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Primed for Success: 100% Acrylic Insl-X Aqua Lock Plus

Primed for Success: 100% Acrylic Insl-X Aqua Lock Plus

By on November 27, 2011 in Products with 2 Comments

I am pleased to announce a new segment I will be doing in product reviews called Primed for Success. This segment will cover any and all primers we test and how you can expect them to perform. Today’s post is about Insl-X Aqua Lock Plus AQ 0400 which is the white base. Application was to […]

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Festool Systainers

By on October 1, 2011 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Look for more reviews and information on Festool products at Topcoat Review.

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Blogging-Are you becoming the expert?

Blogging-Are you becoming the expert?

By on August 14, 2011 in Random Thoughts with 14 Comments

Well my blogging buddies, here it is two months later and see how we have grown! Even in the midst of the busiest season for painting contractors, many of you have taken the time to create articles to build some great content. I do appreciate your support and look forward to adding new bloggers to […]

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Benjamin Moore Stays Clear – A New WB Contender

Benjamin Moore Stays Clear – A New WB Contender

By on August 14, 2011 in Products, When We Try It with 75 Comments

Being a member of the Benjamin Moore PAB, I sometimes get products to review before they are released to the market. About six months ago I was selected to review BENWOOD Stays Clear, the newest gennex line of low VOC waterborne polyurethane. I had a lot of experience using the old line of stays clear on […]

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Mythic Paint-One painters opinion

Mythic Paint-One painters opinion

By on July 17, 2011 in Products with 5 Comments

You can apply Mythic primer to any surface and finish in any colour in a selection of finishes. This is a snapshot of a project I am doing in tandem with TDS, Mythic and Llama Developments Here we are redecorating woodwork that was previously painted with black oil-based gloss at least 5 years ago. It […]

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Maximum Painting

Maximum Painting

By on July 6, 2011 in Random Thoughts with 4 Comments

    We all have our “go to” sites, you know the ones, they are usually bookmarked or always open in a tab. The ones that we depend on to keep us up on the the latest trends, tools and topics. Mine are usually Social Media or Business related, but lately I have been checking […]

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Innovation in design: an interview with Curt Scadden of Erecta-Rack

Innovation in design: an interview with Curt Scadden of Erecta-Rack

By on June 26, 2011 in Products with 10 Comments

A little over a year ago, I came across a product called the Erecta Rack. My company does a lot of new construction homes and we are always looking for ways increase productivity and protect finished doors and trim from damage during the construction process. We tried one of the racks and I wrote about […]

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Drying Rack Options

Drying Rack Options

By on June 25, 2011 in Equipment with 4 Comments

Drying Rack Systems When a paint contractor is working on a finishing project in the shop, whether trim pieces, windows, cabinet doors, shelves, or anything else, a big part of getting the job done efficiently is the racking system you use for all the parts. Like most contractors, shop space is at a premium and […]

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