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Sherwin-Williams Elastomeric Paint Services

Sherwin-Williams elastomeric paint is a high-quality paint that is specifically designed for use on building exteriors. It offers superior durability and flexibility, making it an excellent choice for surfaces prone to movement, such as exterior block walls and stucco.

About TMI Coatings, Inc.

TMI Coatings, Inc. (TMI) is a reputable industrial painting and concrete coating contractor specializing in safety-conscious practices. With over 38 years of experience, they are certified by AMPP as a QP1 and QP2 contractor. These qualifications ensure that TMI has the knowledge, experience, and equipment to provide high-quality work while adhering to safety guidelines and environmental standards. They have their own trained crews that operate throughout the continental U.S. 

Scope of Work Proposed by TMI

In terms of the scope of work proposed by TMI, we will assess your facility, measure the areas to be coated with the Sherwin Williams elastomeric paint, and provide a detailed proposal listing the steps the building owner and TMI need to take to ensure a smooth and efficient process TMI has outlined some pre-work requirements.

Pre-Work Requirements from TMI

  1. The building owner needs to cut back or remove shrubs around the building to allow TMI open access to the walls. The owner should also relocate any nearby vehicles to minimize the risk of overspray. Additionally, the owner is responsible for identifying any sensitive equipment that needs to be protected by poly wrapping or covering. Finally, any signage should be removed and reinstalled on the building upon project completion. 
  2. For the best results, TMI recommends that the owner remove the downspouts and replace them once the Sherwin-Williams elastomeric paint coating is applied. This will allow for proper coating and waterproofing behind the downspouts. 
  3. TMI will prepare the surfaces for the new coating adhesion. Typically, this will involve high-pressure washing with a minimum of 4,000 psi pressure washers and hand and power tool cleaning. Any loose or delaminating coating material will be removed, while well-adhered material will remain.

What to Expect from the Project

You can expect a high-quality and long-lasting result for your building exterior by choosing TMI and Sherwin-Williams elastomeric paint.

Warranty Information 

TMI will provide a warranty for the work performed. The specific length and coverage of the warranty will be discussed and documented in the contract between TMI and the building owner.

Project Timeline

It is important to note that the timeline for the project will depend on various factors, such as weather conditions, the condition of the surfaces, and the size of the area to be painted. TMI will work closely with the building owner to develop a detailed project schedule and provide regular updates.

Cost and Pricing

Cost and pricing: the project’s price will be determined based on the scope of work and materials required. TMI will provide a detailed and itemized quote for the project, outlining the cost of labor, materials, equipment, and any additional services requested.

Pre-Project Inspection

Before starting the project, TMI will thoroughly inspect the building exterior to ensure that all necessary preparations are made, and the surfaces are suitable for painting. If any issues or additional requirements are identified during the inspection, TMI will communicate them to the building owner and discuss potential solutions.

Additional Services

In addition to the previous steps, TMI can also apply an elastomeric waterproof coating around the foundation of the walls. As part of the foundation preparation, TMI will remove any dirt, gravel, sod, or other debris around the foundation area. Once the waterproof coating is applied, TMI will replace the dirt/gravel/sod. The cost for the elastomeric waterproof coating will vary depending on the specific requirements and dimensions of the foundation area. TMI will provide a detailed and accurate quote for this additional scope of work.

Final Reminder

Remember to consult with TMI for the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding utilizing Sherwin-Williams elastomeric paint and your specific project.

 Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sherwin-Williams elastomeric paint?

Sherwin-Williams elastomeric paint is a premium exterior paint that offers durability and flexibility. It’s perfect for surfaces that experience movement or shifting, such as block walls and stucco.

Who is TMI Coatings, Inc.?

TMI Coatings is a professional industrial painting and concrete coating contractor with over 38 years of experience. They are certified by AMPP as a QP1 and QP2 contractor and operate throughout the continental U.S.

How does TMI determine the scope of work?

TMI will perform an assessment of your facility, measure the areas to be painted, and provide a detailed proposal. This proposal will outline the steps both the building owner and TMI will take to ensure a successful project.

What are the pre-work requirements from TMI?

Building owners will need to clear shrubs and relocate vehicles, among other tasks. TMI also recommends removing downspouts for waterproofing.

How does TMI prepare surfaces for painting?

TMI uses 4,000 psi high-pressure washing and hand and power tool cleaning to prepare surfaces. This ensures that the new coating adheres well to the surface.

What can I expect from the finished project?

You can expect a long-lasting, high-quality finish on your building’s exterior when using TMI’s services and Sherwin-Williams elastomeric paint.

Is there a warranty for the work done?

Yes, TMI will provide a warranty for their work. The specific terms will be discussed and documented in the contract between TMI and the building owner.

How long will the project take?

The timeline will vary depending on factors like weather conditions and the surface’s condition. TMI will work closely with you to develop a detailed schedule.

How is the cost determined?

Cost is based on the scope of work, materials, labor, and equipment required. TMI will provide a detailed, itemized quote for your project.

Are additional services available?

Yes, TMI also offers elastomeric waterproof coating services for building foundations and roofs. A separate quote will be provided for this additional work.

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