PaintSource take on CUTEK® EXTREME
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HOW CUTEK® EXTREME WORKS For clients seeking an alternative to One TIME Wood Protector, we are taking a hard look at Cutek Oil. While it may need more frequent oiling, maintenance is the simplest it can be. You can find more info HERE CUTEK® Extreme offers powerful protection while enhancing … Read More

Tung Oil and Horses
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We have been getting questions while consulting with horse farm clients concerning using Tung Oil based products as the best choice for barn wood waterproofing and beautifying. We are asked whether pure tung oil is toxic or poisonous to horses. While PURE Tung Oil can be toxic to horses if … Read More

The PaintSource Guide to Using Waterlox in Horse Barns and Livestock Structures
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The PaintSource Guide to Using Waterlox in Horse Barns and Livestock Structures Introduction Advantages of Waterlox Wood Preparation Application of Waterlox Tung Oil Finish Maintenance and Touch-ups Additional Tips Conclusion This guide provides a detailed approach to using Waterlox Tung Oil Finish, emphasizing practicality and aesthetics suitable for horse barns … Read More

Best Paint Horse Farm Metal Gate
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Boy, this is an old video we just found. The discussion is solid, but we want to update the advice, to use rust converter, then Benjamin Moore Command, or just use Command straight over rust. If black gates, the converter will hold off new rust for couple of years, and … Read More

Seeking the Best Finish for a Horse Barn?
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If you’re a horse farm owner or barn builder, you know how crucial it is to select the right finishes for the wood in all structures on your farm. Equine facilities have unique surface finishing requirements that need attention to best solutions, including attention to detail and beauty, but also … Read More

Why PaintSource chooses Abatron vs Bondo
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Abatron would be considered superior to Bondo for most architectural applications. The following discussion summarizes my thoughts. Purpose & Applications: In conclusion, while both Abatron and Bondo have their places, Abatron stands out for wood repair and restoration due to its superior bonding, flexibility, and durability, especially in challenging or historic … Read More

Abatron – WoodEpox® 2QT Kit
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Abatron WoodEpox® is a game-changer in wood restoration and repair. This premium epoxy compound seamlessly fills cracks, holes, and imperfections in wooden structures, returning them to their original strength and aesthetic.… Read More

Waterlox H2OLOX Matte Finish TB-2002 Gallon
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Wood must be sealed with the appropriate Waterlox Sealer. Do not apply H2OLOX to bare wood.  The same beauty, feel and protection of Waterlox® ORIGINAL products. Low odor, eco-friendly and available for use in all 50 states, Canada and Europe. Replaces our 350 and 450 VOC compliant products. Like all … Read More

Farrow & Ball Paint
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We will be honored if you would simply call us to schedule a discussion of ALL your pending paint, or wood staining and finishing projects. Andriots Group has been sourcing paint and related materials for Shelbyville and surrounding small towns since the late 70’s. We have expanded over the years … Read More

PaintSource Guide. Best way to Paint a New House.
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Painting New Construction Home Hardwood Floors Polyurethane finishes look “plastic”, are prone to scratching, and need to be recoated frequently. Choosing a Finish for Hardwood Floors. Coordination and sequencing of Floor finishes and Wall finishes many times leads to damage to walls by floor finishers, or damage to floors by … Read More

Sequencing Hardwood Floor Finish  
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Builders, subcontractors, and homeowners many times find it difficult to sequence the various steps during new home construction. Hardwood floor installation, staining, and finishing typically create one of the biggest logistical challenges to the project manager. Wall and ceiling painting many times involves ladders and scaffolding, which can damage freshly … Read More

Drywall Nail and Screw Pops Project Guide
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Q I have read that gluing drywall to the studs is the best way to eliminate nail pops. We have spent thousands on drywall repair ( including the mess! ) repairing nail pops in our present home and I wanted to avoid this in our new home if possible. Also, what … Read More

Bee Stop Natural Carpenter Bee Deterrent.
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Carpenter Bees hate the smell of Bee Stop, an all natural carpenter bee deterrent that also deters many other flying insects. It is not a poison, or insecticide. It is simply a proven blend of oils to just deter the bees away from structures, without killing them. Bee Stop is … Read More

Waterlox Cleaner Concentrate QT
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Wood surface heavy duty cleaner. Will not damage the gloss or film of most finishes. One quart (32 oz) makes between 8 and 32 gallons of cleaner. Effective at neutralizing harsh cleaner residues left behind from other cleaners. Dissolves ice melt and hard water films without leaving a soap haze. … Read More

Why Waterlox is the Best Choice for all Wood in a New Horse Barn
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If you’re building a new horse barn, one of the most important decisions you’ll make is choosing the right wood finish system. The wood surfaces in your barn are exposed to moisture, UV rays, and other environmental factors that can cause damage and reduce the sanitation, beauty, and lifespan of … Read More

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