Does your shop look like a scene from Hoarders? Struggling to come up with ideas to keep things streamlined and tidy? Shop organization doesn't have to be expensive or complicated. Check out some great ideas from painting contractors all over the country in our March issue! If you want to see even more great shop design ideas, scroll down to the slideshow below!
WT Kenney Painting made roller storage clean and efficient with a quick trip to a dollar store. Plastic, stackable storage drawers are nicely labeled for easy identification of roller covers and other supplies.
There is something very simple and gratifying about the tactile process of moving something down a line. This is exactly how it's done in the AllWays Painting finishing shop in Minnesota. Product is tracked from the time it comes in. It gets labeled, paperwork gets put in its proper clipboard, and as it moves from each stage, the paperwork moves down the line of clipboards until it gets brought to the office for invoicing and filing.
Faux Bella is a high-end kitchen and cabinet remodeling compnay in North Carolina. Professional racking systems to ensure a quality finish and good space utilizaiton is a key component to their shop functionality.
At Phoenix Painting, they've created a straightforward system for products and equipment for each job to be gathered in a red-taped area to be checked out or in. They've even organized the space so there’s room to bring in a trailer. Load up, hook up and drive out.