Paints, Stains & Finishes

Expanding and updating a cramped mid-century home was the mission for the 2018 Model ReModel

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.

New performance technologies such as advanced flexibility and zero-VOCs make spray foam and latex viable options for many interior and exterior applications whether the remodeler needs a caulk or a sealant.

New technologies with paints, caulks, and sealants eliminate emissions while maintaining high performance and increasing sustainability.

It creates a tough, non-stick surface that resists dirt, along with advanced fade protection for longer-lasting color.

Sherwin-Williams' Exclusive Plum.

Exclusive Plum, a versatile color that can be used in a variety of spaces.

The Remodeler’s Exchange examines a variety of topics on the subject of lead paint. Professional Remodeler’s Tom Swartz talks with William Shaw and George “Geep” Moore.

The 270G spray gun features a paint capacity of 33 fluid ounces and weighs just 2.7 pounds, with a built-in air regulator and gauge for better accuracy.

This crack-proof sealing option from DAP Products is ideal for sealing wood or synthetic molding and trim prior to painting.

Benjamin Moore developed this new coating to protect a home’s front door and trim from exposure to the elements via the company’s low-VOC waterborne alkyd resins technology.

The LRRP rule requires renovation work in pre-1978 homes to follow rigorous work practices supervised by an EPA-certified renovator.

Third annual tour takes place over 18 weeks with multiple stops across the country and includes new educational product cemonstrations and giveaways.

Recently, the EPA postponed the lead paint rule for public and commercial buildings until July 1, 2015, a positive sign for remodelers.

Choosing a paint color or scheme often can be difficult as there are many variables to consider—décor, style of the room, and other aspects of the space. Members of the Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Council took a deeper dive recently into paint and color wall options to explain this year’s trends.

Report shows EPA underestimated costs tied to lead paint rule

Report shows EPA underestimated costs tied to lead paint rule

The EPA's Inspector General recently reported on the findings of an investigation into the Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting rule. Not surprisingly, that report determined that the EPA underestimated the rule’s cost and overestimated its benefits.

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NARI supports amendments to EPA lead paint rule

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) voiced its support for Sen. James Inhofe, ranking member on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, for introducing S.2148, the Lead Exposure Reduction Amendments Act of 2012.

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2012’s color: Tangerine Tango

Pantone announced its 2012 color of the year: Tangerine Tango.

 

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