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Commercial Painters Accessing Difficult Areas

One of the biggest challenges facing commercial and industrial painters is accessibility.  But no matter how difficult or tight the access, the commercial painting or industrial painting project needs to get completed.
Most often, when a a typical citizens hears the phrase “difficult access,” they might initially think about heights.  And most of the time, that person could be correct.
Heights are one of the largest challenges painters face.  Are you painting a ceiling with piping, duct work, and conduit in the way?  Or do you […]

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Commercial Painting in Industrial Environments – PennCoat, Inc.

Even industrial environments have commercial areas.  Offices, conference rooms, hallways, they’re all considered commercial areas.  And in this pharmaceutical packaging plant, there is an area that has the profile of a commercial setting.
I was contacted by a plant engineer.  He had a project where his facility needed to repaint the walls, window frames, doors, and door frames in their clean packaging room.  I was curious, because the existing coatings seemed to be in good condition.  But after further investigation, my […]

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Industrial Painting Contractors – Facility Painting To Stop Ceiling Corrossion

Bring In the Proper Industrial Painting Contractors For the Best Install
 
When dealing with food and pharmaceutical plants, you can often run into corrosive cleaners.  The cleaners are required to ensure that any bacteria is completely cleaned from the surfaces and equipment that is used to prepare and cook the food.  But often these cleaners get exposed to the wrong areas, and can actually degrade and corrode some of the industrial coatings.  And in this case, at a condiment plant, […]

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Industrial Painting Contractors – Performing A Site Assessment

Being a commercial painting contractor sounds easy.  But the moment of truth arrives when you walk into a project, without knowing where to begin.  Sometimes you’ll see so much steel, ceiling, piping, siding, and everything that you almost feel intimidated.  And that’s what almost happened recently when I did a site visit for a metal fabrication plant.
Their plant is divided into 3 separate bays.  The two exterior bays had already been painted.  So now it was time to paint […]

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Rusty Tanks & Industrial Painting – PennCoat

Industrial Painting – Tank Rust Removal and Recoating Project
At Penncoat we have an interesting outlook on the term degree of difficulty. Give us rust spots – no problem. Put those rust spots 60’ in the air on tank silos – OK. Surround the area around the tank with grass and landscaping that isn’t meant to be driven over with lifts and other equipment – now we’re talking.
Every ‘less than ideal’ project that we encounter is a way to expand […]

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The many worlds of House Paint

PennCoat, Inc. doesn’t paint houses or residential properties.  PennCoat, Inc. provides industrial painting and commercial painting services for plants and facilities.  Regardless of the market’s we’re willing to serve, there is still a large demand for quality house and residential painters.  And even these painters need to have a solid understanding of what paint will work in which environments.
Paint for Interior Painting
There’s a lot more flexibility with interior paints.  Unlike exterior paints that have to fight weather exposure, interior […]

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5 Proven Methods to Removing Paint

Top Five Ways to Remove Paint
Modern paints are engineered to adhere tightly to surfaces, resist moisture and chemicals, and stand up to extreme temperatures. That’s a lot of value in a gallon of paint. These properties also create hassles when you want to remove old paint. We’ve assembled our top five methods for removing old paint. While some methods may be easier than other ones, they all require a little elbow grease.

Sanding and Scraping
A fairly low-tech approach is to […]

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Commercial Painting – UV Resistance

UV Protection — Aliphatic Urethane
One of the most important industrial and commercial painting features the PennCoat looks for in exterior topcoats is protection from the Sun’s powerful ultraviolet (UV) radiation. In today’s article, we’ll examine UV in some detail and then revisit the properties of aliphatic urethane topcoats and see how it stands up to UV rays.
Ultraviolet Light
UV light spans wavelengths from 400 to 10 nanometers, shorter than visible light wavelengths but longer than those for X-rays. Humans can’t see […]

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