In each issue of PPC, we go behind the scenes to interview pro painters about some of their most challenging projects. This time: a large residential property in Brossard, Louisiana by Darrell Benson Painting.
Continue reading Southern Charm: Quality Work Leads to Repeat Business for Louisiana Paint Pro
Long-time PPC Ask Your ProPartner™ columnist Rick Watson retired in December 2021. Before he left, we asked him about the most common questions he heard over his 34 years in the paint industry. In no particular order, here are his top 10 “ageless questions.”
Continue reading The Top 10 Questions that Painting Professionals Ask Time and Time Again
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: Steven Foglia, Illini Paint Company, Decatur, Illinois.
Continue reading Pro to Pro with Steven Foglia: The Right Paint for the Job
The iconic past of a 127-year-old hotel has been rekindled, thanks to the expertise and hard work of a Connecticut painting contractor. Continue reading Making the Grade: Historic Hotel Reborn as the Graduate New Haven
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. Continue reading Estate Plan: Brown Bear Painting’s ‘Pandemic Project’
At 14,680 square feet, this home in Austin, Texas was definitely not your typical residential painting project. Plus, with a multitude of wood paneling, custom trim work, and other custom painting details, it would take the right company to do the job right.
Continue reading Bigger’n Texas: BLS Painting Tackles an Austin Mansion
Of all the rooms in a typical residential repaint, bathrooms are among the most challenging for professional painting contractors. Continue reading Painting Bathrooms Can Be a Challenge. Here are Some Secrets to Doing it Right… and Turning it Fast
2018 brings innovative advances in coatings technology to help make your job easier: a new self-cleaning, dirt-shedding acrylic for concrete, an extremely powerful stain blocking primer, and a quick-dry vapor barrier protection coating, for starters. Continue reading 2018 New Products: Innovative Technological Advances Are Here to Make Your Job Easier
Studies show that customers are more than willing to pay for paint upgrades. The key is to make sure they understand the features and benefits of the premium product – and the added value it provides. Continue reading 3 Times to Upgrade: A Strategic Guide to Coating Selection
When is the right time and place to suggest a coatings upgrade? Here are some suggestions. Continue reading 5 Situations Where It Pays to Use Premium Products
From a breakthrough coating with the power to kill bacteria to an extreme bonding primer to true washable flats, innovation is in the air (and on the wall). These new products will help make your job easier in 2016. Continue reading 2016 New Product Guide
What Hurricane Katrina took away, contractors are busy giving back to their Gulf Coast communities.
Ten years after the devastation caused by one of the costliest and deadliest storms in the nation’s history, the rebuilding work still continues across the Gulf Coast of the southern United States. One of the success stories is the new Faubourg Lafitte multi-family community in New Orleans. Continue reading Rebirth: Faubourg Lafitte is Colorful Addition to New Orleans Housing