When a client hires a professional painting contractor for a job, the final results should look just that – professional. Sometimes that means taping and protecting surfaces in order to achieve the best possible results to maintain client satisfaction and a good business reputation. Continue reading Four Taping Mistakes Even Seasoned Painting Pros Make
The “new” neutral, Poised Taupe (SW 6039) is classic yet modern and the perfect balance of warm and cool. Continue reading The 2017 Color of the Year Reflects a Trend Toward Warmer Neutrals
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
By Rick Watson
There are many recognized ways to determine how well a coating has bonded to the surface. Some, like the infamous “thumbnail test,” are not a reliable method. Instead, I recommend the X-cut and the cross-hatch tape test methods. Continue reading What Are the Best Ways to Test for Paint Adhesion?