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Although 2020 posed a great number of challenges across the nation, it encouraged the Shaker Painting team to embrace the good. Even at the height of the pandemic, we committed to bringing you the highest quality services through increased communication, safety measures, and flexible remote collaboration.

Through it all, we successfully took on new projects and implemented cutting-edge techniques to complete some of our favorite transformations to date.

From tight deadlines to full community repaints, we’re proud to share our top five projects from 2020.

COLORADO LOGISTICS PARK PROJECT

One of our most special – and challenging – projects this past year was the Colorado Logistics Park. This was the first major project awarded to us under our new commercial painting division, and it was our first tilt up project. This project also presented us with our first experience applying a texture coating to concrete panels.

In order to execute this new technique, we purchased new equipment and trained our crew how to apply the product. Due to the number of colors and their placement, we first had to apply a main color uniform texture before identifying and painting targeted panels light grey, dark grey, white, red and blue.

The most challenging part of this entire project was making sure that the texture coverage rate was correct. The Brinkmann Team was instrumental in helping us wrap up a project of this size. Additional thanks to Eric Vasquez and Ahern Rentals for providing us with the equipment needed to complete this project!

CCC BARRACKS

In another first, we were excited to work with new general contracting partner Mark Young Construction, Inc.

Together, we completed the restoration of the CCC Barracks, bringing the site back to life for the City of Denver and park rangers who use it.


The client wanted to preserve the original charm the building provides on its own. As you can see above, we scraped, lightly sanded, and applied clear sealer to the existing beams seen running through the ceilings to preserve the building’s history while giving it a fresh look. We also used period correct linseed oil paint on all green doors and windows, which you can see in the below photo. Linseed oil paint is an incredibly unique material that can and has been known to last for 500 years! Linseed oil paint can be applied on any surface. It protects the substrate from weather and wind, the ravages of time, and the changing seasons.

SHEA PROPERTIES

The Shea Properties Headquarters presented the unique challenge of working with both existing and new construction surfaces. Working with general contractor Howell Construction on this tenant improvement (TI) project, our first step was cleaning all exposed ceilings and ductwork that had been collecting dust over the years. This step was a special recommendation by the Shaker management team meant to ensure the paint would adhere to the surface of the overhead structures, offering greater longevity and quality. Our team was also responsible for the purchase and installation of all wallcoverings for this project. This project called for a significant amount of FilzFelt wallcovering, which is a non-woven textile that is naturally moisture-resistant, durable, renewable, and just plain gorgeous.

Beginning this project in early March, our daily lives were flipped upside down as we navigated a new world facing a global pandemic. We’re even more grateful to our project partners at Howell Construction during this time for keeping our spirits lifted and safety first.

While on-site, we were all mindful of working safely among other trades completing their own tasks. To accommodate the plumbers, electricians, drywall crews, and many others finishing their jobs, we often had our crews working after hours and on weekends to keep the number of workers on the property to a minimum.

HOPEBRIDGE PROJECT

Embarking on another tenant improvement (TI) project, we took on a tight deadline. The Hopebridge Project was completed with general contractor Epic Construction in just over one month!

We committed again to weekends and longer hours to accommodate other onsite workers and COVID-19 safety precautions. Due to the schedule, we embraced flexibility and worked around ceiling grids and cabinet installations in rooms that hadn't even been primed or painted yet.

Epic Construction was a wonderful partner. Together, we kept this project on schedule and helped Epic avoid liquidated damages and changes that could have been incurred had the project not met its due date.

COMMUNITY REPAINT AT COLUMBINE HOMES

We had a wonderful opportunity this year to work with the Denver Housing Authority and Prisma International to update the look and feel of the Columbine Homes community located in Denver.

Offering affordable housing to Colorado families, Columbine Homes is comprised of 200 units that are managed by DHA. The size, scope, and condensed time frame of the project was a huge undertaking, and required teamwork and collaboration from all facets of our organization. With a totally new and updated color scheme, the project came out with exceptional results!

We are grateful for our partnership with Carlos Gomez from Prisma International, and Wayne Taunton with Denver Housing Authority who made this project possible.

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As we kick off the new year, we’re dedicated to serving you in the safest, most efficient way possible. We are always looking to bring you the next best thing.

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Our Customers Love Us

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.
Jim R Tyler
President
Their work was instrumental in achieving the desired end results. We highly recommend Shaker Painting.
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!!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Coleen Carlson
Owner
I am proud to recommend Shaker Painting to all of my color customers.
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.
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.
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.
Josh Mariea
Homeowner
I highly recommend Shaker painting to all our friends and family.
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