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Painting Your Storage Warehouse: What to Know

By August 18, 2020May 31st, 2022Commercial Projects
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How do you feel when you come across a dirty structure with old paint that looks unkempt? You probably find it to be an eyesore and not give it another look. Maintaining the curb appeal of your warehouse can draw customers to your business instead of pushing them away to competitors. Therefore, repainting your warehouse is essential.
Curb appeal refers to the appearance of your property from all outlying areas and the street. Storage facility painting plays a considerable role in improving the appearance of a structure. It can make the building look more welcoming. Keep in mind, though, while you want people to pay attention to your facility, you do not want it to appear gaudy.

Let’s see what can be done to enhance the appearance of your warehouse with storage facility painting.

Pressure Washing to Refresh

One thing that you may not know about warehouse painters is that they also provide an additional service: pressure washing. Your storage facility may already be painted with your brand’s color scheme, but it now looks sad and worn; it’s been a long time since it was last painted. In that case, a commercial painting service can help you by cleaning the exterior with pressure washing. It will remove any dirt or debris from the walls and give the paint a new life.

Maintenance Painting

Maintenance painting is the perfect option if you want to keep the existing paint job on your structure. It refers to when painters refresh your storage facility’s exterior by fixing the appearance of faded, peeling, or chipped paintwork. They can do this not just on your building’s exterior, but on other areas of the property too. This includes structural components like safety rails or walkways, light poles, and other parts where a fresh paint coat can significantly improve the appearance of the existing space. If you get this done along with interior maintenance painting, it will give the warehouse a completely new look.

Painting Exteriors

Whether you just purchased a new storage facility, or are rebranding your business, painting the exterior of your commercial building will allow you to change its appearance to suit your color scheme. Exterior painting will make the warehouse look enticing and stylish. Not to forget, it will also ensure that the facility continues being a valuable asset. A neat exterior will boost the resale value of the building.

Safety Painting

Warehouses are hazardous and very busy environments. They pose unique challenges when it comes to managing efficiency, productivity, and safety risks. Providing a safe, optimum working environment in this setting is always a huge struggle. However, safety painting can provide drastic improvements. It can change your life, as well as your employees’ lives.
So, what is safety painting when it comes to storage facilities? It is a plan that utilizes strategic color schemes and paints to make warehouses safer, thereby improving safety for products, equipment, and employees. The safety improvements from this type of painting are a result of painting warehouse floors, ceilings, pedestrian walkway aisles and lines, safety markings, etc.


There are many perks of painting your warehouse to improve its curb appeal. These include:

Increased Value

Painting a warehouse every year will help keep it maintained and looking good. This will increase the market value of the property.

Attract New Customers and Clients

The appearance of your commercial structures serves as a representation of your brand and what it means. A freshly painted building will encourage clients, customers, partners, and suppliers to do business with you.

Improved Employee Satisfaction

The individuals who will be inside your warehouses most of the time will be your workers. So painting the warehouse to make it safer and improve its appearance will boost employee morale. It will result in improved productivity and focus. There will be fewer work-related accidents that can cost your business quite a lot of money over time.

Increase Your Storage Facility’s Life

Focusing on the paintwork of your storage facility will make it last longer. If painted regularly, it would remain protected from natural weathering elements that can negatively affect your structure’s exteriors. In the long run, regular warehouse painting will save you money as you will not be required to spend it on repairs.

Industry Regulations

It is essential to paint your warehouses to follow industry regulations that ensure employees’ safety and health.

For Warehouse Owners

As an owner, you probably want to do everything that can help your business get more clients and customers. Apart from maintaining an excellent reputation and executing smart marketing strategies, one of the best ways to ensure this is by improving the curb appeal of your commercial buildings and warehouses. The better the structure looks from the outside, the more customers are likely to find it appealing.

There are many ways to improve the curb appeal of your storage facility. For example, Investing in better signage and landscaping can make a significant difference. More importantly, however, a fresh coat of paint can transform the appearance of your business. It makes the most significant difference when enhancing the exterior of a structure. Therefore, hiring a professional painter is vital if you want to improve the look of your business.

Whether you require a complete exterior painting service or a basic pressure washing job, it is important to find a trustworthy commercial painter who can complete the project according to your specific requirements. We can help you with that. Our professional painters can help improve the appearance of your storage facility. They will give it a fresh, new look to improve your business’s curb appeal, entice more customers, and boost profits. Call re:fab at 1.800.690.2539 or by visiting and get your FREE estimate today.

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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.

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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.

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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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