How to 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 extra cash on marketing?

In this article, Brandon Lewis of the Academy for Professional Painting Contractors shows how a 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 Make More Money on Every Estimate

Against All Odds: The Journey of Aideline Amarán

The scene is repeated frequently. The board members are waiting to meet the company representative with the best proposal to paint their condominium, when they see Aideline Amarán arriving, the young owner and manager of Amaran Group, LLC. They greet her carelessly without imagining that she is the one they are waiting for. Then someone asks out loud: “And when is this contractor guy coming?” Continue reading Against All Odds: The Journey of Aideline Amarán

Cabinet Refinishing: An 8-Step Guide for Pro Painters

Refinishing cabinetry is the quickest way to refresh a kitchen. Being skilled, knowledgeable and experienced in cabinet refinishing can be a huge competitive advantage. Here are eight steps to transforming dated or worn-out cabinets to make any space look completely new. Continue reading Cabinet Refinishing: An 8-Step Guide for Pro Painters

Game Changers: New Airless Handheld Sprayers Bring Maximum Efficiency to the Job Site

Airless spray application is a result of atomizing the paint stream under high pressure, but without the use of supplemental compressed air. Paint flows from a spray tip at high speed and separates into a spray pattern. While airless paint spraying is an innovation introduced more than a century ago, the technology continues to evolve today as contractors seek tools and methods to maximize their job site efficiency. Continue reading Game Changers: New Airless Handheld Sprayers Bring Maximum Efficiency to the Job Site