Pro painter using Planex LHS 2 Drywall Sander

Summer 2024 Editor’s Picks: Tools to Help Boost Your 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 Summer 2024 picks:

PLANEX LHS 2 Drywall Sander

Planex LHS 2 Drywall SanderThe new generation Festool® PLANEX long-reach sander is revolutionizing drywall construction – with LED light and random orbit movement. The all-round LED light ring works like a built-in raking light and reveals any unevenness during sanding. The random orbit sanding motion produces outstanding surface quality – without any expensive reworking. The adjustable suction power, variable working length and clever T-handle ensure ergonomic work on walls and ceilings – making the tool easy to control, even during long periods of operation..

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FrogTape® Pro Grade Orange Painter’s Tape

90-Day FloorSmart TapeFrogTape Pro Grade Orange Painter’s Tape offers quick stick and high adhesion to a variety of surfaces, even in hot and humid conditions. This crepe paper masking tape is ideal for production painting on indoor and outdoor surfaces. The conformable backing makes it easy to mask around light fixtures, doorways and windows. Plus, the solvent-free, high performance adhesive bonds quickly to the surface, so there is no wait to paint. This product does not contain PaintBlock Technology since typical applications do not require super sharp paint lines.

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Sherwin-Williams® Deck and Siding Brushes

Sherwin-Williams Deck and Siding brushes are designed to stain wooden decks and porches. Remove the handle and replace it with an extension pole and your project can be completed in half the time. No more back breaking work. This naturally absorbent brush combines both White China bristle and polyester to create the most durable deck brush available.

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Scotch® 2020+ Heavy Duty Masking Tape

Scotch 2020+ Heavy Duty Masking Tape features a high visibility orange color with a thick, robust backing. Designed for interior or exterior job site paint masking applications on non-damageable surfaces. Use on vinyl, carpet, metal, and plastic. Scotch Heavy Duty Masking Tape is recommended for use with or on lacquer coatings. This tape holds to surfaces for up to three days and then removes easily without leaving any sticky residue behind.

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White Lightning® Pristine™ Premium Acrylic Sealant

White Lightning Pristine is a premium acrylic sealant with a stay-clean formula that resists dirt and stains. It has excellent mold and mildew resistance upon curing. White Lightning Pristine prevents flashing when painted after one hour. For use on wood, metal, concrete, brick, plaster, glass, masonry, drywall, ceramic tile and most exterior substrates.

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This article was originally published in the Summer 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.