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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


Novetas Solutions
Abrasive Blasting near or over water?

100% Recycled Glass! NO Arsenic, Beryllium or other Toxic Metals! Great White Metal Finish and Safer than Slags! Call us at 866-775-6226

Tarps manufacturing, Inc.
QUALITY MADE IN AMERICA —Available near you!

CLICK to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Tarps Manufacturing makes the highest-quality tarps right here in the USA — available nationwide.

Specialty Products, Inc. (SPI)
Polyurea & Polyurethane Spray Foam Training

SPI is committed to industry leading technical training for polyurea & polyurethane spray foam professionals. Attendees receive hands-on, in-depth training for using and troubleshooting plural-component equipment, spray guns, machine hoses & parts.

Novatek Corporation
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip, clean and profile all dust free! Comply with new lead standards. Contact today: (866) 563-7800

Safway Services
Safeguard Assets. Ensure Productivity. HAKI®

Protect assets and equipment. Keep facilities open and operational. Maintain schedules regardless of weather. Ensure smooth and continuous production. Easy to erect. Safway is the primary distributor of HAKI® products including HAKISPAN and HAKITEC® 750 – in North America.

PPG Protective and Marine Coatings Group
We Protect and Beautify the World

PPG is widely recognized as a world leader in protective and marine coatings, developing innovative, cutting-edge products and services.

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

Sandblast additive delivered to jobsite pre-blended to eliminate hazardous abrasive wastes. Why mix, meter or apply at the job-site? Blast with ease and
Let your painters paint!

Blastman Robotics Ltd.
Robotic Blast Cleaning

Replace manual blasting with new Blastman robot models. Contact us to boost your production and save costs!

Detail Masters
Overspray Removal

We offer professional, turnkey service and unparalleled quality!
Our process can save hundreds— even thousands of dollars. It's fast, environmentally safe and 100% guaranteed.

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings

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