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Franklin Station – Minneapolis

Franklin Station – Minneapolis

Project Complete

Greetings and welcome to your project blog for the upcoming deck staining project at Franklin Station. We are thrilled to be onsite with you!


Monday, August 17th: Good morning! 

The crew is onsite painting the service doors and Jesse our Production Manager will be marking areas with blue tape that the crew will return to complete touch ups in the next few days. Please leave the blue tape up – thank you!

Friday, August 14th: Good afternoon and Happy Friday! 

The crew is continuing in Phase II painting your decking areas. They are hoping to wrap up tomorrow with continued dry weather! 

The finish line is in sight!

Ready to wrap up at Franklin Station.

Monday, August 10th: Greetings! 

The crew is back onsite this afternoon to continue prepping and painting in Phase II — the trim. They are planning to be wrapping up on Thursday, 8/13. Let’s hope for dry and clear weather! 

Painting stair railings.

Painting the entry railings.

Painting the entry decking areas.

Wednesday, August 5th: Good morning! 

The crew is finishing up the entry trim in Phase I and will then move onto Phase II.

Painting entry trim in Phase I.

Sprucing up your entry trim areas.

Wrapping up trim painting in Phase I.

Tuesday, August 4th: Good afternoon! 

The crew will be finishing up the painting in Phase I today and then moving onto Phase II. Thanks!

Painting the support posts.

Team work to make the dream work.

Thursday, July 30th: Greetings! 

The crew is continuing to paint the railings in Phase I — there are 2 colors on this building. They’ve been painting the ‘green’ areas first and will start with the ‘brown’ this afternoon. Thanks!

Going up to paint your railings on the garage side decks.

Moving onto the ‘brown’ railings this afternoon.

Wednesday, July 29th: Good afternoon! 

The crew is making their way to the back side of Phase I with the prepping and painting of the decking railings and spindles. 

Going up to the paint the decking on the backside of Phase I.

2 by 2 — painting your decking areas.

Moving right along to the backside of Phase I.

Monday, July 27th: Good afternoon! 

We hope you all had a great weekend! 

The crew is back onsite and they are continuing to paint their way around Phase I of the project. They are finished with the staining portion of the project and will continue around Phase I and then Phase II with the painting of the entry and rear decking areas. 

The spindles and railings are taped off and ready for painting.

Tackling the entry decking areas.

Painting handrails at Franklin Station.

Friday, July 24th: Greetings!

Happy Friday! It’s going to be a HOT one folks – stay cool out there 😎

The crew will be finishing up the staining in Phase II today and they are continuing to prime and paint the entry areas in Phase I today. 

Prepping and taping off the trim areas.

Sprucing up your entry railings.

Painting your entries in Phase I.

Thursday, July 23rd: Good afternoon! 

The crew is staining on the rear portion of Phase II — they should be done with the staining in the next 1-2 days. They’ve also moved back to Phase I to begin the painting portion of the project, starting with priming. Please note this primer will need 24hours to dry before we apply the top coat. All in all the crew has about 1.5 weeks left onsite to finish up the staining and make their way through the painting. Thanks!

Wednesday, July 22nd: Greetings! 

After yesterday’s rain delay, we are back onsite and back at staining your decking. They are moving through the entry deck side of Phase II and will move to the rear decking on Phase II today as well. Thanks!

Ladders up to get the upper decking.

Staining the entry decking and steps.

Back at it!

Monday, July 20th: Good afternoon! 

The crew has moved onto Phase II of the project with staining the entry decking on 16th Ave S and will move counter clockwise around the building. 

We’ve moved onto Phase II.

Stained and looking beautiful!

Staining is in progress.

Thursday, July 16th: Greetings! 

The crew is continuing onto the backside of Phase I today — they’ll continue to stain on Phase I through this week and are tentatively planning to start staining in Phase II on Monday, 7/20. Thanks! 

Wednesday, July 15: Good afternoon!

The crew is continuing to stain the entry landings and stairs in Phase l of the project.

Staining the entry landing.

Staining the stairs.

Tuesday, July 14th: Greetings! 

With all of the rain, the crew will not be onsite today. We’ll keep you posted on our return. Thanks!

Monday, July 13th: Good afternoon!

The crew is starting the staining in Phase l with the entry decks and steps.

The Phase l entry landing.

The finished stain.

Friday, June 10th: Greetings!

It’s not a rain day! (Insert HAPPY DANCE) 🎉☀️

Phase I is complete for pressure washing and the crew is now making their way around Phase II. 

Pressure washing the entry stairs.

Washing decking in Phase II.

Wednesday, July 8th: Good afternoon! 

We’ve resumed pressure washing at Franklin Station and are working on Phase I. 

Washing surfaces in Phase I.

Water trailer onsite and ready to roll!

Tuesday, July 7th: Greetings!

The crew is off and running at Franklin Station with pressure washing the exterior of your buildings. They are anticipating to wash for about 3 more working days. Thanks!

Cleaning up the decking.

Pressure washing continues at Franklin.

Wednesday, July 1st: Good afternoon! 

Welcome to your project blog for the upcoming deck staining project at Franklin Station. We’ll be getting started on Monday, July 6th with pressure washing of all 32 units – front and rear decks. 

We kindly ask that you remove the contents of your deck for the pressure washing to allow for safe an unobstructed access. Once the substrates have had time to dry, we will return to begin staining the deck floors. We are projecting this to begin on Thursday, July 9th. 

We understand this project will have some impact on your daily routine and we will do our best to complete the staining promptly so you can return your items to your deck. 

You can continue to follow the project progress here on the blog as we’ll update it frequently with the crew’s progress, share photos, and alert you of any weather delays. 

We’ll soon post a route map above so we can share the progress of the crew. 

We’re looking forward to getting started next week. 

Have a great holiday weekend and Happy 4th of July!


Jesse Maki

Production Manager
Ph: 612-363-4586
Email

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