Wood elements within equine related structures are exposed to a variety of harsh elements. Ultraviolet rays, rain, sleet, and snow all contribute to damaging exterior surfaces. Excessive moisture inside the barn can deteriorate wood finishes. Many choices will offer trade-offs with respect to durability, frequency of maintenance, ease or difficulty of application, preparation required, and initial cost. Each project will have specific coating requirements, especially when prior coatings choices are failing. Marine Spar Varnish while widely used, leads to continual failure in horse barns and other wooden structures.
Barns and other building interiors are many times exposed to huge amounts of moisture that require specialized coatings for that environment. Good coatings choices must be made on new construction and maintenance projects for long term protection and enduring beauty.
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We can help you evaluate your building maintenance needs to choose the best products and procedures for your painting projects. A detailed project specification should be used for all bid-based projects. Our consultation services are available to your contractors or your staff for painting and wood coatings projects you undertake.
Many farms continue to use solvent based products, yet in many cases, superior-performing water-based alternatives exist. Solvent coatings represent a hazard to horses, clients, employees, and the environment. We can help you evaluate safer alternatives for painting and protecting equine fencing and structures.
We can provide a paint and coatings guide for any project, inside or out, giving you detailed solutions and procedures. This guide can be used for bid proposals, or for contractors or your staff who execute work to protect and beautify your farm’s structures.