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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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Customer Reviews

“Julie, by the way, I have never been so impressed with the service of a painting job before! It was like magical elves came and painted our walls without us having to do a thing! It looks amazing and just wanted to let you know how happy we are. Thanks”

— Anja
Piedmont

“In all the years I've worked with MB Jessee, I'm always so impressed by your crews. They are so respectful of everything--you never even know they're there! Except that the paint looks amazing when they're gone. We've had one showing of our home and already have an offer. I'm sure it is because the paint looks so beautiful.”

— Erin T.
Pleasant Hill

“Matt, We are very happy with how all of the painting worked out. We were extremely impressed with the quality of the work in the bathroom. I liked working with Victor, he and Marvin were extremely conscientious about doing a great job, not just the minimum. I know the front door took a lot longer than you'd expected. But they did it PERFECTLY. We never thought it could turn out like that! Thanks again for the great work. We'll be calling you again in the future!”

— Craig
Alameda, 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

“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

“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

“Hello Matt,Just another notice of thanks to your wonderful crew, Rigoberto, Javier and John. They did fantastic work, with Rigo providing meticulous and conscientious attention to the details and excellent woodwork finishing, as evidenced by the beautiful fireplace. Javier did a fantastic job in the bathroom especially, it looks "brand new," and John always does quality work, both with the interior and exterior. I can tell they care about what they do. Rigo's "punch out" was very thorough, too. I will call again when I need some more work and will definitely recommend your company and fine crew. I also felt as a homeowner, I could leave my house in their good hands during the day and that took a lot of worry from me, they were honest, prompt and reliable. They were also very kind, respectful and clean in their work, very professional. Thank you.”

— Beth Marx & Melissa Kirsch
Oakland

“Edy and crew are hard at work. They are doing a great job. Very professional outfit you have. Your crew is a delight. You may use me for a reference!”

— Heidi B
Walnut Creek

“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

“Julie,Just to let you know I am very appreciative of your crew catching the plumbing/mold problem. It was very astute of them. I wanted to let you know that again your crew has done excellent work here, please pass this along to Mr. Jessee. There are some bumps in the road here, but the painting and your crew has not been one of them. Their work is the only thing going right currently, and this crew is very nice and respectful. It is much appreciated. Thank you again.”

— Beth
Oakland

“It was a great experience working with MB Jessee. The crew was careful and thorough as they painted the house, sealed stucco cracks, repaired dry-rotted wood, stained the deck, etc. Robert, Gersson, Jose, and all of the people involved in the process from the estimate to the job completion were friendly and professional.”

— Mike C.
Livermore, CA

“I can't say enough about how courteous and professional my foreman was. He was on time every morning and arrived cheerful and ready to go. He is highly organized and very thoughtful. He was extremely careful and respectful when moving my belongings - a mature professional.”

— Nora Robinson