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  • Getting Paint Out of Your Work Gear

    Getting Paint Out of Your Work Gear

    Paint spills are a fact of life, but that doesn't mean you must live with a stain on your work clothes, tool bag or boots. Paint removal from fibers and fabrics requires a little manual force and some knowledge of how different fabrics react to chemical treatments.

  • Wax and Oil Finishes

    An Intro to Specialty Finishes and Stains

    There's more to the world of finishing than just primer, paint and seal. There's a whole world of finishes out there for adventurous painters to explore for all manner of surfaces. While most specialty finishes are the result of time-honored, eco-friendly techniques, they're improved upon by new advances in...

  • Reaching the Hardest to Reach Spots

    Reaching the Hardest to Reach Spots

    When you think about painting hard to reach spots, they're not the fun part of the job. They're the eaves, not the facade of the house. The spots behind the cabinets that will show when the carpentry has settled. The top of an inset that edges out a skylight. These spots are a nightmare for painters, but...

  • How to Choose Tires for Painting Trailers and Rigs

    How to Choose Tires for Painting Trailers and Rigs

    If you want the tires on your painting trailer or rig to last, you need to make sure you’re buying the right type from the outset. Trailer and rig tires must be tough enough to take the pressure of having to deal with heavy loads. Choosing the right type of tire should be a priority for you in your painting business.

  • Improving Mural Painting with Projectors

    Improving Mural Painting with Projectors

    Many painters who do murals plan them out extensively, then freehand the final results. Years of experience lend themselves to the creation of impressive murals, but there are times when certain parts could have done with straighter lines or a few finer details. That’s where a projector can come in...

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