A Complete Guide to Spraying Stains

Stains are used for a variety of coating needs.  Common applications include decks, furniture, and trim work in homes.  Stains are greatly beneficial as they help to even out differences in your wood tone.  However to achieve the maximum benefit of spraying your stain you will want to choose a good spray gun that is…

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Air Brush Buying Guide

Air brushes have a unique role in painting.  They are the smallest of all spray application types.  They are well suited for artistic needs like t shirt design or small canvas painting.  They are smaller than other spray applications like conventional spray guns or touch up spray guns.  We will cover the things to consider…

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Buying Your First Airless Paint Sprayer – A Guide

As a contractor your first airless paint sprayer can be a critical investment.  After all Airless Paint Sprayers are often the work force of your painting business.  If you are just getting started and looking to decide which airless sprayer would be right for your needs we will cover the important aspects to consider and…

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Low CFM vs High CFM Spray Guns – A Complete Guide

Spray guns vary in the volume of air they need to be able to spray your coating.  Air volume can often times be a problem depending on what other tools or applications you run in your shop.  Typically your air compressor is one of the highest expenses in your shop and if you are limited…

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HVLP vs Fine Finish Airless Paint Sprayer Tips

When it comes to finishing their are so many choices of how to apply our product from conventional & HVLP to Airless or AIr Assist airless.  Each method of application has its benefits and drawbacks.  The intent here is to cover the difference between HVLP, Fine Finish Airless, and Standard Airless paint Sprayer Tips as…

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Low Boy vs High Boy Airless Sprayers – A Guide

If your considering a new airless paint sprayer you will notice two primary configurations available.  One sits low to the ground while the other sits up relatively high.  These models are known as low boy and high boy configurations.  Both have there benefits and drawbacks which we will cover in this article. By choosing the…

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Causes of Horrible Airless Spray Patterns – A Guide

Having a quality pattern from your airless paint sprayer is critical in achieving the production and finish quality you want from your coating application work.  That is why it can be such a headache when your airless starts routinely spraying  in a horrible pattern.  This article will cover common reasons for horrible airless spray patterns…

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Spraying Plural Component Coatings – A Guide

If your coating s made up of more than a single component than you are spraying a plural component coating.  Plural Component Coatings are found in a variety of applications with common coatings that are made of multiple components including polyurethanes, polyureas, and epoxies.  The following factors are all things to understand and research about…

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Choosing a Spray Gun – A complete Guide

If you are just getting started in spray application you may be over whelmed by all the variables that are to be considered.  From choosing the right coating, to safety considerations when spraying, to choosing the actual spray equipment.  If you have been able to wade through the choices you may be at the point…

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