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  • Painting Pro Times, the source for paint professionals!

    How does one demonstrate that their company is better than the next? And don’t parrot the usual, “we have better quality, service and price”...And “service” includes we are

  • Stay Ahead of the Contractual Curve

    Construction is a risky business and so is predicting the future. Looking forward, two types of general contractors will exist: those that embrace change and plan accordingly, and those

  • New Clean Air Paint

    Sigma Air Pure is a bio-based wall paint with an air purification effect. The paint enhances the indoor air climate of homes, offices and schools by removing up to 70% of the harmful

  • Technical Talk: Failure X 10

    The paint material itself is rarely the cause of a paint failure. More commonly it’s a reaction of the paint to a defective substrate, or to unusual environmental conditions, or an

  • Painting Pro Times, the source for paint professionals!

    Just a few years ago, September was month number one of the annual color sweepstakes. Each manufacturer would proclaim a pick and by year’s end most everyone published a selection.

  • Scaffold Safety

    Using the right tool for the job is an essential part of safe and professional performance.  We would not want colleagues to try lifting a pallet of materials when a forklift is appropriate;

  • Fun Stuff - Stupid is as Stupid Does Part Deux

    It is that time again for the “stupid is as stupid does” caught on camera awards. Entrants are quilfied by performing tasks in a hazardous, non-professional manner. Enjoy! The

  • American Paint History V

    In regard to historic restoration, most frequently the project goal is preservation or rehabilitation. Because of the impracticality of replicating historic paints, restoration is least

  • Painting Pro Times, the source for paint professionals!

    Most of us can cite our favorite sports star or actor. Likewise, we keep a mental file of the greatest plays or best movies. These exercises require knowing a little history, some internal

  • The American Paint Timeline

    For the larger part of paint history, application and manufacturer was one and the same. It was a single industry where professionals made and put on their own product. Paint making

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