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LiquiGlide Coating for Paint Eliminates a Sticky Problem

By on April 28, 2014 in Press Releases with 0 Comments

LiquiGlide Coating for Paint Eliminates a Sticky Problem  Super-slippery coating allows paint to slide out of cans and through pipes with ease, minimizing waste and reducing harmful environmental impact Cambridge, Mass. – April 23, 2014 – LiquiGlide, Inc. today announced the world’s first commercially viable super-slippery coating for paint and paint colorants. LiquiGlide’s permanently wet […]

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Adhesion Failure – Paint Peeling From Brick and Masonry

By on April 27, 2014 in Solutions with 4 Comments
Adhesion Failure – Paint Peeling From Brick and Masonry

Not all buildings are created equal… Even though concrete structures have gained lot of popularity over the last decade, masonry and brick facilities still offer a lot of value. A time-tested material, masonry structures are easy to upkeep and maintain, while offering a lasting value and energy efficiency. These structures offer higher protection against fire, […]

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KOVRD Paint Tray Storage Bag

By on April 20, 2014 in Product Feedback

Tommy first saw these at PDCA Expo 2012 and it seems the folks at KOVRD have a winner on their hands with this KOVRD Paint Tray Storage Bag. The gang over at Traditional Painters wrote a nice piece up on them here. Share your opinion below and let our readers know what you think!

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Doing More with Technology

By on April 17, 2014 in Business Practices with 19 Comments
Doing More with Technology

I have always been into technology and gadgets since I was a young kid. I loved remote controlled cars and trucks, and I still do. It only made sense that I enjoyed doing my daily routines more efficient and effectively. This meant doing my work paperless. In construction there is so much paper that it is ridiculous. Tired […]

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Sherwin-Williams ColorSnap Glass

By on April 13, 2014 in How we use Color. with 0 Comments

Choosing Color We have talked a lot about choosing color here, and I have had  success using the Sherwin-Williams Color Visualizer,  here is an example I wrote about in 2011.  Although nothing beats a color consultant, like these ladies, there are other ways consumers and contractors can explore color. Using Technology Sherwin-Williams ColorSnap Glass is the […]

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Sherwin-Williams Takes Homeowner’s Pulse

By on April 7, 2014 in Customer Service with 4 Comments
Sherwin-Williams Takes Homeowner’s Pulse

What if you could know in advance what homeowners most wanted to hire you to paint for them? Would you plan your advertising program around it? Would you learn key design trends of those spaces to give yourself a leg up in an estimate? Thanks to Sherwin-Williams, paint contractors can have the inside scoop on […]

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