Windward at Dancing Waters – Woodbury 2018

Windward at Dancing Waters – Woodbury 2018

Deck Staining Complete

Greetings and welcome to your official project blog for the painting project at Windward at Dancing Waters in Woodbury. We are thrilled to be back onsite this year!

Route Map

Tentative Deck Finishing Schedule – Updated 9/6

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

The crew is right on track with our projected finishing schedule. They’ll be staining two buildings today and then complete the remaining three buildings tomorrow. 

The crew continued to knock it out of the park – one deck at a time.

What goes together better than sunshine and staining decks?!

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 is making their way through more decks today – Buildings 9-12, as shown above. They’ll then continue with the schedule tomorrow and into next week, pending the weather stays dry. Thanks!

Thursday, September 6th: We’re back in action!

‘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 rain has set back our schedule, but the crew is planning to make their way through the decks on the 10743, 10745, 10747, and 10751 Buildings today and then catch up tomorrow with the next four buildings.

Mariano cuts into the corners with a crisp edge.

It’s amazing what a coat of paint can do : )

Wednesday, September 5th: Good morning! It’s still too wet for the crew to stain today. We’ll resume tomorrow. Thanks!

Tuesday, September 4th: Rain Delay

Friday, August 31st: Hello and TGIF! 

We’ll be resuming our pressure washing on Tuesday, 9/4 and continue through the week, pressure washing 2 buildings/day. We’ll also resume staining on Tuesday, 9/4 at Buildings 5 and 6. Thanks! 

Have a great Labor Day weekend! 

Thursday, August 30th: Good morning residents of Windward!

The crew has completed the 10749 Building as far as painting goes and is continuing to make their way around to all of the buildings with pressure washing. They’ll be making up for the rain day yesterday and staining Buildings 1-4 today.

The freshly painted 10749 Building is popping with 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.

The crew resumed their painting this afternoon. We did not stain the decks on Building 1&2 as it was too wet from the rain. As of now, the plan is for the crew to complete Buildings 1-4 tomorrow for deck staining. We’ll post an updated schedule if that is not the case, as the schedule will then be pushed back a day for staining. Thanks!

Tuesday, August 28th: Rain Delay

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

The crew is pressure washing two more buildings/decks today as well as continuing on the 10749 Buildings- priming and painting. 

praying the top coat on this sction of the 10749 Building. 

Painting trim and taking down the plastic and tape.

Painting the trim on the fron elevation of the 10749 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!

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 crew is continuing to prep, prime, and paint the last building – they are working in sections of the building. As a reminder, we’ll be pressure washing the 10759 & 10757 decks tomorrow – please remove items from your decks. Thanks! 

Spraying on the top color- green!

Trim painting around the windows. 

Painting one of the entry stair stringers.

Wednesday, August 22nd: Good morning! 

 We’ve posted a route map as well as a tentative deck finishing schedule. We’ll begin the deck portion of this project on Friday, 8/24 with pressure washing the 1st and 2nd Buildings. Weather permitting, we’ll then begin staining those buildings on Wednesday, 8/29. 

We’ll continue to update the table as necessary and please note that weather will impact the schedule as we’ll need the decks fully dry before we stain. Thanks in advance for your patience and cooperation in moving items from your deck for the pressure washing and staining.

Tuesday, August 21st: Good afternoon! After a rain delay yesterday, the crew is resuming their prep work and priming of the 10749 Building.

The name of the game is prep and prime today. 

Spraying on the primer.

Prepping and covering on another section of the 10749 Building.

Friday, August 17th: Hello and TGIF! 

Brief update today: the crew is continuing to prime and apply the top coat on sections of the 3rd building. 

Note- we’ll be pressure washing your decks next week and will post notices onsite as well as on the blog alerting you to the specific date, but we wanted to give you heads up. We’ll then stain our way through your decks and post a tentative finishing schedule so you can know when we’ll be at your deck. 

Thanks and have a great weekend!

Ladders up to spray the primer.

Priming is underway on the 3rd building.

Thursday, August 16th: Good afternoon! 

The crew has begun their prep and painting on the 10749 Building. 

The crew has started to prime one side of the 10749 Building. 

