PaintPRO, Vol. 8, No. 4
September 2006
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Other articles in this issue:
Exterior Wood Primers
Interior Colors & Light Refraction
Choosing a Glaze
Painter: Mattingly Custom Finishes
Bidding on Fire Retardant Coatings
Technique: Stenciling Concrete
Toolbox: Extension Poles
Product Profile: CCFlex
Paint Industry News
Product News
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Try a sample
Akzo Nobel Decorative Coatings North America has begun selling sample cans of its Sikkens brand exterior wood-care products. They are available through the Internet and dealers.  Go to article ›››

All the right steps
Werner Ladder Company introduces The Equalizer, a ladder with a factory-installed leveling system to make using an extension ladder on uneven ground safer.
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The pressure is on
The Ryobi Ry80030 Premium Pressure Washer offers the power of 3000 pounds per square inch in a single blast and a maximum water flow of 2.7 gallons per minute. The gasoline-powered pressure washer has a 7-horsepower, 4-cycle commercial-grade Subaru engine.  Go to article ›››

Take the pain out of painting
The HANDy Paint Pail and HANDy Paint Pail Pro-Series, manufactured by Bercom, Inc., help minimize pain and reduce mess. The unique plastic pails with adjustable straps provide a comfortable, full-mitten grip. The pails’ straps can also affix to workers’ belts for hands-free use while painting from a ladder. And, a magnet embedded in the pail holds brushes in place.  Go to article ›››

Easier to caulk
Henkel Consumer Adhesives’ latest innovation, Polyseamseal Tub & Tile Masking Tape, helps produce even, professional-looking caulk beads by eliminating common obstacles such as uneven beads, measuring, and messy application and clean-up.
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Spray stations
Earlex Inc. High Volume/Low Pressure HVLP Spray Stations are designed to replace electric buzz guns. Earlex Spray Stations are designed for a wide range of painting projects — from detail work such as painting furniture, doors or windows to large inside and outside surfaces such as walls, ceilings or decks.  Go to article ›››

Vinyl siding color technology
Sherwin-Williams now offers more color freedom with new Vinyl Siding Colors. The palette features VinylSafe Color Technology in a wide variety of popular colors, including darker tones.  Go to article ›››

Air assisted airless tips
Binks announces the new 114-series Premium Air Assisted Airless Tips. These new tips offer improved fan pattern uniformity over air assisted airless guns.
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Revinylize vinyl
Revinylize, a product of the Coatings Specialist Group, is a two-step system for long-lasting restoration of vinyl. It can be applied to siding, shutters, trims, window frames, doors, fences, and outdoor vinyl furniture. It also includes UV protection and prevents the harmful growth of fungi, mold and mildew.  Go to article ›››

Learn to be a muralist
Veteran muralist Michael Cooper, who, with his wife Mickie owns Murals & More LLC, has just introduced a two-disc, two-hour DVD that takes you through everything that a successful muralist needs to know: perspective, lighting, trompe l’oeil, drafting techniques, scale drawing, canvas murals, business practices, specialty tools of the trade, and much, much more.  Go to article ›››

Ready-Strip goes pro
Ready-Strip, Back to Nature’s safer paint and varnish remover, is now offered in a pro model.  Go to article ›››

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