“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
Santa Claus is coming back to an Indiana town, thanks to a local contractor and paint donations from the Sherwin-Williams Company. Continue reading Indiana Contractor Revives a Larger-Than-Life Santa
High performance coatings enable you to go above and beyond to do your best work and ensure customer satisfaction. Continue reading More Paint Power: The Benefits of Using Pro Industrial™ Products
In a word: Yes. As a pro painter, you know that coatings aren’t one-size-fits-all. Continue reading Do You Really Need High Performance Coatings?
Question: What’s 555 feet long, 229 feet wide and is red, white and blue all over? Continue reading New Glory: Painting the World’s Largest American Flag Mural
Behold the rejuvenated State Theatre. Part of the final phase of a major entertainment complex restoration in downtown Cleveland, the repaint of the historic 3,193-seat theater was a collaborative effort of the Playhouse Square Foundation and two experienced contracting firms.
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
Answers to pro painters’ most pressing questions by Rick Watson
Continue reading How to Paint Previously Varnished Kitchen Cabinets