Sherwin-Williams has expanded the Emerald family of products, its finest interior and exterior paints, with the new Emerald® Interior/Exterior Waterbased Urethane Trim Enamel. It’s perfect for cabinet, door and trim projects where hardness, adhesion and durability are primary considerations. Emerald Urethane Trim Enamel delivers the look and feel of an oil-based enamel with the convenience […]
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TRIMACO E-Z Floor Guards™ work by easily placing a sheet of adhesive plastic film on the bottom of your shoe or boot to avoid tracking dirt and debris into a home or jobsite. Simply STEP, PULL and TEAR. No need to bend over and struggle to apply like traditional shoe covers. Going back outside? Don’t […]
300% more slip resistant than 8oz canvas, the Stay Put™ Canvas by Trimaco gives you slip-resistant protection that stays put. The drop consists of two layers—absorbent canvas and a durable non-slip backing. Use the canvas side up to keep tracking to a minimum. Protect your jobsite with the Stay Put™ Canvas. From the Trimaco Website (Thanks […]
Now Available: Titan Coating Connector Smartphone App Quick answers for Busy Professionals MINNEAPOLIS — June 2, 2016 — Titan™ has launched the Titan Coating Connector, a new free smartphone application for iOS and Android devices. Created for busy paint contractors and professional paint retailer associates, the app makes it possible to access volumes of sprayer […]
RTX Texture Sprayer for Interior and Exterior Finishing of Textured Materials New equipment, with industry-leading pump technology, significantly improves production rates and finish quality MINNEAPOLIS– Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, announces the release of its updated RTX Texture Sprayer product line, ideal for interior and exterior finishing of textured materials, including EIFS, drywall mud, […]
Many of our readers have created their own Paint it Forward programs. Josh and his team at Allbright Painting is a great example. Another is Neubert Painting, they have been serving their community for years. Hats off to these and other businesses who have the resources (time, money and staff) to undertake this level of […]
As a painting contractor, one of your main concerns is building trust with your clients. After all, you’ll be spending lots of time inside their homes. Making sure you are “licensed, bonded, and insured” is the first step in building that trust. But what exactly does it mean for you? Let’s break it down. Licensed […]
Sherwin-Williams introduces Extreme BondTM Interior and Exterior Primer, a solution for surfaces that require a greater degree of adhesion than standard primers can offer. The primer is now available in Sherwin-Williams stores. “Extreme Bond Primer delivers outstanding painting results on surfaces that require a greater degree of adhesion than standard primers can offer,” said Jeff Winter, […]
Lynn Jackson has been in the paint contracting business for many years, and has recently published his own book, DVD and CD to help others to provide accurate estimating and proposal systems. Check out his site Paint Precise to learn more. If you have tried his methods, leave your thoughts below and let others know […]
Titan Introduces Heavy Duty Heat Gun Kit: Pro V55 Versatile Tool for Paint and Trade Professionals MINNEAPOLIS — April 19, 2016 — Titan™ introduces the Pro V55 heavy duty electric heat gun – a versatile, low-cost tool that performs a multitude of tasks for paint contractors, as well as tradespeople in a variety of industries […]
Brushaper was developed to give painters a paint brush cover that protects, dries, and shapes your brush between uses. As a painter, you know that your paint brush is your most valuable tool. It’s your money maker. Taking good care of it is as important as putting gas in your car. To extend the life of […]
The 2016 Expo is going to be more targeted than ever before on what painting contractors are asking for: course topics specific to industry segment (residential/commercial) and stage of business growth, and hands-on training.The question we asked ourselves while planning this event is: ‘What kind of education gives contractors the tools they need to […]
A paint brush cover made for painters by painters Traverse City, MI, February 27, 2016 – Painting contractors and do-it-yourselfers know all too well the frustrations of starting a project, not having time to finish, and ruining expensive paint brushes. A Northern Michigan company has developed the go-to product sure to make every painting project […]
This high performance tape will not dry out or lose holding power but can be cleanly removed for up to 30 days. The available 3, 2, 1.5, and 1 inch widths are sold on 60 yard tape rolls that are commonly used for drywall, glass, hardwood floors and wood trim. Presto Tape Thanks to Presto […]
Hardwood and tile floors are protected from dirt, paint, spills, dust and construction debris and damage with Presto’s floor protection film. The same clean removal without any residue is ensured for up to 45 days. Presto Tape Thanks to Presto Tape for providing samples to our readers.