PaintPRO, Vol. 7, No. 1
January/February 2005
PaintPRO Vol 7 No 1

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Other articles in this issue:
Floor Treatments
Staining Shakes & Singles
Ebonizing Techniques
Low-VOC in the Northeast
Brush Basics
Estimating, Etc.
Contractor Profile: John Swartley
Manufacturer Profile: Kelly-Moore
Paint Industry News
Product News
Product Profiles
Toolbox: Tapes & Film
Painting Tips





PaintPRO Archives — Product News


Graffiti no match for Wipe Out
Dumond Chemicals has introduced a new graffiti protection product. Go to article ›››

Warner and Bulldog improve product lines
A new line of painting pads and accessories from Warner Painting Products includes pads, rollers, edgers, replacements, refills and accessories for the professional painter.
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Graco debuts new sprayers
Graco has introduced a new line of airless gas hydraulic sprayers. Go to article ›››

“The Wedge” turns sanding belts into hand tools
DC Tool offers a sanding tool called “The Wedge” that essentially converts a standard 3-by-21 sanding belt into a sanding block. Go to article ›››

Color-coded brushes help with cleanup
Mr. LongArm Inc. has announced the addition of three new flow-thru brushes to its line of cleaning products. Go to article ›››

Scraping with precision
A new series of PRECISE professional quality paint scrapers is being offered by Great American Marketing Inc. Go to article ›››

Agitators get makeovers
Binks announced a comprehensive upgrade to its agitator line, which is used in conjunction with pails, drums and pressure tanks for light and heavy applications.
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Paint pail on a shoulder strap
The Sidekick Paint Pak, new from Artisan Tool Inc., is a contoured paint pail and strap that rides on a contractor’s shoulder like a handbag. Go to article ›››

Multiladders adapt to multiple uses
Werner Co. has introduced the MT Series, a family of multifunctional ladders that can easily be converted to accommodate a variety of work situations. Go to article ›››

Clear finish cuts down on UVs and VOCs
DEFY introduces UV-Resistant Clear Wood Finish, a clear penetrating exterior finish that resists water and fungi and prevents wood graying caused by solar exposure. 
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New offerings from Back To Nature
Back to Nature Products Co. has introduced five new products aimed at making stripping, cleaning and abatement jobs easier. Go to article ›››

Trial-sized paint packets geared toward testing
Ralph Lauren Paint is now available in sample packets. Called Color Testers, the packets are available for any of Ralph Lauren’s interior latex paints. Go to article ›››

Wet Room an alternative to ceramic tile
Johns Manville Corp. has introduced the Wet Room Wallcovering system, designed for interior wall areas where direct moisture is a concern. Go to article ›››

This work light can self-right
Here’s a new product that will brighten the spirits of contractors looking for a portable light source but tired of tripods: the Wobble Light. Go to article ›››

Microfiber cloths provide major dusting help
Norton Abrasives’ new microfiber cloths allow painters to pick up dust and sanding debris rather than just moving it around, leaving a dust-free finish every time. Go to article ›››

Polar Bears: great for painting textures
To quote an announcement from the Wooster Brush Co., “the Polar Bear from Wooster has just begun to prowl.” Go to article ›››

Resealable tray keeps paint and roller fresh
The new SealPro Resealable Paint Tray makes stopping and starting projects a snap. The polypropylene paint tray comes with a plastic lid that, when locked on, forms an airtight seal similar to that found in plastic food-storage containers. Go to article ›››

Ceiling paint, plaster treatment debut for Dutch Boy
A new ceiling paint from Dutch Boy eliminates coverage problems caused by poor visibility. Go to article ›››


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