Tag Archives: surface prep

Keep it Clean: The Pro Painter’s Guide to Selecting, Using and Maintaining Pressure Washers

Pressure washers are a powerful cleaning and surface prep tool for the professional painting contractor. For this article, we asked the experts at Sherwin-Williams and Mi-T-M, a leading manufacturer of pressure washers and other high quality industrial equipment, for tips on best practices and equipment selection.
Continue reading Keep it Clean: The Pro Painter’s Guide to Selecting, Using and Maintaining Pressure Washers

Top New Tools for Pro Painters for 2020

Want your crews to be more productive? Here’s a roundup of the latest advances in paint application, surface prep and cleanup tools. Continue reading Top New Tools for Pro Painters for 2020

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

How Do I Paint Brick? A Complete Guide for Pro 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