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
What is the best paint to use for bathrooms and why? Continue reading Don’t Use Just Any Old Paint on Bathrooms
My customer has an interior room with textured drywall that needs repainting. There is one small spot with a slight but noticeable impact blow that needs to be repaired before repainting. What is the best way to fix that spot on a textured wall? Continue reading How to Repair Damaged Textured Drywall
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
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?
By Rick Watson
When it’s time, it’s time. After living in the same house for almost 18 years it was time to update furnishing, wall colors and freshen up the trim. Continue reading 5 Steps to Perfect Trim