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The Burlington – St. Paul 2018 Painting Project

The Burlington – St. Paul 2018 Painting Project

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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!

Welcome Video


Wednesday, October 24th: Greetings and good afternoon! 

The crew is taking care of the remaining interior porches today. Then apart from our walk throughs we are complete! We’ve been onsite just over 3 months and we love the updated and new color scheme for your buildings. It has been our pleasure working with and for you this summer. Thanks for your cooperation and patience as we painted the exterior of your buildings and your interior porches.


Monday, October 22nd: Good afternoon residents of the Burlington. 

The crew has finished on the 1150 Building and will be completing touch up in the next couple of days. We are also painting in your porches and should have that complete in the next few days.

Rolling on the the siding color in one of the porches.

Prepping and painting the door frames.


Friday, October 19th: Hello and TGIF! 

It’s another beautiful fall day and the crews are loving the weather! 

Our exterior crew is hopeful to wrap up the painting on the 1150 Building. There are also only a few days left of painting in the interior porches. 

Have a great weekend!

Smile… because we’re almost done with our painting!


Thursday, October 18th: Greetings!

We’ve got one of the crews prepping and painting railings on the 1150 Building as well as a few crews painting on your interior porches.

Rolling on the siding paint in one of the porches.

Prepping and covering along the bottom edge.


Tuesday, October 16th: Good afternoon!

We are spoiled with another sunny day and it looks like the cheery weather will continue through the end of the week! 

We have crews continuing to prep and paint the railings and entry way on the 1150 Building. They are also painting porches on the 1150 and 1180 Buildings. We are anticipating the crew to complete the 1150 Building on or before Friday, 10/19.

The 1150 crew is taking care of the railings.

Prepping and painting the entry brick at 1150.


Monday, October 15th: Good morning! 

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

The crews are continuing in the interior porches as well as the exterior of 1150.

It’s been quite the transformation in color scheme and we’re into it!

Antonio paints on the new siding color above the window.

Prepping and painting railings on the 1150 Building.


Friday, October 12th: We can’t tell you how good it is to write ‘Painting In Progress’ on our blogs today! 

After what seems like the the rainiest start of October, we are back in business painting the exterior of the 1150 Building! The crews are prepping and painting the railings at the 1150 Building and they anticipate to be finished with the building on Tuesday, 10/16. 

Thanks so much for your patience as Mother Nature decided to put a stop on our progress over the last week. With what looks like clear weather for the next week, our crews are eager to get your project complete. Thanks and have a great weekend!

 Painting the railings on the 1150 Building.

Prepping and painting the end unit railings at 1150.


Thursday, October 11th: Good afternoon!

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

Though it isn’t raining today, it is still too wet to be applying paint to the exterior of the building. Because the porches are covered, we are good to go on that front! We are hopeful that the crews will resume their regularly scheduled programming. 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 of 1150 tomorrow. Thanks!


Tuesday, October 9th: 

Making the most of the recent unfavorable weather! We’ll be back onsite as the weather allows, likely Thursday. Thanks!

We’ve taped off and put paper on the edges to paint your porch interiors.

The crew is tackling the 2nd floor porches of the 1150 Building.


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

All of this rain has halted our crew painting the exterior of the 1160 Building. They’ll resume once the weather allows and we anticipate 3 working days for them to wrap up.

We have a crew continuing to paint the interior of your porches. They are painting in the 1170 Building and will then move onto the 1150 Building.

Thanks!


Friday, October 5th:  Hello and TGIF!

This about sums up our mood regarding the recent weather. 

The weather has kept our exterior painters from painting at the 1150 Building, but the interior porch crew is back at it today! They are hopeful to get the porches on the 2nd floor of 1170 completed and potentially move onto the 1st floor. Thanks and have a great weekend!

Paint brushes and rollers, check!

Covering up the old paint with the new on-trend color aesthetic, one porch at a time!


Thursday, October 4th: Greetings residents of the Burlington! 

The 1150 building is underway and they have about 5 working days left, that is without rain! We have a crew also completing the interior porches – they are on the 1170 currently.

“I can see clearly now, the plastic is gone!” 

The newly painted black metal railings looking sleek and chic.


Wednesday, October 3rd: Good afternoon!

The exterior painting crews have stopped their painting for the day due to rain, but the crews painting on your patios are trucking along since your patios have screen and are protected from the rain.

Tackling the interior of your porches at the 1170 Building.


Tuesday, October 2nd: Greetings and good afternoon!

The crews on the 1150 and 1180 buildings are back in business today after the rain. They are both tentatively planning to be completed by the end of this week. 

The crews will begin painting in your balconies on Wednesday, 10/3. We’ll begin on the 1170 Building and are aiming to complete about 35/day. You have received notice from your management as to specific days when your balcony will be completed. The crews will begin their painting at 9am and work until 5pm. Thanks in advance for your cooperation!

Painting a stack of patio railings on the 1160 Building.


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! 

The crews have halted there prep and painting for today with the rain, they’ll resume tomorrow as they are able. 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 Burlington crew are in the home stretch! 1160 is complete and 1180 will wrap up tomorrow and 1150 in the next week, weather pending. Thanks and have a great weekend!


Thursday, September 27th: Greetings and good afternoon! 

We’re in the home stretch at Burlington. I’d say we have 1- 2 weeks left across the 3 Buildings.

Utilizing the lift to remove the plastic from the windows @ 1160.

A section of 1180 primed and sprayed.


Wednesday, September 26th: Game on!

The sun is shining, and though the air is crisp the crews have resumed their prep and painting. Between the 1150, 1160, and 1180 Buildings there are about 2 weeks left to complete the exterior painting.

Painting the peaks on the 1150 Building.

A view of the front of the 1180 Building from Monday.

They are making their way down the line at the front of the 1180 Building.


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 the Burlington! We hope you all had a great weekend! We sure enjoyed the break from the rain as well as the sunshine!

The crews are back in full force – prepping and painting on the 1150, 1160, and 1180 Buildings. 

The crew in the 1150 building is priming on the NE side, the 1169 crew is prepping and painting the last section, and the 1180 crew is prepping and painting the East side of the front of the building.

The crew is moving across the front of the 1180 Building.

Priming the final stretch of the 1160 Building.

A section of the 1180 Building completed.


Friday, September 21st: Hello and TGIF! 

With all of the rain we got over the last several days, the crew are not painting today. However, they are onsite completing prep work, covering windows, etc. As long as the weather cooperates, they’ll resume their painting tomorrow. Also to note with the weather setting us back a bit this week, the crews may be onsite on Sunday to keep their progress moving.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 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.

Going up!

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 sleek 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 paint 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 on the 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 on the 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.

Progress Update.


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!


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