Archive for December, 2014

A Few Who Moved and Shook in 2014!

Written by on December 20, 2014 in Industry News with 8 Comments
A Few Who Moved and Shook in 2014!

In 2014, some paint contractors moved. Others shook. Many did both. Here’s a six-pack of paint movers and shakers from 2014, in no particular order. ****Hover on the box below to activate slideshow controls, then arrow through… Which paint contractors did you enjoy following in 2014?

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Tale of the Tape: 3M 2093 Edge Lock Test

Written by on December 14, 2014 in Interior Products, Prep with 3 Comments
Tale of the Tape: 3M 2093 Edge Lock Test

On the topic of tape, we don’t rely on it to make straight cut lines with paint. That said, we do understand that thousands of homeowners/DIY-ers do. Pros expect it to stay tight, hold its edges, not rip coming off the roll or fall off what we stick it on. Sounds easy enough, but tape […]

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Precision Demo Tasks with the Festool Vecturo OS400

Written by on December 13, 2014 in Products of Interest, Tools with 0 Comments
Precision Demo Tasks with the Festool Vecturo OS400

Festool plunged into the oscillating multi-tool market in December 2014 with the launch of the Vecturo OS400. In the weeks prior to the release of the tool, Topcoat test drove a manufacturer supplied unit through a series of interior and exterior material removal tasks. This is by no means a comprehensive review of the tool, […]

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Reader Question: Exterior Concrete

Written by on December 8, 2014 in Ask the Topcoat Team! with 3 Comments
Reader Question: Exterior Concrete

Question: Hi.  I often read your articles in APC magazine and enjoy your simple, down to earth explanation of things.  I often feel as confused today about which product to use as I did many years ago as a helper. My question is: I am re-painting an exterior concrete patio and am not sure how […]

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