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June 8, 2011

FrogTape, a division of Avon, Ohio-based ShurTech Brands, is promoting its painter's tape with the help of a professional painter -- Dan Brady of Traverse City, Mich.-based Dan Brady Painting & Wood Restoration.

"When you're painting a deep color into white trim, I don't care how steady your hand is, it helps to have a tape that doesn't bleed," said Brady.

Common mistakes of DIYers engaged in painting projects, he said, include:

• Failing to perform sufficient prep work;

March 31, 2011

One of the lessons of legislative lobbying is this: If you’re not in front of lawmakers with your message, somebody else is. 


Operating under that theory, and armed with position papers and talking points, lumberyard executives and members of the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) descended on the halls of power in Washington, D.C., last month for the group’s annual Legislative Conference, parts of which were co-hosted with the Windows and Doors Manufacturers Association (WDMA).