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PWC December 2009

PWC December 2009

The Beauty of Overlays

by Brett Martin

Colorful, dramatic concrete is hot - and easier than you think. Also: Buying and Training

It's About Time

by Anne Wolfe

Casual attendance attitudes and sloppy time cards are costing you a fortune. The right software can recapture it. Also: Time & Attendance Solutions; Tips for Time Trackers

Killer Clauses

by David Levy

Every project contract holds a variety of risks that could break your company. Learn what's lurking in the fine print.

Getting a Fix on Concrete Repairs

by Bill Palmer

What to do, how to do it, and when to call for help.

Making History

by John Leeke

Painting old and historic buildings raises special issues. Here are some key considerations. Also: Working Lead Safe; Maintenance Minder; Tips and Techniques; Choosing the Right Coating (by Deborah Slaton)



New Product Spotlight

Contractors' Corner

2009: Associations Weigh In


Falls Top Rising OSHA Toll; EPA Warns on Older Caulk; New Ladder Training Available; ASTM OKs 2 Paint Standards; LMCI Draws Record Crowd; NGPP Honors Its Best

Getting an Edge

Cracking the Commercial Market

by Pamela Mills-Senn

As residential implodes, hopes may turn to new sectors. Be careful. Also: Getting Started

Parodi on Paperhanging

Tricks for a Sticky Business

by Jim Parodi

Self-adhesive murals require finesse, training and practice. Also: Where to Train

Case in Point

2 Metals, 1 Failure

by Rick Huntley

A major mess reveals a dirty little secret.


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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

Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America
Performance Amine 1,3-BAC

A highly reactive cycloaliphatic diamine offering superior performance. Reasonable cost and curing efficacy makes it suitable for all types of epoxy resin applications.

Apex Waterjetting Technologies
Waterjetting – Custom Manufacturing and Wholesale

• Waterjet Accessories
• Saphire Nozzles
• UHP Hoses
• Replacement Parts
• Wholesale Direct
• 24 Years of Experience
• Buy and Save!!!

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings

With 4,000 distribution points and 3,700+ years of experience, Sherwin-Williams delivers the products, support and expertise you need, right where you need it.

US Minerals
US Minerals -
Black Magnum

With nationwide production and distribution capabilities, U.S. Minerals supplies a complete range of coal slag and other abrasives to meet all of your blasting needs.

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

Built for Tough Jobs

From Epoxies to Urethanes to other high solid coatings, the new Binks Airless 75 delivers a great finish using an ergonomic design. Visit for more information.

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

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