Tag: Contractor In California

26Feb

A fresh coat of paint is essential for making your facility look its best. Proper maintenance helps everything run more smoothly and can even make your business more profitable. When you need a new coating of paint, it’s wise to consider both the…

5Mar

Your business relies on everything running smoothly. Corrosion and heavy wear of structures only slows things down. You may have heard of metalizing for corrosion protection, but what really is metalizing and how does it work? Metalizing is a specific process within thermal spraying that…

12Mar

Floors, especially in industrial areas, have to thrive in many types of harsh conditions. You are concerned with the safety and durability of your floors and may be considering floor coatings. But who really needs them and what kind of advantages do they offer? Floor…

19Mar

A new coating can spruce up your business, impress customers and give employees a brighter outlook with an inviting work environment. Before slapping on a fresh coating, it’s essential to clean and adequately prepare the area in order for the coating to adhere.…

26Mar

Aside from single family homes that don’t have to undergo regular safety inspections or load up with sprinkler systems, commercial buildings take a large hit from the devastating problem known as fire. Fires disrupt all of your business’ typical services as well…

8Apr

With sunlight, moisture and the effects of natural elements, paint can start to deteriorate and suddenly not look its best. It is typically understood that buildings should be repainted every five to eight years for the best protection. You have enough to worry about with…

16Apr

Selecting paint colors can be a challenging task, especially since most of us don’t have an interior decorating background. Surrounding colors can heavily influence mood, focus and productivity in the workplace. You want your business to be an enjoyable atmosphere in which to…

23Apr

If you need to revamp and secure the floors in your workplace, consider epoxy coatings. Floors coated in epoxy can ensure the protection of what’s most valuable to you: your employees, your equipment and your building. Epoxy acts as a sealant for concrete…

7May

Steel is one of the most common building materials due to its strength, cost-effectiveness and easy transportation. However, steel is also quite susceptible to corrosion when exposed to the outdoors. Rust can form by steel reacting to atmospheric oxygen and exposure to other elements such…

26Feb

While most of the nation takes the brunt of winter storm after winter storm, Southern California has it pretty mild. Dropping into the 50s and 60s and getting relatively heavy rain will be a mostly welcomed event, especially considering California’s drought. But even…

26Mar

Wastewater treatment plants may be among the industrial facilities most prone to corrosion issues. Maintaining wastewater treatment facilities is a vital service for Southern California, and no small task with millions and millions of people using water and sewage. Painting and coating services are generally…

7Apr

If you work in the oil or gas industry, you'll probably know that Southern California has one of the biggest oil and gas industries in the nation, as well as some of the highest consumption levels for these products. So it is crucial yet…

10Apr

Finding the type of paint or coatings to protect your industrial structures is no simple process in most industries. With the wide range of substrates and environments coupled with the vast painting and coating selection, it can be a quite a task for your company…

2May

While many industrial fires are caused by internal accidents unrelated to outside conditions, the notorious California fire season does increase the risk of structure fires. With summer weather already upon us, there are a number of options out there for protecting Southern California industrial structures…

27May

An industrial painting job is typically incomplete without significant caulking work. Caulking is a less obvious painting service that still has a big impact on both the integrity of your building and its appearance. It can be done by a caulking and waterproofing contractor, but…

4Jun

Many Southern California tanks or tank farms need secondary containment systems to control any leaks or ruptures from the tanks. And just as coating tanks is important, so many secondary containment structures also need coating. Whether the particular containment is required by the EPA or…

16Jun

As a quality industrial painting contractor in California, Cor-Ray’ safety and quality assurance program includes NACE certified coating inspectors. NACE inspection is a feature of the best coating and painting companies, and ensures all of our work is sound and will protect your structure…

19Jun

As a facility manager or owner, you sometimes need to outsource large or urgent painting projects to an industrial painting contractor in California. To do this successfully—on budget and with good results—you need to know what criteria to use in deciding…

30Aug

VOCs are a significant factor for industrial painting, especially in southern California. The VOCs or “volatile organic compounds” in coatings are the liquids that evaporate as paint dries and become pollutants and irritants. VOC emissions also come from many other sources such as…

11Sep

With the growing awareness of the effect our actions have on the world we live in, our responsibility to the environment has never been greater. This responsibility stretches to nearly every part of our lives, and constantly changes the way we interact and the choices…

12Sep

Fire poses a real and present danger to commercial buildings everywhere, and especially to California and the west coast. It is simply unwise to not take the means to protect your business from the threat of fire. The time and money spent in prevention is…

17Sep

It is always worthwhile to protect any investment. We buy cases for our phones, purchase insurance for our house and car, and wear helmets while biking. The same logic can be applied to protecting industrial steel structures. For long-term cost effective protection, metal coatings are…

24Sep

It may surprise you which surfaces in your industrial facilities need water proofing. Some are obvious - most realize the need for water proofing around doors and windows - but the extent of the need for a water proofing coating goes far beyond these. Cor-Ray…

8Oct

In 2012, Cor-Ray was hired by the City of San Diego to work on the new Central Library in the San Diego Public Library system. This blasting and coating project lasted five months, from March to August 2012, and is a public showcase of Cor-Ray's handiwork. …

15Oct

Cor-Ray has proven itself over it's many years of service that it is a contractor in California capable of a excelling in a wide array of painting and coating jobs. From metal coatings for corrosion protection to epoxy sealants for concrete floors, Cor-Ray provides…

22Oct

On June 16, 2012, Cor-Ray completed an 8 month project on the Tule Flume in Springville, CA. Cor-Ray did painting and repair work on the steel structures, stretching over 3,000 feet of 48 inch piping. This project is a prime example of Cor-Ray adapting to the needs of a project,…

29Oct

Cor-Ray does work across a wide range of industrial work, including metal coating, floor coating, painting and much more. Have you considered Cor-Ray to be the contractor in California for your next project, but unsure if they have experience doing the work you need? Below…

5Nov

In early 2012, Cor-Ray was hired for blasting, painting and coating fuel tanks at the Oakland International Airport. The job took six months, and was completed in summer of that year. When hiring a contractor in California, Cor-Ray was chosen as the painters the Oakland International…

12Nov

Cor-Ray is a contractor in California that specializes in epoxy floor coating (among many other things). Epoxy coatings are a sealant for concrete floors, commonly used in commercial buildings, walkways, and garage spaces. Epoxy floor coatings are great for a number of reasons -…

19Nov

On February 6, 2012, Cor-Ray began an interesting and impressive project. Hired by Walnut Valley Water, Cor-Ray was chosen for retrofitting, painting and blasting two multi-million gallon tanks in the Eastgate Reservoir. The work was completed in just under three months - an impressive timeframe for…

1Dec

The first step in many contracting jobs is surface preparation. When it comes to surface preparation, there are several different methods to choose from. Cor-Ray is a skilled contractor in California that specializes in many different painting and blasting techniques, and will work with you…

5Dec

In September 2011, Cor-Ray began a 7 month project painting and coating the Angels Gate Lighthouse. This was a major project that brought many unique challenges. Cor-Ray was the contractor in California chosen by the Calbrillo Beach Boosters to face these obstacles. The project was expertly handled…

10Dec

After you have a concrete floor down, you want to make sure it lasts and is in great condition for years to come. There are a few easy ways to clean and maintain your concrete floor to do just that. If you're interested…

29Dec

One place you may not think of that requires regular painting is the ceiling of your industrial space. A fresh painted ceiling quickly transforms a space. Cor-Ray is a painting company and contractor in California who specializes in all kinds of industrial painting work, including…