Making a Splash: Bold Color Choices Create a Showcase Space in Vancouver- The color choices on both walls and floors helped to make Expedia’s new British Columbia offices a showcase waterfront space in downtown Vancouver.
Extreme Prep: Get the Right Sealant for Your Most Demanding Jobs- Loxon® coatings are known for the high-quality protection and finish they bring to your concrete and masonry jobs. But did you also know that there is now an entire line of Loxon sealants?
Painting the World’s Largest Bug- A giant fiberglass termite, a graffiti-spraying vandal and a really ticked-off community. This is the tale of Nibbles Woodaway, and how a Providence painter and Sherwin-Williams set things right again.
Colormix 2018: The Hottest Trends in Paint Colors- From vivid blue and digital green, to high-def yellow and rusty auburn, the Sherwin-Williams 2018 Colormix Color Forecast exhibits three unique color palettes that draw from emerging global trends.
10 Ways to Leverage LinkedIn For Your Painting Company- Most painting contractors face the dilemma of how to keep a reasonable awareness online primarily through their websites. In most cases, they don’t have the expertise to regularly update their websites nor the budget. There is another way.
LEED v4: What Painters Need to Know- The question We’re hearing a lot about LEED v4. As a painting contractor, what do I need to know?
How Do I Choose the Right Roller for Large Wood Cabinets?- The question When painting large wood cabinet surface areas, what kind of roller should be used? Foam or regular? If regular, what nap?
Contractor Q&A with Dan Ross: Know Your Goals, Focus on Quality and Enjoy Your Work- Born in Atlanta, Dan Ross grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the owner of Ross Painting in San Rafael, California. He believes exceptional materials and execution are critical to an outstanding result.
Infographic: Survey Reveals Some Surprising Homeowner Paint Color Preferences- As part of National Painting Week, Harris Poll conducted a survey of homeowner paint color preferences on behalf of Sherwin-Williams. See some of the results in the infographic below.
Microbicidal Paint Wins Innovation Award- The Edison Awards, celebrating 30 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services, announced Sherwin-Williams Paint Shield® Microbicidal Paint was voted an Edison Award Bronze Winner for innovation.
Go Bold or Play It Safe? Survey Reveals Homeowner Paint Color Perceptions- People say they’re ready for more vibrant colors, but many may still play it safe with neutrals. That is one of the findings of the 2017 National Painting Week Color Psychology Study by Harris Poll on behalf of Sherwin-Williams. The study included an online survey and analysis of social media posts that include colors and … Continue reading Go Bold or Play It Safe? Survey Reveals Homeowner Paint Color Perceptions
LEED v4 Impact on Paint & Coatings- In just the past few years, green building has evolved beyond an emphasis on the sustainable design and construction of the building itself to the environment it creates for inhabitants.
6 Great Sealants for Your Toughest Jobs- Need the best possible sealant for your job? Loxon® Polyurethane Sealants have been formulated to meet or exceed the highest industry performance standards in a wide range of sealing and caulking applications.
Leadership: Annie Newton on Setting Priorities and Staying Focused- Too much to do, not enough time? Annie Newton, COO at 4 Seasons Color in Walla Walla, Washington, shares some of her secrets for setting priorities and staying focused.
Four Taping Mistakes Even Seasoned Painting Pros Make- When a client hires a professional painting contractor for a job, the final results should look just that – professional. Sometimes that means taping and protecting surfaces in order to achieve the best possible results to maintain client satisfaction and a good business reputation.
White Lightning- White Lightning® STORM BLASTER® All Weather Construction Sealants – When you need an instant water-proof seal, STORM BLASTER – in cartridge and aerosol formats – gets the job done. Extreme temperatures? Damp/wet/oily surfaces? STORM BLASTER easily provides a leak-free seal in almost any circumstance and on almost any surface.
Shur-Line- Shur-Line® Pour & Store™ Gallon Paint Lid – Make any paint job easier with the Shur-Line Pour & Store Gallon Paint Can Lid. This innovative lid offers a flexible pour spout that reduces dripping. It seals the paint can completely so you can store the paint for future use. And the spout lies flat for … Continue reading Shur-Line
Intex- The Brick™ Desert Storm Premium Wiping Cloths – Professional painters know that a premium quality wiping cloth is imperative to completing a job quickly, and is the one painter’s tool no painter can do without. Intex’s Desert Storm Premium Wiping Cloths offer top-of-the line performance at a price much less than comparable white wiping cloths.
HD Hudson- Acetone sprayers from Hudson® are built specifically for use with Acetone based products – perfect for today’s sealers and stains. Equipped with EPDM seals and gaskets they are ideal for decorative concrete and deck and fence applications to apply sealers or stains to sidewalks, patios, and many other surfaces.
H&C- H&C® COLORTOP™ Solid Color Stains & Sealers: Decorates, seals and protects bare concrete. For use on horizontal and vertical surfaces. Suitable for vehicular traffic. Designed to be used on bare, unsealed concrete block, brick, stucco, or any masonry surface. RECOMMENDED SUBSTRATES: Driveways, parking garages, patios & walkways, pool decks, stadium supports and bridges.
Adhesives Technology- MIRACLE BOND® two part repair epoxy is a “must have” for repairing numerous types of property damage. Fix broken concrete, rotted wood, brick, block and stone. Cures harder than concrete and doesn’t degrade or lose strength over time providing long lasting repairs.
Mi-T-M- The Mi-T-M Work Pro Series Cold Water Pressure Washers – Mi-T-M Corporation’s Work Pro Series of cold water pressure washers are popular with both the DIYer and painting contractor because of their productivity and longevity. Ideal for anyone planning to pressure washer from 5 to 10 hours per week the Work Pro Series features two … Continue reading Mi-T-M
SuperDeck- Adding a warm glow and showing 100% grain clarity, SuperDeck® Exterior Oil-Based Transparent Stain emphasizes wood’s uniquely natural beauty and strength. Only one coat is required to deliver beautiful results and superior performance to horizontal surfaces getting you in and out of a job faster and more efficiently. And to assist with deck prep work … Continue reading SuperDeck
ProVision Tools- The Ultimate ladder leveling tool on the market! Eight different functions in one versatile, must have tool. Level any extension ladder in seconds on stairs, rooftops, and uneven ground. It also works as a ladder jack, a standoff, paint tray holder, paint can leveler and stepping stool.
ProBlock- ProBlock® now has improved maximum stain blocking and sealing performance for resistant odors and stains such as smoke from fire damage, pet odors, water stains, tannins, wood knots and more. Now available in gray, with an easier spray tip! Maximum stain blocking and sealing performance for resistant odors and stains such as smoke from fire … Continue reading ProBlock