Blog

SHARE
Facebook Share Twitter Share LinkedIn Share

Scheduling Your Fall Exterior Painting Projects

Posted Oct 07, 2019 by Dave Scaturro

Office building exterior masonry restoration and waterproof painting Scheduling Your Fall Exterior Painting Projects

As the winter chill approaches, commercial painters everywhere are scrambling. Why? Because this is the last time of the year for professional painting contractors to schedule your much needed exterior projects before the cold weather sets upon us.

If you’re contemplating on repainting your commercial or industrial building’s exterior before the winter season kicks off, here are a few things to keep in mind for your next paint job:

1. Before you start to repaint: take a moment to look at the status of your exterior walls. Cold weather, heat and humidity make it easy for dirt, rot, mold and algae to accumulate and permanently stain your building. An important part of maintaining the quality of your exterior is taking the time to pressure wash or properly scrub with a wire brush. This way, you can easily remove dust, dirt and grime from the walls, fences, driveways and sidewalks.

2. Walk through and inspect your surfaces: After you’ve washed everything down, walk through and check all surfaces for cracking, peeling, chips or excessive fading. These are indicators of coating failure. If you notice these defects, you must act right away and implement corrective measures, doing so will help prevent permanent coating failures.

3. Look to the weather: Project planning means looking at the forecast and choosing your days wisely. You might not know, but the most ideal weather for an exterior paint job is when the temperature is around 70 degrees with a humidity level at about 50%. Surfaces that have sat in the sun for extended periods of time can be up to 15-20 degrees hotter than if they were shaded. It's recommended that on extremely hot days, not to paint at all. Extreme heat will dry the coating very quickly and cause heat blisters which ultimately ruin the surface texture.

Alpine Commercial Painting and Sandblasting Contractors is substantially broad in scope and ability. Our operational systems assure you get the right manpower on your job when you need them: day, night, weekends, holidays, even tomorrow morning when an emergency arises. As one of the largest commercial painters in the New Jersey and New York area we pride ourselves on our ability to complete large painting projects in a short period of time. Get in touch today for your free estimate.

Dave Scaturro
Schedule an Estimate

Call Dave Scaturro, Commercial Painting Specialist, at (973) 279-3200 x224 or use our online application.

Get Started

New Generation of REACH Compliant Ketamine Epoxy Curing Agents...

 New Generation of REACH Compliant Ketamine Epoxy Curing Agents

Posted Jul 08

How Polysiloxane Coatings Protect and Beautify Your Surfaces...

 How Polysiloxane Coatings Protect and Beautify Your Surfaces

Posted Jun 29

Why You Should Consider Vapor Assisted Sandblasting...

Alpines work on the Madison Square Park Statue.  Slurry Blasting to Remove Surface Stains Why You Should Consider Vapor Assisted Sandblasting

Posted Jun 22

Affordable Tank and Vessel Repairs...

 Affordable Tank and Vessel Repairs

Posted Jun 08

How to Protect Your Warehouse from Water Damage...

 How to Protect Your Warehouse from Water Damage

Posted Jun 01

Ready to Get Started?
Fill out our Estimate form or give us a call at (866) 596-0349

Please complete all fields

Photos of the project (optional)

#}