The Color of Optimism

Success Comes Quickly, but New Orleans Contractor J.R. Lobo Keeps his Feet on Solid Ground

Though hopeful and full of color, the city of New Orleans has seen adversities like few others. José Ramón Lobo Jr., 38 years old, owner and manager of Southern Wolf Construction, LLC, remembers the reconstruction in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina as an intense time that preceded his entrance into the construction and painting business. Continue reading The Color of Optimism

This I’ve Learned: Ronald Karpiuk

Founded in Orlando in 1993 by Ronald Karpiuk, Land-Ron, Inc. has completed more than 250 hotel renovations and repaints and has annual sales of more than $30 million. Quality work, fast turnaround times and a strong focus on honesty, integrity and communication have been the keys to the firm’s growth. Karpiuk recently took time from his busy schedule to talk with us about the secrets of his success. Continue reading This I’ve Learned: Ronald Karpiuk

How Can I Extend My Exterior Painting Season Without Compromising On Quality?

By Frank Flores, Product Manager – Sherwin-Williams

Fall can be a tricky time to paint outside. In many parts of the country, you need to consider just how late into the season you can paint home exteriors with latex paint and still give your customers long-lasting results. Continue reading How Can I Extend My Exterior Painting Season Without Compromising On Quality?

Painting a Gem on the Emerald Coast

Florida’s Emerald Coast is known for its beautiful white beaches and turquoise green water. Repainting the exterior of the Emerald Grande resort was a challenging but rewarding job for Restore Construction Group, Inc., a commercial contractor based in West Park, Florida. Continue reading Painting a Gem on the Emerald Coast