Winter 2021

Bercom - The Handy Pro Pail is built to attack larger projects with ease and confidence. Boasting a sturdy design, the feature-rich Handy Pro Pail can be used with a 6.5-inch mini-roller or 3-inch brush. Great for professional painters looking to maximize efficiency.
Dumond - Stop paint adhesion and pH burn issues BEFORE painting! Dumond’s water based bond breaker release solution, TiltWash™ PRO, is designed for tilt-up and precast concrete projects!
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.
Werner - NEW GLIDESAFE™ Easy Operating Extension Ladder – Full Performance, Half the Effort. Werner announces the launch of the GLIDESAFE easy operating extension ladder, a breakthrough innovation that is revolutionizing the extension ladder category with its patent-pending lift assist technology that helps users comfortably raise and lower the ladder’s fly section.
Coating the Kalahari: Experience Key to Painting the Country’s Largest Indoor Waterpark - In each issue of PPC, we go behind the scenes to interview pro painters about some of their most challenging projects. This time: the Kalahari Resort in Round Rock, Texas.
Commercial Color Collections: Great Ways to Help Your Customers Choose the Best Colors for their Projects - The Sherwin-Williams Commercial Colormix Collections are a great resource that can help you assist your customers with color selection on a wide array of projects, from hospitality and healthcare to education, new residential and multi-family properties.
Winter 2021 Editor’s Picks: Tools to Help Increase Your Jobsite Productivity - As part of our ongoing mission to help painting professionals maximize their jobsite productivity, each issue of PPC features a roundup of some of our favorite application tools and essential job site equipment and supplies. Here are our Winter 2021 issue picks:
The 2022 Color of the Year: Evergreen Fog - Sherwin-Williams welcomes new beginnings with its 2022 Color of the Year, Evergreen Fog SW 9130 (215-C4).
I’m Stuck in the Weeds and Can’t Get Out! The Micromanager’s Recovery Guide - Do you have micromanaging tendencies? With a little self-awareness and some hard work, you can learn to let go. This 7-step approach will help you do it.
Don’t Make These Common Painting Mistakes! - Answers to paint pros’ most pressing questions by Rick Watson, Ask Your ProPartner™ columnist for PPC magazine. This time: Rick takes a look back at some of the most common problems for pro painters.
PCA Overdrive: ‘The Netflix of the Painting Industry’ - Painting Contractors Association (PCA) has operated under a few different names over the years. One thing that hasn’t changed is the trade association’s mission to serve the coating and wall covering industry with standards, education, training, advocacy, and best practices essential to member success.
Contractor Q&A: Andrew Campagnone on Giving Back and What it Takes to Be a Pro - For more than 30 years, PPC magazine has been on job sites throughout the U.S. and Canada asking residential and commercial paint pros to share their stories. This issue: Andrew Campagnone, owner of Finished Work Painting in Swansea, Massachusetts.
Increase Productivity and Profits with New Sprayer Technology - Running a profitable painting business takes a significant investment in time, effort and patience. As a business owner, it’s important to make strategic decisions to maximize profit and keep the business growing. This is especially true with equipment that is relied on every day.
Holiday Gift Ideas: Give the Bag That Keeps on Giving - Are you looking for a perfect holiday gift for the hard-working members of your painting crew? The Sherwin-Williams® Painter’s Tool Bag is a perfect solution for busy paint pros.
Pro to Pro with Sher Payne: A Passion for Painting - For more than 30 years, PPC magazine has been on job sites throughout the U.S. and Canada asking residential and commercial paint pros to share their stories. In our Pro to Pro column, we recap some of the best advice contractors have received and passed on over the last three decades. THIS TIME: Sher Payne, … Continue reading Pro to Pro with Sher Payne: A Passion for Painting
Coating Concrete - Condition analysis is key to ensuring a successful coatings project.
Industry News: PCA Expo is Back for 2022 - After a year off due to COVID, the Painting Contractor Association’s annual EXPO is back in 2022.