Archive for July, 2013

Paintervention: Reality Based Project Support

Written by on July 9, 2013 in Industry News with 0 Comments
Paintervention: Reality Based Project Support

Much More Effective than: “What to do if…” Earlier this year, I had the honor of serving as the professional paint expert for the inaugural KILZ Paintervention contest. With Paintervention, KILZ launched an innovative way to reach out across various social media platforms to find the worst rooms and walls in America. The purpose of […]

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An “Old Soul” Zero VOC Latex Drywall Primer

Written by on July 8, 2013 in Products of Interest with 9 Comments
An “Old Soul” Zero VOC Latex Drywall Primer

How refreshing in this day and age of wonder products to find a drywall primer that is totally VOC compliant, but without all the marketing hype or pomp and circumstance of “gonna change the way you paint”. I think we all, including the manufacturers themselves, can see that there have been too many backfires and […]

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The not so Complex Truth about Paint Adhesion

Written by on July 7, 2013 in Interior Products, Primers with 6 Comments
The not so Complex Truth about Paint Adhesion

Don’t Mistake Cutting Corners for Cutting Edge In this day and age of wonder products at all different price points, paint adhesion has come to be misunderstood. On the one hand, the “old school” approach to using a 3 coat system on new surfaces, which involved primer and two coats of finish, regardless of substrate […]

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An Easy Airless Spraying Rig

Written by on July 7, 2013 in Airless, Sprayers with 12 Comments

Every Painter needs a good “Rock Rig” While high volume pumps are still all the rage in airless spraying, the middle weight .5 gpm class of skid style pumps will always have a place in the painter arsenal. In fact, .5-ers, whether blue or red in color, may well be the most commonly hauled out […]

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