Talk of the Town: Restoration Project Inspires the Community - Running from New York’s Times Square to Lincoln Park in San Francisco, the Lincoln Highway is the nation’s first trans-continental highway.
Top 12 New Tools for Pro Painters - Here’s a look at the latest advances in application equipment and other tools to help make your jobs easier and crews more productive in 2016.
7 Ways to Communicate “I’m a Professional” …Without Bragging and Turning Off Customers - By Terry Begue “Mr. and Mrs. Smith, did you see the great job we did up the street? It came out great because we’re great!”
Contractor Q&A: Sher Payne - Perfeck Painting by Sher Midway, Texas The best and biggest turning point in the success of my business was when…
The Right Product for the Room - Matching the right product to the job is not only good for your customers, it’s great for your bottom line.
New Glory: Painting the World’s Largest American Flag Mural - Q: What’s 555 feet long, 229 feet wide and is red, white and blue all over?
Advanced Technology for Color Accuracy - Correct colors are important to you and your customers. As a professional painting contractor, you need to feel confident that every gallon you apply throughout the job is consistent, and that touch-ups will match perfectly.
Rejuvenate™: The New Siding Saver - Now you can restore the look of severely weathered siding with an innovative, high-build paint and primer in one called Rejuvenate™ Siding Restoration Coating.
Now: Paint Doors and Trim Faster - Time is money for professional painting contractors. SnapDry™ Semi-Gloss Interior Exterior Door and Trim Paint is a new product that will help you turn jobs faster.
4 Steps to Help You Take Control with Customer Complaints - By Joe Curcillo Dealing with an unhappy customer? The best way to take control is to take the high ground.
Eliminating Smoking Odors - By Rick Watson I want to remove cigar odor in a garage. What paint can I use to do this? –Regina S.
Prepping Peeling Kitchen Cabinets - By Rick Watson I need to repaint kitchen cabinets that were painted with lacquer about a year ago. The paint is popping off some of them in places and turning yellow. I wanted to use a brush-on lacquer since I need to paint them hanging up. Can you give me a few tips on prepping?
Painting previously stained cabinets - By Rick Watson I live in California, and though I have looked I have not been able to find a lacquer undercoating. What can I use besides a water-based primer to seal stained cabinets for painting? –J.L.
Best Sales Practices: Finding Common Ground - Every professional painting contractor has his or her own methods for winning the job and closing the sale. For Terry Begue, owner of Begue Painting of Hartville, Ohio, finding common ground with prospective customers is key.
5 Situations Where It Pays to Use Premium Products - When is the right time and place to suggest a coatings upgrade? Here are some suggestions.
Contractor Q&A: Javier & Oscar Sánchez - SB Painting & Wallcovering West Palm Beach, FL What was the best decision or biggest turning point in your painting careers?
Contractor Q&A: Curtis Tankersley - Just Add Paint! Shiremanstown, PA The biggest turning point in my company’s success was…