Improving Schools with 3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes

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Our environment has a more significant impact on us than we often realize. Where we work, live, and learn can shape our ability to focus, relax, and thrive. With this in mind, a school environment should be a space that cultivates learning and creates feelings of excitement and joy to keep students engaged. 

One simple way to improve schools and promote student engagement is by updating interiors. Unfortunately, budget and time constraints can prohibit schools from investing in renovations. However, a simple solution can improve school interiors in a cost-effective manner: 3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes.

What are 3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes?

Over time, interiors inevitably need a refresh, whether they’re damaged, worn, or simply outdated. At first thought, many assume the only options for modernizing interiors are renovating and remodeling. However, before diving into a time-consuming and costly project, consider 3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes as a fast, affordable alternative. 

Architectural finishes can be applied to virtually any non-porous surface, giving it a brand new appearance. 3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes are available in hundreds of finishes that mimic natural and synthetic materials like wood or metal. They can be applied to anything from doors and ceilings to walls and desks to completely renew their appearance.

How 3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes Can Help Schools

When your school’s interior requires an update, turn to 3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes. Easy to maintain and cost-effective to install, architectural finishes result in little to no downtime so that schools can operate business as usual during installation. Meet time and budget constraints while improving life at school for both students and teachers with 3M’s resurfacing solutions.

Easy from Start to Finish

The application process of 3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes is completed in a timely fashion by a professional installer. Instead of enduring the lengthy disruption that renovations can create, architectural finishes can completely transform a surface in as little as an hour.

Once 3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes are installed, they are easy to clean, maintain, and repair. These surfaces can be cleaned with most typical commercial-grade cleaners and disinfectants, proving beneficial when regular sanitization is required. Keep your school looking beautiful and revitalized in the years to come without incessant, expensive upkeep. 


In a perfect world, schools across the nation would have endless funds to improve their interiors so that students have a beautiful place to create, learn, collaborate, and grow. Unfortunately, schools often lack the budget necessary to renovate and remodel. Luckily, with 3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes, you can transform interiors at a fraction of the cost of remodeling and renovating. Additionally, the material’s easy maintenance means your space will retain its fresh and new appearance well into the future.

Endless Design Options

Bright and colorful, warm wood, or sleek metal — unlock endless possibilities with 3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes. With hundreds of options to choose from, imitating both synthetic and natural materials, there is an architectural finish that will help you achieve your school’s interior design vision.

Beneficial for both Students and Teachers

Upgrading your school can prove to be incredibly beneficial to both students and teachers. In fact, studies show that well-designed primary schools can boost academic performance among students. Additionally, beautiful interiors can help to attract, inspire, and retain teachers. As a whole, having a beautiful environment in which to teach and learn can improve teachers’ and students’ wellbeing and performance.

When your school needs a fast and affordable means of updating its interior, 3M provides the solution. Foster a positive and productive learning environment with 3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes. 

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