Sikkens is now PPG ProLuxe

If you’re recently seen our new Sikkens page in the shop, you’ve noticed most of the Sikkens can images either have a smaller sikkens label or one that just reads PPG ProLuxe. We would like to assure you, while the name has changed over time the product has NOT changed. … Read More

How to get Rid of Carpenter Bees

Bee Stop Natural Bee Deterrent is a natural way to manage Bees and other nuisance insects. Bee Stop is all natural, and effective. Bee Stop is the PaintSource choice for deterring carpenter bees, wasps, bumblebees, and other flying insects..naturally. Bee Stop is very effective, and helps avoid some of the … Read More

Caulking

Elastomeric or Acrylic Urethane caulking is recommended for most projects. These products have excellent adhesion to many surfaces. Some caulking products will carry the term “elastomeric”, yet some contain very little elastomeric resin. Most premium Elastomeric caulks will range from $5-$7 per tube, but is well worth the investment. Premium … Read More

Waterlox on Wood Countertops

Waterlox is a great choice for finishing wood counter tops, bars, vanities, and tables, as it produces a waterproof, durable surface that is easy to maintain and non-toxic when cured. An amateur can achieve professional results by following the following simple instructions. Preparation:  Sand the surface with 100 or 120 grit … Read More

Common Exterior Paint and Finish Problems

Many common preventable paint and caulking problems continue to cost homeowners and frustrate contractors. Many of these problems can be minimized or eliminated by using some of the proven solutions and procedures outlined here. The PaintSource Guide to Painting and Protecting the Home’s Exterior We hope you will explore below, … Read More

Why PaintSource chooses Waterlox for wood floors

Waterlox continues as the PaintSource product of choice for elegant wood care on interior wood floors, doors, trim, walls, and cabinetry. This Tung oil and resin blend represents an extremely beautiful and durable option when choosing a wood finish. When we try to describe Waterlox Tung Oil Finish to clients, … Read More

Waterlox versus other wood finishes

Waterlox Original tung oil finishes enhance wood with a natural oiled look and feel. Waterlox never requires sanding for adhesion and touch-ups can be done at any time without sanding. Waterlox forms a protective finish that won’t chip, crack or wrinkle. Waterlox Original Tung Oil products are resin-modified tung oil … Read More

Drywall Dust Causes Paint And Caulking Failures

Question: I am experiencing a paint problem in my new home. We’ve been living here since March. I was painting the white walls a custom color so I trimmed the ceiling and the baseboards with 3M blue tape I purchased from Lowe’s Home Improvement. The tape promptly took the paint … Read More

Dust Free Drywall Sanding & Finishing

Drywall dust is a known health hazard and a huge nuisance in remodeling and new construction. Dust free sanding is the only way to go when finishing drywall. We see excessive drywall dust remaining in most new homes in the ventilation systems, outlets and switches, can lights, etc. Drywall dust … Read More