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 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.
Continue reading Want to Get the Job Done Faster? Try These Latest PRO+ductive Solutions
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.
Continue reading Sand Easier, Sand Faster, Sand Longer with No-Slip Grip™ Sandpaper from 3M
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:
Continue reading Fall 2023 Editor’s Picks: Tools to Boost Your Productivity
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.
Continue reading Fall 2023 ProBuy® Specials: Save 20 Percent or More On Select Painting Equipment and Supplies
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
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.
Continue reading Summer 2023 Editor’s Pick: A Powerful Pressure Washer
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. Continue reading Summer 2023 ProBuy® Specials: Save 20 Percent or More Off List Price on Select Painting Equipment and Supplies
A paint sprayer is a professional painter’s best friend on the job site, allowing them to do high-quality work quickly. And when a sprayer breaks down, that same painter can find their productivity severely diminished. No one wants to deal with equipment issues in the middle of a project.
“When contractors trust their business to equipment that is going to drive their productivity, it’s important that they buy a high-quality product that their teams can rely on, day in and day out,” says Dan Johnson, Global Total Markets Manager at Graco. “I was just at a job site yesterday where a painter was using an Ultimate 695 – a 30-year old model that was still getting it done.”
Knowing your equipment inside and out can be the key to getting the most out of it.
In this article, Johnson explains the major components of an airless paint sprayer, explaining both how each part works and how to choose the right sprayer for your team. Continue reading Choosing an Airless Sprayer: The Six Major Components and What You Need to Know About Them
The world-famous Hollywood Sign celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2023, and it looks better than ever thanks to a fresh coat of Sherwin-Williams paint.
Continue reading Tinseltown Makeover: Hollywood Sign Gets a 100th Anniversary Repaint with Emerald® Rain Refresh™
New for 2023: Graco has introduced the next generation small application airless sprayer with breakthrough technology, designed to deliver higher quality results faster. The Ultimate™ QuickShot is the industry’s fastest solution to complete all small job.
Continue reading Ultimate™ QuickShot: The Fastest Way to Complete All Small Jobs
For years, professional painting contractors have relied on the top-quality performance of WoodScapes® Exterior Stains to give their customers’ properties a rich, beautiful appearance that stands the test of time.
Now, with the introduction of WoodScapes® Rain Refresh™ Solid Color Stain, you have yet another option in the Woodscapes product line-up to offer your customers. Designed to keep vertical exterior wood surfaces looking beautiful with minimal maintenance, this new exterior wood finish features an advanced self-cleaning formula that blocks tannin bleed and offers excellent adhesion, all while keeping wood surfaces cleaner.
Continue reading New Products: Keep Wood Finishes Looking Fresh All Season Long with New WoodScapes® Rain Refresh™ Solid Color Stain
Ceilings may not be at the top of your customer’s mind when they hire you to paint their home or commercial property. But as a professional painting contractor, you know that they’re an important component of any paint job.
Continue reading New Products: Put Ceilings in a New Light with Premium Ceiling Paint
Coming soon! Gallery Series™ Waterborne Topcoat is a new hard-wearing, professional-grade coating that will help you achieve a flawless-looking, factory-like finish on cabinets, trim and millwork.
Continue reading New Products: For a fast factory-like finish on cabinets and trim, Choose Gallery Series™ Waterborne Topcoat