Professional Painting Contractors Forum banner

ceiling

  1. General Painting Discussion
    Hello all, I just sprayed two coats of sherwin Williams shellac primer on my interior T&G ceiling. It hasn't even been 2 hours and it is failing.... I have several spots where I am getting cracks and breakthrough. I prepped the surfaces by sanding the entire ceiling, wiped it down with a little...
  2. Commercial and Industrial Painting
    Hi all, I have an opportunity to paint my first commercial warehouse ceiling and have a few questions. It is a 13,000 sf space with steel support beams. I've attached a few photos of the space for context. My current plan is to paint with the flat white Pro Industrial Waterborne Acrylic...
  3. General Painting Discussion
    Hi all, I've had a few jobs lately requiring large ceilings to be finished in either black or dark flat acrylic. A gym, and a couple of restaurants. The problem is roller marks are almost impossible to prevent. The ceilings look patchy and barely acceptable. These are new ceilings...
  4. Commercial and Industrial Painting
    I am bidding a warehouse ceiling, constructed of corrugated pre-primed metal supported by pre-primed steel trusses. The ceiling is 30' high. Developer wants white paint on ceiling and support trusses. Obviously this will be a spray job on scissor lifts. My question is how to price it. I've...
  5. Surface Preparation and Application
    Hi Folks, Good to see you all again. I've just been to an interesting bid. It's a stretched canvas ceiling, in a Historic Home in CT (c1920) and it's been water damaged. I've seen a million posts about how to remove and destroy this feature, but I want to replace it, in the traditional way...
  6. Surface Preparation and Application
    Hey guys. Just sprayed my first exposed steel lid with Sherwin acrylic dry-fall ;). It went well, but there's always room for improvement as any painter knows. It was dirty existing for 20+ years. I blasted off dust with compressed air. I covered up the floor with tarps to ease amount of...
  7. General Painting Discussion
    Hello everyone, thank you for clicking the thread. I have alot of questions that I'll be asking over time! I know the painters talk community can help me out! The very first question on my list...painting ceilings! Your bid for the house includes the ceilings, what's you take on it? Steps, old...
  8. New Member Introductions
    I'm new to this site, and looking forward to networking with commercial painters who are interested in adding a HIGHLY PROFITABLE service to their offerings. I have over 30 years experience refinishing acoustical ceilings (that's ALL we did, no wall painting, etc.). I've refinished tens of...
  9. General Painting Discussion
    What are people using for ceiling paints??
Top