Tag Archives: exterior paint

Are You an Exterior Expert? Here’s How to Raise Your Game

The time is right for exterior painting, especially with interior painting demand down due to COVID-19. If you’re not an exterior specialist, this article will give you the building blocks to elevate your outdoor painting game, from proper surface prep and when to prime to topcoat sheen, applicator options and cleanup.
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New Coatings Advances for Pro Painters for 2020

Feedback from professional painting contractors like you fuels coatings innovation. New advances like self-cleaning and temperature-adaptive paint technologies continue to raise the performance bar and make it easier than ever for you to help solve your customers’ coatings challenges. Here’s a look at the new coatings you’ll find this year at your Sherwin-Williams store. Continue reading New Coatings Advances for Pro Painters for 2020

The Best Coatings for Your Exterior Painting Projects

To ensure a quality, long-lasting paint job, you need to choose the right topcoat. For best performance, proper preparation is critical. Here are our recommendations for the best exterior coatings to use based on your project and environmental conditions.
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Don’t Worry About the Weather: How to paint with confidence no matter what the forecast

Worried about the weather? With Resilience® Exterior Acrylic Latex, the threat of rain or dew will not slow down or delay your job because it is specially formulated with breakthrough MoistureGuard™ Technology. Continue reading Don’t Worry About the Weather: How to paint with confidence no matter what the forecast

2018 New Products: Innovative Technological Advances Are Here to Make Your Job Easier

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

2017 New Product Guide: Contractor Favorites Get an Upgrade

What’s new in coatings technology to help make your job easier this year? Plenty! First, let’s take a look at these new additions and next-generation enhancements to some of your favorite coatings: Continue reading 2017 New Product Guide: Contractor Favorites Get an Upgrade

2017 New Product Guide: Concrete and High-Performance Coatings

In another story, we explored some of the best of new and improved architectural paint products for 2017. Now we’ll take a look for more options in advanced high performance coatings. Continue reading 2017 New Product Guide: Concrete and High-Performance Coatings

Talk of the Town: Illinois 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.

Near the middle of its 3,000-plus miles is the National Headquarters of the Lincoln Highway Association in Franklin Grove, Illinois. The village of 1,000 people is also home to one of the highway’s oldest – and newest – attractions: The Lincoln Way Inn.
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2016 New Product Guide

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