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Welcome to The Paint Place Abaco

PAINT IT RIGHT
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We offer the Best Service

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Wide variety of Colors

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Wide Variety ofProducts

The Paint Place has been offering quality products at affordable prices for many years. We are the sole distributor of Benjamin Moore and Richards Paints in the Bahamas. We offer a variety of other brands of varnishes, wood treatments, paint brushes, an assortment of other paint sundries as well as industrial coatings. When you want to paint it right the first time, visit any of our three (3) locations; Bilney Lane, Sandyport (Nassau) or Marsh Harbour (Abaco).

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No need to play the guessing game when it comes to buying paint. Give us a call and one of our representatives will be more than happy to look at your project space and give an estimate of how much paint you will need. Let our team of experts work with your contractor to make your job a whole lot easier.

Free ProductDelivery

We understand that transporting large amounts of paint and paint supplies can prove difficult. Let us take care of it for you. We deliver anywhere on the island at no charge. Take the hassle out of the equation and call us today for more information on how we can make your life even easier.

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For your larger scale projects call our Commercial Sales Today!

When purchasing on a larger scale, your needs may involve consigning paint to you outside of the Bahamas for shipment under the duty free status the project may enjoy. We can consign shipments, delivered to the port of your choice in Florida. Standard architectural products tinted in a specified color will be available in 50 to 240 gallon quantities only. Larger quantities will require lead time of 7-12 days. Drop ship specials require 100 gallon minimum for pre-paid shipping. Call us! Our commercial sales team along with our International sales representative write specifications for your project at no cost and will also assist with product knowledge.

Our Signature Products

No matter the project, we've got the products for you. Take the time to check out our cost effective, but quality signature paints. We are the exclusive vendors of the Benjamin Moore and Richard's Paint brands in the Bahamas. If you can't find the color you're looking for let us mix one for you!

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On Site Visits

We want your projects to run as smoothly as possible so we will visit your project site to make recommendations. Note: Product application and surface preparation along with use of the right product is the key to your project success.

Color Matching

Coupled with our state of the art tint machines and staff expertise we can match all of the colors in the rainbow. Bring in your color swatch, chair cushion or bed linen; let us assist you in matching the color correctly. We can match competitor's colors as well. Can't remember that color you purchase 10 years ago? Don't paint yourself into a corner. We have paint records on file dating back as far as Maura's Paint Department. Come in and let us help you find your favorite color.

Special Job Pricing

Schedule an onsite visit and let us quote your next project. Become a preferred contractor today and receive special contractors pricing. For larger scale projects, let us help you stay on the cutting edge!

The Paint Place

The Paint Place has been the backbone of quality paint products dating back to Maura's Lumber Company. In 1993, Michael Maura opened the doors of The Paint Place Nassau on the heels of Maura's reputation of variety quality products, exceptional customer service, and competitive pricing. Today, we strive on the same principles with new and innovative ways of meeting our customers' needs. The Paint Place Abaco has been serving home owners and businesses since 2002. We are located just in the heart of the city, Don Mackay Blvd, Marsh Harbour, Abaco. We provide competitive pricing, quality products and ample inventories. The Paint Place staff realizes that your home real estate is your greatest asset. We appreciate the importance of maintenance and making the environment in which you live beautiful and comfortable. It is for these reasons we are here. Come visit us, "When you've got to paint it right, the first time."

Our Team

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Ashana Cornish Commercial Sales

Ashana Cornish Is a valuable member of our team having recently been promoted to head the Commercial Sales Department.

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Judith Knowles Manager

With Customer Satisfaction as our goal, Mrs. Knowles leads our team to ensure that "You Paint It Right The First Time".

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Jenny King Accounts

Jenny, is a pleasant individual that works closely with our customers to ensure their accounts remain in good standing


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Devon Bootle Commercial Sales/Mixer

Devon, trained by the best to ensure that you are satisfied, has a keen and artistic eye for color matching and blending.

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Erniska Rolle Cashier

You will always be greeted with a smile at the register to make your purchases a little bit lighter.

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Kendal Kemp Paint Enthusiast

If you've got a question, Mr. Kemp has got an answer. A paint enthusiast at heart!

Frequently Asked Questions

If you are repainting a similar color, you can lightly scuff sand to remove the gloss and clean the surface. Once that is completed, you can simply repaint over the existing latex coating. More than one coat may be needed for uniformity.
Please note that switching sheens or drastic color changes may require a primer to minimize the amount of topcoats used.

WARNING! If you scrape sand, or remove old paint, you may release lead dust or fumes. LEAD IS TOXIC. EXPOSURE TO LEAD DUST OR FUMES CAN CAUSE SERIOUS ILLNESS, SUCH AS BRAIN DAMAGE, ESPECIALLY IN CHILDREN. PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD AVOID EXPOSURE. Wear a properly fitted NIOSH=approved respirator and prevent skin contact to control lead exposure. Clean up carefully with a HEPA vaccum and a wet mop.

You can take some denatured alcohol or fingernail polish remover on a cloth and lightly rub it on an inconspicuous test area. If the paint softens and is easily removed, then it is a latex paint. If the paint does not really seem to be affected by the test, it is typically an alkyd coating.

There are several reasons why paint will not cover in one coat. Some of the main reasons include drastic color changes i.e. light to dark color or even dark to light color, thinning the product, stretching the product near or beyond its coverage rate, or improper roller cover used.

In general, flat and low sheen paints do not have a high amount of scrubbabilty. Areas that are of higher traffic or that are washed should be painted with a higher sheen product. At minimum, a Satin type or higher sheen is usually recommended in those areas for their overall durability.

Depending on color choice, atmospheric conditions, and other variables, latex paint may take up to 60 days for a "full cure". In most cases, latex paint can be put to normal use after a day or two. Fresh latex should be allowed to cure for at least 14 days before attempting to wipe or wash the walls. It can be sensitive to water or chemicals during the curing process. Also see the previous question regarding sheen choice. Lower sheens will be more susceptible to moisture and chemicals even after fully cured.

In most cases and with the latex technology used today, this should not be an issue. The surface to be painted needs extra attention in preparation to be repainted.

WARNING! If you scrape sand, or remove old paint, you may release lead dust or fumes. LEAD IS TOXIC. EXPOSURE TO LEAD DUST OR FUMES CAN CAUSE SERIOUS ILLNESS, SUCH AS BRAIN DAMAGE, ESPECIALLY IN CHILDREN. PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD AVOID EXPOSURE. Wear a properly fitted NIOSH=approved respirator and prevent skin contact to control lead exposure. Clean up carefully with a HEPA vaccum and a wet mop.

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CONTACT

Monday - Friday:
7:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday:
8:00am - 4:00pm

Phone:
242.367.2271
Fax:
242.367.2816

Address:
P.O. Box AB 20073
Don Mackey Boulevard
Marsh Harbour
Abaco, The Bahamas.
paintplcabaco@coralwave.com

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