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Commercial Painters Accessing Difficult Areas

One of the biggest challenges facing commercial and industrial painters is accessibility.  But no matter how difficult or tight the access, the commercial painting or industrial painting project needs to get completed.

Most often, when a a typical citizens hears the phrase “difficult access,” they might initially think about heights.  And most of the time, that person could be correct.

Heights are one of the largest challenges painters face.  Are you painting a ceiling with piping, duct work, and conduit in the way?  Or do you need to access the exterior of a building that’s sitting in front power lines?  Do the surface sit above an unstable surface?

These are all considerations that need to be assessed.  It’s easy to think that a ladder can reach anything.  But the ground that the ladder is sitting on needs to offer stability.  And if it doesn’t, then a lift should be considered.

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