Five Signs That It's Time To Repaint Your Business

I really enjoyed updating our home, so I'm writing this blog to give other homeowners helpful information about painting and wallpapering their homes.

Five Signs That It's Time To Repaint Your Business

Five Signs That It's Time To Repaint Your Business

29 September 2020
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There are many reasons to repaint your business, but some are more pressing than others. Knowing what they are can help you plan your budget so you can repaint at the optimum time.

1. Rebranding

When rebranding your business, it is important that your building immediately reflects your new brand. This will ensure that you avoid customer confusion, partcularly if a large ad campaign featuring the new colors is part of your rebranding process. Plan to have the building exterior repainted prior to launching the ad campaign. Interior color changes can be delayed, if necessary, since they aren't as visible to the public.

2. Peeling Paint

The state of your building, both inside and out, can impact the first impression formed by clients. If the paint is chipped or peeling, that first impression may not be the best. Further, missing paint can lead to expensive building damage. For example, exposed wood siding is more likely to suffer rot than a surface with an intact layer of paint. It's best to schedule repainting before the peeling paint gets too severe.

3. Faded Finish

A paint job can seem to be in good repair, but weathering and age could have faded it to a shadow of its former glory. This can be especially unattractive if the fading is uneven causing areas with less sun exposure to be more brightly colored compared to those with more exposure. Fading isn't just a problem with building exteriors, either. It can also affect interior walls if you have a lot of windows. The effect can make some walls look grimy and dirty even if they aren't, so it's a good idea to repaint to freshen up and even out the color.

4. Mildew and Grime

Frequent cleaning can help prevent mildew and grime buildup. Indoors that means having the walls periodically wiped down or scrubbed, while pressure washing is the method of choice on exterior walls. Even with good maintenance, eventually, mildew and grime may become difficult to impossible to remove. When this happens, it is time to repaint. Consider using mildew-resistant paints outdoors and paints that are formulated to be easy to wipe down inside.

5. Safety Concerns

Old paint can also pose safety concerns. If the building was last painted 50 years ago, for example, there could be lead paint lurking. You don't want your staff or clients to come in contact with this dangerous component. Another issue is that safety markings may fade or become difficult to see. For example, yellow-painted warning lines on steps may fade, thus increasing the chances that someone will trip.

Contact a commercial painting service for more help.

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Update Your Home Affordably With Paint and Wallpaper

Hello, my name is Donna King, and I want to welcome you to my blog that's all about painting and hanging wallpaper. After my husband and I purchased our home we wanted to do some updating inside the house, but we didn't have a lot of money to spend. Since neither one of us had ever done this kind of work before, we researched the tasks before starting the project. We bought new paint for the walls, and we put up wallpaper in the kitchen. My husband's cousin is a painter and wallpaper hanger by trade, and he told us many helpful tips and tricks. We really enjoyed updating our home, and I'm writing this blog to give other homeowners helpful information about painting and wallpapering their homes.