In keeping with the safety theme, we thought we’d address safety from the vantage point of consumer protection. There are lots of painters around today, but the benefits to a consumer of working with a licensed professional are clear and definite. Does Your State Require Painters to be Licensed? While the states differ tremendously in whether they require professional painters to be licensed (only 20 states do), you’ll find that every top company is licensed, bonded, and insured. Why? To protect their employees,...
Are you the kind who likes to DIY big household projects - a non-professional who will always try to "Do It Yourself?” This article is for you. Painting is not the most hazardous household chore that a DIYer can take on, but there are things to know. To have a painting project be safe and successful, consider a few of them here. High-risk factors The high-risk factors in a painting project are 1) falling off ladders; 2) using solvents and thinners in...
Ladders are inherently dangerous. Getting on a ladder always introduces danger into your life. As professional painters, we have to keep an unwavering focus on ladder safety. Painting made the list of 25 most dangerous jobs in 2018. A majority of these are falls. So, ladder safety is one of the key safety concerns in our industry and for our firm. Falls were also the most common cause of nonfatal injury among maintenance and construction painters — accounting for 63.7% of...
Lead Testing in Paints
Here's a quick tip on staying safe when you are utilizing a ladder for your home painting! If you like the video and want more tips and tricks, subscribe to our YouTube channel, and if in need of commercial/ home painting or home repairs done in the Baltimore Washington metro area, contact us here now or visit our gallery of successful clients to know more about services! Try STB Painting Company today and know the difference in our services. We specialize in external and interior...