MIRACLE BOND® two part repair epoxy is a “must have” for repairing numerous types of property damage. Fix broken concrete, rotted wood, brick, block and stone. Cures harder than concrete and doesn’t degrade or lose strength over time providing long lasting repairs. Continue reading Adhesives Technology
Buffalo Painter’s Rags are washed, white, cotton t-shirt wipers. They are absorbent, colorfast and low-linting… the preference of painters. These wipers are generously cut in large usable-sized pieces. NO SCRAPS or irregular-sized pieces! They are ideal for painting, staining, varnishing, and general jobsite and tool cleanup. Continue reading Buffalo Industries – Buffalo Painter’s Rags
How one job can jumpstart many more. Looking to increase project sales with just a small amount of effort? Take a look around your current job site and you’ll see your next opportunity is right in front of you. How do the customer’s driveway, patio, pool deck or other concrete areas look? Do they complement the home or detract from its beauty? Continue reading H&C
Contractors appreciate the mobility and ease of use from this high performing Mi-T-M pressure washer. Continue reading Mi-T-M
The Ultimate ladder leveling tool on the market! Eight different functions in 1 versatile, must have tool. Level any extension ladder in seconds on stairs, rooftops, and uneven ground. It also works as a ladder jack, a standoff, paint tray holder, paint can leveler and stepping stool. Continue reading ProVision Tools
There’s never been a better time to up your caulk game. Pick up a Sher-Max™ Urethanized Elastomeric Sealant 4 Pack for just $8.99 while supplies last and experience the highest level of performance available. A Class 35 sealant, Sher-Max allows for a total of 70% joint movement capability. Continue reading Sher-Max™ Urethanized Elastomeric Sealant
SuperDeck® believes outdoor space should exude warmth and beauty all year round. From transparent to super-solid stains and coatings, you can count on SuperDeck to protect outdoor living spaces and enhance beauty with our advanced technologies and superior innovation. Continue reading SuperDeck
Titan’s TR1 High Efficiency Airless (HEA) tip sprays at the same rate as standard airless tips at pressures as low as 1000PSI. HEA technology decreases overspray up to 55% and doubles tip life – all while decreasing wear on the pump. Continue reading Titan
Finding good people for your painting company can be a challenge. It may be tempting to rely on your friends and family. While networking is a great strategy, it’s time to broaden the search. Since the majority of job seekers use online resources in their search, here are a few ways to reach them.
Continue reading 3 Keys to Better Hiring: Broaden Your Search for Good Candidates
Finding good employees is a challenge throughout the painting industry. As the industry leader, Sherwin-Williams is introducing a comprehensive new program to encourage people to choose a career in painting.
Continue reading Paint Your Path: Building the Workforce of the Future
Ron Adderley has been working as a professional painter since 1968. He is the owner of Prism Painting in Bellingham, Washington, running a three-generation crew that includes his son Ben and grandson Nick. PPC sat down with Ron to find out a little bit of what he’s learned in his 50 years in the painting business.
Continue reading Contractor Q&A: Ron Adderley on 50 Years of Taking Care of Customers and Why Quality Beats Quantity Every Time
Nick Slavik is a firm believer in the value of master craftsmanship, and he has carved out a profitable niche using “traditional finishing methods to create the best finishes for modern applications.” He’s also a savvy marketer and hosts a popular weekly Facebook Live show called Ask A Painter. PPC had a chance to sit down and talk shop with the owner of Nick Slavik Painting & Restoration Co. in New Prague, Minnesota. Here are some excerpts from our conversation:
Continue reading Contractor Q&A: Nick Slavik on Being a Master Craftsman and Hiring Right to Grow Your Company
Microbicidal paint is redefining what paint can do – for homes as well as commercial properties.
Continue reading Microbicidal Paint Offers Growth Opportunities for Residential Painters
Answers to pro painter’s most pressing questions by Rick Watson
Brick inherently needs no paint. But your customer may have several reasons to do so, ranging from cosmetic color changes to improving the look of a damaged substrate. In this article, I’ll answer some of the most common questions I hear from contractors on the subject of painting brick.
Continue reading How Do I Paint Brick? A Complete Guide for Pro Painters
As a painting professional, you most likely have a personal LinkedIn page. But do you also have a LinkedIn page for your company? We sat down with Al Pirozzoli, a marketing consultant who has worked with numerous professional painting contracting companies, and asked him to help us understand the value of a LinkedIn company page, and how to make the best use of yours.
Continue reading LinkedIn Company Pages: Are You Making the Most of Yours?
How do you take a newly constructed cabin and make it look like it’s been nestled in the north woods of Minnesota for the last hundred years? That was the challenge a customer presented to painting contractor Nick Slavik.
Continue reading Best of Both Worlds: Creating A Lived-In Look for a New Cabin in Minnesota’s Northwoods
The Sherwin-Williams Color Forecast Team travels the globe to track color’s shifting currents to help you and your customers select the right color for any project.
Continue reading The Future of Color: The 2019 Colormix® Color Forecast
Sherwin-Williams is making interior wood-staining projects fast and easy by introducing Minwax® Performance Series, an extension of the best-in-class Minwax products, along with a redesigned color palette and interior stain design center.
Continue reading Faster, Easier: A New Interior Stain Experience from Minwax