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Sikkens Wood Finishes to be Called PROLUXE

PPG bought the SIKKENS wood finishes line from Akzo Nobel last year and made a number of changes to the line up. The formulas didn’t change but they eliminated sample sizes and  Cetol 1 and 23 in quarts as well as all the non-VOC compliant coatings. This has been a trial for our customers to […]

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Super Hydrophobic Coatings

8/13/13 – NEWS – We should have access to this product in aerosol cans kits in the coming weeks! It will be 2 cans in the package consisting of the first and second coatings. Price to be determined.

As a coatings professional I’m always on the lookout for new things. Water repellents aren’t new but […]

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Touch Up

But whatever they used it sure looks bad now. […]

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Ooo…That Smell

I had to visit a modest sized office building recently; It is just three stories with five 0r six suites per floor. Walking into the ground floor lobby I smelled the aroma of fresh latex paint.  Isn’t that a great smell? To me it smells of newness, success, renovation and gives me positive energy.  I […]

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Additives

Everybody needs a little help once in a while. Some days everything seems to work out just fine and other days a little something extra is all one needs to get the job done. For old folks it might be a dietary supplement that puts them right. For house paints, there is a world of […]

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A Solid Body Shot

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Hardwood Stain Finishes

Hardwood decks are an interesting surface. The hardiness of their wood doesn’t require a maintenance coating for durability but their color will fade and turn gray with exposure. Folks pay a lot of money to try and keep their decks looking fresh but there are very few products recommended for hard woods like Mahogany, Ipe, […]

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It is cold out there!

O-Gee Paint is based in Miami and there has been a record streak of cold weather down here that is getting some attention. Last year it was cold for a day. I see on the news the white weather everyone else is having to deal with and offer my sincerest regards. Being cooped up in […]

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Extending Waterbase Paints Dry Times

When I’m spraying latex paints through my cup gun I find I often need to reduce the viscosity. Using water isn’t good because the paint usually begins to lose integrity just as it achieves the flow I desire. Instead I add small amounts of a thin water-base liquid such as clear varnish or masonry water-proofer […]

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Waterborne Ceiling Paint

Specifically formulated for ceilings, Benjamin Moore Waterborne Ceiling Paint is ultra-flat — the flattest finish Benjamin Moore offers — hiding common ceiling problems for a look that is virtually flawless. Waterborne Ceiling Paint is available in any color, is spatter resistant, and has ample open-time to ensure every interior paint job is outstanding, from top […]

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