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MacLaren Hill – St. Paul

MacLaren Hill – St. Paul

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GREETINGS AND WELCOME TO YOUR PROJECT BLOG FOR THE PAINTING PROJECT AT MACLAREN HILL IN ST. PAUL. WE ARE EXCITED TO BE WORKING WITH AND FOR YOU THIS SUMMER!

SITE MAP @ MACCLAREN HILL

WELCOME VIDEO WITH ISAAC


Monday, November 5th: Good morning! 

We hope you all had a great weekend! We had one of the crews wrap up last Friday and then today the 2nd crew is onsite completing their touch ups. Thank you again for having us at Maclaren this year! We hope you have a great rest of the year!


Wednesday, October 31st: Happy Halloween!

At least that’s what it seems like, but in all seriousness- enjoy the trick or treaters, maybe watch Halloween, Hocus Pocus or your favorite scary movie, and make sure to get your sweet tooth fix. 

The crew is wrapping up on a few areas around the 1370/1372 Building and then we’ll be on our way. It’s been our pleasure to be onsite at Maclaren and spruce up the exterior of your buildings. We hope you have a great rest of the year!

LUIS SCRAPES AN AREA OF SIDING.

LADDERS UP TO SCRAPE A SECTION OF THE SIDING.


Tuesday, October 30th: Good afternoon residents of Maclaren! 

The crew is onsite and wrapping up their prep and painting today. They are anticipating to be done tomorrow and then we’ll complete a walk through to mark any areas needing touch ups. It has been our pleasure being onsite over the last 3 months, although we could have done without all of the rain and delays it caused. We appreciate your patience and grace as we can’t control the weather – thank you!

HERMES TOUCHES UP THE RAILINGS.

ALEX IS PREPPING AND PAINTING THE RESIDENCE DECK RAILINGS.


Monday, October 29th: Hello and good afternoon! 

We hope you all had a great weekend! The crew is onsite and painting your decks as well as the service doors.

PAINTING THE DECK AT MACLAREN.

THE SERVICE DOORS GET A FRESH COAT OF PAINT.


Thursday, October 25th: Good afternoon! 

The crew is prepping and painting on some of the few remaining areas. If the weather holds up, we anticipate 3-4 working days left to complete your project. Thanks again for your cooperation and patience as we had some decent delays due to weather over the course of your project.


Tuesday, October 23rd: Hello! 

We have both crews onsite. One is prepping and painting the pergolas on the 1390/1392 Building and then continuing to prep and paint across the siding of 1370/1372 Building.

LUIS IS UP ON THE LADDER BRUSHING ON THE SIDING PAINT.

VICTOR HAS PREPPED HIS BUCKET AND IS READY TO PAINT THE DECK SKIRT BOARDS.

PREPPING AND PAINTING THE PERGOLAS AT THE 1390/1392 BUILDING.


Monday, October 22nd: Good afternoon! 

We hope you all had a great weekend! The crew is onsite and continuing to prep and paint and they anticipate about 3 more working days.

THE CREW PAINTS THE TRIM ON A SECTION OF THE 1370/1372 BUILDING.


Friday, October 19th: Hello and TGIF! 

Another beautiful fall day and our crew couldn’t be happier!

LUIS PREPS AND PAINTS ONE OF THE PERGOLAS.

VIEW FROM THE TOP!


Wednesday, October 17th: Greetings and good afternoon!

Our crew is holding down the fort and contiuing to prep and paint across the 1370/1372 Building.

LUIS BRUSHING ON THE SIDING PAINT.

VICTOR IS SCRAPING PART OF THE SIDING.


Monday, October 15th: Hello and happy Monday!

After a chilly and shockingly snowy wake up call yesterday morning, we are thrilled to see the sun today and resume our ‘fall’ programming! 

Our crew has resumed their prep and painting on the 1370/1372 Building. We estimate about a week to week and a half to complete the rest of the project.

LUIS MAKES HIS WAY ACROSS THE BUILDING AND PAINTS THE TRIM.

NESTOR PAINTS THE TOP TRIM.


Thursday, October 11th: Good afternoon!

Is it true?! There is no rain in sight for the next several days!

Though we couldn’t be more thrilled that it’s not raining, it is still to wet to be applying paint. We are hopeful to resume to our regularly scheduled programming tomorrow. Thanks!


Wednesday, October 10th: Here we are again, deja vu with another rainy day. I suppose we can chalk this one up to Milli Vanilli and their hit ‘Blame it on the Rain.’ We’re hopeful to resume prep and painting tomorrow. Thanks!


Tuesday, October 9th: Making the most of our rain delay with an onsite video in this unfavorable rain!


