The Burlington - St. Paul 2018 Painting Project
Tuesday: Rain Delay
Greetings and welcome to the project blog for your exterior painting project at The Burlington in St. Paul! We are looking forward to being onsite with you!
Tuesday, September 18th: Rain Delay
Monday, September 17th: Good morning!
The border battle was a game for the books, but not where either is excited over a win or defeated with a loss. Instead, the green and purple teams ended their first show down of this season in a tie. Missed kicks, defense misses, and penalties piloted the game in a flip flop of emotions. The teams will face each other again on the Sunday after Thanksgiving, in which I'm sure both teams will be all-in to get a W!
The crew are working hard at Burlington to complete sections of the 1150, 1160, and 1180 Buildings.
On the 1160 Building they are painting on their last section of the back of the building and in the 1150 building they are painting in the front near the entry.
A completed section of brick is sprayed.
Brush and roll on the brick.
Brick and railing in progress.
Thursday, September 13th: Hello residents of the Burlington!
It's a big weekend ahead for the Purple People Eaters --- the Border Battle vs. Green Bay is on Sunday! The guys in purple are headed to Lambeau to take on the cheese heads of WI.
Update for today and Friday - the crews are holding steady on the 1150, 1160, and 1180 Buildings.
Prepping and covering the windows on the 1160 Building.
Primer on the 1150 Building.
A completed section of 1180.
Wednesday, September 12th: Good afternoon!
The crews are continuing on 1150, 1160, and 1180.
A section of 1180 covered and prepped for priming.
Prepping and covering before spraying the brick.
Tuesday, September 11th: Hello residents of the Burlington!
We have some good news - the 1170 Building is complete, albeit some touch up work. The remaining buildings are continuing to undergo prep, covering, and painting.
The black railings and screens are looking sleak against the lighter color brick and accent bands.
The 1170 Building looking all sharp!
Prep to cover windows on the 1150 Building.
Monday, September 10th: Good afternoon! We hope you all had a great weekend!
We have our 4 crews continuing their prep and painting at the Burlington Apartments.
Prep on the railings of the north side of the 1160 Building.
Lift is up and prepping the north section of the 1160 Building.
Friday, September 7th: Hello and TGIF!
The crews are relieved to see continued clear and blue skies after a few rain days earlier this week. As we mentioned the Vikings home-opener is on Sunday and aside from the game itself, food and drinks are the next priority! Linked is a list of the new foods at U.S. Bank this season- our picks to try are the crab fries and cheesesteaks from Chickie and Pete's!
Another day and more prep, painting - repeat at The Burlington!
It's shaping up for a 'top' weekend!
Ready for "lift" off!
Thursday, September 6th: And we're back!
'Tis the season- Regular season NFL football that is! The first Thursday Night Football of the season kicks off tonight with the Falcons at the Eagles. The Vikes play their home-opener on Sunday vs. the 49ers. Are you ready for some football?!
After 2 rain days, the crew is resuming their prep and painting on the 4 Buildings at Burlington.
The lift is up to prep and cover the windows and deck areas.
1160 - Prepping and painting the railings.
Brush & Roll - repeat.
A section of the 1180 building - "In Progress"
Wednesday, September 5th: Good morning! It's still too wet for the crew to paint today. We'll resume prep and painting tomorrow. Thanks!
Tuesday, September 4th: Rain Delay
Friday, August 31st: Greetings and TGIF!
Brief update today: The crew are cruising along with prep/paint of sections of the 4 buildings at The Burlington.
We want to wish you all a happy Labor Day weekend!
Thursday, August 30th: Hello residents of the Burlington!
Another day, and another update of the crews on the 1150, 1160, 1170, and 1180 Buildings - they are holding steady and moving across sections of the buildings.
A completed section of the 1150 Building - it looks fantastic!
The crew is prepping and priming a section of the 1160 Building.
Taping off the brick section for the accent color.
Wednesday, August 29th: Good afternoon! We can hardly believe it's the end of August and September is right around the corner - these cooler mornings have us hoping for a long fall as we're wrapping up our outdoor painting projects.
We've got 4 crews on the 4 buildings at Burlington and we are holding steady. The crews are continuing to prep and prime brick sections, spray the top coat, paint the accent bands, and piant the deck railings.
1150 - Prep in progress on the back of the building.
Priming the brick on a section of the 1150 Building.
1150 Building- covering windows.
Tuesday, August 28th: Rain Delay
Monday, August 27th: Good afternoon residents of the Burlington. We hope you all had a great weekend!
The crews are back to the grind- rounding out at the 1170 Buildings, priming and painting brick sections on the 1160, and priming on the 1150 building on the SW side near the pool.
Priming a section of the siding on the 1160 Building.
Painting the patio railings.
Another section with the top coat complete.
Friday, August 24th: Hello and TGIF!
We've got ourselves a rain day folks. The crew will return once the weather permits. Thanks and have a great weekend!
Thursday, August 23rd: Good afternoon and happy start of the MN State Fair! The twelve days of fried goodness has begun and it couldn't have been a more perfect day to kick it all off! Be sure to check out the list of new foods, band lineups, and other attractions before heading over to St. Paul!
Stretchy pants, empty stomachs, can't lose!
The crews are holding steady onthe 1150, 1160, and 1170 Buildings.
Starting on the top and priming our way down the brick stack.
And down comes the plastic on a section of the 1160 Building.
Another section of the brick gets primed on the 1160 Building.
Two ladders up to prep another section of windows.
Monday, August 21st: Hello and good afternoon!
The crews continue on the 1150, 1170, and are prepping on 1160.
Prep and painting railings on the 1150 Building.
Painting another section of railings.
The crew is off an running on the 1160 Building with prep work.
Friday, August 17th: Good afternoon and TGIF!
