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Springtime Painting and Maintenance Tips for Your Bay Area HOA

 Springtime Painting and Maintenance Tips for Your Bay Area HOA

A new season is here, and along with it come fresh opportunities to enhance your community. We put together a few practical tips to help maximize your budget and protect against common issues that we see as a Bay Area HOA painting company.

If you have more questions, please feel free to contact us directly, or explore our other blog articles for tips and resources.

Why power washing is a big deal for HOAs

Sure, power washing cleans, but the importance of that cleaning goes deeper than many people realize. On one hand, it’s an opportunity to inspect. When we power wash a community we look for signs of damage and decay, like damaged stucco or wood rot. Catching and repairing these issues early drives down your maintenance costs by preventing what will certainly be a bigger fix down the road.

At the same time, power washing also removes contaminants that actually shorten the lifespan of your paint and stain. Routinely cleaned surfaces last longer and look better.

How touch-ups and routine painting save you money

Smaller investments in ongoing care go a long way to protect your budget. If you wait until total paint failure, not only do you have an unsightly property, but you also need to pay for much more extensive surface preparation, caulking, and paint products. Even if you decide to completely repaint in a few years, your surfaces will be in much better condition than they would be if you had ignored them.

Carpentry and wood rot repairs

 Springtime Painting and Maintenance Tips for Your Bay Area HOA

It’s easy to ignore that rot starting to set in around your eaves, or maybe along that window or door trim… Catch it early and catch it quickly! This is a prime time, especially after spring rains give way to our Bay Area sunshine.

Repair cracked and damaged stucco

A hairline crack is common and not a big issue… But who’s monitoring and watching to make sure that crack doesn’t spread? If it gets wide enough to fit a credit card inside (as a good rule of thumb), it should be repaired. Otherwise you run the risk of moisture intrusion, pests finding their way in, and more.

Stucco may be durable, but it still requires proactive care just like any other surface. Make sure you partner with an HOA painting company that has ALL your needs covered and makes the process easy.

Learn more about our HOA painting services here, or contact us for a free consultation. We’d love to talk with you.

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“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

“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

“We just wanted to let you know how pleased we are with the work of MB Jessee Painting and your employees. Everything turned out beautiful. Our foreman was great! He was punctual, professional, neat and very accommodating ... and went the extra mile. We will definitely recommend you to our friends and family.”

— Michelle & Rivers Gee

“M.B. Jessee painted the exterior of my Spanish house over 9 years ago, and they did such an incredible job that they are still getting referrals from me today. The paint is holding up perfectly -- there is absolutely no peeling chipping or any other deterioration. I still remember that my final walk-through list consisted of items written on one side of a 3x5 index card (and I'm REAL picky about my house!) However, when Matt and I did that walk-through over HALF the items were no longer an issue, as his team had noticed them first and they had already been resolved.”

— JoAnn Newcomb

“I loved working with M.B. Jessee from start to finish on a relatively small paint job that grew a bit. I felt in very good hands from the moment Matt Jessee came out to give me the estimate and talk about my job. He was very easy to talk to and he handled my changes very well. Then the actual work done by Rigoberto and Mario was impeccable. They were neat and meticulous and the paint job looks beautiful. I could not have asked for more and when I did, they accommodated me 100%. I will not hesitate to call M.B. Jessee again and to refer them to friends.”

— Nancy Kurkjian

“The entire MB Jessee team is courteous, efficient and professional. From scheduling and estimating to the crew managers and crew, they all did an excellent job on a small (but complicated) two room project in my house. I'm already thinking about getting them scheduled for the next project in the spring.”

— Cari Cheney

“The painters at MB Jesse are top notch! Cesar's team was super friendly and helpful. They were very polite and accommodating. Their expertise in everything painting related was evident in their attention to detail and efficiency painting tricky spaces. The apartment looks brand new!”

— Adam Swisher

“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

“My entire experience with MB Jesse was very professional. The crew were very friendly and super accommodating of my ridiculous schedule and geriatric pets in the house. The finished product, which was pretty much my entire house, far exceeds my expectations. Would definitely work with them again!”

— Heather Jordan

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— Paul Markovich

“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

“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