3M - Every paint job is unique, but they all start the same way: with the right preparation. Prepping with a painter’s tape from Scotch® Brand means you have a family of tapes specifically designed for your surfaces.
FrogTape® - FrogTape® Pro Grade Painter’s Tape: FrogTape Performance Priced for The Pro
Krylon - Pros know Krylon® can do it. No matter what they need, from the bonding power of Krylon Fusion-All-In-One™ to the brilliant color selection of Krylon COLORmaxx™ and more, pros trust Krylon for superior performance job after job.
MINWAX - Because pros want products that perform. Minwax® Performance Series – Finishing interior wood doors, trim and floors is a big job, so professionals count on professional-grade products, like this stain system from Minwax, America’s #1 Selling Interior Stain Brand. Available exclusively at Sherwin-Williams, where the pros shop.
Poly-America - The Sherwin-Williams Plastic Sheeting, Contractor Bags, and Husky Drop Cloths are ideal for new construction and remodel projects. These products help safeguard against accidental spills and drips when painting and also allow for quick and easy clean-up after projects are complete.
Sherwin-Williams Caulk - Sherwin-Williams® 1050QD Quick Dry Siliconized Acrylic Latex Caulk’s heavy-bodied formula goes on easy and dries in 20 minutes!
Titan - Introducing the newest member of the Titan Impact series – the Impact™ 410 electric airless paint sprayer. Specifically designed for small- to medium-sized professional paint contractors, property maintenance managers and general contractors, the Impact 410 is a durable, compact and portable contractor-grade sprayer.
Trimaco - Introducing the Trimaco Insta-Pocket®. No more unzipping your coverall or cutting slits in them to get to your phone in your pocket. This clear plastic coverall pocket easily adheres to the outside of any coverall. The plastic is clear, and your touch screen works without removing your phone.
Xtend+Climb® – Innovative Climbing Solutions! - Xtend+Climb® is the worldwide leader in climbing innovation and largest manufacturer of telescoping ladders. For more than 18 years we have consistently delivered the safest, easiest-to-use solutions for professional and residential DIY customers alike.
The New Generation of Paint Pros: Meet Noah Kanter of Nth Degree Painting in Vermont - Noah Kanter worked on a paint crew over summers and breaks to help pay for college. Now it has turned into his chosen career. The owner of Nth Degree Painting in Burlington, Vermont hired his first employees this summer, and is launching a new podcast in December 2019. PPC sat down with Noah this summer … Continue reading The New Generation of Paint Pros: Meet Noah Kanter of Nth Degree Painting in Vermont
How to Paint and Prime Kitchen Cabinets - Answers to pro painters’ most pressing questions by Rick Watson.
The 2020 Color of the Year: A Rich Navy Hue with a Hint of Opulence - Sherwin-Williams has announced its 2020 Color of the Year: Naval SW 6244 (253-C6), a rich navy hue taking cues from the Roaring 1920s.
Marketing Strategies: 3 Quick Fixes to Make Your Website Stand Out - In today’s business environment, whether you serve homeowners or commercial accounts, it takes more than a good reputation to gain profitable painting projects. Among the pages on your website, three hold golden opportunities for you to connect with prospective customers, says sales and marketing specialist Al Pirozzoli: your about us page, bio page and contact … Continue reading Marketing Strategies: 3 Quick Fixes to Make Your Website Stand Out
Sprayer Strategies: When to Buy, When to Upgrade - Increasing productivity drives higher profits, and equipment plays a key role. Is it time to purchase or upgrade your spray equipment? In this article, Graco’s Dan Johnson offers expert advice and shares the latest advances in spray technology.
SuperPaint®: The Next Generation of Interior Coatings - Available now, the next generation SuperPaint® Interior Acrylic Latex from Sherwin- Williams delivers excellent hide to help make color changes quickly and easily.
Upgrade Alert: Tuff Surface™ Premium Texture Finish Hides Imperfections for Lasting Results - The next generation Tuff Surface™ Premium Texture Finish from Sherwin-Williams delivers an even more appealing knockdown, splatter or orange peel texture finish to hide imperfections, helping to create inviting spaces and save professionals time.
Painting & Business Insurance: It’s All About Quality Coverage - You take pride in providing quality painting for your clients. See what it takes to protect a customer-focused business like yours in this article by Steven Scott.
For the Duration: Restoring the Historic 1858 Hixon House - When you’ve been hired to restore a 160-year-old building, you want the best products and surface prep to ensure a long- lasting paint job. This was the challenge Parcher’s Painting and Home Improvement faced when it won the bid to repaint the historic Hixon House in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Noah Kanter on the Challenges and Benefits of Hiring His First Employees - This summer, PPC hit the road for two days with Noah Kanter, a contractor serving residential customers in northern Vermont. In this article, we talk with him about his decision to hire his first employees and the challenges and benefits it has brought to him and his company.
Noah Kanter on Why He Chose a Career in Painting and Why College and the Trades Aren’t Mutually Exclusive - This summer, PPC hit the road for two days with Noah Kanter, a contractor serving residential customers in northern Vermont. In this article, we talk with him about why he chose a career in painting, why it’s important for contractors to maintain a healthy lifestyle, and why college and the skilled trades do not need … Continue reading Noah Kanter on Why He Chose a Career in Painting and Why College and the Trades Aren’t Mutually Exclusive
Noah Kanter on His Go-To Coatings and How Your Paint Supplier Can Help You Succeed - This summer, PPC hit the road for two days with Noah Kanter, a contractor serving residential customers in northern Vermont. In this article, we talk with him about his go-to coatings and the role his paint supplier plays in his success.
Industry Events: Phoenix to Host 2020 PCA Expo - Registration is open for the 2020 PCA Expo. The event will be held Feb. 19 through 21, with the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa serving as the host hotel.
PDCA is Now the PCA: Trade Association Pivots for the Future - The trade organization pro painters have long known as the PDCA is now the PCA.