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Articles (18)

Decorative Forecast 2011

by Mary E. Chollet

What's ahead for next year? Gaze into the experts' crystal ball.

Estimating that Protects Your Profit

by Sheri Zeman

Pricing a decorative painting project requires some finesse. Here's what to watch for...

Making a Grand Entrance

by Eileen Smith Dallabrida

Decorative doors? Opportunity is knocking.

Portland Hosts IDAL

The decorative artisans' group marks its 25th birthday at its annual convention.

The Magic of Murals

by Mary Chollet-Lordan

From bedrooms to water towers, every blank space offers an opportunity.

Fab Floors

by Eileen Smith Dallabrida

Looking down is helping to keep decorative businesses up. Also: Preventing Pain Strai...

2009 Annual Directory of Commercial Painting and Specialty Contractors

The 2009 JAC Director of Commercial Painting and Specialty Contractors offers informa...

Looking Up

by Eileen Smith Dallabrida

Decorative ceilings are back, opening up a hot new niche. Also: Ceilings to Celebrate...

New Product Spotlight

Profiles in Success

by Mary Chollet-Lordan

Nine decorative finishers are celebrating more than 20 years in business. Toast their...

The Art of Access

by Joe Schuster

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

What's New?

by Mary Chollet-Lordan

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

Annual Buying & Specifying Guide - Decorative wall coatings

Demystifying decorative finishing (Or, why gild the lily?)

by Robin Roi, EverGreene Painting Studios

Decorative painting has evolved in synchronicity with lifestyles and tastes. Here the...

JAC Buying and Specifying Guide

In the first annual JAC Buying and Specifying Guide, information from more than 160 m...

Is it Michelangelo? No, it’s casino

EverGreene Painting Studios has created a rich and varied portfolio of mural and deco...

Resurrection - Re-creating a masterpiece in plaster and paint

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

Legendary architect Latrobe’s Baltimore cathedral emerges, restored, to reclaim exalt...

Splendor in paradise regained

by Mark Weisman, John Canning Painting and Conservation Studios

Restoration approach for oceanfront art conservatory represents blend of original aut...


Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

The M680 sprays epoxy-based mortars, anti-skid coatings, cementitious and filled materials. Compact.
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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.


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U.S. Zinc
Service. Better With U.S.

From custom-blend zinc dust products to technical support, logistics and environmental compliance, we are there for you.

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

HoldTight Solutions Inc.

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. It has no equal; only wannabees.
Contact us for your
nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802

International Paint LLC
New! Chartek

The next evolution in passive fire protection has arrived! Check out our new line of Chartek products.

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.

Elcometer, Inc.
Durability & Design meet
Performance & Reliability

Elcometer 319 Dewpoint Meter
View the technical data on the Elcometer Dewpoint meter.

Axxiom Manufacturing
Schmidt Improves Conversion Kits

Schmidt's conversion kits turn out-of-date blast pots into high quality, efficient blasters. Quick, easy to install with step by step instructions.
Call 1-800-231-2085

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