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Life Specialty Coatings Product Demo February 10th in Santa Fe Springs

Life Specialty Coatings announced their first product demo of the year at their headquarters in Santa Fe Springs CA.

Located at 12927 Sunshine Avenue in Santa Fe Springs, the demo will start at 9 am and run through till 1pm. Come for some of come for all, reps will be showing how to install their AL system the AL-flex system MC system and the FM system as well as discussing decorative overlays with stains and some of their new products that they are introducing.

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JLC LIVE Residential Construction Show Invites Deck Expert Bill Leys Back for His Fifth Show! December 4th in Portland OR

The schedule has been announced for this years JLC Live Residential Construction Show at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland Oregon. The show returns for it’s fifth year in Portland and what will be our third year being a featured speaker in Portland. This show will mark our fifth JLC Live show we’ve presented at. 

The big change for this show though is I am putting on two seminars this year! To keep up the suspense, to see what I’ll be discussing you have to click over to JLC’s website and see what I’ll be discussing. Hint, one session is NOT about decks at all, no way no how. Not waterproofing either, so that’s two hints.
Click here to see my sessions and make the gang at JLC happy with their site getting clicks and make me happy because I’m the referrer…

Exhibitors Can Save 20% Off Regular Rates at Concrete Decor Show and Spring Training With This Link

Got a tweet on a 20% discount for exhibitors…

Exhibitor Discount Deadline

Discount expires: October 31, 2010
Reserve exhibit space at the 2011 Concrete Decor Show & Spring Training event before October 31 and enjoy saving 20% off our standard exhibit rates. Don’t delay!
Put your company in front of the right audience – the contractors, resellers, and design professionals that seek the most innovative products, tools, and equipment to help make their businesses successful. With more than 3,000 attendees expected, this event is a forum for building profitable new relationships in the decorative concrete industry.
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Life Paint Announces Training/Educational Event

Life Paint, the manufacturer’s of Life Deck waterproof coatings for decks, epoxy for flooring and paint and coatings will hold a training seminar/educational demonstration on Thursday September 16th at their manufacturing facility in Santa Fe Springs.

Look for a flyer to be uploaded with more information in the next couple days…

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Mer-Kote Educational Seminars-Last Ones Of The Year

Mer-Ko Demonstration & Educational Seminar Schedule — 2010

September 9, 2010 Mer-Ko Fundamentals of Waterproofing Deck Systems
Location: Parex USA, Inc. / Mer-Ko, 4130 E La Palma, Anaheim, CA 92807 (8am – 2pm)
December 9, 2010 Mer-Ko Annual Round-Table
Location: Parex USA, Inc. / Mer-Ko, 4130 E La Palma, Anaheim, CA 92807 (8am – 2pm)

Register Online

Seminar Descriptions
Fundamentals of Seamless Decking & Waterproofing Systems
This hands-on demonstration and seminar covers the methods and techniques you need to successfully install Mer-Ko’s waterproofing and decking systems. Materials and application techniques used in Mer-Ko’s waterproofing membranes, underlayments, pedestrian, vehicular and flat roof decking systems are reviewed, as well as basic project considerations, flashing details, and how to select the proper systems and topcoats for a project.
Decorative Coatings & Accents
This hands-on demonstration and seminar covers the methods and techniques you need to successfully install Mer-Ko’s decorative coating systems. Materials and application techniques used in Mer-Ko’s decorative coating line are reviewed, in addition to various accents and artistic affects (i.e., Antiquing Gels, Antique Release Agents, Kolor Packs, etc.).

Lunch is provided at all seminars in conjunction with interactive discussions on topics impacting project site efficiency and application success.
Upon completion of the seminar, new participants are eligible to complete the application process to become a Mer-Ko Currently Listed Applicator. For those who hold an active status as a Mer-Ko Currently Listed Applicator, attendance at any of these sessions qualifies for renewal of your status. Our Currently Listed Applicators enjoy access to Mer-Ko’s complete line of waterproofing and decking systems, opening new doors of opportunity to offer high-quality systems that protect and beautify new construction, renovation, preservation, retro-fit and maintenance projects.
Join us for this exciting new seminar and position yourself to capitalize on new project opportunities!

Life Paint Presents Training/Demo at Miners Hardware in Atascadero Thursday June 3rd

Miners Ace Hardware and Life Paint, the manufacturer’s of Life Deck branded decking, epoxy and concrete coatings, will present a “How To” Demo on Thursday morning starting at 1030 am and going until 1230.

Maury Jessner, sales rep for Life Paint, will be doing the demonstration.

This is a good demo for DIY’ers and pro’s alike to see how decking and epoxy products are applied.

Come on down and meet Central Coast Waterproofing too, an authorized installer of Life Deck products manufactured by Life Paint.  We will be there showing off our Blastrac shot blaster and helping Maury out with the show.  See our site at for pictures and info on our company.