Winter 2018

Winter 2018 advertorial image of 3M™ Pro Grade Precision™ Dust Channeling Single Angle Sanding Sponge 3M - 3M™ Pro Grade Precision™ Dust Channeling Single Angle Sanding Sponge Keep dust at bay and achieve a professional finish with the 3M™ Pro Grade Precision™ Dust Channeling Single Angle Sanding Sponge.
Winter 2018 advertorial image Dickies Painter’s Pants Dickies - Dickies Painter’s Pants An overwhelming majority of homeowners -77% say that a painter’s personal appearance, such as type of clothing or uniforms are important when making the decision to hire painters.
Winter 2018 advertorial image FrogTape® Brand Painter’s Tape FrogTape® Brand Painter’s Tape - Even the most seasoned professionals know that some situations call for tape: dramatic color contrasts, close quarters, green crews. When it’s time to tape, trust the brand pros rate #1 for sharp lines with no paint bleed, FrogTape® brand painter’s tape.
Winter 2018 advertorial image Gardner-Gibson Gardner-Gibson - Dynamite –From airports and business parks to hotels and hospitals, professional wallcovering installers throughout the world count on Dynamite® 234 strippable wallcovering adhesive. Dynamite 234 is formulated for hanging everything from the most delicate to the most difficult. It’s ideal for pasting machines and can be stirred to the desired consistency.
Winter 2018 advertorial image Preval Preval - The Preval Sprayer allows any paint, coating, or lacquer to be used as a spray. Professional users enjoy the convenience of the Preval Sprayer as well as the professional results it delivers.
Winter 2018 advertorial image SAS Safety SAS Safety - Raven® powder-free nitrile exam grade disposable gloves are engineered with superior proprietary materials to deliver high performance and chemical and puncture resistance.
Winter 2018 advertorial image Trimaco Trimaco - FloorShell® Heavy Duty Temporary Surface Protector from Trimaco provides breathable protection for most floor types, including curing floors. It features Spill Block™ leak resistant technology which protects against paint and stain. FloorShell® will last for the duration of the job – no more reapplying builders or red rosin paper. FloorShell® Heavy Duty Temporary Surface Protection … Continue reading Trimaco
Winter 2018 advertorial image USG USG - For the most cost-effective, problem-free, beautifully finished corners, choose USG Sheetrock® and Beadex® Brand Paper-Faced Metal Corner Bead. Fast and easy installation means reduced labor costs, while superior product performance eliminates costly job callbacks—saving you money and ensuring customer satisfaction.
Perfect Priming! Boston project Perfect Priming! Boston Public Art Project Benefits from Pro Painter’s Surface Prep - The Greenway in Boston’s historic Dewey Square has a new 70-by-76-foot mural, thanks in part to Arch Painting.
Icon in the Sun: Albuquerque project Icon in the Sun: Long-Lasting Colors for Albuquerque’s Beach Apartments - 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.
5 Tips for Selecting the Right Brush for the Job 5 Tips for Selecting the Right Paint Brush for the Job - A high-quality brush means a better-looking job with less effort. A good-quality brush holds more paint and applies it more evenly, which can save you time and help you get the results you want. Here are five things to look for when choosing brushes for your jobs:
3 Proven Strategies for Avoiding Callbacks 3 Proven Strategies for Avoiding Callbacks - Callbacks are often preventable – if you understand the common causes. Learn how to reduce callbacks, maintain your reputation and boost productivity with a few best practices.
ProPartner: Wood Finishes Wood Finishes: A Guide to Your Pro Coating Options - Answers to pro painters’ most pressing questions by Rick Watson
Product Focus: ProMar HP New Products: Higher Performance ProMar® 200 HP Zero VOC - Get greater durability for commercial and light industrial spaces with ProMar® 200 HP Zero VOC Interior Acrylic.
7 Reasons to Prime 7 Reasons to Prime - Selecting the right primer for the job is a critical part of improving paint coverage and achieving the highest quality finish the first time around.
Colorwise: Augmented Reality Augmented Reality Powers Cutting Edge Paint Color Selection Technology - Sherwin-Williams has introduced a new augmented reality (AR) experience as part of its ColorSnap® Visualizer app for iPhone and Android. This new Instant Paint feature uses emerging AR technology as a fast, seamless way to visualize Sherwin-Williams colors on customer’s walls – in real time.
7 Ways ColorSnap Visualizer Makes Your Day Easier 7 Ways ColorSnap® Visualizer Makes Your Day Easier - With Sherwin-Williams ColorSnap® Visualizer, you can explore color and virtually paint any room with the swipe of a finger. Match colors from photos, save colors and see how they look on your customer’s walls before you pick up a brush. Here’s what pro painters can do with this easy-to-use color tool.
Your Business: How mySW helps me How mySW Helps Make My Day Easier: A Q&A with Painter Scott Long - Scott Long, owner of PME Painting in Gastonia, North Carolina, is always looking for ways to make his day easier. That’s why he created a mySW online profile and downloaded the Sherwin-Williams PRO app. With these free digital tools, he can log on through the PRO app and use all the services of mySW like … Continue reading How mySW Helps Make My Day Easier: A Q&A with Painter Scott Long
5 Tips for Choosing Exterior Paint Colors 5 Tips for Choosing Exterior Paint Colors - So many colors – how do you help your customers choose? Cindy Bailen, a color consultant in Waban, Massachusetts, has this advice for selecting exterior paint colors.
What I've Learned Q&A: Jaime Henao Contractor Q&A: Jaime Henao on How He Built a New Career in the Painting Industry - Jaime Henao arrived in Florida from Medellin, Colombia, in 2005, and is now the owner of VIP Painting in Tallahassee, Florida. PPC sat down with Jaime to learn what he did to carve out a new life in the painting trade.
Climbing the Ladder Contractor Q&A: Annie Newton on the No. 1 Thing You Can Do To Build Your Business - Annie Newton is part of a brother-sister team that owns and operates 4 Seasons Color, Inc., a painting and restoration company based in Walla Walla, Washington. 4 Seasons Color has painted a number of local landmarks, including the Dayton Historic Depot, the Old Walla Walla Depot and the Ritz Mansion, along with many other historic … Continue reading Contractor Q&A: Annie Newton on the No. 1 Thing You Can Do To Build Your Business