Fall 2020

FrogTape - What happens when you combine traditional blue painter’s tape with the patented PaintBlock® Technology that makes FrogTape® brand #1 for sharp lines with no paint bleed? You get the only blue tape good enough to be called FrogTape — FrogTape® Pro Grade Painter’s Tape.
Gardner-Gibson - Fully customizable, Dynamite 234 Premium Grade Clear Wallcovering Adhesive’s exclusive formula allows you to create the perfect viscosity for your project. As is, heavy bodied Dynamite 234 supports Type III wallcoverings. Installing more delicate materials? Simply stir 234 to decrease the viscosity as needed.
Sunnyside - M-1 professional Strength Tough Job Remover is specially formulated to attack the toughest of greasy, sticky, and messy challenges.
Trimaco - Use Trimaco’s E-Z Up® Dust Containment Poles with plastic sheeting to create a temporary barrier to protect against airborne dust, combustible dust, silica dust and more. From residential renovations to large scale construction jobs, Trimaco’s E-Z Up® Dust Containment Solutions will keep your space safe and clean.
USG - USG Sheetrock® Brand Dust Control Joint Compound: The Easiest Path to OSHA Compliance
The 2021 Colormix® Forecast: Rhythm of Color - What are the latest trends in paint color? Think rhythm, say the color experts at Sherwin-Williams.
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.
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.
Estate Plan: Brown Bear Painting’s ‘Pandemic Project’ - Though in business for just eight years, Brown Bear Painting has quickly established itself in its hometown of Morris, a city of about 15,000 located about 70 miles southwest of Chicago in Grundy County.
Contractor Q&A: Jason Phillips on Building a Team and the Benefits of Adding Roofing and Gutter Services - Jason Phillips is the owner of Phillips Home Improvements. Based in Plano, Texas, the company has been refreshing and rehabilitating homes for more than 20 years to build a quality reputation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. They hold an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and were awarded the 2019 Torch Award for Ethics. … Continue reading Contractor Q&A: Jason Phillips on Building a Team and the Benefits of Adding Roofing and Gutter Services
Why is Proper Prep and Priming So Important? - Answers to paint pros’ most pressing questions by Rick Watson, Ask Your ProPartner™ columnist for PPC magazine. Our topic this time: the importance of surface prep and priming.
Pro to Pro with Garret Abeyta: Put Down the Brush! - For more than 30 years, PPC magazine has been on job sites throughout the U.S. and Canada asking residential and commercial paint pros to share their stories. In our Pro to Pro column, we recap some of the best advice contractors have received and passed on over the last three decades. This time: Garret Abeyta, … Continue reading Pro to Pro with Garret Abeyta: Put Down the Brush!
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.