Monthly Archives: November 2015

Protecting Eyes, Nose, and Lungs from Paint

When painting for any job, it is important to know the dangers of the materials you are using. Paints, primers, sealants, and solvents have hazardous materials that have potential to be extremely dangerous to personal health and the environment. Team PPC runs through several safety procedures to make sure we are performing our safest on… Read more

How Weather Affects Painting

In industrial projects, latex paint is rarely used.  Urethane or epoxy-based coatings are 2  or 3- component products. They are “chemically-cured” products, and if the temperature is not controlled properly, the coating will not properly cure.  Containing the environment — the temperature, humidity, etc. — within specs is not as easy as you may think!… Read more

Common Mistakes We See in the Painting Business

You can learn a lot from the mistakes of others. Some of the more common mistakes we see in our line of work are: 1. Ignoring the Specifications Why would a painter on a commercial job not follow the specifications of the architect?  There is a method to this madness.  On the original job, where… Read more

PPC’s Safety Tied to Experience Modification Rates

Here at Penington Painting Company, safety trumps most things when we’re working on a project. We cherish safety because we know these projects can be dangerous, and it is vital that we take care of our team and clients. In fact, safety is so important to us, we offer bonuses that are awarded where exceptional… Read more