Gables at Waterstone Bay – Blaine

Gables at Waterstone Bay – Blaine 

Project Complete

Greetings and welcome to your project blog for the upcoming deck staining project at Gables at Waterstone Bay. We are thrilled to be back onsite with you this year!


May 2024

1 Monday, July 6th Monday, July 13th Thursday, July 30th
2 Tuesday, July 7th Wednesday, 7/15 – Thursday, 7/16 Friday, 7/31 – Monday, 8/3
3 Wednesday, July 8th Friday, 7/17 – Monday, July 20th Tuesday, 8/4
4 Friday, July 10th Monday, 7/20 & Wednesday, 7/22 Tuesday, 8/4 – Wednesday, 8/5
5 Friday, July 10th Thursday, 7/23 Thursday, 8/6
6 Thursday, July 9th Monday, 7/27 Saturday, 8/8 – Tuesday, 8/11
7 Monday, July 20th Friday, 7/24 – Saturday, 7/25 Thursday, 8/13
8 Tuesday, July 21st Monday, 7/27 Friday, 8/14
9 Wednesday, July 22nd Monday, 7/27 Monday, 8/17
10 Thursday, July 23rd Monday, 7/27 Monday, 8/17
11 Friday, July 24th Monday, 7/27 Tuesday, 8/18
12 Monday, July 27th Wednesday, 7/29 Wednesday, 8/19 – Thursday, 8/20
13 Tuesday, July 28th – Wednesday, July 29th Wednesday, 7/29 – Thursday, 7/30 Tuesday, August 25th


Wednesday, September 9th: Good morning! 

We’ll be making our final attempts to paint your doors in the open position this Friday 9/11 and Saturday 9/12. Please schedule an appointment to have your door painted. If you are unavailable or do not contact us before Saturday 9/12 we will be painting your door in the closed position. 

Thanks in advance for your cooperation!

Wednesday, August 26th: Greetings! 

We are complete with painting of the decking and entry areas. We will be painting front doors starting tomorrow through Saturday – from 9am to 5pm. Please use the calendar above to schedule or email Dana: 

Tuesday, August 25th: Good afternoon! 

The crew is back onsite and they are working at Building 13 today with the deck trim and entry trim areas. We’ll be posting more notices regarding the door painting for Buildings #7 – #13 for this Thursday, 8/27 Friday, 8/28, and Saturday 8/29 from 9am – 4pm. Please utilize the scheduling tool above to make an appointment. Thank you!

Painting the decking at Building 13.

Monday, August 24th: Good morning! 

The crew will not be onsite today with the overnight and morning rain. We’ll resume tomorrow – thanks! 

Friday, August 21st: Good afternoon! 

Happy Friday! 

The crew is working on the scheduled front doors today as well as continuing to paint the remaining trim on the last few buildings. 

Refreshing the front doors!

Prepping and sanding the door.

Wednesday, August 19th: Good afternoon! 

The crew is finishing up at Building 11 and will continue as they’re able. 

Reminder- Door Painting begins tomorrow for Buildings #1 – #6. Please sign up using the calendar tool above. Thanks!

Painting the decking at Building 11.

Tuesday, August 18th: Greetings! 

The crew is continuing to prep and paint your trim areas — working at Building 11 today. We’ve posted notices for front door painting at Buildings #1 – #6. There are dates/times available to make an appointment using the calendar tool above. We’ll need homeowners to be home and open their door to be painted in the open position – so please sign up for a time you are available to open your door and then keep it open to dry for at least 2 hours. Thank you!

Paint the entry trim at Building 11.

The columns are getting a refresh.

Monday, August 17th: Good afternoon! 

We are back onsite after the weekend rain and painting at 9 and 10 today. We’ll soon post notices for the trim painting at Buildings 11, 12, and 13. Thanks! 

Painting at Building 10.

Friday, August 14th: Hello and Happy Friday! 

