A smooth start for a flawless finish.
Pros know that every great paint job begins with a smooth, even surface. Get it done right from start to finish with 3M products for every step along the way. From hole repair and sanding to lead detection and adhesives, our full line of surface repair and restoration products helps make your job faster and easier, with less rework. So you can set yourself up for success before you open a single can of paint.
For fixes small and large, 3M Hole Repair Products make patching easier, with results that seamlessly blend into your work. Take care of nicks and dings with 3M™ Patch plus primer Spackling Compound — with no shrinking or cracking, you get quick, smooth, strong repairs. For larger holes, 3M™ Wall Repair Fiber Reinforced Compound is a one-step fill for quick repairs that dries fast and holds strong.
3M technologies make our abrasives different than any other — giving you that extra edge in your work. Ultra flexible sheets, rolls and sponges go where regular sandpaper can't. NO-SLIP GRIP™ Backing lets you sand longer with reduced hand fatigue. And choices for hand, power tool or drywall sanding mean you always have the right abrasive for your job.
There's a reason 3M Adhesives have been trusted by pros for more than 50 years. Proven products like 3M™ Super 77™ Multipurpose Spray Adhesive have become the go-to, do-it-all tool for all sorts of jobs. This extremely versatile, fast-drying, transparent spray adhesive bonds a wide range of lightweight materials.
Learn how to use 3M™ LeadCheck™ Swabs on a variety of surfaces, and find the compliance information that's relevant to your job.
A little prep can mean the difference between a job done right and a job done over.
How the shift away from specialty abrasives can help you get more done.