When you’ve been hired to restore a 160-year-old building, you want the best products and surface prep to ensure a long- lasting paint job.
This was the challenge Parcher’s Painting and Home Improvement faced when it won the bid to repaint the historic Hixon House in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Continue reading For the Duration: Restoring the Historic 1858 Hixon House
Over the past 20 years, Consolidated Painting, LLC has earned a spotless reputation for tackling some of the toughest commercial painting challenges in Hawaii. There’s no better example than their recent completion of a $340 million Kahului Airport Consolidated Rent-A-Car (CONRAC) facility.
Continue reading Island Hopping: Painting Hawaii’s Largest Airport Car Rental Facility
Answers to pro painters’ most pressing questions by Rick Watson Continue reading The Best Ways to Combat Moisture
A unique, eye-catching color scheme made the Beach Apartments a landmark property on Route 66 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. But the exterior hadn’t been painted since the 1990s, and rain and sun had caused significant damage. The stucco was cracked and crumbling, and the colors had faded in the high desert climate.
Continue reading Icon in the Sun: Long-Lasting Colors for Albuquerque’s Beach Apartments
For 45 years, tram cars carried people back and forth from the city of Vancouver to neighboring communities in British Columbia. That all came to a halt in the 1950s, as buses replaced tram cars in British Columbia, much as it happened with their streetcar counterparts in the U.S.
Continue reading On Track Again: Canadian Painter Helps Restore Historic Rail Car
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
When re-staining a previously stained log home, what prep procedures do you recommend before applying a new coat of stains? Is power washing sufficient? Continue reading Best Practices for Re-Staining Log Cabins
Talk about your tough coating challenges.
Here was a 200-year-old church with a 15-year-old paint job and in dire need of restoration. To the rescue: an experienced contractor armed with a technologically advanced new coating specifically formulated to restore worn and damaged siding. Continue reading Rejuvenated!
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!
By Rick Watson
Q: I’m looking for advice on an aluminum painting project. The house was painted by a friend of my customer’s family first and was really peeling everywhere. Continue reading Do You Have Any Adhesion Advice for Repainting Aluminum Siding?
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