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Commercial Painting for Exterior Metal in the Bay Area !

 Commercial Painting for Exterior Metal in the Bay Area


There are many benefits to living and working in the San Francisco Bay region, and it doesn’t take long to list a bunch of them! However, one downside to those ocean views and offshore breezes is the salt in the air. This means that exterior metal surfaces on commercial structures are more susceptible to rust and deterioration. For that reason, it is important to keep the paint fresh and well-maintained on those metal items.

Keys to Long-Lasting Metal Painting

In order to achieve the most attractive and durable results in your exterior metal painting, your commercial painting contractor needs to follow several key steps:

  • Surface Preparation: Every type of commercial painting requires surface preparation, and in the case of exterior metal, this is especially true. The metal needs to be carefully and thoroughly cleaned. Any rusty or damaged areas need to be remediated. Additionally, some types of metals or prior coatings need to be chemically or physically etched prior to painting.
  • Priming Where Needed: If there is any bare metal, this requires priming before a topcoat can be applied. Also, a primer may be necessary in the case of a drastic color change, or if the prior coating is resistant to the new topcoat.
  • Premium Products: In commercial painting, most of the cost is in the labor and overhead. The cost of the actual paint is quite minimal, so it does not make any sense to go cheap here. A good commercial painter will apply only top-of-the-line products to your metal surfaces here in the Bay area, or they will simply not hold up to the effects of time, sun exposure, and moist, salty air.
  • Proper Techniques: The method of application has a significant effect on the appearance and longevity of the paint job. A commercial painting company should have up-to-date and well-maintained spray equipment, and must follow industry best practices when using it.

Other Concerns when Painting Commercial Metal Surfaces

Every commercial enterprise needs to be concerned about liability, which is why MB Jessee places such a premium on safety in all we do. Our painters are thoroughly trained and regularly reminded about safety procedures, and we work hard to keep everyone safe: your personnel, your clients, and our painters.

Another relevant concern is the downtime that can be involved in commercial painting. Thankfully, MB Jessee offers our San Francisco area clients flexible scheduling to help you minimize downtime. That means we will work evenings, weekends, holidays, or whenever it suits you best, to reduce the interference with your operations to an absolute minimum.

Common Items for Commercial Metal Painting

Here in the San Francisco area, there are many exterior metal surfaces that need painting and maintenance:

  • Roofing
  • Railings
  • Fire Escapes
  • Window Frames
  • Fire Doors
  • Structural Steel
  • Pipes
  • Traffic Barriers
  • Tanks
  • Ladders
  • Docks
  • And much more!

Recent Commercial Painting Project

The photo above is from a commercial painting project we recently completed. This Shell gas station in San Jose was in need of some careful attention. Our commercial painting crews are ready, no matter what you need painted: metal, concrete, asphalt, cinderblock, stucco, wood, and more!

Contact MB Jessee for a consultation and estimate on your commercial metal painting job here in Oakland, San Jose, or anywhere in the San Francisco Bay area.



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“Just had MB Jessee paint the interior of our house and they did a wonderful job. They tackled some crazy wallpaper as well as painted some very high ceilings and walls. The whole process was quick and they did a great job! We are very pleased. I was also very impressed by the crew. They were very personable, kind and actually took pride in the work they were doing. In one of our conversations with the lead Ricardo, he actually told me he was very proud of how the rooms had turned out. I agree sir! It turned out great and it's not often you hear someone thinking of your home like they would theirs, and putting that level of work and quality into it. That made a huge difference in how I viewed this company. Ricardo, you were fantastic and thank you for the great job, we will be using you again.”

— Jeff M.
Danville, CA

“Many thanks to Rigoberto and Damon and the extraordinary team who transformed my castle in the skies.They are magicians. I appreciate their work very much.”

— Kathleen A
San Francisco

“Thank you for the support you have given the Women's Cancer Resource Center over the past year!”

— Margo - Director Women's Cancer Resource Center

“Charles finished yesterday and did a fantastic job. We really enjoyed meeting Charles and having him in our home. He is a great guy in addition to his attention to detail in his work, the protection of our floors, walls and furnishings, and his overall interaction with us both. I would be pleased to recommend him to any of my clients.”

— Ken Morrison
Oakland

“The people at M.B. Jessee are great – from the painters to the office staff to Matt. Talk about leadership from the top.”

— Kevin Ames, Mark Becker Homes

“Today I received a beautiful bouquet from your company. It was totally unexpected and very much appreciated--a lovely surprise. Also today, your crew finished my job. I am so pleased with all their fine work. Richard is absolutely amazing and a total delight to work with. He was also extremely helpful during the paint color process. The interior work in my home far exceeded my expectations. A big thank you to you and the crew for an outstanding job. Thank you, thank you for a terrific job!”

— Barbara
Piedmont

“Our paint crew did a great job and the foreman, Gersson was exceptionally great to work with. He was always available to answer questions, good at problem-solving, very patient, kind, and highly professional with great customer service. We definitely recommend this company, and Gersson and his crew.”

— Andrea Y.
Berkeley, CA

“MB Jessee just finished our exterior and we couldn't be happier with our experience. The foreman (Pedro) and lead painter (Ricardo) were incredible to work with: they communicated scheduling clearly, Ricardo was a joy to be around every day, the showed up early every day, were incredibly tidy and did great paint work. The final walkthrough experience was incredible. Pedro pointed out items I missed demonstrating a clear desire to complete another quality project. I highly recommend them. As others have noted they definitely aren't the cheapest but you quickly realize that you're getting what you pay for. The 3-year guarantee is also a nice touch since there are likely touch-up items that will show up after the job is done.”

— Joshua J.
Oakland, CA

“I just wanted to thank you all for doing such a phenomenal job on our recent house painting. We are very happy with the outcome and can't say enough good things about the crew. Everyone working on the project was outstanding and made it a great experience. Thanks to everyone.”

— Daylan
Piedmont

“Very easy to work with, they did an outstanding job with our project of re-painting our painting our kitchen cabinets. Given the scope of the job and that our kitchen is roughly half of our upstairs living area they did a fantastic job of minimizing the mess. Workmanship was top notch, would definitely recommend.”

— Vince Scola

“Awesome work by highly experienced, professional painters. They were: Conscious about the amount of time it would take. Ours had a lot of pre-work and took 3 weeks. Accommodating when we added a few last-minute changes Understanding when a heatwave hit and we remove some of the plastic sheeting over windows, which they had to put back up the next day. Accessible, especially the on-site crew (Hi Jose & Victor!) -- always answering questions and checking in. The end result is a perfect paint job that makes our 94-year-old house look brand new. I would definitely hire MBJ again”

— Stacey R.
Oakland, CA

“I highly recommend MB Jesse Painting to anyone looking for a professional team that does an impressive job. They are on time, efficient and clean up well each and every day they are on site. They pay attention to detail and listen to the needs of their clients. In addition, they give back to the community. A Five Star team all the way around.”

— Erin Troy