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  1. General Painting Discussion
    I’m not a painter. However, I work for Sherwin Williams so I sell lots of paint and stain and deal with contractors on a regular basis. However, one thing I can never deme to get a direct answer about it restraining previously stained decks and siding. Please correct me if I’m wrong, but from...
  2. General Painting Discussion
    Please help me decide on paint color(s) for my house - above photo - NO brick painting, no garage door painting. May or may not paint the shutters. Prefer to use colors by Sherwin Williams. All ideas welcome.
  3. Interior Wood Finishing
    anyone every used KEM AQUA® BPENAMEL? I have a large millwork respray todo. I wanted to use Sherwin Wilma's easy sand oil primer followed by KEM AQUA® BPENAMEL. I want to hear you thoughts on the combination or any reviews with KEM AQUA® BPENAMEL.
  4. General Painting Discussion
    I am new to painting kitchen cabinets and need some advice. I am in the middle to a kitchen remodel and have done a lot of research, in hopes of a professional cabinet paint job. I have read a lot of recommendations for using a pre-cat lacquer for the cabinets. I was also given a recommendation...
  5. Specialty Coatings
    For those of you that paint masonry, stucco and/or brick, would you recommend Loxon from Sherwin Williams? I've used it quite a bit and like it, but I'm curious to know if there are other superior products out there. Thanks!
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, Im from Allen texas and am 26 years old, I've been painting for over ten years now, and started my own company in 2016, called Texas House of Paint. All I wanted to do was work for my self and just work on my own and just part time. Maybe its luck, or blessings or something, but...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone! I have an issue with this product I've never used before, Emerald urethane. Long story short, I'm fixing a couple of doors that have some brush marks on em and the finish needs to be spray finish, with the Emerald urethane. So I try what I know usually works for me in obtaining a...
  8. 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...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Opinions? Appreciated in advance. This is an oddball. I installed new cedar siding for a homeowner, and he asked to make it look natural. I gave him a few examples, and he fell in love with cedar that was simply coated with shellac - we are talking premixed shellac in denaturated alcohol sold at...
  10. Surface Preparation and Application
    Hi guys I have a question about a problem wall. I have a tall long wall that gets a lot of natural light. The customer wanted a satin finish. I applied Superpaint satin. (I agree that there are better paints paint brands out there. I just can't drive 40 miles to buy them, so its SW or...
  11. 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?
  12. 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...
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