What’s the toughest challenge in the painting business today? If you said employee retention, you’re on the right track. A veteran contractor offers advice on how to get better at it. Continue reading Leadership: Chad Jeffries on How to Find and Keep Good Workers
Hotels, resorts and restaurants are an excellent sales opportunity for painting contractors who understand the market and are acquainted with the wide range of products available to keep these properties looking good. Continue reading 4 Tips for Success in the Hospitality Painting Segment
Emily Kantz, Sherwin-Williams healthcare and hospitality color specialist, shares her expertise on the latest color trends and their uses in today’s healthcare facilities. Continue reading The Best Paint Colors for Healthcare Facilities
Paint color transformed a historic property and helped Designing Jewelers gain recognition as one of “America’s Coolest Stores” from InStore magazine. Two Sherwin-Williams masonry coatings provide the one-two punch for long-lasting protection on the repaint of the 136-year-old building. Continue reading Concrete & Color: Paint Breathes New Life into Historic River Town
Professional painters have it all with ProMar® 200 Zero VOC Interior Latex Paint. Exceptional durability, easy application, and excellent hide. Outstanding touch-up that reduces repaint costs. Anti-microbial agents that inhibit the growth of mold and mildew on the paint surface. A zero VOC formula that meets the most stringent VOC requirements. And, it’s available in six sheens and all colors including deep, vivid accents. Continue reading How to Choose the Right ProMar® 200 Zero VOC Interior Latex Paint Finish
As one of Eastern Tennessee and Southwest Virginia’s premier painting contractors, Woods Paint Company has built its reputation on superior craftsmanship, attention to detail, clear communication, honesty and integrity. Continue reading Cool Pool: A Colorful Pro Industrial™ Paint Job in Tennessee
Dave Theobald spent 17 years as a general contractor before joining his father-in-law’s company, Turman Commercial Painters. Founded in 1972, the company has grown under Theobald’s leadership into a nationwide firm that has completed more than 10,000 locations across the U.S. Continue reading Contractor Q&A: Dave Theobald on How to Compete from Multiple Locations
Chris Gardner started working in the painting industry in 2009. He is the owner of PaintRite Pros based in Elk Grove, a city of 168,000 just south of Sacramento, California. According to census records, it was the fastest-growing city in the U.S. between July 1, 2004, and July 1, 2005. Continue reading Contractor Q&A: Chris Gardner on the Costs and Rewards of Being an Entrepreneur
A Q&A with Justin Gripka, who with his wife Lauren owns the Gripka Paint Company in Basehor, a suburb of Kansas City located in Leavenworth County, Kansas. Continue reading Why I’m Buying My Paint and Supplies Online
Sherwin-Williams PRO customers now have a convenient new way to buy paint and supplies online using a mobile phone, tablet or computer. Continue reading Buy Online: It’s Easy, Fast and Efficient
The question: We’re seeing more “paint and primer in one” products out there. Does that mean we don’t need primers anymore? Continue reading Paint, Primers and ‘Paint and Primer in One’: What to Use When
The question: When can ProMar® 200 Interior Latex be taped after painting? What tape should we use? Continue reading How Soon Can I Tape After Painting?
All leaders must understand this simple truth: style does matter. These six leadership styles are the most prominent in the workforce today. See if you can recognize where you fit in. Continue reading 6 Types of Leaders: Which One Are You?
The PDCA Expo is coming to Texas in 2018. The three-day conference will be held February 21 through 23 in Galveston Island, Texas. It’s a chance for contractors to meet other pros and discuss ways to tackle their toughest business challenges and learn powerful ways to build their competitive edge. Continue reading 2018 PDCA Expo: How to Get Early Registration Discounts
Buffalo Painter’s Rags are washed, white, cotton t-shirt wipers. They are absorbent, colorfast and low-linting… the preference of painters. These wipers are generously cut in large usable-sized pieces. NO SCRAPS or irregular-sized pieces! They are ideal for painting, staining, varnishing, and general jobsite and tool cleanup. Continue reading Buffalo Industries