Good intentions don’t always yield the best results. And homeowners may not have the know-how or skills required to tackle some of the most basic prepping and painting tasks. When all else fails and a DIY project goes wrong, painting pros are called in to save the day. In this article, we’ve outlined three common DIY mistakes painting professionals encounter with solutions for how to fix them.
Continue reading 3 Common Taping Mistakes That DIYers Make, and How to Fix Them
Painting can be hard physical labor, and many crews are putting in extra hours. However, a fatigued team can lead to reduced productivity, sloppy work and safety concerns. Here are some considerations for helping your crew stay sharp and energized throughout the day.
Continue reading 5 Tips to Help You and Your Crew Beat Workplace Fatigue
Do a great job on one home and the word will soon spread. That’s something Darrell Benson learned a long time ago.
Continue reading Project Solutions: Quality Work Leads to Repeat Business for Louisiana Paint Pro
Have you heard yourself say any of the following?
- “I need to be more productive.”
- “I spend more time on paperwork than painting or growing my business.”
- “Most of my jobs require my crews to be efficient – get in, get out, but do a quality job.”
- “Demand for work is higher than ever, I need my crews to do more jobs to keep up with demand.”
If that’s the case, you need all the help you can get to improve your business efficiency and jobsite performance. Continue reading PRO+ductive Solutions Launched To Help Ease Contractor Challenges
Selecting the right sprayer can improve efficiency and productivity, but only if it’s the right one. This article will help you get the information you need before you buy.
Continue reading 7 Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Sprayer
Do you have micromanaging tendencies? With a little self-awareness and some hard work, you can learn to let go. This seven-step approach will help you do it.
Continue reading Are You Stuck in the Weeds? 7 Steps to Avoid the Micromanager Trap
In this article, we go behind the scenes to interview professional painting contractor Gerard Gallagher about his specialty: painting historic Victorian homes in the resort town of Cape May, New Jersey.
Continue reading Project Solutions: The Colors of Cape May
Running a profitable painting business takes a significant investment in time, effort and patience. As a business owner, it’s important to make strategic decisions to maximize profit and keep the business growing. This is especially true with equipment that is relied on every day. Continue reading Increase Productivity and Profits with New Sprayer Technology
Q: I’m training new painters on how to professionally mask a job. What tips can you give me for helping them use a hand masker effectively? Continue reading Surface Prep: Professional Masking Tips from a 3M Engineer
Two recent studies by Sherwin-Williams offer insights on referrals, lead generation and contractor hiring trends. Continue reading How Do You Get New Customers? Industry Studies Offer Insights
In this article, we explore the importance of sheen and gloss, and how those qualities impact both the longevity and appearance of the paint finish. Continue reading Understanding Gloss and Sheen: A Guide for Paint Professionals