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. This issue we talk with Tim Conley of Conley Brothers Painting, Mishawaka, Indiana (pictured above right with Sherwin-Williams Property Maintenance Sales Rep Kevin Bell). Continue reading Contractor Q&A: Tim Conley on Property Maintenance, High-End Residential and the Challenges and Opportunities of Each
The city of Fishers, Indiana has a colorful new welcoming mural, thanks to the Wilkinson Brothers and Sherwin-Williams paint.
Continue reading Project Profile: A Trio of Premium Paints Ensures Long-Lasting Color for Midwest Mural
Want answers to your most pressing painting problems? PPC’s Ask Your ProPartner™ columnist Dennis Fiorilli is here to help. This time: answers to the most common questions about repainting cabinets. Continue reading Repainting Cabinets: Answers to Pros’ FAQs by Your ProPartner™
Pros know that the quality of the coatings they use has a huge effect on the final finish and durability of any paint job. Bottom line: Better ingredients such as pigment, binders and additives mean better performance. And that can translate to happier customers. Continue reading Using Premium Products Helps Paint Pros Save Time, Do Better Work and Make More Money. Here’s Why.
Professional painting contractors all have their everyday go-to products, but sometimes a situation calls for you to step outside your comfort zone to get the best results for your customer.
For this article, we sat down with paint pros and the experts at Sherwin-Williams to get their insights about the best coatings for five different situations that you may encounter on your next exterior job, from severely weathered siding to dealing with moisture and temperature extremes to best overall performance. Continue reading Get it Right the First Time: How to Choose the Best Paint and Coatings for All Your Exterior Projects
Painting the towering letters of the world-famous Hollywood Sign is no easy task. In this article, we take an in-depth look at the measures a California painting company took to deliver a beautiful, long-lasting finish while ensuring that the job site was as safe as possible for its workers.
Continue reading Jobsite Journal: Keeping Crews Safe and Productive on the Hollywood Sign Repaint
These days, painting company owners need all the help they can get to improve their business efficiency and jobsite performance. To help meet this goal, Sherwin-Williams has launched PRO+ductive Solutions as part of its PRO+ program.
These PRO+ductive Solutions are designed to help contractors save time, complete jobs quickly, and save money to generate more profit. Sherwin-Williams will continue to add products, tools and services to help paint pros be more productive every day. Here’s a look at what can help right now:
Put Sherwin-Williams resources and innovation to work for you.
Your needs as a professional painting contractor are evolving. Whether it means finding more time in your day, being more productive on the job site, or seeking advice on tackling a difficult job, staying competitive in this fast-paced industry is tough.
As your supplier, Sherwin-Williams understands your needs and has developed Sherwin-Williams PRO+, an exclusive program of pro-level services designed to help you grow and manage your business. PRO+ benefits allow you to take advantage of exclusive discounts, productivity-enhancing tools, personalized support, and more.
3 reasons Emerald Urethane Trim Enamel may be right for you
Paint choices matter. Knowing which paint to use is key to a successful and profitable interior paint job–especially one that needs to withstand the wear and tear of high-touch surfaces like cabinets, windows, doors, and trim.
With up to 4x faster dry-to-recoat time*, Emerald® Urethane Trim Enamel (EUTE) is one of many PRO+ductive Solutions Sherwin-Williams offers as part of their PRO+ program. PRO+ductive Solutions help contractors save time by completing jobs quickly and generate profit through innovative products and services.
Part of the latest wave of PRO+ductive Solutions, EUTE is a water-based urethane modified alkyd with the look and feel of an alkyd/oil finish. This bold product combines contractor-friendly dry times with the highest quality paint Sherwin-Williams can offer. Consider these three reasons why EUTE may be right for your next job.
The world-famous Hollywood Sign celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2023, and it looks better than ever thanks to a fresh coat of Sherwin-Williams paint.
Continue reading Tinseltown Makeover: Hollywood Sign Gets a New Coat of Emerald® Rain Refresh™ for its 100th Anniversary
Paint choices matter. Knowing which paint to use when is key to a beautiful, long-lasting interior paint job.
Prescott, Arizona-based Douglas E. Noble Painting LLC was first profiled in the Summer 2015 issue of PPC magazine. We caught up with owner Doug Noble for the third installment of our Where Are They Now? series.
Continue reading At the Top of His Game: Quest for Quality Fuels Four Decades of Success for Arizona Painter Doug Noble
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.
Continue reading Project Solutions: The Colors of Cape May
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
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
Answers to paint pros’ most pressing questions by Rick Watson, Ask Your ProPartner™ columnist for PPC magazine. This time: Rick relates his own experience to answer a question about black spots on walls and ceiling. Continue reading Black Spots on Walls or Ceilings? Here’s What You Need to Do
For this article, PPC editor Mike Starling sat down with Anderson Painting to learn more about their work on the Hill House, a century-old home and well-known, well-preserved landmark in Durham, North Carolina. Continue reading Carolina Dreamin’: The Restoration of a Southern Treasure