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Since we have immersed ourselves in more advanced coatings from our new partner Renner USA, as well as the waterbased line from General Finishes and speciality coatings from Mohawk Wood Finishing Products, it’s time to reevaluate the options for finishers these days.  Gone are the days of being limited to just lacquer finishes for production cabinetry. Today’s marketplace is brimming with high quality coatings that are easy to spray and budget friendly. We’ll cover each option from the least durable to the hardest wearing.    Nitrocellulose Lacquer Solvent-Based Believer it or not, we do still see nitro lacquers being used...

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One of the most common issues we see lately is color consistency with larger scale jobs. This can have serious consequences, all of which cost you money, and can potentially result in respraying an entire job from the ground-up.  I want to cover the 3 most important parts of developing a set of standard operating procedures to help eliminate color problems with your project. These steps fall into these categories: Bidding Boxing Budgeting Bidding Measuring and accurately forecasting your coatings order for a project is the first step to eliminating many color issues. It’s not uncommon to hear of jobs...

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We are excited to announce the introduction of our new line of Global Star industrial coatings from Lusid Technologies. Globalstar encompasses a wide array of alkyd, epoxy and polyurethane coatings that are ideal for metal, wood, some plastics and masonry products. These  As an added bonus, we are now able to offer a range of metallic and pearlescent colors that have become incredibly popular over the past few years, all while being much more durable than a typical lacquered finish.  Lusid is based in Salt Lake City and has made a name for themselves in the fleet, implement and industrial...

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With the direction the industry is moving, we decided to invest in the future by going full throttle into water-based tinting.  We are now excited to offer a wide range of colors from major paint manufacturers like Sherwin Williams, Dunn-Edwards and Benjamin Moore, in any of our water-based products. We are expecting to add custom color-matching by Spring 2020, but we can usually manipulate our existing formulas to meet your needs until then.  We carry a wide selection of tintable products from Renner USA and General Finishes. 

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We are very excited to begin carrying the full line of high-performance wood coatings from Renner! Renner offers a wide range of solvent and water-based products for every wood surface, interior or exterior.  We've really enjoyed spraying their 2K Urethane, LPL Conversion Coating and Water-Based Polyurethanes. Customers are raving about the ease of application and outstanding final finish, too.  Stop in to check out some of our samples or to chat about the ins and outs of the entire Renner line. 

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