• What You Need to Know About Coating Concrete - Concrete/cement is the No. 1 building material in the world – and one the most problematic surfaces you’re likely to encounter in typical commercial work, says Gary Vorick, Global Training Manager, Sherwin-Williams. Here’s what you …
  • 5 Things Multimillion-Dollar Painting Businesses Do - Stuck in a holding pattern? Not sure which step to take next? Bill Silverman, owner of Springboard Business Coaching, outlines five things successful owners do that you can use to grow your painting company into …
  • 6 Ways to Save Time and Money with the New PRO App - Find what you need, when you need it, right from your smart phone. The new PRO app from Sherwin-Williams is an excellent productivity-enhancing tool to help you and your project managers keep up with the …
  • Staffing Up: How to Know When to Hire More Office Workers - Wanting to grow but feeling stuck on what to do next? Paige NeJame, owner of the CertaPro Painters of the South Shore and Boston franchise, has some sound advice. First move: Eliminate your day-to-day drudgery …
  • 3 Ways to Generate More Leads from Your Company Website - Alpine Painting and Sandblasting Contractors of Paterson, New Jersey, is an industry leader in online marketing. We spoke with Dave Scaturro of Alpine to learn what they’re doing to generate more leads with their company …
  • photo of a failing masonry coating 2 Problem Substrates (And How to Overcome Them) - Quick: Name the toughest substrate challenges in commercial painting jobs. If you said concrete and galvanized steel, you’re on the right track. “Concrete/cement is the No. 1 building material in the world, but more and …
  • Protecting Floors Protects Your Reputation - Heavy-duty surface protection is becoming more and more important as customers demand protection of expensive and custom flooring. A simple solution that makes you look good Trimaco Contractor Strength FloorShell™ is a proven and trusted …
  • Create Texture Faster and More Reliably Than Ever - Textured surfaces are often used in hotels and other commercial spaces to add dimension and interest to interior surfaces. These surfaces have long been inefficient to create, and present ongoing maintenance issues as scuffed walls …
  • Boston University: Why We Used Paint Shield® - New Paint Shield® Microbicidal Paint was the perfect solution for a repaint of the FitRec Center at Boston University. The center, including two pools, two gyms, locker facilities and a rock-climbing wall, has been a …
  • LEED® v4: What You Need to Know - Have you seen architectural specifications requiring LEED® v4 and wondered “what now”? Not only can our sales representatives walk you through the appropriate coatings and documentation, but now we also have new website resources to …
  • Turn Jobs Fast with Airless Handheld Sprayers - Airless handheld sprayers are an essential tool for turning small jobs fast. Here are two recent developments in professional-grade handheld sprayers. FlexSpray™ A multi-tool that combines airless productivity and the control of HVLP into one …
  • New: Get Loxon® All-Weather Concrete Protection in a Semi-Transparent Stain - Enhance the natural variation in concrete by adding semi-transparent color with Loxon® Vertical Concrete Stain, coming to your Sherwin-Williams store in summer 2017. The new Semi-Transparent Stain addition to the Loxon family is ideal for …
  • What You Need to Know About Coating Galvanized Steel - Galvanized steel is a type of steel that has been galvanized by the application of a zinc coating to protect it from corroding or rusting. “That means you’re not painting steel, you’re painting zinc,” says …