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Embrace the Summer Shine: The Benefits of Summer Painting

By July 12, 2023Uncategorized

The Benefits of Painting a Building in the Summer


As the sun’s warm rays blanket the world during the summer months, it’s an opportune time to embark on painting projects, whether for residential or commercial buildings. While exterior painting can be done anytime from spring to fall in New England, there are distinct advantages to tackling this task in the summer season. In this blog, we’ll explore the numerous benefits of painting a building during the summer months and why it’s the perfect time to transform your space with a fresh coat of paint.


1. Ideal Weather Conditions: One of the primary advantages of painting a building in the summer is the favorable weather conditions. With longer daylight hours and generally drier weather, summer provides an optimal environment for the painting process. The moderate temperatures and lower humidity levels allow paint to dry and cure properly, ensuring a smooth and even finish. Moreover, the absence of rain showers reduces the risk of moisture-related issues and allows the paint to adhere effectively.


2. Efficient Drying Time: The warm temperatures and ample sunlight of summer accelerate the drying time of paint significantly. Compared to cooler seasons, when paint may take longer to dry and cure, summer provides an excellent opportunity to expedite the process. The quick drying time means less waiting between coats, allowing you to complete the project more efficiently. Additionally, faster drying times reduce the chances of dirt or debris sticking to wet paint, resulting in a cleaner and smoother final appearance.


3. Enhanced Adhesion and Durability: The heat and sunlight of summer contribute to enhanced paint adhesion and durability. As the paint dries and cures more quickly in warmer temperatures, it forms a stronger bond with the surface, leading to improved longevity. The combination of proper adhesion and durability ensures that your building’s fresh coat of paint will withstand the test of time. It will also protect the exterior from environmental elements and maintaining its vibrant appearance for years to come.


4. Increased Productivity: Summer’s longer daylight hours and comfortable working conditions boost productivity during painting projects. Contractors and painters can maximize their work time each day, taking advantage of the extended daylight to accomplish more tasks. The pleasant weather also fosters a more positive and energetic work environment, allowing painters to focus and complete the job efficiently. This increased productivity means a shorter overall project duration, minimizing disruptions to occupants or business operations.


5. Time for Exterior Repairs: Painting a building often goes hand-in-hand with necessary exterior repairs or maintenance. The summer season offers an ideal opportunity to address any underlying issues before applying a fresh coat of paint. Whether it’s repairing cracks, filling gaps, or replacing damaged siding, the warm and dry weather provides optimal conditions for conducting repairs effectively. By taking care of these tasks during the summer, you ensure a solid foundation for the paint job. This will result in a more seamless and long-lasting finish.


6. Aesthetically Pleasing Results: Summer painting projects allow buildings to showcase their best appearance. The vibrant colors of summer, coupled with the bright natural light, highlight the freshly painted exterior. Thus, giving the building an inviting and attractive appeal. Whether it’s a residential property looking to enhance its curb appeal or a commercial space aiming to make a positive first impression, painting during the summer season ensures a visually stunning result that will leave a lasting impact.


Painting a building during the summer offers numerous benefits, from ideal weather conditions and efficient drying times, to enhanced adhesion and increased productivity. The warm and dry climate of the summer season sets the stage for a successful painting project. This results in a durable, aesthetically pleasing and long-lasting finish. Embrace the summer shine and transform your building into a vibrant, welcoming space with a fresh coat of paint.

We are in the middle of summer, but there is still time to repaint & refresh your property before the fall! At re:fab, have the capacity to start your painting project within TWO WEEKS of a signed contract. So, get your free estimate, today!

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Whether the interior walls of your commercial facility have been damaged, the front door of your business needs an upgrade or your floors are in need of attention, re:fab has the right team and process to meet your specific needs.
With a team of skilled carpenters and specialty craftsmen, re:fab helps clients tackle quick improvements to full-scale renovation needs.

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re:fab is the trusted partner for commercial renovations and specialty applications for properties and facilities across all industries. Whether a commercial office building or a multi-family property, our experienced team has the knowledge and resources to get your job done right.

  • Flooring & Epoxy Coatings
  • Windows and Doors
  • Interior and Exterior Painting
  • Rebranding Services and Special Finishes Installments
  • Carpentry & Drywall Repairs
  • Heating and AC and/or HVAC
  • Plumbing & Electrical
  • Trenching
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  • Gutters
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Specialty Flooring

Floor Coatings Keep Your Foundations Safe

re:fab’s floor coating services provide a dramatic enhancement to the look and feel of commercial and industrial properties. In addition, specialty floor coatings maintain the health and durability of your floors and overall properties, creating a more healthy and safer space for your employees, customers and the environment

Our Experts Provide A Variety Of Floor Coating Services, Including:

  • Epoxy Floor Coatings
  • Cementitious Urethane Resurfacers
  • Decorative Flake and Quartz Floor Coating Systems
  • Joint Fillers-Repair Mortars
  • Electrostatic Dissipative (ESD) Coating Systems
  • High-Performance Urethane Topcoat
  • Resurfacers
  • Same-Day Coating Systems
  • Moisture Vapor Reducer
  • Sealers
  • Urethane Topcoats

*Please note: re:fab provides flooring services as part of a larger renovation or painting program or project, not a standalone service.

EIFS + Stucco

Commercial buildings and industrial facilities featuring exterior walls with an Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS) have the attractiveness of a stucco finish but with greater insulation, toughness and longevity. In fact, unlike stucco, EIFS is actually a multi-layered system that includes insulation board, base coat and finish coat. It’s a combination that provides a classic look with modern advantages.

In addition to much-improved insulation, EIFS can improve indoor air quality and reduce the environmental impact of a structure throughout its lifetime, and it is available in a virtually unlimited range of colors and textures.

EIFS has transformed commercial buildings across all industries and our team of specialists can help you understand the benefits of this important application.

*We are Dryvit Systems EIFS Certified Installers.

Power Washing

Regular power washing keeps commercial facilities running efficiently and safely, helps businesses stay compliant with environmental regulations, rids surfaces of mold and delivers an attractive first impression to clients and guests. Our team can quickly and easily return your properties to excellent condition.

Exterior Power Washing Services Include:

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re:fab’s 30 years+ experience with commercial interior and exterior painting, sealing and wall & ceiling applications assures each client that we have the expertise to deliver for any business painting requirement. Tackling projects both large and small, across New England, our teams are capable of serving all of your standard and specialty painting and application needs.

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