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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi Everyone, I'm Mark from Mighty Boards. I have been in the paint industry for over 20 years and founded my original company called Faux Like a Pro back in 1999. I now run both Faux Like a Pro and Mighty Boards. I do business with hundreds of contractors and paint stores around the country...
  2. General Painting Discussion
    I've got a nice interior project almost prepped out and I'm deciding on which product to use on trim. It's a high end NC home and too nice for the paint I normally use on my projects. I have never used any BM trim products but I hear TONS of praise through the grapevine. Above all the rest I'm...
  3. New Member Introductions
    We are a relatively new painting company in the midwest and are expanding rapidly (operating in 2 states, WI & IL). I am looking for your advice to figure out which interior and exterior paint to use for our projects going forward in 2018-19 and would love some feedback from the Pros here...
  4. General Painting Discussion
    Hello, I was recently sent a mailing by a local MAB paint store offering a significant discount if i was willing to give them a try for my clients households. I normally use Benjamin Moore and have been happy but i would be lying if i was to say that the price is not getting more and more...
  5. General Painting Discussion
    Seems BM beat SW to the race in regards to carrying Festool Products. How long until we see Festool in Sherwin Williams? Every Festool dealer I've ever been to has fairly similar prices. Is there not enough profit there for SW to consider carrying these?
  6. General Painting Discussion
    Hi guys. I have a new construction job that has a lot of unprimed MDF cabinets to be painted white. Crown will probably be MDF as well. I planned on using BM Advance on all cabinets and trim but the cabinet maker scolded me and told me not to use any sort of waterborne paint on them or they'd...
  7. General Painting Discussion
    My BM rep told me that in January, BM will have a price increase of about two dollars a gallon. Has anybody else heard this, or could it just be a Massachusetts thing?
  8. General Painting Discussion
    Seems most companies use this idiotic way of doing business as their mantra; "We are only in business for our shareholders"!... Or "We have shareholders to be accountable to"! How about you focus on your customers, then sales, then it all falls into place!!! I had an SW DM quote these to me...
  9. General Painting Discussion
    I've been using SW since early 2000's. Most of my work is residential repaints. SW products are excellent, at least in my experience with Loxon conditioner, Super Paint, Resilience and Duration. My frustration started during the building boom. Prices went through the roof and supply of high end...
  10. General Painting Discussion
    Opinions everybody...Is Aura the best exterior paint? We like it on old buildings because of the high build..it has elastomeric properties..and darker colors will hold out better b/c of the colorants. Do you think the SW Duration compares? We have a project in August spec'd for Duration Here...
  11. General Painting Discussion
    I just went to a seminar on the Maxum line of exterior stains by Benjamin Moore. Looks to be a good alternative to arborcoat on cost driven jobs. It is first being introduced into the Long Island, N.Y.market.. Has anyone ever used this product? What did you think? Thanks in advance.
  12. General Painting Discussion
    My supplier messed up and gave me Regal Select for a job I first coated with regular Regal. My men complained that the 1st coat of Select (which was going to be the 2nd coat) had lines. Problem cured with another coat. Anyone have this ever?
  13. General Painting Discussion
    Hi, Has anyone run into a problem about 2 years ago with a toxic run of Natura paint? Or do you know anyone that has? A studio I painted has this problem and I've discovered several people who had to move from their homes due to this situation. Now Benjamin Moore won't remediate. A sad...
  14. General Painting Discussion
    I gave an estimate a month ago and the homeowners were set on Behrs. The man had previously done his own painting and was not bad for a DIY. When he originally asked what I think of the painting I knew he did the work so I responded "Looks like a talented homeowner or a professional that did not...
  15. General Painting Discussion
    I have a question that I am sure I will gain many opinions - My question is why is Benjamin Moore paint so popular? its seems to be the most found on the internet by home owners. That you will find it on blogs, or forums as if it were the only paint that existed. I have tried it and I was not...
  16. General Painting Discussion
    Heads up to those of you who have the Benjamin Moore MasterCard.Be aware there is no 24 hr. customer service for lost or stolen cards! Wallet went missing - it's gone. I called GreenSky customer service this afternoon at 5:00 PM central time. Come to find out, it is after business hours even...
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