Designed with the professional painter in mind, the “big brother” to the original HANDy Paint Pail – the HANDy Pro Pail – has all the features to make any painting project easier! Continue reading Bercom
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Graco – TexSpray™ FastFinish™ Pro Texture Spray System delivers the performance of a large system in a small, portable solution. Continue reading Graco
Precision-Fiber® Cloth (PFC®) Paint & Cleaning Rags
Professional painters know that a premium quality wiping cloth is imperative to completing a job quickly and is the one painter’s tool no painter can do without. Continue reading Intex
Likwid Concepts—Innovative products for the painting industry. “The Paint Brush & Roller Covers” are storage and protective devices that keep your brush or roller wet and ready for use between coats! “The Drip Clip” No more bent bristles! Continue reading Likwid Concepts
Purdy® Professional Painting Tools – Purdy® was founded in 1925 on an uncompromising dedication to handcrafting premium paint brushes. Continue reading Purdy
Strip Wallpaper Faster with ROMAN Removers
Powerful contractor strength formulas break down paste and make removal easier than ever. See why professional painters prefer ROMAN removers. Continue reading Roman
Simple Green provides safer, high-performance and fast-acting surface prep and cleaning. Easily remove adhesives, oils, stains from mold and mildew and more with non-corrosive, non-abrasive and landscape safe products that cut prep time, eliminate the need for heavy scrubbing and reduce exposure to dangerous chemicals. Continue reading Simple Green
Sunnyside M-1 professional Strength Tough Job Remover is specially formulated to attack the toughest of greasy, sticky, and messy challenges. Continue reading Sunnyside
Perfect Prep: The Pro Painter’s Guide to Sanding
Most painting contractors agree that, while sanding is necessary for truly professional results, it’s a task they wish they could avoid or cut short. But time spent here preparing the surface for paint, stain or coatings can make all the difference for your business.
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The Top 10 New Tools for Painters in 2018
Need your crews to be more productive? Here’s a roundup of the latest advances in paint application and other tools. All are available at your local Sherwin-Williams store. You can find more equipment info on your PRO app or at the Sherwin-Williams contractor website.
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On Track Again: Canadian Painter Helps Restore Historic Rail Car
For 45 years, tram cars carried people back and forth from the city of Vancouver to neighboring communities in British Columbia. That all came to a halt in the 1950s, as buses replaced tram cars in British Columbia, much as it happened with their streetcar counterparts in the U.S.
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Contractor Q&A: The Rossi Brothers on How They Meet the Challenges of Large-Scale, Multi-Million Dollar Projects
Run by three brothers, Triad Coatings & Sandblasting, LLC is a painting contracting company based in Morristown, New Jersey. PPC sat down with Nick, Jeff and Taylor Rossi to find out what makes their company a success. Continue reading Contractor Q&A: The Rossi Brothers on How They Meet the Challenges of Large-Scale, Multi-Million Dollar Projects
5 Ways to Build Better Estimates
Building better estimates is the foundation for building repeat business, says Diane Walsh of ShurTech® Brands. In this article, she shares five best practices to make the most out of every job, before the prep and painting even begins.
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Gina Koert on the Rewards of Being a Professional Painter
What’s the most rewarding part of being a professional painting contractor? For Gina Koert, president of Shamrock Painting, Inc. in Denver, Colorado, it’s playing a part in shaping the skyline in her home town. Continue reading Gina Koert on the Rewards of Being a Professional Painter
How Different Surfaces Will Affect Your Sanding Approach
For the Summer 2018 issue of PPC magazine, we sat down with the technical services team in 3M’s Construction & Home Improvement Markets Division to compile The Pro Painter’s Guide to Sanding. As a companion to that story, we’ve put together this how-to guide based on the different types of surfaces pro painters are likely to encounter.
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New Products: Get Protection Plus Color With New Loxon® Stain
Now you can offer both great color and long-lasting protection with new Loxon® Semi-Transparent Vertical Concrete Stain. This semi-transparent addition to the Loxon® stain family allows you to enhance the natural variation in concrete – adding beautiful color as well as all-weather protection to your concrete coating jobs.
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New Portable Tool Eliminates the Color Matching Guesswork
Looking for a lightweight and portable tool for on-the-go color matching? The new ColorSnap® Match handheld color-matching tool is designed to facilitate quick and confident color-matching for you and your customers. Continue reading New Portable Tool Eliminates the Color Matching Guesswork