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Fort Myers, FL Residential Shingle Roof Replacement & Exterior Home Repaint

This Fort Myers Florida homeowner contacted First Service with a need for a new roof and decided to hire our company to add a fresh coat of paint to the exterior of their home as well. Our team replaced the existing shingle roof with Tamko Heritage Laminated asphalt shingles, and painted the exterior of the home with Sherwin Williams paint products. The end product completely transformed the curb appeal of this home and we’re thrilled with how this project turned out.

Special Materials

  • Sherwin Williams Paint Products
  • Loxon Masonry Conditioner For Primer

Roof Replacement Scope Of Work

Provide permit, labor and materials to complete the following:

  • Remove roof covering and underlayment.
  • Re-nail decking to local hurricane mitigation code with Magnum Zinc Coil Nails – .113″x2 3/8″ ring shank.
  • Install Tamko Moisture Gaurd underlayment to entire roof surface.
  • Install new 26 GA pre-painted drip edge flashing to entire roof perimeter.
  • Install new 26 GA – 16″ – Mill (50′) galvalume valley metal in all valleys, closed valley detail.
  • Install 26 GA galvalume kitchen and dryer vents.
  • Install new lead flashing around all plumbing stacks.
  • Install a new 130mph Architectural Asphalt shingle roof system as per manufacturer specifications.

Exterior Home Repaint Scope Of Work

  • Trench around the perimeter of home 1-3 inches
  • Pressure wash exterior free of dirt and foreign material
  • Apply one coat of masonry sealer to stucco surfaces
  • Seal masonry cracks, if present, with elastomeric patching compound
  • Inspect caulk at windows and doors, if deteriorated remove and replace as needed
  • Apply one coat of SW duration satin paint, using brush and roll technique, to stucco walls, ceilings, fascia, soffit, bands, and trim
  • Apply one coat of SW duration semi-gloss paint to the exterior side of entry and garage doors

10-year limited labor and materials warranty to be issued by Sherwin Williams

Naples Home Exterior Repaint

Our office was recently contacted by a homeowner in Naples Florida searching for a company to repaint the exterior of their home. The home’s existing finish required several repairs prior to applying paint to the home. As the project commenced our painting division pressure washed the residence, sealed all masonry cracks, and repaired peeling areas of the home’s exterior before applying primer and paint to the home. We’re grateful for the opportunity to serve the painting needs for our customer. This project came out great, and the homeowners will rest easy knowing that their home’s exterior finish is backed by a 10-year limited labor and materials warranty issued by Sherwin Williams.

Naples Apartment Exterior Repaint & Repairs

A well known, Key West style apartment complex recently contracted First Service to complete an exterior commercial repaint of the clubhouse, laundry center, maintenance shed, pool house, and 7 residential buildings. As this is an ongoing project, we will keep you updated of its status as the project progresses.

Materials

  • Paint Manufacturer: Sherwin Williams
  • Paint System: One coat prime, one coat finish
  • Products: As per Sherwin Williams specification (SuperPaint Satin option will be used)
  • Surfaces Painted:
  • Stucco, EIFS, Brick and Other Masonry Surfaces
  • Wood Surfaces including Walkways & Steps
  • Exterior Side of Doors
  • Ferrous Metal Stairwells, Railings and Doors
  • Aluminum Soffit Gutters and Downspouts
  • Metal Drip Edge
  • Concrete Walkways (4 Coat System)

Scope Of Work

  1. Pressure wash all surfaces to be painted free of dirt and foreign material.
  2. Protect walkways and landscape from paint drips and overspray.
  3. Apply one coat of Sherwin Williams surface conditioner to building surfaces.
  4. Repair buildings cracks (up to 1/16th inch) with elastomeric patching compound. Remove any deteriorated sealants as needed and re-seal with specified sealant.
  5. Apply, via spray and or brush and roll as determined by First Service, one coat of Sherwin Williams paint in specified products to specified surfaces listed under “Surfaces Painted”.

Sherwin Williams 7-year limited product and labor warranty appended to the stucco portions of the work.

