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NAPCO In The News

Steve Coven and Mike Ripp were interviewed on the radio.
They talked about the business of bathtub refinishing and the NAPCO training program.
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Shower Refinishing with New NAPCO Coatings Saves Money Versus Replacement
NAPCO's new proprietary coatings and inlays offer green remodeling alternatives to replacement of counters, sinks, tile and bathtubs.
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Tub and Shower Refinishing with NAPCO New Coatings Transforms Bathrooms
Tub and shower refinishing using NAPCO new proprietary coatings gives homeowners a like-new tub or shower in a few hours with savings of 70% over replacement.
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NAPCO's Reglazing Training Helps New Entrepreneurs Make Money in 2014
With training from NAPCO, men and women are restarting careers. Bathtub refinishing is a great way for individuals to get back into the workforce.
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Based on the 2014 Cost vs. Value Report, Homeowners are Saving Money with Bathroom Tile Refinishing According to NAPCO
Subhead: Refinishing instead of replacement saves money and aggravation. According to the 2014 Cost vs. Value report by the website remodeling.hw.net, bathroom remodels return 72.5% when a home is sold.
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NAPCO Announces Reformulated Eco Friendly Topcoat - Consumers Love the Look and Savings of a Refinished Tub
North American Polymer Company (NAPCO) has reformulated its popular, eco-friendly, Poly Glass 320 tub, tile and counter topcoat. Poly-Glass 320 is low in volatile organic compounds (VOC).
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NAPCO Announces Gorilla Grip Wipe-on Primer - Revolutionary Product Saves Bathtub Refinishers 45 Minutes or More Per Tub
North American Polymer Company (NAPCO) customers are saving 45 minutes or more using Gorilla Grip, a new revolutionary wipe-on primer.
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NAPCO Employees Help Needy Families - Crew Volunteered at Niles Township Food Pantry
A group of NAPCO employees recently volunteered their time at the Niles Township Food Pantry. The crew unpacked food from two trucks.
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Do It Yourself network
NAPCO products were featured on the Do It Yourself (DIY) Network. The episode included reworking a 1960's bathroom. The original sink and bathtub were blue and the tile was pink. Mike Ripp from NAPCO made some minor repairs, prepped and refinished the fixtures. The results were professionally refinished, bone-colored sink, counter, tub and tile.
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This Old House Magazine
This Old House magazine ran a repair and restoration guide and featured Mike Ripp and NAPCO products. The article discussed reusing antique tubs and sinks by refinishing them instead of replacement. Mike Ripp, Operations Manager for NAPCO, is mentioned in the article.
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Franke Lloyd Wright's Robie House
Frank Lloyd Wright is widely considered to be one of the most influential architects of our time. In 1908 Wright completed plans for the Robie House in Oak Park, IL. Built in 1910, the Robie House is the definition of Prairie style design. The house is undergoing a 10-year renovation to commemorate its 100th anniversary. The foundation overseeing the renovation tapped Ameriglaze to provide refinished fixtures for one of the bathrooms. Mike Ripp, using NAPCO supplies and equipment, has refinished a period bathtub and corner sink that will be placed into a bathroom in the house.


Home Talk USA with Michael King, The Cajun Contractor
Every Saturday Michael King hosts a nationwide home repair call-in show. When Michael wanted to feature a show about bathtub refinishing he turned to the folks at NAPCO. Mike Ripp from NAPCO took calls from all over the country as people called in with questions about bathtub, tile and countertop refinishing and repair. Mike was able to provide expert advice to everyone who called in.