The “new normal” caused by COVID-19 is presenting many of us with new, unique challenges. For painting contractors and many small to medium business owners, one of those challenges is ensuring the necessary cash is on hand to keep ahead of your debts, whether paying the rent or paying your team.
The following are some ideas from various sources that merit consideration in any current cash flow strategy. Continue reading Cash is King: 5 Strategies to Help Generate and Manage Your Cash Flow
Family and business are not always a good mix, but it has definitely been a winning formula for BLS Painting, a highly respected Texas painting contracting company built by the father-and-son team of Benito and Erick Luna. Continue reading The Painting Life: Lunas are a Shining Example of a Family Business
What are the latest trends in paint color? Think rhythm, say the color experts at Sherwin-Williams. Continue reading 2021 Colormix® Forecast: The Rhythm of Color
Is your website working as hard as it can for you? We asked Al Pirozzoli, a New York-based marketing consultant who has advised many professional painting contractors, for some fast ways to improve your site. Continue reading Stand Out! Providing a Human Face to Your Website
Paige NeJame is the owner of CertaPro Painters of the South Shore and Boston. In this article, she outlines why it’s a good idea for pro painters to get into the color consulting game. Continue reading 4 Reasons to Offer Color Consulting Services to Your Painting Customer
Paint pros ask: Why do paints bubble sometimes? And what can I do to prevent it? There are a number of reasons for paint to bubble: Continue reading What Makes Paint Bubble?
“You have to find the products that your crews and customers like,” says Erick Luna of BLS Painting of Austin, Texas. Over the years, BLS has come to rely on Sherwin-Williams products. Continue reading Coatings Choices: It’s All About Trust
Successful painting contractors agree that a customer-focused sales approach typically results not only in improved customer satisfaction but the opportunity to upgrade to products that can improve project profitability. Continue reading Upgrade to Mutually Beneficial Product Solutions
Want your crews to be more productive? Your local Sherwin-Williams store has the latest advances in paint application, surface prep and cleanup tools. This article features details on some new safety glasses for spraying. Continue reading New Tools for Pro Painters: E-Z Clean™ Goggles
Want your crews to be more productive? Your local Sherwin-Williams store has the latest advances in paint application, surface prep and cleanup tools. This article features details on some the Purdy® White Dove™ Jumbo Mini Roller Kit. Continue reading New Tools for Pro Painters: Purdy® White Dove™ Jumbo Mini Roller Kit
The newest addition to the Emerald® paint line has received two awards for innovation. Emerald® Rain Refresh™ Exterior Acrylic Latex with Self-Cleaning Technology™ was named a FacilitiesNet 2020 Vision Award winner and a Merit Award Winner in Buildings Magazine’s 2020 Product Innovations Awards. Continue reading Emerald® Rain Refresh™ Wins Innovation Awards