Buildings 1-5 (various services to be completed in specified units/areas)

  • Fill holes in foundation floor
  • Caulk around doors, seal threshold or add extension of identified units
  • Replace or fix missing or loose stair risers or tread and secure post and handrail
  • Replace rotten Fascia board, window trim or doors
  • Seal fire alarm conduit 
  • Fix electrical wire above Light
  • Remove old condenser drain line and fix stucco
  • Fix electrical J Box
  • Replace missing soffit panels
  • Reroute condenser drain line.
  • Remove old electrical conduit & patch wall
  • Replace outlet plates
  • Replace or fix damage or missing soffit panels
  • Replace rotten drip edge 1×2 boards

Buildings 6, 7, Clubhouse & Main Pool

  • Replace T1-11 with Hardie wood around house bib
  • Fascia and Soffit repairs
  • Rebuild electrical room, panel box and shed with one door using hardie board products
  • Remove and replace pressure treated wood with hardie board trim, caulk, putty and paint correctly
  • Cutout rotten cedar and replace with hardie board
  • Grind down concrete so it’s not a trip hazard
  • Pushback toe kicks on stairs in original condition and re-nail in multiple areas
  • Replace doors due to rusty and rotten conditions
  • Remove and replace curbing along sidewalk up to 12 feet
  • Remove and Replace trim with Hardie board
  • Repair all staircases on building six
  • Remove and dispose of concrete and re-pour
  • Cut out and replace 3 feet of trim around windows

Fort Myers Exterior Repaint & Tile Roof Replacement Project

Initially hired to replace the failing tile roof structure of this home due to leaks, after consulting with First Service, this homeowner decided to hire us to re-paint the exterior of their home. Our proficiency in roofing, painting, and restoration work often delights clients as we can completely transform virtually any residential or commercial space entirely.

Scope Of Work

Provide permit, labor and materials to complete the following:

  • Remove existing tile and underlayment and dispose of in accordance with local code.
  • Inspect existing decking. Damaged or deteriorated decking will be replaced on a unit price basis.
  • Re-nail decking to meet hurricane mitigation code.
  • Install tile underlayment to entire roof surface.
  • Install new 26 GA pre-painted drip edge flashing to entire roof perimeter.
  • Install new 26 GA galvalume valley metal in all valleys.
  • Install 26 GA galvalume kitchen and dryer vents.
  • Install 26 GA eave closure metal.
  • Install new lead flashing around all plumbing stacks.
  • Install a new tile roof system with foam adhesion and or two screw fastener application system as per manufacturer specifications.
  • Provide five (5) year workmanship warranty on tile application.
  • Provide manufacturers warranties.

Exterior Repaint

  • Trench around the perimeter of the home 1-3 inches
  • Pressure was the exterior of the home to remove dirt and all foreign material prior to paint application
  • Apply a consistent coat of masonry sealer to stucco surfaces
  • Seal masonry cracks, if present, with elastomeric patching compound
  • Inspect caulk at windows and doors, if deteriorated remove and replace as needed
  • Apply paint as specified by owner

Cape Coral Home Interior & Exterior Repaint

We were contacted by the Bates family to provide a quote for the complete repaint of their home. Upon meeting and reviewing the project, our painting division was selected to repaint the entire home, both inside and out. We love how the project turned out and can’t thank our wonderful clients enough for the opportunity to exceed their expectations.

Scope Of Work:

Exterior Repaint

  1. Trench around the perimeter of the home 1-3 inches
  2. Pressure was the exterior of the home to remove dirt and all foreign material prior to paint application
  3. Apply one coat of masonry sealer to stucco surfaces
  4. Seal masonry cracks, if present, with elastomeric patching compound
  5. Inspect caulk at windows and doors, if deteriorated remove and replace as needed
  6. Apply one coat of SW duration satin paint, using brush and roll technique to stucco walls, ceilings, gutters, soffit, fascia, downspouts, bands, and trim

Interior Repaint

  1. Master bedroom door to be painted with Sherwin Williams 200 semi-gloss
  2. Master bathroom bi-folds and doors to be painted with Sherwin Williams 200 semi-gloss
  3. Master bathroom cabinets to be lightly sanded and cleaned with Denatured alcohol, apply a prime coat of Sherwin Williams all-purpose primer. Apply a finish coat of Sherwin Williams satin white Pro classic.
  4. Cover all furniture in living area, kitchen, family room, dining area and guest bath.
  5. Remove all switch plates
  6. Spackle holes and match to texture
  7. Cut out edged of carpet along the baseboard in living room and dispose.
  8. Apply a consistent coat of Sherwin Williams satin 7634 Pediment on Living walls, kitchen walls, Kitchen Island, family room walls, dining room walls and guest bath walls.
  9. Master bathroom and Guest bathroom ceilings to be painted with Sherwin Williams 200 semi – gloss white.
  10. Guest bathroom cabinets to be lightly sanded and cleaned with Denatured alcohol. Apply a prime coat of Sherwin Williams all-purpose primer. Apply a finish coat of Sherwin Williams satin white Pro classic.
  11. Paint all doors and bifolds with Sherwin Williams 200 semi-gloss white
  12. Paint all baseboards in Living area, kitchen , family room , dining area and guest bathroom

Cape Coral Roof Replacement and Home Repaint

Our company was contacted and hired initially to replace an old roof on this beautiful home in Cape Coral, Florida. However, when the new homeowners moved in, they noticed cracks in the paint of the exterior walls of the home. The previous homeowner had textured the walls with an old paint product that had stopped being used because of adhesion problems. Therefore, First Service was also hired to remedy this issue, and repaint the home.

