Paints, Stains & Finishes

Photo courtesy Jeffrey A. Davis, Davis Photograph

This inspiring modernization of an 80-year-old historical structure holds lessons any remodeler can put to work

model remodel

The second part of our two-part story focuses on the project’s finishes and strategic solutions to real-world construction challenges

pair of salvaged corbels inspires trim design

A pair of salvaged corbels inspires the trim design for a replacement entry door

Products from Benjamin Moore, TheSize, Federal Brace, Daltile, Universal Products, Town & Country Luxury Fireplaces, Trim-Tex, Armstrong Flooring, CertainTeed, and Top Knobs

SnapDry paint dries very quickly. Any drips should be removed within 10 minutes. If that’s not possible, Sherwin-Williams recommends waiting a few hours, scraping the drips, and reapplying.

A water-based paint that dries in a hour, so doors and windows can be closed sooner 

PPG exterior color statements brochure


PPG Exterior Color Statements brochure; courtesy: PPG 

From regional palettes to new visualization tools, here are some handy tips for selecting exterior colors

A sealant needs to do more than shed water: it also needs flex, while maintaining its grip, as the substrate moves. 

100 Best New Products of 2014: Interior Products

The top interior products from the past year based on Professional Remodeler reader feedback.

The top exterior products from the past year based on Professional Remodeler reader feedback.

Sherwin-Williams Colormix Predicts Optimistic 2015

Sherwin-Williams color experts, researched trends in art, fashion, science and pop culture to determine the 40 colors that make up the forecast.

Annual color forecast reveals bright, vibrant outlook.

Hurd Windows & Doors Introduces New Trends Color Palette with Seven Colors

The new colors: Silver Ice, Gray Velvet, Battleship Gray, Copper Sun, Cadet Blue, Hampton Blue and Oceanside Blue join Hurd’s 15 standard colors, five anodized finishes and unlimited custom colors to make a bold statement or provide a neutral undertone.

Expanded color choices reflect options architects, designers and homeowners have been asking to transform home design projects.

Sherwin-Williams IR Reflective Coating

Sherwin-Williams IR Reflective Coating

The breathable, elastic finish is meant for concrete, cement composition panels, concrete block, brick, and stucco.

Behr Marquee Interior

The formula is both low VOC and GreenGuard Gold Certified, and has an easy-clean finish.

Homax Pro Grade Popcorn Ceiling Texture

The 14-ounce can features a pro grade ergonomic grip and can cover up to eight square feet.

Behr Deckover

Behr Deckover

Two coats of Deckover can cover up to 50-square-feet to conceal splinters and cracks up to a quarter inch deep.

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