For six decades, W.M. Barr & Company has grown by leaps and bounds by responding to the needs of our professionals and homeowners. By combining technology and biology, we’ll continue bringing value to everything we touch for years to come. Founder in 1946 by William M. Barr, the company is founded and marketed with the first non-flammable paint remover. In 1978 W.M. Barr started supplying products into Home Depot. In 2003 W.M. Barr acquired DampRid the world famous moister remover. In 2011 W.M. Barr acquired Microban.