Retardo Paint Benjamin Moore

September 16, 2013

Fire resistant paint sold by Benjamin Moore & Co. for decades ending in the early 1980’s.

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Painting light covers, speaker grills, and cold air returns

July 21, 2013

Modern Spaces by Seattle General Contractors Shearer Painting &

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Paint Viscosity: A Look at the Basics

June 10, 2013

When most people consider the paint they’ll use to give a home, vehicle, or other area a new look, they’re most often concerned simply with the color of the paint that they’re choosing. While the pure aesthetic value of the paint choice is important, as it represents the very reason for choosing paint in the […]

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How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

March 30, 2013

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets By John Shearer see a kitchen cabinet project from Shearer Painting Many old homes have a recurring issue with a claustrophobic kitchen. Dark wood paneling on the cabinets combined with a ’70s paint job makes the whole room feel enclosed, dark and stuffy. Sometimes even a nice window refuses to […]

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What is Festool?

February 9, 2013

What is Festool? Whether you are planning to paint a cabinet or to seal coat a floor, you may need to remove the earlier finishes, smooth the washboard, and/or eliminate previous damage that would compromise the elegant finish you desire. Removing carpeting frequently reveals unsightly nail holes and stains on floors. When you bring a […]

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What is Akzo Nobel?

January 28, 2013

The Netherlands has continued to remain as the frontrunner in the paint industry for over 200 years worldwide. Although its no bigger than the sate of Rhode Island, it has more than 120 paint manufacturers, including the globe’s biggest paint company, Akzo Nobel. One of the most interesting things about the Netherlands’ impact on the […]

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Oil or Latex Paint?

January 27, 2013

  Latex Paint vs. Oil Base Paint Paint refers to a colored, pliable substance in liquid form that transforms into a solid film when applied to a surface. Paint serves to decorate, protect or add texture. Cave paintings discovered in many locations around the world indicate that prehistoric man developed and used paint over 40,000 […]

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What is enamel paint?

January 23, 2013

Enamel Paint Enamel paint is a term that is used to reference a paint with a hard, glossy and opaque finish. In actuality, the term “enamel paint” does not necessarily have a generally accepted or standardized definition, but historically, enamel paint has been used to refer to any type of enamel paint that is oil […]

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January 2, 2013

Find out more about this exterior painting project and resilience paint Review of Sherwin Williams Resilience Paint Sherwin-Williams has been a leader in paint technology for over 140 years. They are the most trusted and used paint manufacturer in the U.S. and have a sterling reputation amongst painting professionals. Through the years Sherwin-Williams continues to […]

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How to make a brush pot

December 12, 2012

  Many Professional painters trained in oil enamel work prefer to make their own paint buckets. These are often referred to as  “cut pots” or “enameling pots”. Many traditional painters maintain that these cut pots are superior to store bought metal paint pails and cheap flimsy plastic buckets. It is true from my experience that a […]

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