Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Painting Tool Reviews

When you think of painting tool reviews you naturally come to airless sprayers. While that’s a core tool in this segment there are also drywall sanders, ladders, hoses, and other products. We checked out the Werner PD6210-4C fiberglass podium ladder as well as the Stanley Fatmax Professional Grade water hose. These tools help round out any painting professional’s tool set. Painting Tool Reviews for Pros We’ve covered tools like the Titan Impact 640 airless sprayer as well as materials like Behr Premium Plus Ultra paint. Cordless sprayers are also tested to see if they might serve well for fine finish work. As for airless sprayers, we test full systems as well as spray guns that claim to improve ergonomics on the job. As with any job that can interact with dangerous materials, lead paint topics will also fall under this category. Our painting tool reviews help you understand which tools are Pro and which are more consumer-based products.

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Taking the EPA Lead-Safe Certification Class

There are many questions that have come up about the way contractors must deal with lead-based paint. For some time now, handouts and brochures have sat on the paint counters of all the local home improvement centers and paint stores. These highlight the many potential issues with lead-based paint. We sent our own Tom Gaige […]

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Buying the Right Paint Brush for the Job

Anyone who has found themself not buying the right paint brush and, instead, bought the cheapest possible one shares something in common. We all (now) know that quality matters. The right tool can make or break a job. Think about using a consumer grade Wagner power painter sprayer vs a Titan Impact 640 Electric Airless Sprayer. I […]

Graco 390 PC Cordless Paint Sprayer

Graco 390 PC Cordless Airless Paint Sprayer

Put The Extension Cords Away, Graco’s 390 PC Cordless Is Here To Stay Graco is rocking the paint industry by pushing the limits of what a cordless paint sprayer can do. You may recognize the overall look as the Graco 390 PC Cordless paint sprayer gets its inspiration from the corded 390 PC. While there […]

Caring for and Cleaning Paint Brushes

Caring for and Cleaning Paint Brushes

You can’t always use an airless paint sprayer for all of your paint jobs, so if you don’t want to have to buy a paintbrush every time you paint, then it’s important to learn about caring for and cleaning paint brushes you purchase. Doing so will ensure long life and repeated use for years to come. One thing most people […]

Graco Rac X Low Pressure Spray Tips

Graco Low Pressure Spray Tips Handle Fine Finishes to High Production Applications According to Graco, painters have seen a lot of success with 2017’s Fine Finish Low Pressure FF LP Tip. But why stop there? Graco has built on that model with the Rac X Low Pressure Spray Tips which they’ve designed to deliver what […]

Monkey Rung Ladder Accessories for Painting

Monkey Rung Ladder Tools and Roller Ready Cleaners are Made By Contractors, For Contractors If you spend any time at the top of a ladder, you’d do yourself a favor by looking into a safe and helpful solution for working with paint and tools at height. Monkey Rung Ladder Accessories are designed by tradesmen who […]

Painting and Sealing Garage Floors

Painting and Sealing Garage Floors

If you’re not happy with the look of your current garage floor, you might want to consider adding a coat of paint. Paint can dress up even the dullest and oldest-looking floors. However, painting and sealing garage floors isn’t the same as painting other surfaces. For one, a garage is subject to a lot more […]

PaintLine ProDryingRack EX-Plus

PaintLine ProDryingRack EX-Plus

PaintLine Launches Expandable Mobile Rack The PaintLine ProDryingRack EX line (PDREX) offers 15 racks of drying storage for doors, cabinets, trim pieces, and more. PaintLine expanded its EX rack series to provide up to 15 horizontal feet of mobile, horizontal rack space for drying longer-form materials and products. With 1,800 lbs of total weight capacity, […]

Simpson PowerShot 3700 PSI Pressure Washer PS60982

Simpson PowerShot 3700 PSI Pressure Washer PS60982

The Simpson PowerShot 3700 PSI Pressure Washer is a member of Simpson’s Pro Series lineup designed for professionals. It works well to restore wood, clean hard surfaces, and prep for painting. That’s right up my alley since I make my living painting structures. I’ve used the Simpson PS60982 pressure washer to prep for painting on […]

Titan Impact Sprayer

Titan Impact 1040T Electric Airless Sprayer

Titan Built the Impact 1040T for Smooth Texture Titan announced the newest addition to the popular Titan Impact Series, the Impact 1040T electric airless sprayer. The new sprayer has been designed specifically for applying smooth texture and abrasive coatings like level 5 finishes, knockdown, texture, and high build coatings. Titan on the New Impact Airless […]