Inverted Marking Paint, also known as "upside down paint" or "Utility Marking Paint", is used by Land Surveyors, Utility Location Experts, Athletic Field Managers, Loggers, Landscapers, Fencing Contractors, Builders or anyone that wants to mark a location on the ground showing the existing location of something, or showing a proposed location. Marking Paint Wands and Paint Marking Wheels make quick work out of larger marking jobs. Marking Sticks and Spot Markers also help when spraying paint. Inverted marking spray paint works well for athletic field marking paint, survey marking paint, temporary marking paint, line and marking spray paint, temporary marking paint, and field layout paint. Marking paint is great for spray painting on grass, gravel, dirt, wood, concrete, and asphalt but keep in mind that marking paint by nature is not meant to last a long as regular paint. The most popular colors for general use are both fluorescent red and orange marking spray paint.
We only carry and sell the best marking paint available such as Aervoe Marking Paint and Seymour Marking Paint. These professional brands have nozzles that don't clog, and paint that sprays well and remains visible, unlike less expensive paint that doesn't last very long and the nozzles clog. Save money and consider buying multiple cases of marking paint at a time.
The American Public Works Association (APWA) recommends the following colors when marking underground utilities:
White = Proposed Excavation, Pink = Temporary Survey Markings, Red = Electric Power Lines, Cables, Conduit and Lighting Cables, Yellow = Gas, Oil, Steam, Petroleum or Gaseous Materials, Orange = Communication, Alarm or Signal Lines, Cables or Conduit, Blue = Potable Water, Purple = Reclaimed Water, Irrigation and Slurry Lines, Green = Sewer and Drain Lines.