Plastic, paper and tape – oh my!

Friday, August 10th: Hello and TGIF! 

Just a quick reminder that we’ll be washing the final building on Monday, 8/13. If you can please remove items from the exterior of your home for washing that would be appreciated! You may then return items to your deck as we’ll complete the staining at the end of the project. Thanks and have a great weekend!

Thursday, August 9th: Good afternoon!

The crew is continuing with prep, priming, and spraying the 10736 Building today. We will pressure wash the next building (10749) on Monday, August 13th – kindly remove items from the outside of your home/deck for pressure washing. Once the washing is complete, you may return items to your deck – we will post a subsequent notice as to when we’ll stain your deck. Thanks for your cooperation!

Wednesday, August 8th: Hello!

The crew is prepping, priming, and spraying on the 2nd half of the 10736 Building. 

Caulk, tape, and paper – getting prep done on the 10736 Building.

Taping and covering on the 2nd half of the building. 

Spraying on the top coat.

Monday, August 6th: Good afternoon residents of Windward in Woodbury. We hope you all had a great weekend! 

The crew is resuming their painting on the 10736 Building today and will be painting the top coat on half of the building. They’ll then prime and paint the 2nd portion.

Friday, August 3rd: Rain, rain go away!

Yesterday the crew started to prime on the 2nd Building. They’ll resume priming and then painting once the weather permits. Thanks and have a great weekend!

Thursday, August 2nd: Hello and good afternoon!

The crew is prepping and may start priming on the 2nd Building.

Prep is underway on the 2nd Building at Windward. 

One window down…7 to go! Bring on the plastic and tape.

Tuesday, July 31st: Good afternoon!

A brief update – the crew has finished washing Building #2 and is wrapping up on Building #1 today. They’ll begin their prep and painting on Building #2 tomorrow. Thanks!

Friday, July 27th: Good morning and TGIF! 

A quick update for scheduling: the crew will be pressure washing the 2nd Building – 10736 on Monday, 7/30 and will then begin their prep and painting on this Building on Wednesday, 8/1. 

They are wrapping up the prep and painting of the 10734 Building today as well. Thanks and have a great weekend!

Wednesday, July 25th: Hello! After a rain delay ‘fake-out’ the crew is back onsite and they’ve sprayed sections of the 1st building and are also painting the trim. 

And an assist to hold the ladder. 

Taking down the tape to paint the trim.

Tuesday, July 24th: Good afternoon!

The crew is priming sections of the building today as well as starting to apply the color on the rear of the building.

A completed look at the primer.

Primer in progress on the 10734  Building.

Applying the primer from the top of the buildings down.

Monday, July 23rd: Hello and happy Monday! 

With several rain days last week, the crew is back onsite and has continued with their prep work to the 10734 Building. They’ll also begin priming later today as well. 

Taping and covering on the 10734 Building. 

Did we mention how crucial thorough prep is?

Thursday, July 19th: Good morning! The rainy weather has put a stop on starting your project today, however we will resume tomorrow given it has dried out enough. We’ll keep you posted! Thanks! 

Friday, July 13th: Good afternoon residents of Windward in Woodbury! We are thrilled to be completing painting at your association again this year. It’s always a good feeling to be back in a familiar neighborhood!

We’ll be getting started on Monday, July 16th with pressure washing 1 of the 3 buildings (10734 Building)we’ll be prepping and finishing this year/ Also, included in the washing are the decks. 

For pressure washing, we ask that you please remove all personal belongings from the outside of your home/deck. Once we’ve completed the washing you may return items to your deck as we’ll be completing the staining at a later time- we’ll provide notice in advance of this staining, which will again require you to remove items. 

Once the substrates have had time to dry, the crew will return to start prepping and painting the exterior of your building and then lastly stain your deck. We anticipate to start the prep and painting on Thursday, July 29th, weather permitting. 

As we did for last year’s project, we’ll be utilizing this project blog to commuicate progress, project details and scheduling, post photos, and alert you to any weather delays. 

Thanks so much for having us and we’re looking forward to getting started next week!

Nick Roell

Project Manager
Ph: 763-559-5296


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