Scope Of Work:

Roof Replacement

Provide permit, labor and materials to complete the following for roof replacement:

  1. Remove existing layers of shingles, underlayment, fasteners and dispose of in First Service dumpsters.
  2. Inspect the condition of existing decking, flashing, and fascia board for their suitability of re-use. Any damaged or deteriorated materials will be replaced on a unit price or time and material basis. See disclaimer.
  3. Re-nail existing plywood roof deck to meet current Florida Building Code.
  4. Furnish and install (1) layer of GAF Weather Watch Mineral-Surfaced Leak Barrier Peel & Stick, self-adhered shingle underlayment, applied direct to plywood roof deck in all valley and penetration locations.
  5. Furnish and install (1) layer of Leak Barrier MS300 Ice and Water Armor Self-Bond Peel & Stick, self-adhered shingle underlayment, applied direct to plywood roof deck.
  6. Furnish and install new 26 GA – 16″ – Mill (50′) galvalume valley metal in all valleys. Note: We use a closed valley detail.
  7. Install 26 GA galvalume kitchen and dryer vents.
  8. Furnish and install drip edge fabricated from 26-gauge steel with a baked enamel finish. Standard color to be selected by Building Representative.
  9. Furnish and install GAF Pro-Start starter shingle at all eave/rake locations.
  10. Furnish and install 130 mph GAF Timberline HD shingles, nailed with (6) nails per shingle, to plywood decking. Color to be selected by Building Representative.
  11. Furnish and install GAF Seal A Ridge Hip & Ridge Cap Shingles at all hip and ridge locations. Color to match field shingle color.
  12. Furnish and install a GAF Cobra Rigid Vent3 Exhaust Vent system at applicable ridge lines.
  13. Furnish and install new lead pipe boots where existing pipes penetrate the roof surface.
  14. First Service will provide 2yr workmanship warranty and a GAF SYSTEM PLUS 50 YEAR NON-PRORATED WARRANTY ON ANY GAF MATERIAL ON THE ROOF. Stain Guard algae protection and 10-year limited warranty against blue-green algae discoloration available only on shingles sold in packages bearing the StainGuard® logo.

Remove roof covering and underlayment. Re-nail decking to local hurricane mitigation code. Install new 26 GA pre-painted drip edge flashing to entire roof perimeter. The flat roof will be replaced using GAF peel and stick base sheet and topped with GAF torch down cap sheet.

Remove damaged drywall in garage above sink up to 3 feet Install new drywall in effected area in garage above sink up to 3 feet Match popcorn texture to match as close as possible Match paint color and sheen as close as possible

Exterior Repaint

  1. Trench around the perimeter of the home 1 to 3 inches
  2. Pressure wash the home’s exterior to rid of of dirt and foreign materials
  3. Apply a consistent coat of masonry sealer to stucco surfaces
  4. Caulk where necessary around doors, windows, and j channel.
  5. Seal masonry cracks as needed with elastomeric patching compound
  6. Apply a consistent coat of finish paint to stucco walls, the front of the home, right and left side of home, and the exterior side of the entry and garage doors

Cape Coral Exterior Painting Project

Our painting division was recently contracted to complete an exterior repaint for a beautiful home in Cape Coral Florida. During the project we used premium super paints paints from Sherwin Williams, which are accompanied by a 7-year limited labor and materials warranty.  Our client’s couldn’t be happier with the outcome, and we are grateful for the opportunity to serve their home improvement needs.

Scope of Work:

Exterior home repaint consisting of the following:

  • Trench around the perimeter of the home 1-3 inches
  • Pressure wash the home’s exterior to free it of dirt and foreign material
  • Apply a consistent coat of masonry sealer to stucco surfaces
  • Caulk where necessary around doors, windows, and J channel
  • Seal masonry  cracks as needed, with elastomeric patching compound
  • Apply consistent coat of finish paint to stucco walls, downspouts, and exterior side of entry & garage doors

Kitchen Fire Restoration

A Fort Myers homeowner contacted our company to restore the interior of their condominium after experiencing damage from a kitchen fire. Our restoration team mobilized and provided the following services to the homeowner.

