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Painting Herno Flagship Store
 
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SoHo Retail Repair and Painting

At the age of 24, Giuseppe Marenzi was inspired by his military experience and knowledge of raincoats, geography and climate to develop a high quality functional coat. With his wife, Alessandra Diana, he started a little company whose name Herno has evolved into the hallmark of Italian luxury outerwear around the world.

 When the Herno flagship store in SoHo encountered water damage, Paintworks & Decorating was called in to repair and paint walls and restore its glamorous interior. We are as passionate about superior painting quality as Herno is about its superior jacket quality. We used a stain-killing primer and painted overnight so retail hours would not be disrupted, cautiously covering and protecting the entire space. We worked carefully and intensively, departing soon after sunrise, and Herno was back in business for its 11 a.m. opening.

 

 
Brooklyn Tile Floor Makeover
 
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 Park Slope Office Tile Floor Restoration

Compass is a real estate company with a purpose whose mission is to help everyone find their place in the world. "With the solutions-driven mindset of a startup and the sophistication of a luxury brand, Compass is the future of real estate," according to its website. Founded in New York City, Compass now has offices coast to coast, and the Brooklyn real estate office in the Park Slope neighborhood called us in because they understand the importance of first impressions underfoot in their conference room. We diligently removed old white paint from this classy small square tile floor, then repainted it jet black for an elegant edge in a contemporary meeting space. Buying and selling real estate in the Big Apple is serious business with some serious price tags, and Compass values the high quality workmanship, reliability and experience that Paintworks & Decorating delivers.

 
NYC Commercial Logo Painter
 
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Brooklyn Retail Painting Adidas Logo in Williamsburg

When this property management company called us they were looking to rent out the new commercial space they just built in Williamsburg. They wanted to show Adidas they would be right at home in this Flagship location. We were there the next day to paint the classic Adidas logo on the wall in one day. Impressing both the management and Adidas as they ended up renting the space! Very fun and cool project! Very grateful we had this opportunity.

 
Manhattan Restaurant and Bar Painter
 
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NYC Interior and Exterior Commercial Painting: Blue Haven East

If you find yourself in need of comfort food, craft brew, a game of darts and/or fried Twinkies in eastern Manhattan between 11 a.m. and 4 a.m. any day of the week, stroll on over to Blue Haven East. Just a few blocks from the East River at 493 3rd Avenue, this recently opened restaurant offers modern gastropub fare in a very cool setting that includes freshly painted walls by yours truly Paintworks & Decorating. The idea inside was simply something clean, new and smooth for this second Blue Haven eatery. The original Blue Haven is still in downtown Manhattan at 108 W. Houston St.

We also creatively and smoothly applied the dual blue colors on the exterior. These colors include the casual appeal of dusty denim and soft sky blue. The navy blue vertical columns add a touch of formality like the English dish Shepherds Pie and touch of class in the BLTA sammich - A = avocado. That raises the bar on a diner fave. Painting commercial interiors demands professional skills like Paintworks consistently delivers for proper mixing, rolling, brushing, achieving smooth corners and straight lines where ceilings, wood and other materials meet the walls. You come here for the food, drink and socializing. Not particularly noticing the excellent paint job means we did our job perfectly. Kind of like how they do the bacon mac & cheese. Perfectly.

 
NYC Retail Storefront Painter
 
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Painting Storefront for Conan O’Brien New Season Launch Marketing

Talk about springing into action on short notice with a whisker of temperature variance and a very tight deadline - those were the parameters that Paintworks recently dealt with for an exterior retail store paint job for a nationally syndicated television show. Factor in going from a dark color, black in his case, to a lighter color, orange, and the challenges before us were embraced with confidence and courage. We had 24 hours to begin and end the job and were incredibly thankful that temps hovered ever so slightly above 35 degrees so the exterior paint could bond properly.

We were stoked for the opportunity and worked practically around the clock with Benjamin Moore's Aura Exterior Paint. Among its advantages is the low temperature application possibility, along with exceptional color results with Color Lock® technology, superior adhesion properties, fast dry and re-coat times and self-priming capability. We worked diligently and attentively across three coats to get the desired cover-up of the black and strong presence of the orange. Then we stood back, admired our work and went for donuts.

 
Commercial Painter NYC
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Long Island City Commercial Painting for Christie’s

When the legendary auction house Christie’s was looking for a painter last minute we were happy to help. They had an antique housewares auction the following day and wanted to put the pieces in front of a glossy black wall. The picture above shows how the pieces really pop in front of the wall. The walls were actually movable walls to make their photography shoots easier. The finish product looks classy and refined just like the Christie’s brand. It was exciting to be in their Long Island City warehouse full of valuable artifacts from around the world. Always grateful to be a go-to commercial painter in the Long Island City NYC area.