The crew is continuing with prep and painting on the 1170 and 1150 Buildings.
Tape and plastic on a section of screens.
Railing painting is underway on a section of the 1150 Building.
The lift is up and away to paint your railings.
Thursday, August 16th: Good afternoon!
Prep and painting ensues on the 1170 and 1150 Buildings.
The brick section is primed and now the crew is spraying the top coat.
The crew is prepping their way around the garage entrance onthe 1170 Building.
Spraying a brick section with primer on the 1150 Building.
The crew is painting the railings on the 1150 Building.
Wednesday, August 15th: Good morning residents of The Burlington!
Isaac was onsite yesterday to check on progress of the 1150 and 1170 Buildings. We anticipate the 1170 Building to wrap up at the end of the week.
Tuesday, August 14th: Hello and good afternoon!
The crews are making their way through sections of the 1150 and 1170 Buildings at Burlington. They are first preppings, priming, and then applying the top coats.
Utilizing the lift to prep and cover the railings.
The brick is primed and now they are applying the top coat.
The crew has primed their way across a lower strip of the building.
Monday, August 13: Good afternoon! We hope you all had a great weekend and are staying cool today - it's a hot one!
The two crews are continuing on at the 1150 and 1170 buildings at Burlington Apartments.
The crew is prepping a middle section of the 1150 Building.
Prep in Progress on 1150.
Friday, August 10th: Hello and TGIF!
Painting persists at Burlington! The crews are continuing on the 1150 and 1170 Building.
Lift maneuvers at Burlington Apartments.
Prep and covering the downspouts.
Wednesday, August 8th:
Good afternoon! Another day and another day of lift maneuvering, spraying, and covering at The Burlington in St. Paul.
Hello, down there!
Painting your balcony railings.
The lift is aiding is prep of another column of the 1170 Building.
Tuesday, August 7th: Hello!
The crews are continuing on the 1150 and 1170 Buildings. They have about 2 more days on the backside of the 1170 Building before moving to the front.
Rolling on the brick color at the bottom.
Sparyer in one hand and a brush in the other - we are getting the job done!
Lift with a view!
Monday, August 6th: Good afternoon! We hope you all had a great weekend!
The crew is resuming their prep and painting on the 1150 & 1170 Buildings.
Utilizing the lift and rolling on the top color on the brick.
Team Roell has a steady hand on the sprayer to apply the top coat @ Burlington!
Friday, August 3rd: Rain, rain go away!
The weather has halted our progress for the day and the crews will resume once the weather permits. Thanks and have a great weekend!
Thursday, August 2nd: Good afternoon residents of The Burlington! We can hardly believe it's already August - where has the time gone?!
Up, up and away we go!
Rollin' on the primer.
Tuesday, July 31st: Good afternoon!
The crew is continuing to pressure washing the 1150 Building today as well as painting on the 1170 Building.
Spraying their way around the 1150 Building.
Ladders up and away they go.
Monday, July 30th: Greetings and happy Monday! We hope you all had a great weekend!
The crew is continuing their painting on the 1170 Building, utilizing the lift to reach the upper areas and also working on the railings. We've also started a 2nd crew on the 1150 Building and they are pressure washing today.
Progress Video - 7/30
One section of the 1170 Building is nearing completion.
We've brought out the big guns at Burlington.
Ladders up to paint the railings.
Friday, July 27th: Good morning residents of The Burlington and TGIF!
The crew has started to apply the color to the 1170 Building. We'll be posting pictures soon. Thanks and have a great weekend!
Wednesday, July 25th: Hello! So much for the forecasted rain... the crews are continuing to tape and cover windows and porch areas. They've also started to prime the brick.
'It's a beaut, Clark' ... name that movie.
Making progress down the building and applying the primer.
Three's company at The Burlington.
Tuesday, July 24th: Good afternoon!
Did we mention how important thorough prep is?! The crew continues to utilize the boom and ladders to make their way around the building to cover windows with plastic and tape off railings and patios.
The boom moves around the building to tape and cover windows and patio areas.
Monday, July 23rd: Hello and happy Monday! We hope you all had a great weekend!
The crew is continuing to cover and prep on the 1170 Building. They are starting at the North side of the building, near the parking ramp and then working their way clockwise around the building. Pictures coming soon!
Tape, paper, and plastic is the name of the Burlington game.
Working on the north side of the 1170 Building.
Thursday, July 19th: Good morning! We've got ourselves a rain day folks. The crew will resume their prep and painting tomorrow, given the surfaces have dried out enough. We'll keep you updated here on the blog. Thanks!
Wednesday, July 18th: Good afternoon!
Now that the pressure washing is complete, the crew has started to prep and prime the brick areas of the building. They'll be applying the primer and then following with the top coats. Stay tuned for some pictures!
Monday, July 16th: Good afternoon! The crew is off and running at the 1170 Building. They're pressure washing the exterior of the building today. Once the surfaces have had time to dry, the crew will resume onsite ot begin prep and painting.
Ladder movements to spray around the 1170 Building.
Ladders up to spray the siding.
Up, up, and away!
Wednesday, July 11th: Hello and welcome to the project blog for the upcoming painting project at The Burlington in St. Paul! This project has been in the making for quite a while and we are ready to put the plan to action!
We are going to be painting the exterior of the building and you can view a mock-up of this area on the rear of the building and as you can see, the color scheme is changing quite a bit. We are excited to be a part of the new aesthetic and look!
We are set to tentatively begin next week, July 16th. And we'll begin with pressure washing the building to ready surfaces for prep and painting, which we ask that you kindly close your windows for the pressure washing.
Stay tuned here on the blog for continued progress updates, photos, and any other project-related info you may need to know.
Thanks so much and we'll see you onsite soon!