Category Archives: Products & Applications

Painting Brick FAQs: What You Need to Know

Brick inherently needs no paint. But your customer may have several reasons to do so, ranging from cosmetic color changes to improving the look of a damaged substrate. Sherwin-Williams Product Manager Frank Flores answers some of the most common questions contractors have about painting brick.
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Spring 2024 Editor’s Picks: Tools to Make Your Job Easier and Faster

As part of our ongoing mission to help painting professionals maximize their job site productivity, each issue of Pintor Pro magazine features our favorite application tools and essential job site equipment and supplies. Here are our Spring 2024 picks:
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2 Tapes in 1! FrogTape® Double-Sided Poly-Hanging Containment Tape Saves Time, Holds Strong

Want to get maximum productivity when it matters most? FrogTape® Double-Sided Poly-Hanging Containment Tape is a one-step solution for hanging poly-sheeting that offers 50 percent time savings compared to standard methods.
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Spring 2024 ProBuy® Specials: Save 20 Percent or More on Select Painting Equipment and Supplies

Each issue of Pintor Pro magazine includes a roundup of special ProBuy® pricing on some of our favorite application tools and essential equipment and supplies.
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5 Essential Prep Tips for Repainting Cabinets

Preparation is the most important factor when it comes to the success of your cabinet repaint job. Failing to properly prep can result in peeling, chipping, or cracked paint — and a strong likelihood of a costly callback.
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Using Premium Products Helps Paint Pros Save Time, Do Better Work and Make More Money. Here’s Why.

Pros know that the quality of the coatings they use has a huge effect on the final finish and durability of any paint job. Bottom line: Better ingredients such as pigment, binders and additives mean better performance. And that can translate to happier customers. Continue reading Using Premium Products Helps Paint Pros Save Time, Do Better Work and Make More Money. Here’s Why.

Want to Get the Job Done Faster? Try These Latest PRO+ductive Solutions

Want to save money and time with services and tools that make your entire business run smoother? Want to build your business with the services and tools you need today plus cutting-edge solutions for tomorrow? PRO+ductive Solutions is an ongoing initiative started by Sherwin-Williams to help contractors save time, complete jobs quickly, and save money to generate more profit.

The latest additions to this part of the company’s PRO+ program include free delivery, a time-saving sanding tool and the latest advance in cabinet coatings.
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Sand Easier, Sand Faster, Sand Longer with No-Slip Grip™ Sandpaper from 3M

When it comes to sanding, not all abrasives are created equal. To choose the appropriate product for each project, you need to consider the surface you’re sanding, what you’re trying to accomplish and what form of abrasive to use.
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Fall 2023 Editor’s Picks: Tools to Boost Your Productivity

As part of our ongoing mission to help painting professionals maximize their job site productivity, each issue of Pintor Pro magazine features our favorite application tools and essential job site equipment and supplies. Here are our Fall 2023 picks:
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Top 10 New Tools for Pro Painters in 2023

In this article, we take our annual look at all the best new equipment and supplies available for pro painters. This year, that includes high-performance airless sprayers, low-pressure spray tips, advanced patching compounds, supplies to improve efficiency on the job site and much more. Continue reading Top 10 New Tools for Pro Painters in 2023

Summer 2023 Editor’s Pick: A Powerful Pressure Washer

As part of our ongoing mission to help painting professionals maximize their jobsite productivity, each issue of Pintor Pro magazine features our favorite application tools and essential job site equipment and supplies.

Our Summer 2023 Editor’s Pick is the Mi-T-M Job Pro® 4000 Cold Water Pressure Washer.
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