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Tips for Selecting the Perfect Primer for Your Residential Project

on May 16, 2019 2:12:00 PM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | HOA Coatings Surface Prep
Choosing the correct primer is an essential part of producing professional looking painted walls. The primer you choose will change the way the paint lays on the surface, how the color dries, and much more. Failure to properly prime your walls could spell disaster for your residential paint project. That's why we've put together some tips for choosing the correct primer for your home. 
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Penetrating Sealers for Exterior Concrete

on Mar 29, 2019 1:45:00 PM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | Commercial Painting Waterproofing Coatings Surface Prep
When looking through different kinds of sealers for exterior concrete, there are a few things to keep in mind. We are here to help you to understand what the differences are between different types of concrete sealers and which is best to use in exterior situations.
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Priming Commercial Surfaces and Its Importance

on Mar 25, 2019 12:30:00 PM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | Surface Prep
If you are thinking about taking on a commercial painting project but are unsure what steps you need to take first, you are not alone. Many do not know or understand that certain preparations should be done before you can start painting.
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The Importance of Waterproofing Your Structure

on Mar 13, 2019 11:19:00 AM By | Meagan Adolphson | 0 Comments | HOA Surface Prep
Maintenance is key to keeping your HOA looking beautiful. Waterproofing your buildings is of vital importance, not just for looks, but for longevity. Keeping wood rot at bay should be at the forefront of your mind as a building manager.  Waterproofing the exterior, and in some cases the interior, of your structures should be done routinely. 
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Vapor Assisted Sandblast and Why to Consider it

on Jan 18, 2019 10:56:00 AM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Commercial Painting Industrial Projects Surface Prep
Sandblasting can be confusing  if you have not utilized this form of blasting before. Industrial painters know that this form of blasting is excellent to use on delicate or rugged surfaces that need to be cleaned and ready for coating or re-coating quickly.
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Surface Preparation & Its Importance When Painting Your Industrial Facility

on Aug 6, 2018 5:50:00 PM By | Jason Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Surface Prep
When it comes to industrial painting applications, the simple truth is that the paint you apply is only as good as the surface that it is applied to. Even if you spend the extra money on a premium quality paint product, you will get poor results if the paint is laid over an unprepared surface. Bad surface preparation is the number one reason that paint applications fail. Here's why:
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What is CUI Mitigation?

on Jul 27, 2018 2:45:00 AM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | Miscellaneous Coatings Surface Prep
CUI mitigation is an extremely important part of any industrial environment. Since CUI can occur in just about any environment, companies need to be proactive about protecting their equipment before the problem gets out of hand. So what does CUI mitigation really look like? We'll cover the basics here.
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