Monday, October 8th: Good morning! We hope you all had a great weekend! 

All of this rain has halted our crew at Maclaren. They’ll resume once the weather allows. Thanks!


Friday, October 5th: Hello and TGIF! 

THIS ABOUT SUMS UP OUR MOOD REGARDING THE RECENT WEATHER.

The crews are not onsite today due to the wet surfaces. As the weather clears and the surfaces dry out the crew will resume their painting. We have 1- 1.5 weeks left on the 1370/1372 Buildings and some railings and deck floors remain on the 1390/1392 Building.


Wednesday, October 3rd: Hello! 

The crew is prepping and painting on the 1370/1372 Building – with trim painting.

NESTOR PAINTS A PORTION OF THE TRIM AT MACLAREN.

VICTOR TACKLES A SECTION OF THE TRIM.


Tuesday, October 2nd: Good afternoon residents of Maclaren! 

The crew on the 1390/1392 Building is wrapping up their painting today and will have touch ups remaining while the crew painting at the 1370/1372 Buildings has about 2 weeks left.

THE BALCONY RAILINGS GET A FRESH COAT OF PAINT.

ALFREDO CAULKS THE TRIM.


Monday, October 1st: Hello and just like that it’s October! There sure is a crispness to the air and we like it! ‘Tis the season for apple orchards, all things pumpkin, Halloween costumes, and Hocus Pocus. Happy Fall ya’ll! 

We’ve got a rain delay today and the crews will resume as the weather permits, thanks!


Friday, September 28th: Hello and TGIF! 

We had ourselves some Friday fun at the Roell Painting Office this afternoon – Painter Appreciation BBQ, complete with a Dunk Tank!

NOT A GOOD DAY TO BE THE BOSS : )

Check out our Facebook Link for more of the action. 

The crew on the 1390/1392 Building will be wrapping up on Monday and the 1370/1372 Building will wrap up in the next few days as well. Thanks and have a great weekend!


Thursday, September 27th: Hello and good afternoon!

The crew on the 1390/1392 Building is painting the trim.

RAILINGS IS THE NAME OF THE GAME- PRIMING IN PROGRESS.

PAINTING THE DECK SPINDLES ON THE 1390/1392 BUILDING.


Wednesday, September 26th: Good afternoon! 

The sun is shining and though the air is a bit crisp, the crews have resumed their prep and painting today.

THE CREW PAINTS THE TRIM ON THE 1390/1392 BUILDING.

A SECTION OF CARPENTRY HAS BEEN COMPLETED AND THE CREW IS PAINTING THE TRIM.


Tuesday, September 25th: Rain Delay. The crews will resume their prep and painting as the weather allows, likely tomorrow 9/26. Thanks!

Though this weather has stopped our crew, you can carry on and celebrate today as ‘One Hit Wonder Day‘ and take a walk down memory lane to relive briefly successful songs through the decades. Some of our favs are, Video Killed the Radio Star by The Buggles, Tubthumping by Chumbawamba, or fitting for today, Milli Vanilli’s Blame in on the Rain?!


Monday, September 24th: Good afternoon residents of MacLaren! We hope you all had a great weekend! We sure enjoyed the break in rain and all the sunshine!

The crews are back onsite and picking up where they left off with prep and painting. 

ROLLERS IN HAND @ MACLAREN.

HAULING LADDERS ONSITE IS NOT BIGGIE FOR ANTONIO!

TEAM WORK – TANDEM SPRAYING AND BRUSH & ROLLING!


Friday, September 21st: Hello and TGIF! 

With all of the rain we’ve had over the last several days, the crews will not be painting today. We do have a crew onsite hanging downspouts in completed areas and potentially prepping metal areas. If the weather holds, they’ll resume painting tomorrow. Thanks and have a great weekend!


Thursday, September 20th: Good morning! We’ve got ourselves another rain day folks. With rain forecasted for the majortity of today, we anticipate the earliest we would return would be Saturday. Thanks for your patience as we can’t predict or control what Mother Nature throws at us.


Wednesday, September 19th: Rain Delay


Tuesday, September 18th: Rain Delay


Monday, September 17th: Good afternoon! 

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!

PAINTING THE WINDOW TRIM ON THE 1390/1392 BUILDING.

A SECTION OF THE SIDING IS COMPLETE AND THE CREW IS PAINTING THE TRIM.

SANTIAGO AND CRISTIAN BRUSH AND ROLL THE SIDING.


Thursday, September 13th: Hello and good afternoon!

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. 

Updates for today and tomorrow: the crews are continuing on the buildings at MacClaren.

A STEADY HAND TO CAREFULLY PAINT THE TRIM.

