Tag: Painting Contractor

22Jul

There are several painters from which to choose in the Central and Southern California area. The list may be overwhelming and you might not know who to trust. Referrals from friends or other businesses are always helpful but you might need more information. Cor-Ray Painting…

16Oct

A licensed painting contractor sounds like a good idea to most consumers in the industrial field, but it may not be easy to explain what to look for and why licensure is so important. Listed are ways that licensed painters can give you confidence in…

22Oct

We have previously reviewed why your painting contractor should be licensed, but it’s also essential that your painting contractor is certified. Your painting and coating projects deserve to have a certain level of quality. Listed below are a few common certification programs painting…

5Nov

Fires can damage your building in catastrophic ways. Your business can prepare by hiring a painting contractor to apply industrial fireproofing to the building. How it Works Cementitious fireproofing comes in a variety of densities and thicknesses, for everything from steel structures to ductwork, so…

12Nov

On the index of paint samples you'll often find the acronym LRV. Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a method of gauging the paint’s quality of light and is a useful tool for both the painting contractor and consumer. LRV measures the percentage…

19Nov

If you’re like many business owners, you’re looking for a way to decrease cost and keep your company profitable. Energy-efficient roof coatings are a great way to do that. Also known as cool roof or reflective coatings, energy-efficient roof coatings are…

11Feb

Surface preparation is one of the most important elements in industrial painting, since it essentially gives the paint or coating its proper foundation, and eliminates whatever problems existed with the surface, such as rust, lead, or chipping paint. Improper surface preparation is perhaps the primary…

19Feb

For the industrial environments around L.A. and San Diego, there is often a need for coatings with exceptional hardiness and versatility. Since many industrial paints and coatings do not meet the rigorous requirements of certain industrial settings, a plural component coating may be an…

7Mar

Metal siding is one of the most common siding types for Southern California’s industrial structures. It is durable, affordable and allows for very rapid construction. As the metal coating is typically factory-applied it is relatively low maintenance, but not zero maintenance. Whether it…

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…

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…

16Apr

Southern California is seeing a rising demand for warehouse buildings. Distribution centers, shipping and receiving facilities and logistics centers are a big part of our region’s industries, especially in the Inland Empire and other areas around L.A. If your company has new…

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…

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…

1Aug

In our last article, part one, we covered two of the four main components of industrial paints: pigments and binders. The other two components are liquids and additives. When discussing painting and coating options with a painting contractor, liquids may be more relevant. The liquid…

7Aug

Facility managers and maintenance managers for industrial facilities have a lot on their plate, and painting is one area that can be overlooked since it is not always an immediate priority to an industrial facility’s daily operations. But when painting does need to…