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PCI (Professional Coatings Insider) - A smaller weekly newsletter with essential coating industry tips and best practices for all industry sectors including contractors, specifiers and store professionals.
NEWSLETTER TITLE

DATE

Interior Surface Repaint Tips MAR-23-2017
Best Practices for Specifying Paint MAR-16-2017
Tips for Wood Siding - Priming MAR-9-2017
Best Practices for Painting Ceilings FEB-23-2017
Tips For Touch-Up Work FEB-16-2017
Best Practices for Specifying Coatings for New Drywall FEB-2-2017
The Benefits of Inspection JAN-26-2017
Paint Project Roles and Responsibilities DEC-20-2016
Maintenance Repainting for Specifiers DEC-01-2016
Tips For Coating Galvanized Metal NOV-22-2016
ASM for contractors NOV-17-2016
Decision Tree - A Guide For Specifiers NOV-10-2016
Benefits of Joining Professional Associations NOV-03-2016
Best Practices for Concrete Floor Surface Prep OCT-27-2016
Preparing Bare Aluminum OCT-20-2016
Tips For Painting Clay Brick OCT-06-2016
Specifying Coatings for Concrete Floors SEP-29-2016
Coatings For Aggressive Environments SEP-22-2016
Defining Gloss Levels 

Sep-15-2016

Water Based Alkyd Performance

Sep-08-2016

Tips for Painting Plastic

Aug-30-2016

Environmental Coatings 

Aug-25-2016

Tips for Inspections 

Aug-18-2016

Painting Stainless Steel

Aug-16-2016

Coating Options for Stucco

Aug-12-2016

Tips for Specifying Gloss

Aug-04-2016

Best Practices for Painting Trim

Jul-28-2016

Tips For a Quality Paint Project

Jul-21-2016

Painting Exterior Concrete

Jul-21-2016

Avoiding Coatings Failure

Jul-14-2016

Best Practices for Painting Copper 

Jul-07-2016

Specifying Coatings for Drywall 

Jun-30-2016

Preparing Bare Wood for Painting

Jun-23-2016

Deciding which products to use.

Jun-21-2016

Preparing Galvanized Metal for Priming

Jun-16-2016

Tips for Painting Wood Sidings - Priming

Jun-09-2016

Tips for Painting_Ceilings

Jun-02-2016

Coatings for Interior CMU's

May-26-2016

Tips for Preparing Plastic for Painting 

May-19-2016

Caulking Wood Siding and Trims

May-12-2016

Importance of Using Mock-Ups

May-05-2016

Tips for Touch-Up Work

Apr-28-2016

Tips for dealing with hand oils

Apr-21-2016

Coatings for Agressive Interiors 

Apr-14-2016

Standards for Painting Drywall

Apr-07-2016

Tips for Painting Fiberglass

Mar-31-2016

Best Practices for Cleaning 

Mar-24-2016

Tips For A Sustainable Paint Project

Mar-17-2016

Surface Prep Best Practices Aluminum

Mar-11-2016

Best Practices for Specifying Paint: Products vs. Systems

Mar-03-2016

The 5 Most Common Pitfalls of Preparing Galvanized Metal for Painting

Oct-29-2015

Specifying Coatings for Aggressive Interiors

Oct-23-2015

Painting Aluminum – Surface Prep 101

Oct-21-2015

Issues with Painting Fly Ash Concrete

Oct-16-2015

Best Practices for Painting Ceilings

Oct-13-2015

Choosing Coatings for Clay Bricks

Oct-06-2015

Painting Stainless Steel? - Surface Prep 101

Oct-02-2015

Hardwood Floors: Recoat or Refinish?

Sep-29-2015

A 3-Step Guide for Painting Plastic

Sep-25-2015

Best Practices for Specifying Coatings for New Drywall

Sep-23-2015

3 Best Practices for Painting Fiberglass

Sep-18-2015

Specifying Interior Coating Systems for CMUs

Sep-16-2015

Preparing Wood for Stain/Clear Finishes

Sep-11-2015

Tips for Interior Painting in Cold Weather

Sep-08-2015

4 Tips for a Flawless Finish when Painting New Drywall

Sep-04-2015

The Environmental Benefits of Specifying Light Colors

Sep-01-2015

A General Guide for Painting Exterior Concrete

Aug-28-2015

Velvet + Silk + Pearl + Eggshell = ? Trouble Defining Gloss Levels

Aug-26-2015

Considerations for Coating Concrete Floors

Aug-21-2015

Bare Wood - Surface Prep 101 Aug-17-2015 
Paint, Stain or Clear? A Review of Exterior Wood Coatings

Aug-14-2015

A General Guide for Effective Touch-up Work

Aug-12-2015

Painting Concrete Floors - Surface Prep 101

Aug-06-2015

A Systematic Approach to Avoiding Coatings Failure

Aug-04-2015

Tips for Coating Galvanized Metal

Jul-30-2015