The crew is back at it and they are working on Building 8. They are tentatively planning to to move building 9 on Monday, 8/17. Thanks! 

Ladders going up to paint the decking.

Sprucing up the trim at Building 8.

Thursday, August 13th: Good afternoon! 

Blue skies ahead! 

The crew is back onsite to resume their prep and painting at Gables at Waterstone. They are starting off at Building 7 today. 

Painting your entry door frames.

The pillars get a fresh coat of paint.

Tuesday, August 11th: Greetings residents of Gables at Waterstone. 

The crew is back onsite and resuming their painting at Building 6. Thanks!

Painting at the entry of Building 6.

Painting your decking along the stair components.

Friday, August 7th: Good afternoon!

The surfaces are a bit wet this morning to be painting — we’ll resume on Monday, 8/10.

Thursday, August 6th: Greetings! 

The crew is prepping and painting at Building 5 today. We’ve posted notices at Buildings 6 – 10 to notify you that we’ll be getting to your trim and decking painting in the next week. Thanks! 

Tuesday, August 4th: Good afternoon! 

The crew is continuing to paint along the route — your front entry trim and then your deck trim areas as well. 

Painting at Building 4.

Prepping and finishing your transom and sidelight windows.

Monday, August 3rd: Good morning! 

We hope you all had a great weekend. The crew is onsite and they are painting at Building #2. 

Painting trim and decking areas at Building 2.

Thursday, July 30th: Good afternoon! 

We are finishing up the staining at Building 13 today as well as starting the painting portion of the project – including your front door frames, garage door frames, columns, posts, deck fascia, under entry pickets, skirts, pillars, brackets, decorative fencing & archways/soffits. 

As we are working at each building, the crew will knock on resident doors to be painted. If you’re available, kindly open your door to be painted. Once we get through Buildings 1-5 we’ll post notices with further information regarding signing up for a specific day/time to paint your door. Look for that in the next week. 

Wrapping up the staining at Building 13.

Wednesday, July 29th: Good morning! 

Beautiful start to the day!

The crew is finishing up their pressure washing on Building 13 and will also be staining at Building 12 and potentially portions of 13. 

Finishing up washing on Building 13.

Staining the entry steps on Building 12.

Tuesday, July 28th: Good afternoon! 

The crew staining several buildings yesterday – 8, 9, 10 and 11. We’ll be staining Building 12 tomorrow and then 13 later tomorrow and into Thursday, 7/30. 

The next portion of the project will entail the prep and painting of misc. trim areas – front door frames, garage door frames, columns, posts, deck fascia, under entry pickets, skirts, pillars, brackets, decorative fencing & archways/soffits. 

We will also be painting your front doors as part of this summer’s project. We will need some cooperation from each homeowner as we prefer to paint the door in the open position. This will require you to be home and open the doors for us to paint. As we are painting on each building, we will be knocking several time. Kindly open the door to be painted if you are home and can then leave the door open for 2 hours to dry fully. We want to thank you in advance for your participation and cooperation to paint your doors!

Painting will tentatively begin on Thursday, at Building 1 and continue to make their way around to all of the buildings. 

Monday, July 27th: Greetings!

We hope you all had a great weekend! 

The crew is resuming their pressure washing of Building 12 today and will finish the washing on 13 tomorrow. 

They are staining at Building 8 today and will stain ~1 building each day to finish out the staining portion of the project. 

Finishing up the staining at Building 6.

Down the steps we go — staining Building 8 today.

The end is in sight for our pressure washing. Last building tomorrow!

Friday, July 24th: Good afternoon! 

We would like to apologize to the homeowners in Building 6 — it was our mistake about staining at your building today without posting ample notice. I think with our goof up in the washing it had confused our scheduling. Again, we apologize. Please see the schedule above for the next several buildings to be stained and pressure washed. 

Thursday, July 23rd: Good morning! 

