Exterior of newly renovated Lincoln Way Inn

Summer 2016

Exterior of newly renovated Lincoln Way Inn Talk of the Town: Restoration Project Inspires the Community - Running from New York’s Times Square to Lincoln Park in San Francisco, the Lincoln Highway is the nation’s first trans-continental highway.
A composite illustration depicting several of Sherwin-Williams top 12 painters' tools of 2016 Top 12 New Tools for Pro Painters - Here’s a look at the latest advances in application equipment and other tools to help make your jobs easier and crews more productive in 2016.
Stage lighting shining a spotlight downward 7 Ways to Communicate “I’m a Professional” …Without Bragging and Turning Off Customers - By Terry Begue “Mr. and Mrs. Smith, did you see the great job we did up the street? It came out great because we’re great!”
Sher Payne, owner of Perfeck Painting by Sher, Midway, Texas Contractor Q&A: Sher Payne - Perfeck Painting by Sher Midway, Texas The best and biggest turning point in the success of my business was when…
Illustration of a home showing different living areas inside The Right Product for the Room - Matching the right product to the job is not only good for your customers, it’s great for your bottom line.
A massive American flag painted on the roof of the boat storage building at Legendary Marine in Destin, Florida New Glory: Painting the World’s Largest American Flag Mural - Q: What’s 555 feet long, 229 feet wide and is red, white and blue all over?
Aeial view of an open gallon can of bright blue paint Advanced Technology for Color Accuracy - Correct colors are important to you and your customers. As a professional painting contractor, you need to feel confident that every gallon you apply throughout the job is consistent, and that touch-ups will match perfectly.
Photo of a residential house exterior with painted hardboard siding Rejuvenate™: The New Siding Saver - Now you can restore the look of severely weathered siding with an innovative, high-build paint and primer in one called Rejuvenate™ Siding Restoration Coating.
A residential foyer, centered on the front door, which is painted green Now: Paint Doors and Trim Faster - Time is money for professional painting contractors. SnapDry™ Semi-Gloss Interior Exterior Door and Trim Paint is a new product that will help you turn jobs faster.
Illustration of paint contractor taking the high road 4 Steps to Help You Take Control with Customer Complaints - By Joe Curcillo Dealing with an unhappy customer? The best way to take control is to take the high ground.
A freshly painted garage interior Eliminating Smoking Odors - By Rick Watson I want to remove cigar odor in a garage. What paint can I use to do this?
Painted kitchen cabinet doors Prepping Peeling Kitchen Cabinets - By Rick Watson I need to repaint kitchen cabinets that were painted with lacquer about a year ago. The paint is popping off some of them in places and turning yellow. I wanted to use a brush-on lacquer since I need to paint them hanging up. Can you give me a few tips on prepping?
A painting contractor primes kitchen cabinets before repainting Painting previously stained cabinets - By Rick Watson I live in California, and though I have looked I have not been able to find a lacquer undercoating. What can I use besides a water-based primer to seal stained cabinets for painting?
Golf shoes and bag on the garage floor. Best Sales Practices: Finding Common Ground - Every professional painting contractor has his or her own methods for winning the job and closing the sale. For Terry Begue, owner of Begue Painting of Hartville, Ohio, finding common ground with prospective customers is key.
Cutaway illustration of a residential home with coatings upgrade opportunities called out 5 Situations Where It Pays to Use Premium Products - When is the right time and place to suggest a coatings upgrade? Here are some suggestions.
Photo of Javier & Oscar Sánchez, SB Painting & Wallcovering, West Palm Beach, FL Contractor Q&A: Javier & Oscar Sánchez - SB Painting & Wallcovering West Palm Beach, FL What was the best decision or biggest turning point in your painting careers?
Photo of painting contractor Curtis Tankersley, owner of Just Add Paint!, Shiremanstown, PA Contractor Q&A: Curtis Tankersley - Just Add Paint! Shiremanstown, PA The biggest turning point in my company’s success was…