Running a profitable painting business takes a significant investment in time, effort and patience. As a business owner, it’s important to make strategic decisions to maximize profit and keep the business growing. This is especially true with equipment that is relied on every day. Continue reading Increase Productivity and Profits with New Sprayer Technology
Are you looking for a perfect holiday gift for the hard-working members of your painting crew? The Sherwin-Williams® Painter’s Tool Bag is a perfect solution for busy paint pros. Continue reading Holiday Gift Ideas: Give the Bag That Keeps on Giving
Condition analysis is key to ensuring a successful coatings project.
Continue reading Coating Concrete
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:
Continue reading Fall 2021 Editor’s Picks: Tools to Help You Work Easier and Faster
Q: I’m training new painters on how to professionally mask a job. What tips can you give me for helping them use a hand masker effectively?
Continue reading Best Practices: Professional Masking Tips from a 3M Engineer
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
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
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.
Continue reading Free Resources for Professional Painters: Ladder Safety and Fall Prevention
In this article, we take our annual look at all the best new equipment and supplies available for pro painters. This year, that includes a powerful new cordless sprayer, a lightweight new 3-in-1 ladder, a strong new high visibility orange masking tape, new premium 14-inch roller cover frames and a durable, slip-resistant drop cloth product. Continue reading Top New Tools for Pro Painters in 2021
In this article, we learn how the simple act of switching tools has helped one midwestern painting company build on its success. Continue reading Leveling Up: How Sharp, Clean Lines Can Boost Your Bottom Line
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 2021 issue picks: Continue reading Summer 2021 Editor’s Picks: Tools to Help You Work Easier and Faster
Pressure washers are a powerful cleaning tool for the professional painting contractor. In this article, we go over the basics you should know before you make this important investment. Continue reading Pro Tips: Picking a Pressure Washer
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
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.
Continue reading Keep it Clean: The Pro Painter’s Guide to Selecting, Using and Maintaining Pressure Washers