We are in progress washing at Building 10 and also staining at Building 5. We’ll move onto 6 tomorrow. Once the staining wraps up, about mid-week of next, we’ll go back through the buildings once again to paint the various trim areas. This will cover any stain that happened to cover trim pieces. Thank you! 


Wednesday, July 22nd: Greetings! 

We are pressure washing Building 9 today and finishing up the staining at Building 4 and moving onto Building 5 as well. 

We’ll be updating the staining schedule here shortly after coordinating with the crew. Thanks! 

Washing the entry steps at Building 9.

Staining onsite at Building 4.

Tuesday, July 21st: Good morning! 

Rain delay for the staining portion of the project today. We’ll continue to wash Building 8 as planned. Thanks! 

Reminder to please move items from decking for washing AND cars from under the decking. We appreciate your cooperation!

Monday, July 20th: Good afternoon! 

The crew is washing Building 7 today and then finishing up the stain at building 3. They’ll also start to stain on building 4 today. Thank you! 

Pressure washing at Building 7.

Staining our way down the steps.

Thursday, July 16th: Greetings! 

The crew wrapped up on Building 2 today and is starting to stain at Building 3. They are taking about 1.5 days to stain the buildings. They will have more crew members onsite shortly after another project wraps up— then they’ll be able to complete more decks each day. 

Reminder to wait 24 hours before returning items to your decks. Thanks!

Wednesday, July 15th: Good afternoon! 

We’re back! 

The crew is resuming their staining at Building 2 today and will continue on the same route above as they did for pressure washing. Thanks! 

Staining your entry landing.

Tuesday, July 14th: Good morning! 

We are offsite today with all of the rain. We’ll keep you posted on our return. Thank you!

Monday, July 13th: Good afternoon!

The crew is starting to stain at Building 1 and Building 2. 

Staining the stairs.

Friday, June 10th: Greetings!

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

The crew is onsite and washing both Buildings #4 and #5 today. We apologize again for the mix up in washing #6 yesterday instead of #4. We’ll post soon when we are planning to start staining decks. Have a great weekend! 

Spraying down the entry stairs.

Washing Buildings 4 and 5 today.

Thursday, July 9th: Good morning!

*Our mistake the crew has washed Building #6 instead of  #4 today. We apologize for any confusion. They will wash both #4 and #5 tomorrow. 

The crew is pressure washing Building #4 today.

Wednesday, July 8th: Good afternoon! 

We are right on schedule and washing at Building #3 today. 

Reviving the decks with a good washing before we apply the stain.

Monday, July 6th: Good morning! 

We are off and running at Gables at Waterstone with pressure washing of Building #1 today. 

Washing your entry steps.

All washed and ready for staining.

Tuesday, June 30th: Good afternoon! 

Welcome to your project blog for the upcoming deck staining project at Gables at Waterstone Bay. 

We’ll be getting started on Monday, July 6th with pressure washing of the decking. We will start at the beginning of the route and wash one building per day for the week of 7/6. We will tentatively begin staining at Building #1 on Thursday, 7/9 or Friday, 7/10. Soon we’ll post a route map and tentative finishing schedule. 

For the washing we kindly ask that you remove items from your deck to allow for safe and unobstructed access. You may replace personal items on your deck after the washing, but you’ll need to remove them again for the deck staining. 

We’ll be initially staining your deck floors and entry stairs so you can put items back onto your deck. We will then make another pass through the association, following the same route to stain the deck skirts, posts, and other areas. 

You can continue to follow the project progress here on the blog as we’ll provide frequent updates on the crew’s progress and alert you of any weather delays should they come up. 

Thank you in advance for moving items from your deck for the pressure washing and then also for the staining. Once your deck has been stained, we recommend at least 24 hours to dry before returning items to your deck. 

Have a great holiday weekend and we’ll see you onsite on Monday, 7/6!

Dana Clark

Project Manager
Ph: 763-559-5296

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