Want answers to your most pressing painting problems? PPC’s Ask Your ProPartner™ columnist Dennis Fiorilli is here to help. The subject this time: high-performance coatings developed especially for use by professional painting contractors. Continue reading Pros-Only Coatings: How Can I Use These to Up My Game?
Paint is definitely in the blood of the Robbins family. For four generations now, they have been doing award-winning professional painting work from their home base in the Charlotte metropolitan area of North and South Carolina. The current family business is A&K Painting, founded by Andy Robbins in 1994. Continue reading Large Commercial Projects Key to Growth of Carolina’s A&K Painting
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
Pro Experts Painting was first profiled in the Fall 2007 issue of PPC magazine. PPC editor Mike Starling caught up with Scott Martell, owner of the Halifax, Nova Scotia-based painting company, for the fourth installment of our Where Are They Now? series.
In each issue of PPC, we go behind the scenes to interview pro painters about some of their most challenging projects. This time: Cole Palea talks about his company’s work repainting a Seattle landmark – the Pike Place Market sign.
Continue reading Project Solutions: Pike Place Painters
“We love challenges,” says Mitch Egan, owner of Egan Painting in South Pasadena, Florida. That’s one of the reasons why painting the American Freedom Distillery in St. Petersburg was such a fulfilling project for this 40-year veteran of the construction trades. PPC editor Mike Starling sat down with Mitch to learn more about this high-profile job. Continue reading Egan Painting Achieves Dramatic Results at 14,000 Square Foot Distillery
Precision Painting & Decorating (PPD) is a full-service commercial and residential painting company based in Bellwood, Illinois. Over the past 17 years, they have tackled some of the most challenging coating jobs in the Chicagoland area. One good example is their work at Grizzly Jack’s Grand Bear Resort in Utica, Illinois.
Continue reading Out of the Fire: Illinois Resort Back in Business with Help from Precision Painting
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.
Continue reading The Best Coatings for Your Exterior Painting Projects
Over the past 20 years, Consolidated Painting, LLC has earned a spotless reputation for tackling some of the toughest commercial painting challenges in Hawaii. There’s no better example than their recent completion of a $340 million Kahului Airport Consolidated Rent-A-Car (CONRAC) facility.
Continue reading Island Hopping: Painting Hawaii’s Largest Airport Car Rental Facility
A unique, eye-catching color scheme made the Beach Apartments a landmark property on Route 66 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. But the exterior hadn’t been painted since the 1990s, and rain and sun had caused significant damage. The stucco was cracked and crumbling, and the colors had faded in the high desert climate.
Continue reading Icon in the Sun: Long-Lasting Colors for Albuquerque’s Beach Apartments
As one of Eastern Tennessee and Southwest Virginia’s premier painting contractors, Woods Paint Company has built its reputation on superior craftsmanship, attention to detail, clear communication, honesty and integrity. Continue reading Cool Pool: A Colorful Pro Industrial™ Paint Job in Tennessee
A giant fiberglass termite, a graffiti-spraying vandal and a really ticked-off community. This is the tale of Nibbles Woodaway, and how a Providence painter and Sherwin-Williams set things right again. Continue reading Defeating Graffiti: Restoring the World’s Largest Termite
One ball club moves out, another moves in, and a Connecticut painting contractor is there to help make it all happen. Continue reading New Team, New Look!
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
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
The nation’s newest Triple-A baseball franchise. An impressive new $50 million field of dreams. Thanks to the work of contractors like Diversified Interiors, the project is a winner for both the team and the city of El Paso, Texas. Continue reading Field of Dreams: New Ballpark Invigorates El Paso
Steve Tomlinson has been a professional painting contractor since 1979. He is based in Bullard, Texas. PPC caught up with Steve to find out the secrets of his company’s success. Continue reading Contractor Q&A: Steve Tomlinson