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Tips for a Successful Commercial Painting Project

Define the scope of the project and create a budget

Defining the scope of a commercial painting project is crucial to its success. Without a clear understanding of the work to be done, it's easy to underestimate the time and cost involved. When creating a budget for a commercial painting project, be sure to factor in the cost of supplies, labor, and any necessary repairs or renovations. This also involves creating a detailed plan that takes into account the size and type of the space, the number of walls to be painted, and any special requirements such as HIGH-traffic areas or HIGH-impact colors. Once the scope of the project is clear, it's time to create a budget. This should include the cost of materials, labor, and any other associated expenses. With a well-defined scope and budget in place, commercial painting projects are much more likely to be successful.

Choose the right paint contractor

Look for a company with experience handling similar projects, and be sure to get a few quotes before making your final decision. Once you've selected a contractor, it's important to communicate your vision clearly. Make sure they understand your aesthetic goals, and provide them with any relevant reference materials.

Properly prepare the surface for painting

Properly preparing the surface to be painted is critical for a successful commercial painting project. This means removing all dirt, dust, grease, and other debris from the surface. Siding and trim should also be power washed before painting. Once the surface is clean, any cracked or peeling paint should be removed and repaired. These steps may seem like a lot of work, but they'll pay off in the end by ensuring that your paint job looks its best.

Maintain communication with your paint contractor

Maintaining communication with your paint contractor is key to a successful commercial painting project. Make sure to discuss your project goals, timeline, and budget upfront so that everyone is on the same page. Once the project is underway, be available to answer any questions or address any concerns that may come up. Painting can be a disruptive process, so it's important to be as cooperative as possible. By maintaining an open line of communication, you can help ensure that your commercial painting project is completed on time and within budget.


JT PAINT & DESIGN specializes in residential and commercial painting in the greater Tulsa region. Our exterior and interior painting standards are second to none.

We have experts that specialize in cabinetry, doors, crown molding, and much more. We are trusted by the biggest, trusted by the best. Serving Tulsa, Owasso, Bartlesville, Bixby, Broken Arrow, Jenks, Collinsville, Skiatook, and more!

29 years of our founder John Thompson's experience in the field has been spent selling and applying paint and other coatings. In that time he managed several retail and commercial paint stores. John began paint contracting in 1997 and has built JT PAINT & DESIGN into one of the best performing paint contractors in Green Country.

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