Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma
Case Study

Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma

The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma is the administrative headquarters of the Southern Baptist faith in the state of Oklahoma. Since 1906, the convention has continued to grow and now includes 1,823 congregations and nearly 640,000 members.

The Challenge

The building’s factory-applied coating system reached the end of its service life, leaving the façade discolored and damaged. Repairs were also needed in areas where old signage had existed. Additionally, building sealant and gaskets reached the end of their service life and began to fail.

The Solution

The client was looking for a solution with longevity that would extend the service of the building’s façade for a considerable length of time. Stuart Dean partnered with Western Construction Group to offer a total building envelope solution and one point of contact for the client.

Stuart Dean refinished more than 35,000 square feet of the exposed architectural metal on the building’s façade, including the application of protective coatings on these surfaces and the removal of sealants and gaskets. Stuart Dean also cleaned and re-polished all stainless steel window mullions on all elevations and added new stainless steel column base covers at the ground floor entrances.

Other services provided included the repainting of the generator cover, repainting the soffit ceilings on the ground floor, and the refinishing and re-roping of the flagpole.

The Benefits

  • Stuart Dean improved and enhanced the building’s appearance for years to come.
  • Stuart Dean restored the building’s metal façade surfaces to their original condition and protected the surfaces to ensure the building’s future value.
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