Pros know that the quality of the coatings they use has a huge effect on the final finish and durability of any paint job. Bottom line: Better ingredients such as pigment, binders and additives mean better performance. And that can translate to happier customers. Continue reading Using Premium Products Helps Paint Pros Save Time, Do Better Work and Make More Money. Here’s Why.
By JORGE ARBOLEDA
Pintor Pro Senior Editor
It is hard to measure the huge magnitude of the contributions of Hispanics to the American economy and to our society. Despite being less than 20 percent of the total population, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, already in 2020 Hispanics made up 30 percent of all construction workers. And their role is even more vital in the commercial and residential painting industry, where Hispanics comprise 59 percent of the workforce.
Continue reading Never-Ending Progress: The Sky’s the Limit for Hispanic American Painting Contractors
Welcome to this special issue of Pintor Pro magazine! In conjunction with National Hispanic Heritage Month, in this edition we celebrate the essential contributions made by Hispanic painting contractors to the U.S. economy and culture. Continue reading Special Issue: Celebrating the Prosperity, Progress and Power of Hispanic Paint Pros
Making up over half of all professional painters, Hispanic contractors are one of the most important segments of the coatings industry, and the people at Sherwin-Williams are doing everything they can to support and help pave their path to success.
This is the idea behind a new Sherwin-Williams campaign called El Aliado del Pro. Continue reading El Aliado del Pro: Sherwin-Williams Speaks Your Language
Building a successful painting business is truly a team effort. It’s critical, of course, to hire the right people for both the field and the office. Just as important, it helps to choose the best paint supplier. That’s why so many professional painting contractors rely on Sherwin-Williams.
Sherwin-Williams recently launched the Job Board to help painting contractors find and hire talented painters to their teams. The free platform comes in response to the labor market shortage, one of the biggest hurdles facing many painting businesses today. Continue reading New Job Board Launched to Help You Find the Right People for Your Team
As a professional painting contractor, you know that color selection can be one of your customers’ biggest pain points. With so many color options available, it’s easy to see why. So how do you help your customers make informed choices and get your jobs started quickly?
The good news is that you and your customers don’t have to be color experts. You can rely on the experienced color professionals at Sherwin-Williams, who have developed easy-to-use tools and resources to help make the color decision process faster and easier.
Continue reading Help Ease Your Customers’ Color Journey with the 2024 Colormix® Forecast
Want to save money and time with services and tools that make your entire business run smoother? Want to build your business with the services and tools you need today plus cutting-edge solutions for tomorrow? PRO+ductive Solutions is an ongoing initiative started by Sherwin-Williams to help contractors save time, complete jobs quickly, and save money to generate more profit.
The latest additions to this part of the company’s PRO+ program include free delivery, a time-saving sanding tool and the latest advance in cabinet coatings.
Continue reading Want to Get the Job Done Faster? Try These Latest PRO+ductive Solutions
The next PCA Expo is set for February 26 to March 1, 2024 in Orlando, Florida.
Continue reading PCA Expo Coming to Orlando in 2024
When it comes to sanding, not all abrasives are created equal. To choose the appropriate product for each project, you need to consider the surface you’re sanding, what you’re trying to accomplish and what form of abrasive to use.
Continue reading Sand Easier, Sand Faster, Sand Longer with No-Slip Grip™ Sandpaper from 3M
As part of our ongoing mission to help painting professionals maximize their job site productivity, each issue of Pintor Pro magazine features our favorite application tools and essential job site equipment and supplies. Here are our Fall 2023 picks:
Continue reading Fall 2023 Editor’s Picks: Tools to Boost Your Productivity
Each issue of Pintor Pro magazine includes a roundup of special ProBuy® pricing on some of our favorite application tools and essential equipment and supplies.
Continue reading Fall 2023 ProBuy® Specials: Save 20 Percent or More On Select Painting Equipment and Supplies
In each issue of Pintor Pro magazine, senior editor Jorge Arboleda goes behind the scenes with successful painting company owners for our series, The Painting Life. This issue’s featured commercial contractor: A-1 All Florida Painting of Miami, Florida.
Continue reading Making it Big: Generation After Generation, Miami Company Builds on a Strong Tradition of Hard Work
In this article, we take our annual look at all the best new equipment and supplies available for pro painters. This year, that includes high-performance airless sprayers, low-pressure spray tips, advanced patching compounds, supplies to improve efficiency on the job site and much more. Continue reading Top 10 New Tools for Pro Painters in 2023