Commercial Painting Trends in 2021

There are many different factors that a commercial project has to consider. We are going to discuss the three most important: the importance of color, the emphasis on durability and the environment and making sure we leave room for that “wow” effect. There is an exciting surge of innovation and personality in commercial painting in 2021 and SPPI is here to keep you in the loop!  The Importance of Color Deciding on your paint color is not something to take lightly. The color palet...

Can Paint Impact Your Building’s Energy Efficiency?

When we think of maintaining energy efficiency in our buildings our mind automatically goes to HVAC and electricity improvements, but can paint impact your building’s energy efficiency as well? The answer is yes. The colors of your commercial space are directly related to the amount of heat absorption possible. According to the Department of Energy's (DOE) Cooling Your Home Naturally report, dark, dull colors can absorb 70 to 90 percent of the sun's radiant energy, which can then be trans...

BACK TO BUSINESS IN 2021: Refresh & Renew Your Commercial Building with Color

We all know that certain colors can evoke universal feelings: a calm blue, a cheery yellow, a serious black. But these reactions can also be strongly personal. You want to create a professional environment that not only reflects your business’s style but also creates an inviting atmosphere for your customers and potential clients. It’s a great time to give your business or commercial space a facelift with some simple, effective paint upgrades. Here are some tips to consider once you’ve t decide ...

What to Do With Leftover Paint from Prior Years

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Often times when you complete a painting project, you will find that there is extra paint. You may decide to keep this in case there is a need for touch ups along the way which means you need to know how to properly store it. If you do have extra paint leftover from prior years, understanding how long you can keep it and what you need to do in order to dispose of it can be essential. This will let you know everything about storing and disposing of your old paint. After you have pa...

Why are There Cracks on My Wall Paint and What Can I Do About It?

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There are a lot of things that can happen to your paint after time has passed. One of the common issues that you may come across is noticing cracks on your wall paint. If you notice this problem, you may be wondering what you can do about it. There are quite a few different reasons why this problem occurs and understanding this can help you know how to best handle the situation and prevent it in the future. Here is everything that you need to know about cracked paint. The first th...

Do I Need to Prime the Walls Before Painting?

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Some people may think that painting is just as simple as slapping up a few layers of paint on the wall. The problem is that it is not always as simple as you may think especially when it comes to creating a professional look to the room. For instance, you may not think about priming the walls before you start a paint job. Priming is such an important step of the painting process, but a lot of people think that they can just skip this part. Here is everything that you need to know ...

What is Wallpaper Hanging?

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What is Wallpaper Hanging? If you have an older home, it is quite likely that you are dealing with wallpaper hanging. Wallpaper hanging was quite popular in the past and even though it is making a big comeback right now, it is not a trend for everyone. A wallpaper hanging is the term for putting up wallpaper in the space. Wallpaper is great for some people who want to have a continuous pattern across the walls or if they just want a neat accent touch in the space. However, as difficult as it ...

What Kind of Surface Preparation is Done before Painting a Wall?

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Surface Preparation When you are choosing a commercial paint contractor in Berkeley Lake, you need to be sure that you are choosing an experienced professional. Whether you are doing the preparation work yourself or you are hiring the painter to do this work, it can be essential to know what needs to be done before you can paint a wall. This can help you to determine if the contractor knows what they are doing or not. Here is everything that you need to know about surface preparation before p...

How to Repair Damaged Drywall

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How to Repair Damaged Drywall Drywall is a product that can damage, though how easily it can be damaged will depend on the quality of the drywall. Before any painting task, repairing damaged drywall is crucial in order to create a professional looking job. If you are hiring a professional commercial painting contractor in Braselton or anywhere in Metro Atlanta, GA, make sure that you find someone that can handle this type of task. Otherwise, you will need to know how to repair damaged drywall...

Checklist of Qualities of Best Painters

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Qualities of Best Painters Finding the best painters in Atlanta can be a very overwhelming task, especially when you are not quite sure what you are looking for in a painter. As with any contractor that you are hiring it is important to take a close look at a checklist of qualities before making your decision as to who you will hire. Here is a quick checklist of qualities that you should be looking for in the best painter. Experience Experience is really a crucial trait to have, especially ...