Tag Archives: Spring 2018

2018 New Products: Innovative Technological Advances Are Here to Make Your Job Easier

2018 brings innovative advances in coatings technology to help make your job easier: a new self-cleaning, dirt-shedding acrylic for concrete, an extremely powerful stain blocking primer, and a quick-dry vapor barrier protection coating, for starters. Continue reading 2018 New Products: Innovative Technological Advances Are Here to Make Your Job Easier

Contractor Q&A: Dan Petrulak on Staying Small to Keep Customers Happy

Dan Petrulak is the owner of DP Ready 2 Paint, a painting contractor based in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania and serving the Mid Mon Valley and surrounding areas of southwest Pennsylvania. Continue reading Contractor Q&A: Dan Petrulak on Staying Small to Keep Customers Happy

Want to Increase Productivity? Try This New Brush

Product developers at Purdy understand pro painters and their need for productivity. The new Purdy® XL High Capacity, available exclusively at Sherwin-Williams, is engineered with a distinctive stadium-shaped ferrule that holds more filaments, picking up more paint and getting the job done faster. Continue reading Want to Increase Productivity? Try This New Brush

Roy Parker: Why I Like Buying My Paint Online

Paint It Right was founded by Roy Parker in 1981, and has become one of the most sought after painting contractors in the Richmond, Virginia area. Parker has also become a strong advocate of the new Sherwin-Williams Buy Online service. He sat down with PPC to tell us why. Continue reading Roy Parker: Why I Like Buying My Paint Online

Color of the Year: How to Make it Work in Commercial and Residential Projects

Oceanside SW 6496 (172-C7), the 2018 Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year is a tremendously flexible color, and harmonizes with other diverse color groups. Continue reading Color of the Year: How to Make it Work in Commercial and Residential Projects

Climbing the Ladder: Rodrigo Vasconcellos of White Plains, N.Y.

For the first installment of our new “Climbing the Ladder” series on the leaders of a new generation of professional painting contractors, we caught up with Rodrigo Vasconcellos at the PDCA Expo, an annual industry education and networking event. Continue reading Climbing the Ladder: Rodrigo Vasconcellos of White Plains, N.Y.

Top 10 Tips to Lift Your Leadership

Good leaders are hard to find, and great leaders are even more elusive. Whether there’s a team reporting to you or not, you have the ability to lift your level of respect with your peers while also improving your capacity for greater leadership opportunities. Continue reading Top 10 Tips to Lift Your Leadership

Get Ready to Paint It Forward in 2018

Want to build your brand and give something back to your community? National Painting Week is a perfect opportunity to do both. This year’s nationwide event, sponsored by Sherwin-Williams, is scheduled for May 25-June 4. Continue reading Get Ready to Paint It Forward in 2018

How to Easily Make More Money on Every Estimate

Do you feel like the only way to make more money in your painting business is to find more clients, but you hate the thought of spending your extra cash on marketing?

This simple upselling strategy can add thousands of dollars (or more) to your personal income each year – without investing tons of money or time. Continue reading How to Easily Make More Money on Every Estimate