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Trimaco

FloorShell® Heavy Duty Temporary Surface Protector from Trimaco provides breathable protection for most floor types, including curing floors. It features Spill Block™ leak resistant technology which protects against paint and stain. FloorShell® will last for the duration of the job – no more reapplying builders or red rosin paper.

FloorShell® Heavy Duty Temporary Surface Protection

FloorShell® is a contractor strength surface protection roll for your toughest jobs. Heavy duty construction board made from 100% recycled fibers, this item is eco-friendly and reusable. FloorShell® protects wood, concrete, stone, tile, linoleum, epoxy, vinyl composition tile (vct), and most other floor types. The thick board can even stand up against the wear and tear of forklifts. Worried about spills? Our new innovative Spill Block™ liquid repellent technology protects against paint, mud, water and more. Our scored edge provides protection for baseboards, walls, and can even be used to contain debris to the aisle. Proudly made in the USA.

  • Forklift strong!
  • Breathable to allow curing of floors
  • Spill Block™ technology
  • Made in the USA
  • 4 times thicker than red rosin paper
  • Earn up to 2 LEED points on projects seeking USGBC Certification
  • Works great with Trimaco’s FloorShell® Seam Tape

USG

For the most cost-effective, problem-free, beautifully finished corners, choose USG Sheetrock® and Beadex® Brand Paper-Faced Metal Corner Bead. Fast and easy installation means reduced labor costs, while superior product performance eliminates costly job callbacks—saving you money and ensuring customer satisfaction. Continue reading USG

Icon in the Sun: Long-Lasting Colors for Albuquerque’s Beach Apartments

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.
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5 Tips for Selecting the Right Paint Brush for the Job

A high-quality brush means a better-looking job with less effort. A good-quality brush holds more paint and applies it more evenly, which can save you time and help you get the results you want. Here are five things to look for when choosing brushes for your jobs:
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Augmented Reality Powers Cutting Edge Paint Color Selection Technology

Sherwin-Williams has introduced a new augmented reality (AR) experience as part of its ColorSnap® Visualizer app for iPhone and Android. This new Instant Paint feature uses emerging AR technology as a fast, seamless way to visualize Sherwin-Williams colors on customer’s walls – in real time.
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7 Ways ColorSnap® Visualizer Makes Your Day Easier

With Sherwin-Williams ColorSnap® Visualizer, you can explore color and virtually paint any room with the swipe of a finger. Match colors from photos, save colors and see how they look on your customer’s walls before you pick up a brush. Here’s what pro painters can do with this easy-to-use color tool.
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How mySW Helps Make My Day Easier: A Q&A with Painter Scott Long

Scott Long, owner of PME Painting in Gastonia, North Carolina, is always looking for ways to make his day easier. That’s why he created a mySW online profile and downloaded the Sherwin-Williams PRO app.

With these free digital tools, he can log on through the PRO app and use all the services of mySW like paying invoices, researching products, online ordering, and much more.

We sat down with Scott to learn how the use of the PRO app with his mySW account is making his day easier.
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Contractor Q&A: Jaime Henao on How He Built a New Career in the Painting Industry

Jaime Henao arrived in Florida from Medellin, Colombia, in 2005, and is now the owner of VIP Painting in Tallahassee, Florida. We sat down with Jaime to learn what he did to carve out a new life in the painting trade.
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