Rick Convery Painting, Inc. has been making homes and commercial buildings on Martha’s Vineyard Island look fantastic for the past 35 years. A recent example is their work on one of the island’s highest profile restoration jobs: Martha’s Vineyard Museum. Continue reading Martha’s Vineyard Museum: New Life for an Island Landmark
Painting has been a passion for Scott Steck since he first learned the trade over summers in high school. He’s now the owner of Steck Custom Painting, which recently completed the repaint of a historic Tudor-style Ohio mansion built in the 1920s. Continue reading Reviving a Roaring ’20s Mansion in Ohio
Answers to pro painters’ most pressing questions by Rick Watson Continue reading What is the best way to paint light colors over dark colors?
How do you take a newly constructed cabin and make it look like it’s been nestled in the north woods of Minnesota for the last hundred years? That was the challenge a customer presented to painting contractor Nick Slavik.
Continue reading Best of Both Worlds: Creating A Lived-In Look for a New Cabin in Minnesota’s Northwoods
Triad Coatings and Sandblasting of Morristown, New Jersey is always looking for new products that can increase their efficiency and help them do better work for their customers. They recently had a chance to work with Emerald® Urethane Trim Enamel for the first time.
Continue reading All Systems Go! New Trim Paint Is a Winner for New Jersey Contractors
A kitchen remodel, combined with bold paint color and a new best-in-class trim paint, has totally transformed the look of a downtown Minneapolis condo. Continue reading Bold & Blue: Paint Provides the Wow Factor in Minneapolis Condo Remodel
The Seattle Aquarium sits on Pier 59 on the Elliott Bay waterfront, and that location is at the root of many of the challenges of a repaint of the facility that began in 2017. Continue reading Pier Pressure: Aquarium Repaint Presents Multiple Challenges
When painting large wood cabinet surface areas, what kind of roller should be used? Foam or regular? If regular, what nap? Continue reading How Do I Choose the Right Roller for Large Wood Cabinets?
Florida’s Emerald Coast is known for its beautiful white beaches and turquoise green water. With spectacular views of the Destin Harbor, Crab Island and the Gulf of Mexico, the Emerald Grande resort is on one of the most desirable locations in the 100-mile stretch of land on the Panhandle between Pensacola to Panama City. Repainting the exterior of the Destin property was a challenging but rewarding job Continue reading A Gem on the Emerald Coast
What is the best paint to use for bathrooms and why? Continue reading Don’t Use Just Any Old Paint on Bathrooms
One ball club moves out, another moves in, and a Connecticut painting contractor is there to help make it all happen. Continue reading New Team, New Look!
What’s new in coatings technology to help make your job easier this year? Plenty! First, let’s take a look at these new additions and next-generation enhancements to some of your favorite coatings: Continue reading 2017 New Product Guide: Contractor Favorites Get an Upgrade
With the powerful combination of Sherwin-Williams’ best-in-class exterior paint and a lot of TLC from the local professional painting contractor, a classic upstate New York home is sporting a new look that will last for a long time. Continue reading Creating a New York Classic with Emerald® Exterior Paint
The repaint of a classic California car company’s corporate headquarters shows how professional painting contractors can leverage bold concrete color choices to help their customers create better branding. Continue reading From Blah to Bold: A Corporate HQ Painted to Look Like a Classic Mustang
Studies show that customers are more than willing to pay for paint upgrades. The key is to make sure they understand the features and benefits of the premium product – and the added value it provides. Continue reading 3 Times to Upgrade: A Strategic Guide to Coating Selection
Running from New York’s Times Square to Lincoln Park in San Francisco, the Lincoln Highway is the nation’s first trans-continental highway. Continue reading Talk of the Town: Restoration Project Inspires the Community
Matching the right product to the job is not only good for your customers, it’s great for your bottom line. Continue reading The Right Product for the Room
When is the right time and place to suggest a coatings upgrade? Here are some suggestions. Continue reading 5 Situations Where It Pays to Use Premium Products
Behold the rejuvenated State Theatre. Part of the final phase of a major entertainment complex restoration in downtown Cleveland, the repaint of the historic 3,193-seat theater was a collaborative effort of the Playhouse Square Foundation and two experienced contracting firms.