Summer 2022

3M - 3M™ Hand-Masker™ Products are the number ONE preferred and recommended brand for masking films and tools and help you save time and money. The 3M™ Hand-Masker™ Advanced Masking Film has maximized paint-flake resistance with static-cling to help cover and protect surfaces.
No one knows concrete like H&C®. - H&C Coatings, sealers and stains help you protect horizontal and vertical concrete surfaces. Whether oceanside condos, suburban warehouses, restaurant floors or patios and walkways, maintaining concrete is important to protecting its integrity and keeping it looking good.
Summer 2019 advertorial image - Precision-Fiber® Cloth (PFC®) Paint & Cleaning Rags INTEX - Precision-Fiber® Cloth (PFC®) Paint & Cleaning Rags Professional painters know that a premium quality wiping cloth is imperative to completing a job quickly and is the one painter’s tool no painter can do without. Intex’s PFC® Paint & Cleaning Rags offer game-changing performance and affordability.
Preval - TURN ANY PAINT INTO SPRAY PAINT Great for small projects and touch-ups, the Preval Sprayer and the Preval Replacement units are designed to be the most versatile, portable and disposable sprayer on the market.
Simple Green  - Simple Green Industrial Cleaner & Degreaser, provides versatile, effective and fast-acting surface prep and clean-up.  Easily remove light adhesives, oils, environmental buildup, wet paint and more with our water-based, non-abrasive and solvent-free formula. Reduce your prep time, clean-up time, and exposure to harmful chemicals.
SupderDeck® Solid Color Exterior Stain - Rich color, durable protection and outstanding adhesion come together in one premium acrylic latex coating. Great for any projects from new decks to recoating, this stain and primer in one is fortified with an extreme bonding alkyd resin that primes and coats wood for beautiful color, exceptional adhesion and enduring protection.
TITAN - Elite® 3000 Electric Sealed Hydraulic Airless Sprayer Titan’s Elite 3000 electric sealed hydraulic airless sprayer is packed with proven technologies that deliver a consistent finish with minimal maintenance and easy cleanup. The Elite® 3000 is the perfect sprayer for contractors that need the versatility to switch between a high rider direct immersion setup and low … Continue reading TITAN
White Lightning® – Optima™ - White Lightning® – Optima™ is an interior and exterior premium hybrid sealant with exceptional adhesion and flexibility. It’s paintable and water-ready within 30 minutes and has excellent weather and UV resistance allowing it to be applied in extreme temperatures. It’s designed for both interior and exterior applications and is mold- and mildew-resistant when cured. Ideal … Continue reading White Lightning® – Optima™
Pouring into People: Emphasis on People over Profits Has Been Key to the Revitalization of M&E Painting - Loveland, Colorado-based M&E Painting was first profiled in the Summer 2013 issue of PPC magazine. We caught up with owner Matt Shoup for this 2nd installment of our Where Are They Now? series.
Top New Tools for Pro Painters in 2022 - In this article, we take our annual look at all the best new equipment and supplies available for pro painters. This year, that includes slip-resistant drop cloths, cutting-edge lift-assist ladder technology, higher-quality production tape, new and improved color matching tools and much more.
Project Solutions: The Colors of Cape May - In each issue of PPC, we go behind the scenes to interview pro painters about some of their most challenging projects. This time: Gerard Gallagher talks about his specialty – painting historic Victorian homes in the resort town of Cape May, New Jersey.
The Nuts and Bolts of Making (and Losing) Money, from the PCA - This article by Chris Moore is the second in a new four-part series from PPC and the Painting Contractors Association (PCA) designed to help you understand and prepare for the challenges of business growth.
Summer 2022 Editor’s Picks: Some of Our Favorite Tools to Help Increase Productivity - 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 2022 issue picks:
Marketing Strategies: Social Media for Painting Contractors - In this article, we’ll go over the top three social media platforms for paint pros, and the best ways to use them.
Surface Prep: The Do-It-All Sanding System - Looking for a “do-it-all” dust-free sanding system? Check out the new Festool RO 90 DX Rotex Sander Starter Kit.
Expert Advice For Painting Contractors Faced With Fixing DIY Taping Mistakes - Good intentions don’t always yield the best results. And homeowners may not have the know-how or skills required to tackle some of the most basic prepping and painting tasks. When all else fails and a DIY project goes wrong, painting pros are called in to save the day. In this article, we’ve outlined three common … Continue reading Expert Advice For Painting Contractors Faced With Fixing DIY Taping Mistakes
5 Thoughts on Better Business Communications - This is the latest installment in the PPC magazine series Business Matters. This time: insights on running a family business.
Pro to Pro: David Warren on the ‘Wow Factor’ - 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: David Warren, … Continue reading Pro to Pro: David Warren on the ‘Wow Factor’
Painter Wins a Truck in 3M/Sherwin-Williams Sweepstakes (And How You Too Can Win One) - When Allen Wootten stopped by the Sherwin-Williams store in Fayetteville, Arkansas last summer, he had no idea that he would be driving away with a new Ram truck in November.