Case Study: DoubleTree by Hilton
About the Project
The DoubleTree by Hilton
Exterior Paint | Rebranding | Hotel Painting
Why They Chose A&K Painting
The DoubleTree was in need of a severe face lift. The exterior of the building was a muted shade of Green with fading accents resulting in an unpleasing facade. Hotels and all buildings in the hospitality industry need to showcase an inviting look of cleanliness – this building did not. A&K was also tasked with matching the new exterior of the building with the interior scheme from a previous renovation.
Getting Started: Job Renderings
A&K’s goal was to give the hotel a fresh look that represented cleanliness. We understand the complexities of working with large national brands and have the utmost respect for maintaining brand standards. A&K worked with hotel ownership to help facilitate the approval process. To make the process easier for DoubleTree, A&K created building renderings to give an accurate representation of what the structure would look like when the job is complete.
Materials: Sherwin Williams Loxon Self Cleaning Acrylic Coating
A&K Painting used a newer product from Sherwin Williams, Loxon Self Cleaning Acrylic Coating. This coating system is a self cleaning paint that preserves a clean appearance longer. This coating is also hydrophobic, which means it has a thin surface layer that repels water.
Water droplets that hit a hydrophobic coating can fully rebound, washing away dirt and debris.
Project Communication: JobNet
JobNet is A&K Painting’s proprietary software that acts as a communication tool between A&K Painting and our clients. Every day, summary reports and photos are uploaded to JobNet and emailed directly to clients in an easy to read project link.
Project details include:
- Area of work performed
- Work performed
- Plan for the next day
- Start/End time
- Crew on site
The Final Result
Upon completion of this project the DoubleTree hotel was completely unrecognizable from it’s previous state. The exterior of the hotel has a fresh clean look that embodies the essence of cleanliness that a hotel should. And because A&K used self cleaning paints from Sherwin Williams, this look should last the hotel for years to come.
A&K Painting Company is a total service commercial and industrial painting contractor with headquarters located in Charlotte, NC.
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