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The Top 10 New Tools for Painters in 2018

Need your crews to be more productive? Here’s a roundup of the latest advances in paint application and other tools. All are available at your local Sherwin-Williams store. You can find more equipment info on your PRO app or at the Sherwin-Williams contractor website.
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How Different Surfaces Will Affect Your Sanding Approach

For the Summer 2018 issue of PPC magazine, we sat down with the technical services team in 3M’s Construction & Home Improvement Markets Division to compile The Pro Painter’s Guide to Sanding. As a companion to that story, we’ve put together this how-to guide based on the different types of surfaces pro painters are likely to encounter.
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Top 15 New Tools for Pro Painters

Here’s a roundup of the latest advances in paint application and other tools that will help you and your crews be more productive in 2017. All items are available at your Sherwin-Williams store. Continue reading Top 15 New Tools for Pro Painters

The Pro Painter’s Guide to Masking: Tips, Techniques and the Latest Technological Advances

Masking at the job site is a critical step in delivering professional painting results. Masking protects against paint drips, splatters and overspray that may cause damage or are difficult to remove.

We sat down with the technical services team in 3M’s Construction & Home Improvement Markets Division to learn about the latest masking technology and techniques. Here is their advice to pro painters: Continue reading The Pro Painter’s Guide to Masking: Tips, Techniques and the Latest Technological Advances

Who’s Doing the Masking on Your Job Site? Training Tips for New Hires

If you’re part of a one- or two-person shop, chances are you’re doing it all… patching, cleaning, masking and – finally! – painting.

In larger companies, the newest hires become the designated maskers. In union shops, chances are that the apprentices are tackling the masking chore. Continue reading Who’s Doing the Masking on Your Job Site? Training Tips for New Hires

5 Roller Covers to Try Now for the Best Appearance, Application and Coverage

The type of roller cover you use can make a big difference on the application process and final appearance of your painting project. With so many options to choose from, how do you determine the best roller cover for your job? Continue reading 5 Roller Covers to Try Now for the Best Appearance, Application and Coverage