Commercial painting isn’t an overnight job and requires time, skills and attention to detail. Most business owners often come across the problem of peeling paint or blisters in paint after a certain point of time and look for a repainting job to overcome the situation. The main reason behind peeling paint is improper surface preparation which prevents paint to stick to the surface walls. As a result, paint eventually cracks form blisters bubbles and peels off.
What All Includes Prep Work?
Surface preparation is key to a successful commercial paint job. Depending upon the nature and condition of the property, it can take a few minutes before the application of the first coat of paint. To obtain a flawless painting services Sydney, you need to invest sufficient time in surface preparation. Rushing at this time can cause more damage than good and lead to further cracks in paint.
Covering Your Items and Floors
During the time of surface preparation, all unwanted items should be removed. Any portable items should be shifted to nearby places and the area should be decluttered. Stationery items, carpets, heavy furniture or appliances should be covered with cloths. Painters tape can protect other areas such as:
- Utility Heads
The exterior surface of a commercial building must be cleaned thoroughly before applying paint. The best way to remove dust, debris from a commercial building is by pressure washing it. Power washing will effectively eliminate harmful contaminants from the surface and make it ready for paint. The high water force ensures dust and grime gets wiped off the surface and harmful contaminants are broken down at room temperature.
Following are some common surface contaminants that are mainly found at the surface of commercial buildings.
- Dust Mites
- Peeling paint
A clean and even surface paves the way for strong paint adhesion. If surface preparation is not done properly by local commercial painting contractors in Sydney, paint will not stick to the walls and will peel off early than expected.
Caulking To Prevent Cracks
Presence of multiple cracks at joints or seams of your commercial building may result in early deterioration of paint. Caulking prevents water from penetrating your building and protects your business premises and it’s belongings from potential damages. It also paves the way for a smooth and even paint job.
Scraping off Loose Paint
Loose or decayed paint needs to be scraped off before applying fresh coats of paint. The surface or walls of your commercial building shouldn’t have dents, holes or flaws as otherwise, it may prevent paint from adhering to the surface. If you forget to treat cracked paint on any surface of your commercial building, the new paintwork will be a total failure.
At “On Point Colour Painting Pty Ltd“, we offer impeccable residential, commercial or industrial painting using high-end paint solutions at an extremely affordable price. Our team comprises of skilled, vetted and reputed painting contractors who are abreast of modern painting techniques and give a flawless finish to your property using industry-compliant equipment.