The PaintSource Network was formally organized in 1999 by Doug Wilson and Will Selby in Lexington, Kentucky, culminating years of experience in the paint and wood coatings industry. Our Online Paint Store presents the premium solutions we have discovered in our quest.

We explore the social, financial, and environmental consequences of many uninformed or misinformed decisions made when evaluating the various finishes needed to protect and beautify your home, or other architectural structures. PaintSource can help you choose the correct products and procedures for your project.

We review and present our best product choices for a variety of projects. Our team can help you evaluate the choices of products used to seal, finish, paint, stain, and caulk many surfaces in and around houses and other structures.  Our mission is to increase awareness of the superior-performing methods, tools, products, and solutions that our customers, team, and associates have evaluated and tested over the years.  We feature and provide access to those select products here.

Doug Wilson has over 30 years experience and expertise in industrial, commercial, and residential wood coatings, paint, and caulking products. Our team of specialists has decades of experience in the specification and application of fine wood finishes, including deck and log home stains, with a focus on elegant hardwood floor finishes. For the past two decades, has evolved into a central resource for paint and wood coatings counsel. PaintSource is available for project consultation on all paint and wood finishing projects.

Our Online Paint Store presents the premium solutions we have discovered in our quest. Our product reviews are based on our years of testing and evaluation, as well as continual input from satisfied clients and expert contractors from across the country.

PaintSource presents the knowledge of expert craftsmen through our network of painters and wood coatings specialists who share a passion for assisting and educating homeowners, or the contractors or builders they hire.

We help clients evaluate and review choices about the finishes, tools, and procedures they use to complete their projects.

Please contact us before your next project.

PaintSource History

Doug worked for the Sherwin-Williams Paint Company through the 1980’s as an architectural coatings consultant. Doug and Will worked together in the early 90’s running one of the largest independent paint stores in the country, serving clients in numerous markets, gaining valuable knowledge and experience with a variety of paint and wood coatings products.

Beginning in 1994, while operating a commercial and residential painting business, they began to develop a network of manufacturers, suppliers and contractors who were providing premium proven products and solutions for a variety of painting and wood care projects.

PaintSource published their first web article in 1999. Continual testing and research has led us to feature the products and solutions you will find here. Our consulting experience has allowed us to continue to test and evaluate hundreds of products through our professional network.

PaintSource has ongoing direct experience applying and testing a variety of wood coatings and evaluating related tools and supplies. We have decades of experience in residential and commercial coatings application, including extensive product and methods research.

PaintSource is dedicated to increasing awareness of the best paint products, wood coatings, and caulking to protect and beautify a variety of surfaces on homes and commercial buildings. We present premium products, tools and supplies to save time and money, and improve project results.

Our Online Store allows us to continue to develop and provide our content free of advertisement bias or influence.