Paint pro uses 3M Hand-Masker on job site

Spring 2024 Editor’s Picks: Tools to Help Boost Your Job Site Productivity

As part of our ongoing mission to help painting professionals maximize their job site productivity, each issue of PPC magazine features our favorite application tools and essential job site equipment and supplies. Here are our Spring 2024 picks:

3M™ M3000 Hand-Masker™ Kit

3M Hand-Masker KitThe 3M Hand-Masker Pre-Assembled Masking Film Kit is an easy way to get started with 3M Hand-Masker Masking Systems. This tool’s versatility and special features make it the contractor’s choice for masking. Use for painting, drywall texturing, interior/exterior wall finishing and floor sanding. The 3M Hand-Masker M3000 Dispenser applies pre-folded masking film or plastic (up to 144 inches by 12 feet) or masking paper (up to 18 inches) simultaneously with ScotchBlue Painter’s Tape (3/4 to 2 inches).

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Trimaco 90-Day FloorSmart™ Tape

90-Day FloorSmart TapeTrimaco’s 90-day FloorSmart Tape is designed to tape floor protection products to the floors without leaving any residue. The easy-to-tear tape is repositionable, durable and leak resistant. Remove floor tape within 90 days of application for clean removal. Always test before use.

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Graco® Ultimate 490 XT Electric Airless Sprayer

The Ultimate 490 XT delivers an airless spray experience like no other. Made in the USA with a 1.3 HP Xtreme Torque motor, featuring Next Generation Rapid-Response Pressure Control, elevated performance, and the longest life pump in its class. The 490 XT is sure to become a staple in your fleet.

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FrogTape® Pro Grade Blue Painter’s Tape Value Pack

This tape combines FrogTape quality with the value of a traditional blue painter’s tape. Available only in contractor multi-packs, FrogTape Pro Grade is treated with PaintBlock® Technology, which forms a micro-barrier to seal the edges of the tape. This prevents paint bleed and delivers the sharp paint line performance you expect from the FrogTape brand. Featuring a premium adhesive that is recommended for cured painted walls and trim, glass and metal, this blue masking tape removes cleanly from most surfaces for 14 days.

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3M™ Pro Grade Precision™ FASTER SANDING Sanding Sheets

3M Pro Grade No-Slip Advanced Sandpaper is now better than ever, thanks to No-Slip Grip Backing that is applied to the back of the 3M Pro Grade Sandpaper. No-Slip Grip Backing provides longer sheet life than conventional 3M sandpaper. For the best sanding results, sand with the grain of the wood and work through a sequence of grits, from coarse to ultra-fine, skipping no more than one grit between sandpaper.

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This article was originally published in the Spring 2024 issue of PPC magazine. ©2024 Fusable. Sherwin-Williams is a one-stop source for everything you need for all your projects. Stop by your local store or visit the Sherwin-Williams contractor website to get the best tools for your jobs.