DI-NOC Architectural Finishes for Exterior Applications


When it comes to architecture, appearance is everything. The exterior of a space is the first thing people see and the impression they take with them into the future. With that being said, it is of the utmost importance that a building’s exterior reflects the prestige of its occupants. After all, the facade of a building can potentially make or break the success of a business, whether the structure is an apartment building, an office, restaurant, or any other space whose goal is to attract customers and increase foot traffic. Unfortunately, as important as appearance is, we can’t always control the external factors that can diminish the appearance of buildings’ exteriors. 

The Problem: Unexpected Damage, Limited Budget, & Delayed Projects 

The potential risk of building damage, and the delayed timelines and budget constraints as a result, are something architects must take into consideration when it comes to a project. Another factor that must be examined is the need to revamp a space over time, after the typical wear and tear buildings can experience on a day-to-day basis. Unfortunately, as much as one can prepare for a scenario in which their space is damaged or in need of a remodel, oftentimes these situations spring up on them. Renovation then results in  downtime for the space and is often expensive.  When you’re called in by a property manager or building owner because they need their building’s exterior redesigned, a quick and cost-effective solution is essential.

The Solution: Architectural Finishes, A Cost-Effective & Durable Quick Fix

Taking into consideration factors such as unavoidable damage, time and budget constraints, and the inevitable need for a refresh over time, architects need a cost-effective, readily available, and reliable solution. That’s where the 3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes Exterior Series comes into play. Specifically designed to withstand the elements, DI-NOC Architectural Finishes can be applied to the exterior of a building to ensure the appearance is protected against daily wear and tear, inclement weather, UV rays, and more, all while proving to be cost-effective compared to traditional materials.

Unparalleled Durability

3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes Exterior Series is weather resistant with unmatched durability, prepping your space to withstand the elements. Say goodbye to the fading that occurs over time due to UV rays, as these finishes are designed to maintain a consistent color. Additionally, by utilizing these products, you’ll reduce the need to replace the finishes over time, as the life expectancy is 7 to 16 years depending on the climate. Give the exterior of your client’s space a clean, consistent look, while also providing it with a layer of durability to prep it for any unexpected factors that might come its way. 

Quick Application

3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes are incredibly versatile and can be directly applied to a variety of surfaces, making them the go-to solution for exterior applications. From aluminum to painted metal, these finishes can transform the appearance of surfaces into a completely different material in a short amount of time. Minimal downtime is required due to its quick application process, meaning your project will move forward smoothly to meet tight deadlines. Not to mention, less time spent renovating or refurbishing means more money in your client’s pocket. 


The combination of its durability and quick application makes 3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes a cost-effective alternative compared to traditional materials. However, you won’t sacrifice functionality or appearance. Its durability to withstand exterior elements means you won’t have to constantly replace the product like you would a traditional material, saving you money in the long run. Not to mention, its quick application reduces both labor and material costs compared to traditional renovations or refurbishments. With little downtime during the application process and an extensive life expectancy, using 3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes for exterior applications helps your client save both time and money.

Endless Options & Improved Aesthetics

Dramatically transform the look of a worn or damaged exterior with 3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes. Whether you’re going for a natural wood look, a cool stone exterior, or a contemporary metal appearance, there are a plethora of textures, patterns, and colors to choose from. The creative freedom is in your hands with the endless design options and versatility of these finishes. Expensive, time-consuming renovations and refurbishments are a thing of the past when you use architectural finishes. 

3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes Exterior Series is a cost-effective, time saving solution when you need a quick turnaround. Whether you’re called in to fix a building’s exterior after it is damaged from the elements or it simply needs a design refresh, architectural finishes can provide you with the creative freedom, lasting durability, and quick application you need to complete the project on time and on budget.

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