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Ben Moore Stain on TV

Here’s a very watchable video about prepping and staining exterior wood decks. Sharon Grech and Cityline show prep products and talk about how to stain wood right.

Epoxy Floor Coating Problem Solving Guide by Simiron

Simiron, makers of RokRezPro epoxy floor coating has put together a nice guide for learning how to recognize and treat common epoxy floor issues . Download for HERE

Epoxy Floor Coating Problem Solving Guide topics include

Color Differential, Fish Eye Milky or Cloudy Coatings Orange Peel Peeling or Delamination Delamination between Coats Pinholes/Bubbling Product Settling […]

DIZZOLVE Paint Brush Cleaner & Conditioner

The green revolution must be turning a corner because I have seen a solvent free product that actually works at cleaning all kinds of coatings from brushes and other painting equipment. Whether you use it with oil base, shellac, lacquer, latex, or other paints, DIZZOLVE will get it out of the brush. It works quickly […]

EPA Enforces RRP Rule

The RRP Rule is part of the federal Toxic Substances Control Act is targeted toward contractors working in buildings built before 1978. Essentially it states that contractors be trained and perform techniques to reduce potential exposure to lead.

According to an article on the EPA website the EPA announced 61 enforcement actions in 2014 that led […]

Introducing Festool

Whereas some tools have a place for a vacuum port, they all seem to be attached as an afterthought. […]

Add Your Business to Our Contractor Directory

If you have a contracting business or are involved in the painting and home improvement industry, please put your name on our directory and get a little more exposure.

Folks looking for contractors will be able to sort through the list and find just the right one to get the job done.

Click Here to […]

End Rot Wood Repair by System 3

Wood outdoors in in Miami needs good protection to keep it from damage. There are a lot of different ways to try to protect wood, but eventually nature takes its toll. On some pieces,  a stair tread on a deck for instance, it may be best to just replace the bad item. Some things are […]

TRAINING FOR PAINTERS

Durability and Design ezine had an article stating that the MPI Institute has updated their online training course with a new category of Maintenance Painting. The Masters Painting Institute has been around for decades now and is best known for their list of equivalent generic paint types, a useful tool for specification writing.

MPI has […]

Ben Moore Releases Color Capture 3.1 for iOS

Some customer come to our paint store filled with dread and confusion about what color they are going to pick. There are thousands of colors to choose from one the rack and O-Gee’s sales men are as much Color Consultants as much as mixologists. They can help decide but what is often missing is inspiration. […]

Benjamin Moore Transforms Through 2013

A customer emailed me the other day with a question.

“A customer owns an all wood siding 2story house in key west he rents. I’m schedule to go and paint it. He said the paint store over there says the Regal Ext is a better paint for that area. I’m leaning on Moore Glo. In […]