PaintPRO Archives


Vol. 6 No. 6
november/december 2004
Issue No. 27

Cover of John Dee, from television show This Old House.
Photo by David Carmack.


Coating Drywall
Achieving a good finish on drywall requires more than just paint. What you put underneath makes all the difference.
by John Strieder

Masonry Stains
Stains add beauty while protecting masonry walls.
by Jeff Woodard

Primers and Topcoats
Using deep or bright colors? New primers give you better coverage with fewer coats.
by Susan Brimo-Cox

Focus on Education: Faux Masters Studio
Affiliated with Hoppe Brothers & Sons, Faux Masters Studio features training workshops on all levels in a state-of-the-art facility.

Estimating Etc.
Don’t guess on pricing your jobs — develop a system based on detailed cost analysis.
by Len Hijuelos


Painter of the Month: John W. Dee Painting & Decorating, Concord, Massachusetts: “This Old House” painter John Dee gets a thrill out of giving old surfaces a new lease on life.
by Stacey Enesey Klemenc

Manufacturer Profile: United Gilsonite Laboratories: UGL’s first product was mixed up in a rusty sausage grinder back in 1932. Seventy-two years later, the company is an industry leader in products for wood, masonry and concrete.
by Bruce Hackett



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