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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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Graco Mortar Pump

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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.

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

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.

Abrasives Inc.
One Call Orders it All!

Life is good when it’s simple. We distribute Clemco blast equipment, nozzles & parts alongside our proven blast media. Make your call: Abrasives Inc. 800-584-7524

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.

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.

Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors

Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.

AW Chesterton
ARC Protective Coatings

perform reliably under the most demanding exposures in the toughest process conditions. Use our Coating Selector Tool for your application needs at

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.

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