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Steps for Painting a Factory Finish Metal Facade

Steps for Painting a Factory Finish Metal Facade

Painting a factory finish metal facade is a sensitive painting application. Since you're starting with an existing coating that has excellent adhesion qualities, when you're complete, the paint system you applied must also have great adhesion qualities. Asset...

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How to Remove Paint from Brick

How to Remove Paint from Brick

The brick on this commercial building was improperly applied and had marginal adhesion. The only way to correct this shoddy application is to remove the paint and start over. Using 250° hot water, 4000 psi and a Roto tip combination you can see the paint is easily...

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Benefits of Electrostatic Painting of Metal Equipment

Benefits of Electrostatic Painting of Metal Equipment

The electrostatic painting of metal equipment is a unique application process. The paint is chemically manufactured to be sprayed using a specialized electrostatic gun, the piece of metal being painting is grounded and when the paint is being sprayed it is...

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Importance of Structural Steel Painting

Importance of Structural Steel Painting

Painting structural steel beams is an asset-preservation based project. The importance of these beams cannot be overstated, as they ensure the overall structural integrity of any given building. As steel begins to corrode, it thins and gradually loses strength....

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Case Study – DM Productions

Interior Rust Removal and Painting Project If left unchecked, rust can destroy your metal substrates. When David Michael Productions saw their new warehouse facility beginning to rust away, they called the rust prevention and asset preservation experts at McCahill...

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Case Study – Shipping Dock Walls

Case Study – Shipping Dock Walls

Wall Sealant Application A facility in Oak Brook, IL had a problem with a common wall shared by executive offices and their shipping dock. The exhaust from the idling trucks was actually seeping through the concrete cinderblock wall, causing an unpleasant smell for...

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Case Study – Lee & Associates

Case Study – Lee & Associates

Exterior Building Painting Project Everyone knows that the proper use of color can improve aesthetic value, but it can also reduce the likelihood of accidents and contractor liability. The McCahill Painting Company team kept this in mind when they worked on the...

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Case Study – Chemical Production Facility

Case Study – Chemical Production Facility

Workshop and Parts Room - Interior Painting There are several good reasons to maintain the painted interior of a production facility. A clean and aesthetically pleasing environment improves employee motivation and promotes a professional atmosphere for client and...

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Case Study – The Royal Group

Case Study – The Royal Group

Workshop and Parts Room - Interior Painting The Royal Group has been providing packaging products and services since 1922, so they understand the importance of experience. When they needed the workshops and offices of their Cicero, IL facility painted, they turned to...

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How to Repair Drywall

How to Repair Drywall

In every type of building, be it an office, hospital, church, etc., walls need to be painted. Today, the majority of walls in these buildings are drywall. If you want to paint drywall though, the drywall must be prepared first. As with any painting project, the...

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