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How to Choose the Right Abrasive for the Job: A Guide to Abrasive Blasting Media

Using harsh materials to strip paint, add surface finishes or even prepare surfaces for painting is not exactly new technology. However, developments in recent years have moved us far beyond the good old days where everything was just “sandblasting.” Softer materials like baking soda or walnut shells can handle more delicate surfaces, while the hard […]

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Sandblasting vs. Hydroblasting

Paint jobs don’t last long unless the surface is thoroughly cleaned of old paint, dirt and rust first. That’s where the discussion of sandblasting versus hydroblasting comes in. The method chosen depends on factors unique to sandblasting and hydroblasting. Here are six primary differences between the two, along with a few hydroblasting and sandblasting tips: […]

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Five Reasons to Paint Your Shipping Containers

Whether you rely on your shipping containers to move freight around the world or you purchased one to turn into a storage shed, cabin or other creative project, painting shipping containers is one of the best ways to protect them. Containers face constant assault from weather elements, and you need to take steps to help […]

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Tips for Painting a Commercial Building

Your commercial building isn’t just a storage container for your business—it’s also the first thing your clients and customers will see. If you want to make a great first impression, a painted and well-maintained commercial building is crucial. However, this means that making smart decisions and understanding the scope of the project are just as […]

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Ways to Prevent Rust

Rust is a big problem. When the telltale orange-brown stains show up on your equipment, vehicles and metal buildings, you’re likely to have to repair or replace the item. Rust eats away at metal, reducing its stability and ability to bear weight. It forms when water, iron and oxygen react, although it can form when […]

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