Painting and Decorating Made Easier!

About Bob, the Painter

* Journey-level painter and decorator, project consultant and manager.

* Wallcovering, color, texture, and decorative finishing specialist.

* Brush, roller, spray gun, and custom tools.

* New construction, expansion, upgrades, remodeling, renovation, restoration, existing, maintenance.

* Commercial, residential-commercial, industrial, government projects – Florida and Midwest (Indiana, Illinois, Michigan , Wisconsin).

Scope of Projects

1. Commercial: Hospitality – Hotels, resorts, spas, convention centers, chain restaurants, clubs, tourism, theme, amusement, vacation; Shopping – Malls, anchor stores, shops, supply stores/outlets, supermarkets, convenience/gas; Healthcare – Hospitals, emergency/trauma centers, surgical facilities, diagnostic/lab centers, chain pharmacy stores, medical offices, rehab/nursing/assisted living/long-term care facilities, research centers; Business – Offices, business complexes, corporate headquarters, financial centers; Institutional – Schools, universities, colleges; special residential homes.

2. Residential-Commercial: Apartment complexes, condo/townhouse developments, single/ multi-family housing communities; 1-3 story homes, historic and older properties, large modular and manufactured homes, prototype homes for disabled.

3. Industrial: Marine vessels; manufacturing, processing, fabricating, utility, chemical, water treatment, power plants; industrial parks; steel mills, refineries; fuel storage tanks/farms, refractories, pipe lines.

4. Government: Public schools; federal/state/county/municipal buildings, Census Bureau, courthouses, penitentiaries, law enforcement facilities, post offices, fire/rescue buildings.

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Overview of one painter and decorator’s painting and finishing accomplishments

* Painted approx. 490,000 sq. ft. wall surfaces.                * Sprayed approx. 129,000 sq. ft. ceiling surfaces.

* Sprayed/brushed approx. 4,300 metal door frames.     * Installed approx. 12,8000 yards wallcovering.

* Stained/finished approx. 12,900 lin. ft. wood moldings * Textured approx. 53,000 sq.ft. walls & ceilings.

* Stain finished approx. 1,300 wood doors.                          * Mixed/matched huge number of paint colors/tints.

* Faux finished approx. 4,500 sq. ft. walls, furniture         * Refinished approx. 85 pieces of furniture.

* Used 20,000+ gallons latexes, oil, epoxies, lacquers.     * Mixed/matched many gallons stains, varnishes.

* Used 200+ gallons stains, varnishes, polyurethanes.     * Matched/blended 550+ patterns, textures.

* Wore out over 300 Grades A & B paint brushes.             * Read over 250 blueprints and spec sheets.

* Wore down the naps on over 500 Grades A & B rollers. * Cleaned/repaired spray guns over 150 times.

Note: Above figures represent one journey painter’s level of production and scope of abilities. As of March 01, 2014, that is. It is hardly the full story.

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Thank you for stopping by to learn about some of my capabilities. Your comments are always welcome. Have a great week.

Robert “Bob” Hajtovik

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NOTE: Other great sources of information and tips include: skilled painters and decorators, also contractors, in your community; product specialists at paint and building supply stores, crafts-persons with paint and wallcovering shops, on-line building/ remodeling and decorating sites; products/tools/equipment manufacturers and distributors; trade/industry testing labs/institutes; professional trade and industry associations, groups and schools related to the above – including their web sites.

 

 

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