Regardless of where you live in the United States, or the world for that matter, the unique climate patterns you experience will damage the exterior of your business premises, and nothing puts potential customers off more than a shabby-looking exterior. Here are a few warning signs to look out for; spot them early and you may avoid costly repairs.
4 Signs it’s Time to Repaint Your Building
- Cracking: If you fail to repair cracked paint, it will flake and peel off, which exposes the next layer of material to the elements.
- Chalking: Chalking on painted materials, such as wood and stucco, appears as a fine powder that rubs off easily on your hand. Over the course of time, chalking degrades the protection paint provides to an exterior surface and also causes colors to fade.
- Blistering: This occurs when paint layers begin to peel off and bubble. This is caused by moisture getting into the material at unpainted areas.
- Mildew and algae: If you spot gray or black spots on the exterior surface of your premises, it may be mildew or algae. This is caused by poor air circulation and excessive moisture. If nothing is done about it, the paint could flake or crack, and its life span will be significantly reduced.
If you’re unsure about whether or not your building is ready for a new coat of paint, contact CBP today! Our commercial painting pros are experts at analyzing surface areas and recommending the best course of action.