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UT Knoxville calls Tim Payne Painting to the rescue!

The reputation of Tim Payne Painting is now known throughout much of the southeast; we have had our painters in Decatur Alabama, Marietta Georgia, our local University here in Chattanooga, and now at UT Knoxville, to name a few.

Tom DiMarco our loyal sales rep. from PPG Paints, gave us the lead for our first UT Chattanooga endeavor in 2012. It all started with the remodeling of Stagmaier Hall, which was subbed out to us through J&J Contractors. We also did some work in Stophel Apartments that same year with them. After we showed what we’re made of, the University was impressed, as you can read in our reviews, and Tim Payne Painting was invited to bid on all of the painting that the University would need for the next several years! Needless to say, we won the bid, and are very proud of that accomplishment!

Once we got our feet in the door at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, we made some connections quickly. Our work was recognized as extraordinary, which you can read in the review by Bud Sisler and a few others. A letter of recommendation was sent to the University of Tennessee at Knoxville! Turns out, there were several projects that needed to be finished quickly, that their current painters could not keep up with, and since Tim Payne Painting had already had a state contract in place, we were able to drive up-state, to the rescue, within the week! Below is a taste of UTK’s needs that we have fulfilled this summer.

We first touched down at Ferris Hall on UT Knoxville campus.

exterior ferris

The interior of an office; the windows, walls, and door frames pictured here are finished.

UTK Ferris interior office

Next stop, McClung Tower on UTK campus. It is mostly an Administrative building that stretches up 12 stories on Volunteer Boulevard. This picture gives an idea of what we got ourselves into!

UTK McClung Tower exterior pic

Inside McClung Tower, some damage was left behind. Our painters swooped in, patched it up, and after painting the walls with two coats, it’s as if the damage was never done!

UTK McClung Tower Shelving Damage

We then went over to the Health, Physical Education, and Recreation building also known as HPER. In one of the areas of this facility, there was an outdated border that needed to go. It was glued down especially well, so the trick is to prime and mud over it. It worked flawlessly, as if the border was never there!

UTK HPER border before during after

Next on the agenda was a slew of offices in the Communications building.

UTK Communications building exterior

These are all finished rooms.

UTK SIS Communications offices

Bailey Education Complex was our last stop for this visit.

UTK BEC building exterior

An art gallery in Bailey was a mustard color before we got a hold of it. The displays were taken down, it was given a repaint, and the room gives off a fresh vibe now.

UTK BEC Art Gallery

UTK BEC office a112

Tim Payne Painting wins projects like these because we have shown over the years, that, no matter the job, we can tackle it; we are flexible, and have multiplied our staff twenty fold! We have never missed a deadline, and customer satisfaction has never been a problem. Tim Payne Painting has proven to have the skills to recommend for the southeast! Boy, are we ready for more!

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