 
Exterior Metal Cleaning and Painting NYC
 
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Maintain and Preserve Exterior Metal Paneling

Despite our best efforts, we do judge a book by its cover, people by their clothing and a building by its outward appearance. First impressions set the stage for everything that follows. Curb appeal can be a deal breaker for a sale - whether you are trying to sell a building, promote products or services from a company inside, lease condos in a high-rise or sell tickets for a performance.

Thus, exterior metal and steel with rust, oxidation spots or other unsightly deformities could cost real money in lost business or contribute to a poor reputation. Inspecting, maintaining and protecting metal is sensible to protect not only your revenue stream, but also your investment. It is incredible how much damage a pin hole or expanding rust issue can cause. Pollution, sunlight, weather, salt from winter road treatment and myriad environmental and man-made factors (like jack hammers digging up a sidewalk nearby) can adversely impact and potentially compromise the strength and durability of exterior metal beyond the appearance.

Paintworks & Decorating possesses years of experience and tons of knowledge in metal maintenance. Based in Manhattan and serving the greater New York City region, Westchester County, and parts of northern New Jersey, the company embraces that a good defense for metal preservation is a positive offense with inspections, appropriate cleaning and sealing or painting.

Cleaning and painting outside metal is not a DIY job or task for the faint-hearted or unskilled. Treatment before painting can include chemical solutions, etch primers and/or sweep blasting. Let Paintworks do what they do best for exterior metal treatments and preservation, so you can spend your time doing whatever you do best.

 

 
Warehouse Painter NYC
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Painting Industrial Warehouses in Long Island City

The industrial scene was already burgeoning in Long Island City well before the announcement of the new Amazon headquarters. With quick access to Manhattan, Bronx, and Queens, Long Island City is an ideal place to have an industrial or commercial facility.

Paintworks and Decorating has painted many warehouses in L.I.C. We had an especially good time helping to refresh this warehouse used by a telecommunications company. The warehouse was looking grungey as the walls were dirty with years of work and very little cleaning. There was failing paint everywhere. Using multiple high powered spray machines and scissor lifts we were able to renew the warehouse with fresh paint very quickly.

 
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Repainting A Fine Art Gallery In Chelsea

A few months ago we had the opportunity to help Tyler Rollins Fine Art transition back to white for their new exhibition. A dark brown to Benjamin Moore Super White. Three coats later and the gallery looks completely different. Check out their website and in person on west 20th street for incredible one of a kind contemporary art. Always grateful to paint commercial spaces in the beautiful Chelsea neighborhood.

 
Manhattan Fire Escape Painter
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Painting Fire Escapes in Little Italy NYC

Painting fire escapes in New York is a crucial element for standard upkeep of a building. Fire escapes may rarely get use but they must be ready and sturdy during an emergency. This is why painting them to protect the metal is so important. Fire escapes are constantly beaten down by the NYC elements. We always start by grinding off any failing coatings. Once that is done we apply Rust destroyer primer that converts any remaining rust in preparation for the finish coats. We then apply 2 coats of UV resistant industrial coatings to ensure that the fire escapes are protected long term. We painted the above fire escape in Little Italy last month. The owners were happy to get it done before the cold weather hits.

 
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NYC Acoustic Ceiling Tile Painter

Moving in any capacity can be a daunting task. This company was making a major move into a new office in Long Island City and was looking to refresh it before finishing their move. Using high traffic paint we painted all walls and hallways, using the trim as a nice accent. The trim matches one of the company’s logo colors further deepening their branding. One of the dingiest looking parts of the new office was the acoustic ceiling tiles. It was clear that this office hadn’t been painted in about 20 years. The pictures below show the before and after of the acoustic tiles. We sprayed the acoustic ceiling tiles with flat ceiling white to make them look new again. Painting acoustic ceiling tiles is a quick and affordable way to make a large ceiling look new again. We had a great experience painting this Long Island City office and love commercial painting projects where we get to help local businesses that are just like us.

 
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Brooklyn Commercial Maintenance Painter
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Painting The Interior of Brooklyn Private School Poly Prep

Maintaining a school of any size can be quite the challenge with kids and staff running around on a daily basis. When Poly Prep called us it was during their summer break as they were looking to refresh the school before the next school year. The great thing about hiring painting contractors as needed for a facility like this is the flexibility. Whether they want to paint all or part of the school, we are there for them. The above pictures show a recently painted classroom, dance studio, and common area. We fix any wear and tear on the walls and trim before painting with high-traffic paint. We have the scaffolding and experience to complete tricky projects that are typically involved with maintenance painting. Throughout the school's offseason we were always available to prep and paint before the current condition of any wall or ceiling got too bad. This is a beautiful school rich with historic details that need to be maintained and cared for properly. We are honored to work on a school that has impacted lives in the community for over 150 years.