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  1. Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Hello All, I am currently doing my intership at a tape manufacturer in The Netherlands. We are a convertor of self-adhesive tapes with its focus on Professional painting / masking tape. We are currently developing a new kind of masking tape (washi masking tape/Japanse flat paper) which has...
  2. Surface Preparation and Application
    I did some work for a fish n chip place near me in Massachusetts. The owner wants me to paint some characters on a 4 X 8 sheet of plywood then cut out the heads so parents with their kids can put their heads in and take pictures. I want to know the best type of wood to use that will make...
  3. General Painting Discussion
    House Painting In Daytona Beach If you are thinking about house painting in Daytona Beach you need to keep a few things in mind. For instance, your home exterior is subject to a higher content of salt that with inland structures. There are other things to consider with taking care of your house...
  4. General Painting Discussion
    I am attempting to paint a basement room that is probably 30 years old that has treated pine walls and ceiling. It has a lacquer type finish and I want to paint over it. With all of the tongue and groove joints I think it would be very difficult to strip/sand it down and I'm looking for good...
  5. 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...
  6. Specialty Coatings
    I've had a call from an acquaintance who wants me to Paint the floor in a chemical(moderately corrosive chemicals) mixing room in his warehouse. Approx 2,500sqft, has been previously coated with a Rustoleum Epoxy and topcoated with non-slip aggregate and polyurethane (I assume also a Rustoleum...
  7. Pressure Washing
    Hello Everyone, What experience have other had with working on Trex? Have you tried pressure washing it? I read that more than 1200 psi can damage the surface. Is it immediate damage or will it show up over time. I had a friend that had me remove some mold spots... and I used 4000 psi to...
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