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Get Your Paint Booth Ready for 2013

‘Tis the season, as they say, for some family time and hopefully a little shop down time. While your booth is enjoying their vacation, now is the perfect time to do a once over and make sure you are properly maintaining your booth throughout the year. Here are a few things to check to prepare for the New Year! Continue reading

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Buy Before January 1st to Save Thousands.

It’s December already, can you believe it? Where does a year go? With the year coming to a close, you may hear a lot about “Section 179” and how you’re business can benefit if you are looking to purchase some equipment before 2013.

We get just as confused as the next guy when you start talking “tax rate”, “deductions” and “depreciation”. We thought we would do a little research and try to explain how this could be a HUGE benefit to small businesses. Continue reading

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Using a Paint Booth: Guide to a Perfect Paint Job

Have you ever painted something to have it turn out with a less-than-perfect finish? It can be frustrating to have to re-do something until it’s perfect. Here are our reasons why a paint booth will give you a perfect paint job, every time. Continue reading

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Paint Booths & Public Health

Many workers are unaware of chemicals that create potential hazards in their work environment, making themselves and others more vulnerable to exposure and injury. The purpose of paint booths is to control the environmental conditions while spraying the paint. Continue reading

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Customizing Your Paint Booth

Ever wish you could have a manufacturer that would make you a product to fit your specific needs instead of trying to change your needs to fit their specific product? I wish this every time I go shopping for the perfect pair of jeans (“Just a little longer, a little tighter, a little looser….”)

Well, we can do that for you with your paint booth! Continue reading

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Cleaning Your Paint Booth

Most likely you have a dirty or poorly maintained booth. Proper cleanup and maintenance is key for creating flawless finishes, and also provides a safe and competent working environment for painting.

The simplest and most important way to prevent dust from entering your booth is to keep all booth doors closed. When you do open the doors to bring in the object that you are spraying, be sure that the booth is on and running in order to draw any airborne contaminants in to the exhaust filters. A high quality air filter will provide high efficiency, and the correct diffusion to prevent inconsistent airflow and turbulence. Use the filters recommended by Standard Tools for your paint booth and routinely replace them. Eventually some overspray could collect on your booth walls, floor and paint surfaces. To prevent this from happening, clean your booth surfaces frequently. Tools that can be used to clean your booth are vacuums and sponge mops. Floors and walls can be pressure washed.

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