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DIY Wall Mounted Paper Roll

August 29, 2019

DIY With Trimaco (TRI DIY With Us!) September means goodbye summer and hello real world. As kids head back to school, and we get back into the groove of our regular schedules, it can be …Continue Reading

construction project planning

Preparing for a Painting or Construction Project

August 8, 2019

Congratulations! You’ve landed a big construction or paint job as a painting contractor or general contractor and are ready to plan for the upcoming work. Although the goal is to have a perfectly finished product …Continue Reading

Construction site safety

5 Construction Site Safety Risks & How To Prevent Them

July 24, 2019

From large scale industrial construction sites to simple residential paint jobs, job site safety should be the number one priority for all construction companies. Regardless of the job size or type, it is the employer’s …Continue Reading

Dust Containment System

Build a Dust Containment System

June 20, 2019

Why is Dust Containment Important? Surface protection isn’t always about protecting floors and surfaces against liquids, mud, spills, and splatters. It’s important to keep in mind that a dust containment system to control airborne particles …Continue Reading

Building a Garden

Build a garden with flooring paper

June 5, 2019

The summer growing season is in full swing, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t time to grow the garden of your dreams! Gardens are an inexpensive way to add beauty to your home, grow your …Continue Reading

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DIY No Sew Drop Cloth Curtains

May 1, 2019

Hello warmer weather! Spring is finally here in North Carolina, and we felt like it was the perfect time to do a bit of spring cleaning. What better way to freshen up your home then …Continue Reading

Paint Mitt Staining

Benefits of using a painter’s mitt

April 11, 2019

What exactly is a painter’s mitt? A painter’s mitt is a multi-layered, lined glove that provides protection while applying paint or stain in hard to reach areas or oddly shaped surfaces. How does this benefit …Continue Reading

Time saving techniques for painting

Time saving techniques for painting

March 20, 2019

A few years ago, I took on the tremendous task of painting my entire apartment. When I moved in, the brown painted walls created an environment that was dark and uninviting. I knew immediately I …Continue Reading

Preveting Paint Spray and Spills

Preventing Paint Spray and Spills

March 8, 2019

Let’s face it–we’ve all encountered (and therefore cleaned) those dreadful paint drips, splatters and disasters on a job site. No painter or crew wants to clean up a mess after a long job. Been there, …Continue Reading

Choosing the Right Dropcloth

Choosing the Right Dropcloth

February 21, 2019

Any professional painter knows that a dropcloth is a necessity when painting – it’s inevitable that paint will end up in at least one unwanted area. Before beginning your project, the easiest thing you can …Continue Reading