Painting Contractors Cape Town

Painting contractors in the Western Cape – Cape Town. Read more on our painting process and factors:

Painting Contractors

Ark Waterproofing are painting contractors in Cape Town, our company is built on good ethics and morals. We strive to always deliver the best service to clients at the most affordable rates. We always work to the highest standard and understand that each job is unique in its requirement. We know what needs to be done to achieve the best possible end results. Our clientele consists of body corporates, property administrators, private homeowners and businesses. We operate in Cape Town and all surrounding areas, we work closely with our suppliers and pride ourselves on staying abreast with the latest technology in the industry. Our main goal is to ensure all our projects are fitted with lasting products that provided long term solutions.

Our team of painting contractors in Cape Town are committed to providing top quality services and products in order to satisfy our clientele. We adhere to the required processes and standards as stipulated by various paint manufacturers and associations to ensure the best results on all projects. Our team is comprised of highly specialised painting contractors, and have set the bar exceptionally high in the painting service industry. All of our projects are owner-managed ensuring the highest quality for all jobs.

Site visits will be arranged with the paint supplier who will inspect the critical phases of the project (each project is different and will be treated as such). Our clients are encouraged to attend these meetings in order to have peace of mind that the project is being carried out to within acceptable standards as required by the paint manufacturer.

NAMA member

We are members of NAMA the National Association of Managing Agents, and are compliant with the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 and the
regulations issued in pursuance of its objects, giving body corporates, contracts managers and property management companies the peace of mind that all work is being done in a professional, safe and lawful manner.

Weather Conditions and Coastal Region factors

Hot or cold, rainy or humid, weather has a significant effect on paint adhesion and the drying time of exterior house painting. Living near the ocean has its downside, and can take a serious toll on the exterior of your house. Humidity combined with the oceanside means moisture build-up can happen faster, making mould and mildew more likely. Living near the ocean leaves your home susceptible to increased moisture build-up on the sides and roof. Mould can eat away at your paint. Power washing regularly (every few months) will help prevent mould from building up.

Depending on how close your house is to the beach; wind and sand can also be factors that negatively impact the exterior of your house. When sand is being constantly blown onto the exterior of your house, it can leave a scratchy effect, which will also inevitably wear down your paint. Finishing your exterior paint with a sealant is one way to prevent this from happening. Though keep in mind, sealants won’t protect the paint forever and should be freshened up on a regular basis. Saltwater is another element that can affect your house, exterior paint can fade, peel and chip as a result of constant exposure to saltwater. Sealants help prevent/ delay some of these effects, however, they are not a permanent fix. Your home is susceptible all year-round as ‘sea-spray’ can occur throughout the year. The miniature salt crystals settle under the paint surfaces and as they build up, week-after-week, month-after-month, they eventually cause the paint on your house to slowly chip off, particularly
near corners, ridges, ledges and window sills.

The key to prevention is maintenance! Sealants are a good way to help prevent saltwater corrosion. However, they are not the be-all and end-all. Regular maintenance is required, this includes power washing, repainting and resealing. If all this is done on a regular basis your home’s exterior will remain intact, making your property all the more attractive and valuable.

As we are based in a coastal region, weather and oceanic elements are a big factor in all of our painting projects. As a result, we only make use of the highest quality painting products, which are guaranteed to last through all-weather conditions; Plascon, Dulux, Midas, and Sika are the brands we endorse above all others, they will stand the test of time.

Our Services and Industries

We offer a wide range of services to a variety of different industries, our main focus is and always will be to take care of business by all means possible. Our services and offerings include:

Residential Painting

– Colour consultations
– Structural repair
– High-pressure cleaning services
– Gutter installations
– Painting of ceilings, cornices and walls
– Drywall and plaster
– Skirting, doors and windows – paint / varnish
– Wooden shutters
– Stripping and refinishing painted surfaces
– Entry doors and door thresholds
– Decorative finishes
– Mould and damp treatment
– Wall painters
– Ceiling painters
– Roof painters

Commercial Painting

– Colour consultations
– Structural repair
– High-pressure cleaning services
– Interiors walls – plaster and drywall
– Painting / varnishing of window frames and skirting’s
– Painting / varnishing of all timber fascias, gates and doors
– Ceilings (both high and low)
– Metal surfaces like railings, elevators, etc.
– Conference areas and break rooms
– Hallways and stairwells
– Multi-coloured surfaces
– Gutter Installations
– Wall painters
– Ceiling painters
– Roof painters

Our work includes
– Hotels and restaurants
– Schools and churches
– Corporate office buildings
– Retail storefronts
– Shopping malls
– Shopping centres (up to 3 stories high)
– Strip malls
– Parking garages
– Apartment complexes
– Townhouse complexes
– Premises management
– Homeowners associations
– Factories and warehouses
– Engineering plants

At Ark Waterproofing we are professional, experienced painting contractors that you can trust. We pay exceptional attention to details and apply a thorough approach to all projects. We boast outstanding quality and workmanship in order to get the job done in record-breaking time. We provide premium painting services at cost-efficient prices to all our clients in Cape Town and its Surrounding area.

