Tip from a Commercial Painter: Boost your curb appeal! Curb appeal is the term used to describe the general attractiveness of a property from the sidewalk. This could be pertaining to a prospective buyer or a potential customer. An attractive street view can increase the perceived value of your property and speak to the value of business that is being conducted inside. Whichever way you look at it, curb appeal is as important for commercial properties as it is residential properties. Read this ...More
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5 Tips for Choosing Paint Contractors
Do you know how to choose a paint contractor? Do you have something you want painted, but you’re not sure the best route to go? Let’s talk about the five things you should keep in mind when choosing paint contractors. 1. Type of Service. First, you must figure out the type of service you are looking for. Is this for your home or a commercial property? Is this an interior or exterior job? Do you need other services besides painting? These are questions you should ask yourself,...More
SPPI Receives DBE Certification from The Georgia Department of Transportation
A congratulations is an order for the Atlanta-based painting company. Southern Perfection Painting, Inc. received a letter from the Georgia Department of Transportation, notifying them their Georgia Union Certification Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) application was accepted. We now have a DBE Painting Certification! The business will be listed in Georgia’s UCP DBE Directory, which can be accessed through the Department’s website: www.dot.ga.gov. What is DBE Certification? The D...More
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: color, environment, and "wow." The importance of color. Next, the emphasis on durability and the environment. Finally, making sure we leave room for that “wow” effect. There is an exciting surge of innovation and personality in commercial painting trends in 2021 and SPPI is here to keep you in the loop! The Importance of Color Deciding on yo...More
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...More
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 ...More
What to Do With Leftover Paint from Prior Years
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. ...More
Why are There Cracks on My Wall Paint and What Can I Do About It?
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...More
Do I Need to Prime the Walls Before Painting?
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 ...More
What is Wallpaper Hanging?
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 ...More