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  1. Commercial and Industrial Painting
    Hello. I am hoping to launch a beautification project in our city. One goal is to paint the concrete planters. BUT members of the community have concerns about what paint to use and how long the paint will last, especially given our proximity to the ocean. The planters are large and are...
  2. General Painting Discussion
    I am from Bend, Oregon and I want to know what kind of paint i need to buy. I need some advice Thanks
  3. Surface Preparation and Application
    I did a concrete patio last week, I spent numerous days getting four layers of paint off of it and sanded some edges down with a 36 grit sandpaper with a palm sander. Ran a concrete etch, allowed to dry out. Applied two coats of primer and two top coats of Sherwin Williams porch paint and...
  4. Specialty Coatings
    Okay.... it looks like a skip trowel but I have no clue how they make it with the underside (parts that look like like rough texture under the flatter peaks). Product used is for resurfacing/patching, etc is H&C Dura-Top. Here's what I'm attempting to replicate:
  5. Specialty Coatings
    So I am resurfacing half a pool deck because, well it was HORRIBLE looking with cracks, etc. I'm used to interior drywall knockdown but decided to attempt this on the pool deck as well... I used my hopper with the largest tip, put in some micro-topping and shot it over the resurfaced deck...
  6. Pressure Washing
    The easy way to make concrete driveways, sidewalks and patios look like new. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-qSxHjELw0
  7. General Painting Discussion
    I have a section of basement floor I've taken the notion to Epoxy. The Epoxy kit has all that is supposedly needed, but I have a near-gallon of Gardz on my shelf, and I have loved this stuff for wallpaper procedures. I won't be able to powerwash this floor, and will have to rely on...
  8. Commercial and Industrial Painting
    On a mold remediation project, we are looking for a way to dry out heavy condensation on 30K sq. ft of walls inside of a food processing facility in storage coolers. We believe the condensation to be due to temperature variance on the other side of the walls. After a project meeting we are...
  9. Surface Preparation and Application
    I am looking for a product that is approved for use in Canadian Food Processing Facilities. It must be CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency) approved, low odor, and fast curing, with a fast re-coat time. We are experiencing heavy condensation through unsealed concrete walls. A product that...
  10. General Painting Discussion
    Here is a little article I knocked up for fun. Tell me what you think of it, should I give up being a writer or not? http://issuu.com/pacificpainter/docs/more_then_a_pretthy_face_-_preventing_concrete_can?mode=window&backgroundColor=%23222222
  11. Surface Preparation and Application
    Still working on this bid for a NC garage (1025 sq feet). Have looked at several products, including Tile Clad, H and C, Armour Seal. They want a smooth, shiny surface. The HO is worried about the score lines accumulating debris (153 linear feet) and wants to know about "caulking" them so the...
  12. General Painting Discussion
    About 4 years ago I painted a small concrete floor (15x15) I used SW Tread-Plex floor paint after etching with muriatic acid. The area is usually a comfortable temperature, and is not driven on. It has not held up. It has cracked when I dropped a wrench on it, and then in some areas I just...
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