THE CREW IS TAKING CARE OF THE TRIM ON THIS SECTION OF THE 1390/1392 BUILDING.

SANTIAGO SPRAYS THE SIDING ON THE 1370/1372 BUILDING.


Wednesday, September 12th: Good afternoon!

Another sunny day for the crews at MacClaren Hill! They are working on the 1390/1392 & 1370/1372 Buildings.

SPRAYING A SECTION OF THE 1370/1372 BUILDING.

UP TO THE TOP, THE CREW COVERS THE WINDOWS.

SPRAYING THE SIDING AND BRUSH & ROLLING.


Tuesday, September 11th: Hello residents of MacClaren! 

The crews are continuing to prep and paint your building – working in sections of the 1370/1372 and 1390/1392 Buildings.

PREP AND PLASTIC OVER THE WINDOWS OF THE 1370/1372 BUILDING.

GO GO GADGET ARMS ON THE 1390/1392 BUILDING.

DID WE MENTION HOW IMPORTANT THOROUGH PREP IS?! THIS SECTION IS PREPPED, PRIMED, AND READY FOR PAINT.


Monday, September 10th: Good afternoon! We hope you all had a great weekend!

The crews are prepping and painting on the buildngs at MacClaren- scrape, caulk, prime, and paint – repeat.

SANTIAGO HAPPILY WAVES A ROLLER, LIKELY IN RESPONSE TO THE VIKINGS ‘W!’

THE PREP TEAM ON THE 1390/1392 BUILDING.

ANTONIO CAULKS THE SEAM OF THE TRIM.


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! 

The crew on the 1390/1392 Building is painting the trim on the areas with siding painted.

LADDERS UP TO PAINT THE TRIM.

TRIM AND WINDOW FRAMES GET A FRESH COAT OF PAINT ON THE 1390/1392 BUILDING.


Thursday, September 6th: We are back in business after 2 days of rain!

‘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?!

The crew is finishing up pressure washing the 1370/1372 Building. The other crew is continuing to prep/paint on the 1390/1392 Building.

SANTIAGO PRESSURE WASHES THE 3RD BUILDING.

PRIMING THE NEWLY REPLACED BOARDS.

PREPPING AND PRIMING ON THE 1390/1392 BUILDING.


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


Tuesday, September 4th: Greetings and good afternoon! 

We hope you all enjoyed your long weekend and had a great Labor Day!

The crew is pressure washing the 3rd building at MacClaren today- 1370/1372.

WASHING THE SURFACES IN ADVANCE OF PREP AND PAINTING.

VICTOR PRESSURE WASHING THE EXTERIOR SURFACES OF THE 3RD BUILDING.


Friday, August 31st: Good afternoon and TGIF! 

The crews are continuing to prep/paint on the first two buildings at MacClaren. We’ll also be pressure washing the third building after Labor Day on Tuesday, September 4th. Thanks! 

We hope you all have a great Labor Day weekend!


Thursday, August 30th: Hello residents of MacClaren! 

The two crews are moving along on the 1390/1392 & 1410/1412 Buildings with prep and painting. The crew in the 1410/1412 will likely wrap up on Tuesday, weather permitting. We’ll soon start start on the 3rd building as well and will post updates as we mobilize crews. Thanks!

1410/1412 BUILDING AND WE’RE UP ON THE ROOF PAINTING RAILINGS.

TRIM AND RAILING PAINTING ON THE 1410/1412 BUILDING TODAY.

A SECTION OF THE 1390/1392 BUILDING IS PREPPED AND NOW WE ARE SPRAYING THE SIDING.

SPRAYING THE DECK UNDERSIDES AT THE 1390/1392 BUILDING.


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.

The crew on the 1390/1392 Building is continuing to complete prep work in advance of painting – covering windows, taping off frames and edges, caulking, and priming. The crew on the 1410/1412 Buildings is painting on the deck railings.

HAVE WE MENTIONED HOW THOROUGH OUR PREP WORK IS?!

TAPE, PLASTIC, REPEAT.

COVERING THE WINDOWS AROUND THE 1390/1392 BUILDING.

VICTOR IS PAINTING THE PATIO RAILINGS ON THE 1410/1412 BUILDING.


Tuesday, August 28th: Rain Delay


Monday, August 27th: Good afternoon residents of MacClaren. We hope you all had a great weekend! 

Our two crews are working on the 1410/1412 and 1390/1392 simultaneously. They are painting on the 1410/1412 building and starting their prep work on the 1390/1392 building with scraping, caulking, and priming.

ANTONIO PRIMES THE RAILINGS ON THE 1390/1392 BUILDING.

