Professional Painting Contractor

Fall 2011

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 20 of 33

COMMERCIAL PERFECTION In Search of Jonquil (SW 6674) is the wall color at this new Chicago area Trader Joe's. W hen he won the bid for the new Trader Joe's grocery store in Chicago's upscale Lake- view neighborhood, Eric Gosselin wanted to make sure the high-profile commercial job was perfect. "One of the biggest challenges in the beginning was trying to spray and backroll my primer and first coat with all the other contractors there," says Gosselin, owner of All Angles Painting, based in Homewood, Ill. "I worked late a few nights so I could be alone at the jobsite. There were long, well-lit walls so I hand cut and rolled all my second coats so I could take the time to make it all perfect." The parking area was the next challenge. "There was a large amount of smooth concrete walls in the parking garage portion of the job," he says. "I couldn't take the chance of anything going wrong, so I tested PPC Fall 2011 21

Articles in this issue

Archives of this issue

view archives of Professional Painting Contractor - Fall 2011