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Calming blues. Chili-pepper reds. Ocean-inspired greens. Millennial pinks. Bold blacks. These are the colors likely destined for our walls in the new year, according to the key players in the paint industry. Many of the major paint manufacturers have announced their respective color trends for 2018, and these decisions weren’t made haphazardly….


Each year, the major players in the coating industry tap into the country’s color consciousness to predict and inform design and color choices for professional customers. How they present those colors varies as dramatically as the colors they predict, from singular Colors of the Year to extensive multicolored palettes. Here’s a look,…


In the world of professional painting, the difference between success and failure can come down to something as miniscule as the thickness of a human hair. “When there’s a paint failure, what’s the first thing that someone checks? Yes, you’ve got it; they measure the thickness of the paint you applied,” Bob…


Mother Nature can be shockingly cruel. Case in point, it’s estimated that this summer’s hurricanes Harvey and Irma caused nearly $200 billion in damage in Texas and Florida, making them the costliest disasters in U.S. history, according to Moody’s Analytics. Natural disasters such as Harvey and Irma, as well as Hurricane Maria that…


Myths can take flight when hatched from ignorance. For instance, fuzzy shadows and doctored photos can perpetuate the lore that a hairy giant roams the Pacific Northwest. However, where’s Bigfoot when you need someone to paint those high ceiling areas? Nick Slavik certainly understands myths. He spends quite a bit of time…


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