MORE PREP WORK ON THE 1390/1392 BUILDING.

VICTOR PAINTS THE TRIM ON A SECTION OF THE 1410/1412 BUILDING.


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!


Wednesday, August 22nd: Hello!

The crew is continuing on the 1410/1412 Building is continuing to prep and paint. Weather pending (Friday looks to be rainy at this point), the crew on the 1390/1392 Building will begin their prep either on Friday or Saturday. Thanks!

VICTOR PREPS THE UPPER ELEVATION WINDOWS.

WINDOWS PREPPED AND COVERED: CHECK.


Tuesday, August 21st: Good afternoon residents of MacClaren Hill! 

The crews are working on two of the buildings – one with prep work/painting and the other continuing with pressure washing.

THE 1410/1412 CREW IS PAINTING YOUR SIDING ON ONE SECTION OF WALL. 

REACHING TO THE TOP- OUR CREW MAKES SURE TO WASH ALL SURFACES.

PUTTING THE PRESSURE WASHER TO USE ON YOUR DECK BOARDS.


Monday, August 20th: Good morning!

The rain has put a halt on the painting of the 1410/1412 Building, but the crew pressure washing is holding steady. They’ll likely take 2-3 days to complete the washing. Thanks!

NOE PRESSURE WASHES TO PREP THE SURFACES FOR PAINTING.

NOE ANAD CO. ARE MAKING THEIR WAY ACROSS YOUR BUILDINGS AND WASHING THE SURFACES.

LADDERS UP TO PRESSURE WASH THE SIDING.


Friday, August 17th: Good afternoon and TGIF!

The crew is making their way around the 1410/1412 Building. We’ll be pressure washing the 1390/1392 Building on Monday, 8/20. Kindly close your windows in advance of the washing. Thank you!

HELLO UP THERE! NESTOR WAVES FROM THE TOP!

SAUL PAINTS THE TRIM.


Thursday, August 16th: Good afternoon!

The crew continues on the 1410/1412 Building with prep work and also painting.

WE’VE BROUGHT OUT THE BIG GUNS TO REACH THE TOP OF YOUR BUILDING.

SAUL CAULKS THE SEAMS.


Wednesday, August 15th: Good morning residents of MacClaren. We’ve posted a progress update video below. Isaac was onsite in the afternoon and we didn’t get a chance to post it until today. Thanks!

PROGRESS UPDATE – 8/14


Tuesday, August 14th: Hello and good morning residents of MacClaren in St. Paul. 

The crew is continuing their prep and painting on the 1410/1412 Building.

VICTOR ROLLS ON THE PAINT.

SANTIAGO IS PREPPING AND CAULKING ON THE UPPER AREAS.


Thursday, August 9th:

PROGRESS UPDATE WITH ISAAC


Wednesday, August 8th: Hello!

The crew is continuing with their prep work at MacClaren. They are taping, scraping, and priming. They’ll begin their spraying tomorrow.

AN AERIAL VIEW – YOU CAN SEE AREAS THAT HAVE BEEN PRIMED AND PREPPED FOR PAINTING.


Monday, August 6th: Good afternoon residents of MacClaren Hill in St. Paul! We hope you all had a great weekend!

The crew is off and running at your project in St. Paul. The crew is beginning with prep: scraping and priming areas in advance of painting.

SANTIAGO SCRAPES ONE OF THE POSTS.

VICTOR SCRAPING THE SIDING- WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THE SIDING IS PREPPED FOR PAINTING.

DID WE MENTION HOW IMPORTANT THOROUGH PREP IS?!


Friday, August 3rd: Hello and TGIF!

The crew has completed the pressure washing of the 1410/1412 Building and will return on Monday to begin their prepping and painting. 

Thanks and have a great weekend!


Wednesday, August 1st: We can’t believe it’s already August. Where has the time gone?! 

The crew is continuing to pressure wash the 1410/1412 Building and will wrap up by later today or tomorrow morning. Then after some dry time, we’ll be back to begin prepping and painting.

UP TO THE TOP WE GO!


Monday, July 30th: Greetings and welcome to your project specific blog for the painting project at MacLaren Hill in St. Paul. We are eager to get the project started!

The crew is beginning today with pressure washing the 1410/1412 Building. Our carpenters are also completing some work on the other 2 buildings. 

Once the pressure washing is complete and the substrates have had time time to dry, we’ll resume onsite  with prepping and painting. Thanks!

PRESSURE WASHING ON THE SECOND LEVEL.

PRESSURE WASHING THE EXTERIOR SURFACES AT MACLAREN HILL.


Isaac Vogel

Project Manager
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