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PWC September/October 2009

PWC September/October 2009

The Art of Access

by Joe Schuster

Staging the job can be a job in itself. Learn how five artists tackled some extreme access challenges.

What's New?

by Mary Chollet-Lordan

The latest tools and applicators provide a great start to a winning finish. Also: Buying Guide

Looking Up

by Eileen Smith Dallabrida

Decorative ceilings are back, opening up a hot new niche. Also: Ceilings to Celebrate; Preventing a Pain in the Neck

15 Questions for Nicola Vigini

A master of Italian plasters offers a plain English guide to the materials

Profiles in Success

by Mary Chollet-Lordan

Nine decorative finishers are celebrating more than 20 years in business. Toast their success, and learn their secrets.


Contractors' Corner

How I Did It: Getting a TV gig, Ask the Expert: Checking out new clients


New Protection Standards Set; E-Verify Takes Effect; FCA Tackles Full Agenda; NARI Adds Certs, Cuts Fees; NGPP Hangs for a Cause; 'People's Stimulus' Grows

Getting an Edge

Overcoming underpricing

by Pamela Mills-Senn

How to Price for Profit in a Lowball World

Parodi on Paperhanging

Let's Get Digital

by Jim Parodi

Mural, mural on the wall, how to hang you best of all?

Case in Point

When Facelifts Fail

by Rick Huntley

It was supposed to be a quick freshener coat. Then blisters ballooned.


Sign of the Times – Butting In – The Future in a Can – Believe It or Not – Shedding Lead at Home

New Product Spotlight


SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
SSPC 2016 Register Now!

SSPC2016 is earlier this year, don't forget to book your plane tickets and hotel. See you soon. For more information visit

Nationwide Overspray
Profession Overspray Removal Services

The Finest Name in Safe Overspray Removal. We specialize in removing all contaminants from any surface. Family Owned and Operated for 33 years! Fully insured. Satisfaction is guaranteed.

Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

The M680 sprays epoxy-based mortars, anti-skid coatings, cementitious and filled materials. Compact.
Easy to use.
Call 877-844-7226 or

Sidewinder/Persyst Enterprises, Inc.
The Sidewinder Model M2 Solvent Recycler

Combat the rising cost of gunwash, thinners, acetone & more while drastically reducing waste disposal coat.

Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
Blastox - One Step
Lead Abatement

Don't waste money on added labor steps with other methods. Don't mix, meter or apply at the job-site. Avoid strict hazardous waste rules.
Let your painters paint

Abrasives Inc.
Check our Prices for Blast Abrasives

Faced with higher abrasive costs? We invite you to call & check our rates on Black Magic® coal slag and other quality blast materials. Abrasives Inc. 800-584-7524

Novatek Corporation
Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip it, clean it, and profile it,
all dust free! High production
rates and Blast like finishes.
Comply with new lead

Commercial Sand Blasting & Painting Ltd.
Reliable Service & Superior Workmanship

We’re ready to meet any of your protective coating and lining needs. We can work on your site or in our facilities, with large shops (60,000 sq ft), 40 acres of yard space, and cranes and forklifts on site.

Safety Lamp of Houston, Inc.
Wet & hazardous area lighting solutions from SAFETY LAMP of Houston

New WOLF LED and fluorescent lights are now available, including low voltage tank lighting kits.
Call: (281) 964-1019.

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