Making the Grade: Historic Hotel Reborn as the Graduate New Haven

The iconic past of a 127-year-old hotel has been rekindled, thanks to the expertise and hard work of a Connecticut painting contractor. Continue reading Making the Grade: Historic Hotel Reborn as the Graduate New Haven

Black Spots on Walls or Ceilings? Here’s What You Need to Do

Answers to paint pros’ most pressing questions by Rick Watson, Ask Your ProPartner™ columnist for PPC magazine. This time: Rick relates his own experience to answer a question about black spots on walls and ceiling. Continue reading Black Spots on Walls or Ceilings? Here’s What You Need to Do

Fall 2021 Editor’s Picks: Tools to Help You Work Easier and Faster

As part of our ongoing mission to help painting professionals maximize their jobsite productivity, each issue of PPC features a roundup of some of our favorite application tools and essential job site equipment and supplies. Here are our Fall 2021 issue picks:
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How Do You Get New Customers? Industry Studies Offer Insights

Two recent studies by Sherwin-Williams offer insights on referrals, lead generation and contractor hiring trends. Continue reading How Do You Get New Customers? Industry Studies Offer Insights

Contractor Q&A: Sean Nash on the Lessons of a Four-Generation Paint Family

For more than 30 years, PPC magazine has been on job sites throughout the U.S. and Canada asking residential and commercial paint pros to share their stories. This issue: W.W. Nash & Sons, Inc., a commercial painting contracting company based in Richmond, Virginia.
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The Proper Use and Care of Reusable Respirators

Health and safety on the job site is more important than ever. That includes controlling workplace hazards and using personal protective equipment when needed. In this article, we’ll outline the best practices for the proper use and care of reusable respirators. Continue reading The Proper Use and Care of Reusable Respirators

Jobsite Safety: New Advances in Respirators

Respiratory protection was challenging to come by in the past year, but that doesn’t make health and safety on the jobsite any less important.

Suppliers are refocused on jobsite protection, which means more ways for you and your crew to stay safe. Sherwin-Williams carries a full range of disposable and reusable respirators to help ensure that you and your crew stay safe. Continue reading Jobsite Safety: New Advances in Respirators

Free Resources for Professional Painters: Ladder Safety and Fall Prevention

Painters are exposed to several occupational risk factors for falling. What can you do to minimize the risk? In this article, we list a number of free industry resources that are available to help inform you, train your team and keep safety at the forefront of everyone’s focus while on the job.
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Pro to Pro with Kevin Nolan: Everyday Excellence

For more than 30 years, PPC magazine has been on job sites throughout the U.S. and Canada asking residential and commercial paint pros to share their stories. In our Pro to Pro column, we recap some of the best advice contractors have received and passed on over the last three decades. THIS TIME: Kevin Nolan, Nolan Painting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Continue reading Pro to Pro with Kevin Nolan: Everyday Excellence

Think Programs, Not Projects

More than three decades ago, The Kaloutas Company of Peabody, Mass., was busy building a distinguished name for itself with a record of successful and efficient painting projects for commercial and industrial customers throughout New England. Continue reading Think Programs, Not Projects

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