Category Archives: PRODUCTS

Keep Projects on Track All Season Long with New Weather-Adaptive Latitude™ Exterior Acrylic Paint

Mother Nature can wreak havoc on exterior paint jobs, causing weather delays and limiting the painting season when temperatures are too extreme for standard exterior coatings.

New Latitude™ Exterior Acrylic with ClimateFlex Technology™ helps keep projects on schedule with advanced technology that resists early moisture and maintains high performance standards despite temperature extremes. Continue reading Keep Projects on Track All Season Long with New Weather-Adaptive Latitude™ Exterior Acrylic Paint

Keep it Clean: The Pro Painter’s Guide to Selecting, Using and Maintaining Pressure Washers

Pressure washers are a powerful cleaning and surface prep tool for the professional painting contractor. For this article, we asked the experts at Sherwin-Williams and Mi-T-M, a leading manufacturer of pressure washers and other high quality industrial equipment, for tips on best practices and equipment selection.
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Spring 2021 Editor’s Picks: Tools to Help You Work Easier and Faster

Welcome to the debut of a new regular feature in PPC magazine. As part of our ongoing mission to help painting professionals maximize their jobsite productivity, each issue going forward will now feature a roundup of some of our favorite application tools and essential job site equipment and supplies. Here are our Spring 2021 issue picks:
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Inspiration + Innovation: The New Products and Colors of the Living Well Collection

What are the latest advances in coatings and color for 2021? For the answer, we turned to the experts at Sherwin-Williams. Continue reading Inspiration + Innovation: The New Products and Colors of the Living Well Collection

There is a Perfect Purdy® Brush for Every Project

There are 153 different paint brush configurations available from Purdy Professional Painting Tools, all handcrafted by skilled brush makers and customized to put a perfect finish on whatever you’ll be painting next. Continue reading There is a Perfect Purdy® Brush for Every Project

Fact or Fiction: Does Paint Quality Really Matter?

Pros know that the quality of the coatings they use has a big effect on the final finish and durability of any paint job. In this article, we explore the qualities that distinguish the best interior and exterior paints and offer advice on how painting contractors can make the best decisions for their customers’ project and budget needs. Continue reading Fact or Fiction: Does Paint Quality Really Matter?

Turn Your Customer’s Home Into a Haven with the New Living Well Collection

New from Sherwin-Williams: The Living Well™ collection, featuring paints and colors carefully chosen to help you turn your customer’s home into a haven of comfort, style and well-being.
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The Highest Level of Interior Paint: Emerald® Designer Edition™

Looking for the ultimate interior finish for your high-end customers? New Emerald® Designer Edition™ Interior Latex paint combines the luxury of a smooth, uniform finish with Sherwin-Williams best hide yet. It’s a high-performance upgrade choice for homeowners who want the finest color with a virtually flawless appearance and outstanding resistance to water streaking and spotting. Continue reading The Highest Level of Interior Paint: Emerald® Designer Edition™

Cabinet Refinishing: An 8-Step Guide for Pro Painters

Refinishing cabinetry is the quickest way to refresh a kitchen. Being skilled, knowledgeable and experienced in cabinet refinishing can be a huge competitive advantage. Here are eight steps to transforming dated or worn-out cabinets to make any space look completely new. Continue reading Cabinet Refinishing: An 8-Step Guide for Pro Painters

The Best Cabinet Coatings: 3 Proven Products That Provide Long-Lasting Beauty

Many homeowners today are looking to update their kitchen cabinets with paint. Before you start a refinishing project, consider the results you’re looking for, the state of the cabinets you’re painting, and the amount of wear and tear they will have to withstand. Then choose the paint that will work best for your project.
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Emerald® Rain Refresh Wins Innovation Awards

The newest addition to the Emerald paint line has received two awards for innovation. Emerald® Rain Refresh Exterior Acrylic Latex with Self-Cleaning Technology was named a FacilitiesNet 2020 Vision Award winner and a Merit Award Winner in Buildings Magazine’s 2020 Product Innovations Awards. Continue reading Emerald® Rain Refresh Wins Innovation Awards