Qualified Remodeler Magazine

AUG 2013

Qualified Remodeler helps independent remodeling firms to survive, become more professional and more profitable by providing must-have business information, namely best business practices, new product information and timely design ideas.

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COrPOr ATE nOTES Factory-Applied Finishes Provide The Ideal Finishing Touch The world may see The curb appeal of a home's exTerior, buT iT is The inTerior ThaT homeowners live, work and enTerTain in. clienTs are demanding ThaT Their building professionals offer The highesT qualiTy in inTerior finishes, buT They can be messy and Timeconsuming To do righT. luckily, marvin® windows and doors has answered This need wiTh facTory-applied sTains and clear finishes. These new facTory applied sTains join an exisTing opTion for a facTory-applied painTed inTerior finish. Marvin's meticulous finishing involves a multi-step process that takes place before the window or door is assembled. Each individual piece of wood is sanded, conditioned, stained and oven-cured. Then the finished pieces are clear-coated, sanded a second time and clear-coated a second time, providing an ideal finish. Clear finishes undergo a similar multistep process. Each individual wood piece is sanded, clear-coated and oven-cured, then sanded and clear-coated a second time before assembly. Available on all of Marvin's wood species, stains come in six colors: Honey, Wheat, Hazelnut, Cabernet, Espresso and Leather, in addition to the option of a clear coat. With seven wood species available, that's 49 available stain and clear options for clients to choose from—everyone can find something to match a home's style. Factory-applied finishes have an environmental benefit as well. All of Marvin's finish work is done using state- For more information circle 46 approved procedures to contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The company's products contain no volatile hazardous air pollutants (VHAPs) and they use a waterborne acrylic enamel that's more environmentally friendly than solvent-borne materials. Since these interior finishes are factory-applied, building professionals can leave it up to Marvin to take care of the entire process. Easy, beautiful and with all the customization people have come to expect from Marvin…learn more about factoryapplied stains and clear finish and find a local dealer at Marvin.com/Finishes

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