Summer 2019

Summer 2019 advertorial image - Bercom HANDy Pro Pail Bercom HANDy Pro Pail - Designed with the professional painter in mind, the “big brother” to the original HANDy Paint Pail – the HANDy Pro Pail – has all the features to make any painting project easier!
Summer 2019 advertorial image - Flex Edge 2.0 Flex Edge 2.0 - Flex Edge 2.0 designed to complement the Radius360, easily handles a variety of sanding challenges with everything you need to take on the corners, tight angles, outlets, bumps, and more.
a new Graco Ultimate MX 1095 paint sprayer Graco - The Graco BlueLink Job & Sprayer Management System provides real-time jobsite and sprayer information to help you save time and manage your business more efficiently.
Summer 2019 advertorial image - Precision-Fiber® Cloth (PFC®) Paint & Cleaning Rags Precision-Fiber® Cloth (PFC®) Paint & Cleaning Rags - 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 PFC® Paint & Cleaning Rags offer game-changing performance and affordability.
Summer 2019 advertorial image - The Purdy® Chinex® Elite™ Brush The Purdy® Chinex® Elite Brush - Purdy® Professional Painting Tools – Purdy® was founded in 1925 on an uncompromising dedication to handcrafting premium paint brushes. Today, the same dedication to detail is evident in every handcrafted brush, quality roller cover and premium painting tool. Purdy’s newest offering is the Chinex® Elite™ brush – pre-flagged for better coverage and fast application.
Summer 2019 advertorial image - ROMAN - PRO-880 Ultra Clear Strippable ROMAN – PRO-880 Ultra Clear Strippable - PRO-880 Ultra Clear Strippable is the best-selling wallcovering adhesive in North America. Formulated for the widest variety of wallcoverings, PRO-880 Ultra Clear is ideal for installing most lightweight, medium-weight, and heavyweight wallcoverings, and may be diluted for use with pre-pasted wallcoverings.
Summer 2019 advertorial image - USG USG - USG ready-mixed joint compounds are drying-type products that are vastly superior to ordinary ready-mixed compounds and are preferred for consistently high-quality work. Specially premixed to a creamy, smooth consistency essentially free of crater-causing air bubbles, they offer excellent slip and bond, and easy workability.
Deck Finishes Selection Made Easy: The Top 6 Stains and Sealers for Your Job Deck Finishes Selection Made Easy: The Top 6 Stains and Sealers for Your Job - Featuring premium Duckback® Technology, SuperDeck® stains and sealers create the impressive results your customers are looking for… and the easy application and fast drying time that helps you be more productive. These six coatings will help you tackle most deck jobs.
Contractor Q&A: Chuck Kocinski on training, turning points and video marketing Contractor Q&A: Chuck Kocinski on training, turning points and video marketing - Based in Parma, Ohio, Paint Medics Inc. specializes in residential and commercial repaints, aluminum/vinyl siding refinishing, and deck and fence staining. We sat down with owner Chuck Kocinski to find out a little bit of what he’s learned as a professional painting contractor over the past 30 years.
The Top New Tools for Painters in 2019 The Top New Tools for Painters in 2019 - Want your crews to be more productive? Here’s a roundup of the latest advances in paint application, surface prep and cleanup tools. All are available at your Sherwin-Williams store. You can find more equipment info on your PRO app or at the Sherwin-Williams contractor website.
The REAL Reason They Chose the Cheaper Price The REAL Reason They Chose the Cheaper Price - In this article, Brandon Lewis, founder of the Academy for Professional Painting Contractors, shows how you can stop competing on price by focusing on the persuasive elements of your sales process.
Need Good Workers? Tap into Other Trades Need Good Workers? Tap into Other Trades - Having a tough time finding the right employees for your residential or commercial painting business? It may be time to consider people working in other construction trades and service industries, says Art Snarzyk, owner of InnerView Advisors.
How to Use the Power of Storytelling to Make Better Hires How to Use the Power of Storytelling to Make Better Hires - Can you use storytelling techniques to recruit better candidates for your painting company? Henry DeVries, CEO of Indie Books International, says yes. In this article, he shows how it’s done.
Climbing the Ladder: Reaching New Heights with Carlos Devora Climbing the Ladder: Reaching New Heights with Carlos Devora - Carlos Devora, 28, is the founder and owner of Pro Painting Services, a painting company that has quickly reached professional success in and around Albuquerque, New Mexico. Emigrating to the United States at age 13 from Durango, Mexico, Carlos was 15 when entered the painting industry.
Deck Care FAQ: Your Questions Answered Deck Care FAQ: Your Questions Answered - In this article, PPC Ask Your ProPartner™ columnist Rick Watson answers five questions pro painters asked about deck care.
Pro on the Go: Use Job Site Videos to Build Customer Trust Pro on the Go: Use Job Site Videos to Win Business, Build Customer Trust - In this episode of our Pro on the Go video series, we asked Chuck Kocinski, owner of Paint Medics, Inc. in Parma, Ohio, about his decision to use job site videos to promote his company on Facebook, YouTube and the company website.
Power Play to Sweet Retreat: The 2019 Commercial Color Collection Power Play to Sweet Retreat: The 2019 Commercial Color Collection - Influenced by everything from the latest fashion trends to the surrounding environment, color trends are always changing. Inspired by these trends and the Colormix® Color Forecast, Sherwin-Williams has created new market segment-specific palettes to help pro painters transform their customers’ spaces with the power of color.
Secrets of a Color Counselor Secrets of a Color Counselor - Helping homeowners choose paint colors is good for business, says California contractor Don Easton.

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