Answers to paint pros’ most pressing questions by Rick Watson, Ask Your ProPartner™ columnist for PPC magazine. This time: Rick takes a look back at some of the most common problems for pro painters. Continue reading Don’t Make These Common Painting Mistakes!
Falls from ladders, scaffolding and roofs can be extremely costly to painting businesses and their employees. Here’s how to avoid them. Continue reading Play It Safe: How to Lower Your Risk for Jobsite Falls
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
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
Ceilings are often the less-thought-about component of any paint job, but helping your customer think about not only their four walls but their fifth can yield benefits for both you and your customer, according to a Sherwin-Williams interior design specialist. Continue reading Looking Up: Engage Your Customers in Ceiling Painting Plans
Featuring premium Duckback® Technology, SuperDeck® stains and sealers create the impressive results your customers are looking for… and the easy application and fast drying time that helps you be more productive. These six coatings will help you tackle most deck jobs. Continue reading Deck Finishes Selection Made Easy: The Top 6 Stains and Sealers for Your Job
Selecting the right primer for the job is a critical part of improving paint coverage and achieving the highest quality finish the first time around.
Continue reading 7 Reasons to Prime
For the Summer 2018 issue of PPC magazine, we sat down with the technical services team in 3M’s Construction & Home Improvement Markets Division to compile The Pro Painter’s Guide to Sanding. As a companion to that story, we’ve put together this how-to guide based on the different types of surfaces pro painters are likely to encounter.
Continue reading How Different Surfaces Will Affect Your Sanding Approach
Product developers at Purdy understand pro painters and their need for productivity. The new Purdy® XL High Capacity, available exclusively at Sherwin-Williams, is engineered with a distinctive stadium-shaped ferrule that holds more filaments, picking up more paint and getting the job done faster. Continue reading Want to Increase Productivity? Try This New Brush