PPG Color Trends for 2016

“Each year, consumers and industry experts search for the one color that will dominate trends for the year ahead,” said Dee Schlotter, senior color marketing manager, PPG Architectural Coatings U.S. and Canada. “As we looked ahead, PPG color experts experienced several emerging themes for home décor in 2016, encouraging us to name a palette of […]

Relax…Paint, weather protection and energy savings in one

Amazing coating provides superior weather protection while saving you money Better Painting & Coatings is proud to announce their partnership with Super Products International II, Inc (SPI). SPI manufactures Super Therm, a high performance “paint” engineered with the highest quality raw materials. Super Therm improves your property and stops our unpredictable weather from becoming an insurance […]

Quick Fixes for Rust

This post is written by my colleague Warren Brand. Warren is a certified NACE III coatings consultant with his company Chicago Coatings Group. You can contact him here for professional specification and coating review, coating system design, and failure analysis. The inevitable forces of winter bring with it a fresh set of challenges to those […]

Jujutsu for Corrosion

Unleash the ninja moves on our silent enemy, rust  Jujutsu is a martial art style which manipulates an opponent’s force against himself rather than confronting it with one’s own force. Here’s one way we can use the nature of rust against itself. Is current corrosion protection good enough? In the fight against corrosion, the preferred methods […]

White Roofs keep cities cooler, according to scientists

More reflective surfaces, such as cool roofs and pavements, reflect radiation back into the atmosphere and into space and thus help cool the planet in two ways. At the scale of individual cities, they can combat the urban heat island effect, and at a continental scale, they can combat global warming. Of course, in air-conditioned […]