Spotlight on Trim: A Paint Grade Refresher

Written by on November 25, 2018 in Publications with 0 Comments

Earlier this year we partnered with Journal of Light Construction magazine to create a feature article on proper prep and finishing steps for paint grade trim. 

paint grade trimFolks in the trades argue in jest all the time about which trade is the most important. We, of course, argue that it’s the painters because we get the last shot at making a house shine—literally and figuratively.

Beautifully painted finishes on interior trim don’t happen by accident, but they aren’t rocket science either. These eye-popping finishes happen most efficiently when specific steps are followed with meticulous attention to detail.

Our company has been painting homes for decades, and we’re also out there helping to train the next generation of painters. For this article, we use our “classroom” mock-up to show the steps that are key to smooth and beautiful painted trim…

[Read this article in it’s entirety at JLCOnline]

Scott Burt

Scott Burt is a contractor and freelance writer whose column "From the Field" has appeared in American Painting Contractor magazine ( since 2008. His writing and projects also appear in other print and digital venues. This site is an extension of Scott's publication work, and he encourages readers to leave comments and questions about articles published here. Hope to hear from you!



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