When looking for the best contractor for your commercial painting project, there are several key areas that you need to ensure the company your hire possesses. All commercial projects are different and have their own obstacles to overcome, but there are some factors to look for to ensure you hire the right contractor.
Choosing the Right Paint Contractor
The right commercial contractor helps mitigate these obstacles and avoid costly change orders, work slows or stoppages. HOA communities, multifamily structures, and commercial buildings need specific services that can only be offered by a commercial painting contractor.
SFW Painting has the experience, training, certifications, equipment, and manpower to handle any commercial project. Below are some of the factors to consider while researching a contractor for your commercial project.
Does Your Contractor Have the Experience Needed to Complete Your Project?
Having the right experience in practical application is one of the most important factors to consider. SFW Painting’s crews are more skilled then your typical residential house painters. Our crews have the necessary skills and equipment to paint any multifamily building, apartment complex or business structure. Completing quality commercial painting projects takes a crew who possess the knowledge and experience with large-scale jobs. The crews need to have the ability to work has part of a cohesive and efficient team. Along with our experience crews you need great leaders.
Managing Large Scale Paint Crews
SFW Painting has some of the best supervisors in the industry, who are well versed in all things commercial painting; communication, material staging, lowing disturbances to tenants of business customers. SFW Painting has a proven track record of completing successful projects involving large-scale crews. We also have experienced office staff to assist with crew scheduling, invoicing, and permitting. A lot more work goes into every commercial project to reach a successful outcome.
Does Your Commercial Contractor Have the Appropriate Crew Size?
At SFW Painting we only hire the best, our on-site supervisors and in- house management team have over 50 years of commercial painting experience. With this knowledge SFW Painting hand picks the optimal crew to complete your project on time. SFW Painting uses proven processes and metrics that foster a smooth and efficient work site. This ensures your project will be finished safely, precisely, and on time. Does your contractor have scheduling flexibility?
It is critical that the painting contractor you hire offers flexibility while working on your project. This means working outside of traditional construction work hours to minimize the loss of productivity for your commercial business.
Most painting contractors limit their work hours to Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm. At SFW Painting we work with our clients to adapt to their unique needs to lessen the interference with your business, and your bottom line.
What Commercial Painting Services Your Paint Contractor Provides?
SFW Painting offers a large verity of tailor commercial services, with the best trained and experienced crews available to complete the project on time and on task. Working on commercial projects requires highly skilled workers with the necessary training and proper certifications.
Some of Our Services:
Interior and Exterior Painting
Lead Paint Removal
Mechanical abrading, Hand tooling, and paint preparation
Staining and Stain Removal
Decorative and faux finishes
Asbestos testing and Abatement
Elastomeric, and Concrete Coatings
Epoxies, and Urethanes
Bonding Primer Application
Graffiti Removal and Anti-graffiti coatings
Working knowledge of equipment (scaffolding, swing staging, scissor lifts, and boom lifts)
Is Your Painting Contractor Certified to Work with Lead Paint or Asbestos?
Many of the Northwest building were built before 1978, having a certified lead paint removal contractor is very important to eliminate work stoppages. SFW Painting has a world class Lead Abatement Division.
All of SFW Painting supervisors are highly skilled in safe lead removal practices, and are EPA certified in high standards and practices of lead safe renovations. SFW Painting follows the strictest of EPA guidelines, which ensures the protection and safety for tenants and employees in all the commercial painting projects SFW Painting completes.
SFW Painting has an in-house licensed asbestos inspector. Current regulations require an asbestos survey be completed prior to beginning working or any waste materials being collected. SFW Painting conducts an asbestos survey if any suspect materials are observed and follows the proper sampling and lab testing procedures to ensure necessary safety steps are taken. If after the lab testing is complete and asbestos is present in the material, SFW Painting works quickly to mitigate the hazard. SFW Painting beings in the professionals who are trained in safety removing the hazard.
Does Your Paint Contractor Take Steps to Protect the Environment?
SFW Painting uses high quality water-based paints and water-based latex paints and environmentally safe standards and practices.
U.S. Green Building LEED Certification
Ours paints meet or exceed the Green Seal criteria and the United States Green Building Council’s LEED certification. SFW Painting recycles project cleanup wastewater and any unused paints and chemicals at one of PaintCare recycling locations. In doing this, SFW Painting ensures that harsh chemicals and paints do not end up in the storm drains contaminating our waterways.