1. NJ Public Works Painting Contractor – DJ’s Painting

    Administrative Rules Painting schools and government facilities for over 30 years has taught our team many lessons about working for the government. Knowing what projects are to be prevailing wage, what rates should be paid, as well as how to be compliant with the rules of completing public works projects were the major things that we learned when we first became a public works contractor. Another…Read More

  2. High Aerial Painting – DJ’s Painting

    DJ's Painting are the high-rise and mid-rise commercial painting contractors. We work with our national sister company, Retail Store Painting, to handle all large high-rise exterior painting projects. Owning the swing staging makes it easy to be competitive. All of our painters are certified to work on the swing stage, which means we can be very versatile in our placement of resources. High aerial…Read More

  3. Painting Contractor Pricing – DJ’s Painting

    The Questions So many people ask, "Why do so many painters not show up for estimates or even call back when requested?" A more popular asked question is this, "How is it that painters' pricing is so widely varied?" The Answers The answer is this, good painters and cheap painters get very busy, very quickly. Painters, even good ones, are usually tradesmen first and business people second. This mean…Read More

  4. Interior Painting Estimate – DJ’s Painting

    Painting estimates come in all shapes and sizes. I have seen estimates as a quick note on the back of a business card all the way to a price written with a crayon on a napkin. While these are all mostly legally binding contracts in a small claims court, they do not make for good business practices. The idea of an estimate or a proposal, is to clearly spell out the details of the painting work to b…Read More

  5. How to Find the Right Paint for the Job to be Completed

    Finding the Right Paint for the Job     I have been a painting contractor painting in south jersey for over 30 years. Over that 30 years I have hired hundreds of painters and used thousands of different paint products.  Some worked well as they were supposed to and some did not.  Every few years the paint manufactures would develop a new primer to block out staining. Every few years their sal…Read More

  6. The Best Way to Paint Your Metal Siding and Roof

    Many buildings in NJ are made of steel panels. These steel panels are exposed to the elements and while the manufacture of the panels state they are lifetime or 50 year panels, the truth is most need repainting in 10-15 years. Especially in the salty air at the Jersey shore. The Harsh UV rays from the sun age the coating. The temperature fluctuations cause the metal to expand and contract at a hig…Read More

  7. DJ’s Painting are the Best Painters in South Jersey: The Proof

    Best Painters in South Jersey: DJ's Painting To say we are the best painters in South Jersey is a big statement. Why can we make this statement? It is true. Our team is made up of tried and true painting experts from a variety of local South Jersey towns. Each has their own experience painting homes and commercial properties for DJ's Painting. Many have experience with other painting companies ove…Read More

  8. School Painting Contractor Should Know These Things

    Hands & Germs are Everywhere in a School   This blog is actually dedicated to the painting of Schools and other Government facilities in New Jersey. I will say one of the main things that schools all have in common is the amount of germy hands that touch the walls. I think some children walk around touching the walls on purpose for something to do. To combat the excessive surface contact the …Read More

  9. The Challenges that Occur with Commercial Painting in NJ

    We have been painting in NJ for over 30 years. Having also painted in all 49 of the other states we are uniquely positioned to offer advice on the challenges faced by commercial painters in NJ.   Weather In NJ we have some of the nation’s widest swings in temperature as well as humidity, dew point & barometric pressure changes.  Many people might think these things aren’t irrelevant for …Read More

  10. The Best Way to Properly Paint an Airplane Hangar

    Painting a NJ Airplane hangar and most other Steel buildings are very similar with a few exceptions.  The most obvious is the size of the structure. Hangars are  also often older buildings. In fact, many airports in the northeast are still using hangars that have been around since WW2. Painting these older structures comes with a lot of extra things to consider such as old lead paints that need …Read More