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Beating the Sun with Cool Colors on Route 66

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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4 Types of Employees and How to Motivate Them

“It is our job as leaders to find the unique motivators for each person on the team and help them reach those,” says Art Snarzyk, a former paint contracting company owner who now heads InnerView Advisors, Inc. “It takes a moment longer and a little patience, but it’s truly a win-win outcome that will serve you for years.”
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Painting a Gem on the Emerald Coast

Florida’s Emerald Coast is known for its beautiful white beaches and turquoise green water. Repainting the exterior of the Emerald Grande resort was a challenging but rewarding job for Restore Construction Group, Inc., a commercial contractor based in West Park, Florida. Continue reading Painting a Gem on the Emerald Coast

How to Choose the Right ProMar® 200 Zero VOC Interior Latex Paint Finish

Professional painters have it all with ProMar® 200 Zero VOC Interior Latex Paint. Exceptional durability, easy application, and excellent hide. Outstanding touch-up that reduces repaint costs. Anti-microbial agents that inhibit the growth of mold and mildew on the paint surface. A zero VOC formula that meets the most stringent VOC requirements. And, it’s available in six sheens and all colors including deep, vivid accents. Continue reading How to Choose the Right ProMar® 200 Zero VOC Interior Latex Paint Finish

The Pro Painter’s Guide to Masking: Tips, Techniques and the Latest Technological Advances

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. Continue reading The Pro Painter’s Guide to Masking: Tips, Techniques and the Latest Technological Advances