Contact Us

Western Cape – Cape Town Address: Unit C1, Regent Park, 42 Harris Drive, Ottery, Cape Town, 7800 Phone: 021 704 6363 / 021 704 0191 Fax: 086 244 0741 Cell: 084 245 0196 Email:

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Ark Waterproofing as Painting Contractors in Cape Town

Ark waterproofing has been in the industry for a long time, we maintain a reputation for producing amazing painting jobs for our clients. We understand the science of paint and the economy of making the project cost-effective for your finance.

Cape Town has one of the world’s growing populations which leads to more construction. We want to be part of the process of shaping the mother city to have long-lasting infrastructure, the only way to be this good is by producing high-quality professional paintings and waterproofing results.

Though there’s no shortage of painting contractors in Cape Town, finding the right one can be a challenge. You’ll want a painting company that isn’t only skilled and capable of bringing your painting projects to life, but you’ll also want one who is ethical, trustworthy, and professional in demeanour.

There are few principles one needs to understand when choosing a painting contractors;

Focus on quality:
The company has a commitment to excellence that goes beyond the product.
Painting companies in the city earn trust by producing outstanding service, on time and with the highest quality work.

Good communication:
Good painting companies know the value of good communication, and it is important to have good communication with staff. They should have a representative standing by to answer questions, explain any issue that may arise, and keep you informed every step of the way. When it comes to painting, you get a clear vision and expect the painting company to follow through with your plans.

Experienced Painting Contractors:
A reputable painting company should have the skill and experience to paint the numerous kinds of surfaces and apply the seemingly endless variety of coatings there are. We have been in business for several years, and we have the necessary experience to help direct you toward what would look best for your residence, whether that means the outside or the inside. The experience of a painting contractor is vital to ensure that your building improvement needs are met and that there are no unnecessary surprises.

ARK uses the best materials, delivers the best customer service, and applies the right skills and techniques in our work. We’re ready to give your property or business exterior that fresh coat of paint.

Let us focus on what makes Cape Town city unique and how it plays a role in the painting industry in the city. It’s ever-changing weather and how it can have an effect on your exterior paint whether the paint job is being done or long after the job was done.

Painting can expand in the heat and contract in the cold due to temperature fluctuations. A crack in the paint is caused by this. Besides becoming much thinner and brittle, the wood or other material under the paint will also contract and expand, resulting in peeling paint.

You cannot change the temperature outdoors, but painting contractors can decide what temperature to complete exterior paint jobs in Cape Town. Painting in moderately cool weather decreases the drying time of the paint, which correlates with a longer time between re-coats of paint. On the other hand, freezing temperatures can cause colour changes in the paint.

For paint to dry, it’s best to have a sunny, dry day. If it’s raining or extremely humid, the paint will take longer to dry and will also deteriorate faster. It’s best to aim for as dry a day as possible when looking at exterior house painting in Cape Town and to make sure that the surface you’re painting is not wet or damp.

Paint drying too quickly can be a concern, but excessive wind can cause paint to dry so quickly that the integrity of the paint is compromised due to weakened bonds. Paint dries, however, forming a film may not occur with excessive wind.

Wind can also cause damage to your home as it wears down paint and makes re-coats necessary over time. During painting, it’s also good to remember that wind carries dust and other particles, which can get stuck in the paint as it is being applied.

Adapting To The Weather:
If you plan on painting your home’s exteriors, you need to be aware of the weather when you schedule the work.

Keep an eye on the forecast as you look forward to the project date and be flexible. For instance, during the summer months, the painting contractor may need to schedule work early in the morning so that their team can miss the hottest part of the day. Although there’s little you can do about the cold or rain, just remember that Cape Town’s weather changes quickly.

No matter what Mother Nature throws your way, a beautiful exterior for your home is possible.
By working with an experienced, knowledgeable contractor, like ARK, together we can come up with a plan around the weather and have results you’ll love.

At Ark Waterproofing, we are professional and experienced painting contractors. We are careful of the details and apply a thorough approach to every project. We have a reputation for excellent service and high-quality workmanship. We provide top-quality painting services at cost-efficient prices to all our clients in Cape Town.


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