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on May 03,2013

As experienced designers, contractors, and owners know, most paint and coating problems are correctable, but some are especially stubborn to address. Here is a partial compendium of typical failure modes and methods for addressing the problem.

Parex USA, Inc., the parent company of leading building material brands; Parex,
on February 28,2013

Parex USA, Inc., the parent company of leading building material brands; Parex, Teifs, LaHabra, El Rey, and Merkrete, unveils two new Parex EIFS basecoats & adhesives – 121 Cool Base and 121 Dry HI (High Impact). 

on January 24,2013

Organizations such as the Master Painters Institute and the Society for Protective Coatings are developing standards specifically designed to drive greater performance in commercial architectural coatings.

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on April 01,2014 in Feature

This course covers life cycle assessment, color selection, emissions, durability, resilience, corrosion resistance, specification standards, and...

Design architect GWWO selected Valspar’s Blue Pearl II color-changing paint to c
on March 21,2014 in Feature

Linetec finishes Firestone’s UNA-CLAD panels, achieving a one-of-a-kind, dynamic appearance with the first use of Valspar’s new Kameleon Color

To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rathe
on March 20,2014 in Feature

Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are among the major culprits of EIFS problems.