Summer 2022 Editor’s Picks: Some of Our Favorite Tools to Help Increase Productivity

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 Summer 2022 issue picks:

Metaltech® Mini Folding Work Platform

This 4-foot steel work platform has a 500-pound (227-kg) load capacity, yet is lightweight and easy to transport and handle. It folds down to only three inches deep, making it convenient to store. The rugged 1 1⁄4-inch steel tube frame construction is secure and safe with 4-inch swivel casters with locking brakes. Its convenient tool shelf will hold all your tools, screwdriver bits and both quart and gallon paint cans.

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ToolPro Adjustable Stilts

These aluminum adjustable stilts allow you to work without ladders or scaffolds and are great for any work up high such as drywall, ceiling installation, painting, trim, and electrical. Rated to 225 pounds (102 kg), these stilts have padded calf braces and dual spring action. All repair parts are available and field replaceable.

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Erecta-Rack Pro Series 10-Level Kit

The Erecta-Rack Pro Series 10-Level Kit simplifies repaint and renovation projects so you can achieve better finishes faster and with less hassle. Portable and easy to set-up, it features powder coated steel cross bars, stabilizer struts, with 40 support blocks able to go up to 10 levels high and a padded custom carry bag.

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Handy Paint Pail®

There’s no need to leave the ladder while painting. The original do-it-better tool designed for functional, efficient painting, the Handy Paint Pail offers innovative features including an ergonomic adjustable handle, brush scraper lip, and an integrated magnetic brush holder. Made with solvent resistant materials, it’s built to last with durable construction made to withstand years of use with any paint or stain.

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Warner Super Soft Knee Pads

With their cushiony inserts, these knee pads offer all the comfort you need at a reasonable price. The textured design helps prevents slipping, and the large leg strap will help prevent rubbing irritation. The strong stitching ensures a longer-lasting product. They’re safe to wear with shorts – one size fits all.

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