off-peak periods on a rotating basis so that they can leave areas ready to be painted.

 Weather, temperature, and humidity are also big factors that will affect the speed of a paint job. Owners and/or managers should plan for these contingencies and come up with measures to reduce the possible stalling of the project. Of course, even weathermen miss a rain shower at times, so it would be wise to add some extra days in the schedule to allow for rain delays.

Clearing the area of anything that will be in the way will surely help speed up the job. Move everything out of the area as much as possible – furniture, doors, doorknobs, fixtures, hangings on the walls and ceilings, etc. A cleared area will also prevent accidents. Painters know it is good to have too many drop cloths instead of too few.

It is important to find commercial painters in Manteca that don’t skip what could be the most important part of a paint job: surface preparation. Some painters, to make the job faster, forego preparation and move on to the painting part. They'd think the owners, or the customers won't notice the difference, but the defects will eventually show after the painting job has been done. While a quick painting job is important, especially when businesses are behind schedule, proper work is more crucial to durable and long-lasting paint. That's why preparation should not be neglected as it is a key factor to the success of a paint job. Correct and proper preparation – which includes cleaning, repairing flaws (if any) and priming (if necessary) – leaves the surface clean and smooth, thus it will enable the topcoat to adhere to the surface more effectively.

Materials will directly affect not just the cost estimates, but also a project's timeline. Selecting the right materials, good quality paints, and proper tools to ensure a smoother, faster and hitch-free paint job. It's also better to choose paints that are not just durable but are also formulated for faster drying. A faster-drying paint means less inconvenience to the occupants of the building being painted. Truly professional and extensively trained painters know which type of paints are suitable for a certain type of surface (smooth or textured, wood or metal, etc.).

Commercial painting in Manteca can be done quickly and finished within schedule if you hire a contractor that's experienced and more importantly, licensed and insured. They are efficient and pay more attention to their workmanship and abide by the industry standards. Plus, you know that they use the right paints and materials which will even expedite the painting process.

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