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Spend More Now, Save More Later: The Value of Upgrading Your Paint

Choosing the right paint for your community or property can be challenging with so many options available at various price points. Without industry knowledge, it's hard to understand what makes one paint more expensive than another and whether the added cost is worth it. As with most products, upgrading to a higher quality paint may come at a greater price, but it also brings significant benefits. Investing in premium paint products can greatly enhance the value of your repaint project and property due to their superior performance and durability.

One of the primary benefits of upgrading your paint is the extended lifespan it offers. For example, switching from Sherwin-Williams SuperPaint to Duration can reduce the frequency of painting cycles. While an average paint typically lasts 7-8 years, a higher-quality paint can extend that to 10-11 years. This added longevity saves you time and money on the costs and inconveniences of repainting. Taking it a step further, using top-tier paint like Sherwin-Williams Emerald can extend the lifespan to 12-15 years or even longer, potentially eliminating an entire painting cycle and resulting in significant savings.

Another advantage of upgrading your paint is the additional warranties offered by manufacturers. These warranties protect your investment and ensure the longevity of your paint job. Manufacturers often provide specific application instructions to contractors to uphold these warranties, offering extra education and awareness for the project. This ensures that all parties involved are well-informed about the product and its application.

Additionally, high-quality paints not only perform better but also look better and are easier to apply. Superior-grade paints have more pigment, providing vibrant colors and better coverage, resulting in fewer coats needed during application. This not only enhances the appearance of your property but also saves on labor and materials. In contrast, lower-quality paints often require more coats and have shorter lifespans, leading to more frequent touch-ups or repaints, ultimately costing you more in the long run.

While upgrading to high-quality paint does come with an upfront cost, the extended lifecycle and overall savings make it a worthwhile investment. If you're interested in learning more about paint lifecycles and high-end paint products in Denver, Colorado, contact us. With over twenty-five years of experience as commercial painters specifically serving HOA communities in the Denver metro area and Mountain West, we're here to help!

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Shirley Forbes
Community Manager
I think that the best part of the project was Jason Moore who was the project manager. He was always in communication and completely handled the whole project. He was extremely professional and we enjoyed working with him.
Lecia Gill
Director Of Operations
The project went great! This was my 2nd overall property paint job with Shaker. It went smoothly with no issues. It's refreshing to work with a company that meets their promises fully! Thanks for always taking such great care of us!!
Jim R Tyler
President
Their work was instrumental in achieving the desired end results. We highly recommend Shaker Painting.
Coleen Carlson
Owner
I am proud to recommend Shaker Painting to all of my color customers.
Josh Mariea
Homeowner
I highly recommend Shaker painting to all our friends and family.
Britinie Horvath
The crew did an amazing job staining the decks/stairs to our condo complex. They were very nice and did great work. I highly recommend them!
Thomas Richard Cruz
Facilities Manager
It is my great pleasure to provide this letter of recommendation for Shaker Painting Inc. Shaker Painting recently completed a full exterior trim replacement and paint of our five-story building, Broadway Junction, at 1165 Broadway, Denver CO. The Shaker team conducted themselves with professionalism and performed in a manner that was the least disruptive to all parties affected by the work. Closing-off parking spaces, managing staging area(s) for materials and the overall safety for pedestrians were some of the challenges presented to Shaker. Not a single complaint was issued for the duration of the work. Communication was excellent as Shaker personnel were required to access the roof and maintain the security setup at the building. As we have worked with Shaker on previous projects, we will continue to work with Brent Rumpf, Ed Gonzales, Jason Moore, and the rest of the Shaker team on future projects and I would recommend the same to any property and/or property management organization.
Susan L
CEO
I have known Brent with Shaker Painting for approximately 3 years and find him to be a businessman with integrity and the knowledge to provide excellent customer service. I have spoken to a few of his clients and they couldn't be more pleased with his professionalism and perfections in his job.
JIM T.
President
Their work was instrumental in achieving the desired end results. We highly recommend Shaker Painting.
Larry Healy
Community Manager
From the RFP to the initial walk through – from the proposal acceptance to the planning session – from the first day of work through the final day – every person at Shaker was professional, thoughtful, friendly and helpful. The project was completed well within the anticipated time frame and at a very reasonable cost. During the quality control walkthrough at the end of the project no deficiencies were noted. Every member of the community had only praise for the excellent job Shaker did. It was the best painting project I have ever been involved in as a Community Association Manager.
Kenneth M Hofmeister
Homeowner
Everything. From Jason's first bid to the final coat of paint with [the project manager’s] crew, we were very pleased with the communication, the attention to detail and the care with which they protected the house, minimized the sanding dust and cleaned up after the fact carefully. The worry that we would have a major cleaning effort after the fact. We were able to clean and put back all the furniture, pictures and furnishings in less than a day.
George Johnston
President
Shaker Painting is a valued member of our team. With strong customer services and reliability, they are instrumental in the success of all our projects.
Christina Benevides
Association Manager
The Board and I were very satisfied with the initial presentation provided when bidding on the work. We were also satisfied with the overall work completed. Jason (Project Manager) was wonderful to work with and handled all requests and questions professionally and promptly.
Susan K Lind
CEO
I have known Brent with Shaker Painting for approximately 3 years and find him to be a business man with integrity and the knowledge to provide excellent customer service. I have spoken to a few of his clients and they couldn’t be more pleased with his professionalism and perfection in his job.
CHRISTINA B.
HOA COMMUNITY MANAGER
The Board and I were very satisfied with the initial presentation provided when bidding on the work. We were also satisfied with the overall work completed. Jason (Project Manager) was wonderful to work with and handled all requests and questions professionally and promptly.
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