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Parking Lot Painting and Striping in St. Petersburg

Parking Lot Painting and Striping in the St. Petersburg Area

Most often referred to as parking lot striping or traffic pattern marking, clearly marking traffic areas in your commercial lot provides a well-organized traffic flow. Customers and clients in the St. Petersburg area appreciate clearly marked parking spaces and designated handicapped spaces. Many commercial property owners are adding new, numbered parking spaces for "Pick Up At Store Location" for "no touch" product delivery.

Get bright, durable lines for parking spots and clear arrows for entrances, exits and directional flow. We make sure critical areas like fire lane areas are boldly marked. Business owners in the St. Petersburg area are already too busy! Do not burden yourself with DIY painting projects. Leave lane striping to the painting professionals at Carlson's Proficient Painting.

Selecting the Right Parking Lot Striping Paint

There are several types of traffic paints available for parking lot painting including acrylics and solvent-based alkyd resins. Solvent-based paints include durable chlorinated rubber and durable epoxies.

Environmentally friendly, water-based acrylic line striping paints provide excellent durability, reflectivity and brightness. Just because they are water based does not mean they wash away in the rain. For these reasons, water-based acrylics are the paint of choice for most parking lots, as well as roads and highways. Carlson's Proficient Painting offers a full line of premium quality traffic painting options for business owners in the St. Petersburg area.

The Different Types of Traffic Paints Available for Parking Lot Painting

Choosing the right type of traffic paint is crucial for any parking lot painting project in St. Petersburg. At [Your Company Name], we offer a variety of paints to suit different needs and environmental conditions, ensuring durable and visible markings.

Water-Based Acrylics

Water-based acrylic paints are an eco-friendly option that dries quickly and provides excellent durability and color retention. They are ideal for areas with light to moderate traffic and are easy to clean up with water.

Solvent-Based Paints

For parking lots that experience high traffic volumes, solvent-based paints offer enhanced durability and resistance to wear. These paints adhere well to both asphalt and concrete surfaces and are less likely to fade over time.

Thermoplastic Marking Paint

Thermoplastic paint is a premium choice known for its longevity and reflective properties. This paint type is heat-applied and forms a hard, wear-resistant coating that is particularly effective for high-traffic areas and regions with fluctuating temperatures.

Epoxy-Based Paints

Epoxy-based paints are another durable option for parking lot striping. Known for their longevity and resistance to chemicals and abrasion, these paints are suitable for commercial and industrial environments requiring heavy-duty performance.

Why Choose Our Parking Lot Striping Services?

At Carlson's Proficient Painting, we understand the importance of a well-maintained parking lot. Properly applied striping enhances vehicle and pedestrian safety, maximizes space efficiency, and boosts the overall appearance of your property.

How Often Should I Have My Parking Lot Lines Painted?

Aim for annual repainting if you see fading after a year. If the paint lasts longer, monitor the lines between 18-24 months and schedule restriping before they disappear completely.

How Long Does It Take for Parking Lot Striping to Dry?

While the paint might feel dry in 30 minutes, resist the urge to park right away! For proper curing, wait at least an hour before allowing vehicles back on the surface.

Can I Stripe My Own Parking Lot?

Professional parking lot striping requires specialized equipment like line striping machines. These machines come in various configurations, and navigating the right choice for your project can be daunting. Factors like line thickness, desired paint volume, and maneuverability all influence machine selection.

For minor touch-ups, single-line stripers using aerosol cans exist, but these offer limited control and may not deliver professional-grade results.

Get a Free Quote Today!

Is your business serving St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Largo, Tarpon Springs, Palm Harbor or the surrounding area? Give Carlson's Proficient Painting a call today. We are happy to give you a quote for the services you are requesting. Call us today at 727-639-0620 or request an estimate.

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  • reviewiconWe would give Carlson's 20 stars if possible!
    Eric and his crew were a pleasure to work with. He scheduled a day/time to come review the job. He was right on time! He kept in communication with his quote which was extremely reasonable, the timing of the job, and what we wanted for paint colors, etc. He uses high quality Sherwin Williams paint. On the first day of the job, he arrived with his crew, Eddie, Kurt and Mark to review the job with them. The guys were very professional, friendly, and paid attention to all the details. They cleaned up at the end of the day before leaving. They did an amazing job painting our condo. It looks brand new and we have had fun showing our neighbors and passing the word that they need to call Carlson's for their painting needs. (We live in a 55+ complex). We highly recommend Carlson's Proficient Painting. Thank you Eric and crew!!
    , 09/04/2023

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    Positive: Professionalism, Punctuality, Quality, Responsiveness, Value Negative: None Carlson's is not just Proficient, they're also Professional, Punctual and Personable, and, well, all around good guys. After getting multiple bids to paint our two-story house, we selected Eric and his crew. Not only did they offer one of the best prices, but they also provided the most detailed quote, as well as the most in-depth bid package from Sherwin Williams (which explained every step of the prep, repairing, sealing and painting process). It's obvious Eric truly cares about his work (and so does his crew). He's a man of his word, and won't stop until he gets it right. Integrity is a hard thing to find nowadays; Eric has it. We'll be using him again, and referring him to friends. We've had so many compliments on the job Carlson's did; heck, half the neighborhood wants him to do their houses!
    , 04/29/2020

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    Mr. Carlson WAS ON TIME EVERY TIME!!! On our first meeting everything was explained, the time line the painting process the quality of the paint he would use and the equipment he would be using. Mr. Carlson also took the time to explain to my neighbors what he was going to do and any impact it would have on there property (there was none). The painting of my house meet all my expectations and more. No over spray on my plaints or grass, the cleanup process was undetectable! Mr. Carlson also painted my Aunts house with the same professional results. Job Well Done!

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    If I could give Eric and Carlson's Proficient Painting SIX stars, I would. Reasonable prices, super efficient. My wife and I couldn't be happier with the results! Also, initially there was a little miscommunication about the color paint we wanted and he had already ordered the paint. However, he was super understanding and ate the costs of the other paint and ordered the paint we actually wanted without hesitation! He and his crew came back several times to do touch-ups to make it looks absolutely perfect. If you want a HIGH PROFESSIONAL QUALITY paint job at budget prices, Eric at Carlson's is your man!!

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    Eric and the rest of his team are amazing! They painted the entire exterior of my four story home and did an excellent job! They were always on time and very professional. The team was so nice to work with and now my house looks amazing!

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    Carlson's Proficient Paint did an excellent job on painting my house inside and out and installing my windows. The price was great and I couldn't have asked for any better customer service. They were on time, courteous and very professional. I would recommend Carlson's Proficient Painting to anyone looking for a great job done and one done right the first time.