PaintPRO Archives


Vol. 6 No. 1
January/february 2004
Issue No. 22

Cover courtesy of
Hester Decorating Company.

Solvents take a hit
New regulations in Southern California demand reformulations from the area’s coating manufacturers
by John Strieder

Gel Stains
They’re messy, but they don't run or drip. Gel stains provide even color on floors and vertical surfaces.
by Susan Brimo-Cox

Kitchens and Baths 2004
Prepare for lots of color — and unusual combinations — as homeowners break out of traditional molds.
by Stacey Klemenc

Clarity with Colors
Learn how the use of color can change the feel of a room.
by Stacey Klemenc

Prime it!
Why you should prime drywall before painting
by Bob Graham

Rolling out Decorative Effects
Pick the right roller to get the effect you’re looking for.
by Gail Elber

Estimating Etc.
A job log records progress — and problems — for future documentation.
by Len Hijuelos


Painter of the month: Hester Decorating Company, Skokie, Ill.
Specialty-finish showrooms and a highly trained crew help this painting company stand out from the competition.
by David Thompson

Industry News
Painting Tips
Product News
Product Profiles


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