Scope of Work:

Kitchen

  • Replace countertops and cabinets
  • Install sink, sink faucet and garbage disposal
  • Replace fluorescent light fixture
  • Drywall repair and texture
  • Acoustic ceiling popcorn texture
  • Seal/prime and paint walls, ceiling, and baseboards

Interior repaint of dining room, living room, bedroom, and bathroom.

Sanibel Residential Roof Replacement and Exterior Re-Paint

Project Information

The homeowners purchased a Sanibel home to remodel and utilize as a personal vacation home as well as a vacation rental. Our company was contacted to install a new roof on the existing structure, as well as paint the exterior. We loved working with the homeowners every step of the way and loved how this home turned out!

Special Materials

Metal Roof – .032GA KYNAR PAINTED GULF LOK ALUMINUM

  • EXTERIOR REPAINT PAINT MANUFACTURER: SHERWIN WILLIAMS PAINT PRODUCTS
  • PRIMER: LOXON MASONRY CONDITIONER STUCCO SURFACES
  • CEILINGS: SW DURATION
  • SATIN DOORS: SW DURATION SEMI-GLOSS

Scope of Work

Provide permit, labor and materials to complete the following:

  • Remove existing roof covering and underlayment.
  • Re-nail decking to local hurricane mitigation code.
  • Install peel & stick underlayment, required for metal roofs, to entire roof surface.
  • Install new .032 GA aluminum pre-painted drip edge flashing to entire roof perimeter.
  • Install new .032 GA aluminum W valley metal in all valleys, using a closed valley detail.
  • Install .032 GA aluminum kitchen and dryer vents.
  • Install new EPDM pipe flashing boots around all plumbing stacks.
  • Install a new .032 GA Aluminum PAINTED GULF LOK roof system as per manufacturer specifications.
  • WARRANTY: OCEANGUARD WARRANTY – 20YR ON PANEL, 25YR ON KYNAR PAINT – PROVIDED BY GULF COAST METAL SUPPLY. FIRST SERVICE WILL PROVIDE A (5)YR WORKMANSHIP WARRANTY.

Exterior Paint:

  1. TRENCH AROUND PERIMETER OF HOME 1 TO 3 INCHES.
  2. PRESSURE WASH EXTERIOR FREE OF DIRT AND FOREIGN MATERIAL
  3. APPLY ONE COAT OF MASONRY SEALER TO STUCCO SURFACES
  4. SEAL MASONRY CRACKS, IF PRESENT, WITH ELASTOMERIC PATCHING COMPOUND
  5. INSPECT CAULK AT WINDOWS AND DOORS, IF DETERIORATED REMOVE AND REPLACE AS NEEDED
  6. APPLY ONE COAT OF SW DURATION SATIN PAINT, USING BRUSH AND ROLL TECHNIQUE, TO STUCCO WALLS, CEILINGS, FASCIA, SOFFIT, BANDS & TRIM
  7. APPLY ONE COAT OF SW DURATION SEMI-GLOSS PAINT TO THE EXTERIOR SIDE OF ENTRY & GARAGE DOORS
  8. COLORS TO BE SELECTED BY OWNER
  9. 10- year limited labor and materials warranty will be issued by Sherwin Williams.

Interior Paint Section:

Interior painting of entire home using Sherwin Williams paint. Screen repair and screen door replacement, cedar siding repair materials, 2 dumpster trips, additional furniture installation and interior shelving, and dirt for pool deck.

Commercial Exterior Repaint: Palmetto Palms R.V. Resort Clubhouse Fort Myers

Project Information:

Palmetto Palms RV Resort is a resident owned Senior (55+) community in Fort Myers.  The clubhouse required some sprucing up and hired First Service for a complete exterior repaint.

Exterior Painting Scope of Work to be Performed according to specifications by PPG Paints:

  1. To prepare and paint exterior surfaces to include:
  2. Stucco
  3. Decorative Trim
  4. Fascia & Soffit Board
  5. Gutters
  6. Downspouts
  7. Utility Doors & Entry Doors
  8. To prepare and paint miscellaneous surfaces to include:
  9. Pool Rails with Direct to Metal Paint & Light Fixtures around Pool Railings
  10. White railings on left side & back side of clubhouse
  11. 4 Wheelchair ramps
  12. Paint walkway west side of building