Fall 2022

Social Media Advertising for Painting Contractors: Facebook Ads - In this article, we asked the marketing experts at Sherwin-Williams for tips on how to reach more customers with Facebook Ads.
Terra: The 2023 Colormix® Color Forecast - Paint color trends are always changing and evolving. As a pro painter, the challenge is to stay current so you can best help your customers in the color selection process. One excellent resource is the annual Sherwin-Williams Colormix® Color Forecast. Each year, the company’s Color Forecast Team of color professionals spend months researching color, design … Continue reading Terra: The 2023 Colormix® Color Forecast
Project Solutions: Pike Place Painters - In each issue of PPC, we go behind the scenes to interview pro painters about some of their most challenging projects. This time: Cole Palea talks about his company’s work repainting a Seattle landmark – the Pike Place Market sign.
Growth Tips from the PCA: Delegation Requires Follow-through and Follow-up - This article by Daphne Young is the third in a new four-part series from PPC and the Painting Contractors Association (PCA) designed to help you understand and prepare for the challenges of business growth.
Fall 2022 Editor’s Picks: Tools to Help Increase Your Productivity and Efficiency - As part of our ongoing mission to help painting professionals maximize their jobsite productivity, each issue of PPC features a roundup of some of our favorite application tools and essential job site equipment and supplies. Here are our Fall 2022 issue picks:
At the Top of His Game: Quest for Quality Fuels Four Decades of Success for Arizona Painter Doug Noble - Prescott, Arizona-based Douglas E. Noble Painting LLC was first profiled in the Summer 2015 issue of PPC magazine. We caught up with owner Doug Noble for the third installment of our Where Are They Now? series.
Get Organized with Purdy’s New Three-Tiered Interlocking Box System - A place for everything and everything in its place. That’s what pro painters will have with the new Purdy® Painter’s Storage Box.
5 Tips for Better, Faster and More Productive Pressure Washing - The experts at Mi-T-M share advice on getting the most out of your pressure washer Pressure washing season is upon us and, as with any task, painting contractors are looking to maximize their equipment’s efficiency and productivity. Here are five tips to make the most of your pressure washing operations from Mi-T-M, which manufactures a … Continue reading 5 Tips for Better, Faster and More Productive Pressure Washing
5 Thoughts on Serving Your Customers - This is the latest installment in the PPC magazine series Business Matters. This time: insights on running a family business.
Respirators and Facial Hair: Everything You Need to Know - Disposable respirators are a good way to protect you and crew on the job site. In this article, the product experts at 3M answer common contractor questions about using respirators when you have a beard or other facial hair.
10 Tips for Dealing with Late Pays, No Pays - From setting clear terms to offering early-pay discounts, here’s how to keep cash flowing,
PRO+ductive Solutions Launched to Help Ease Contractor Challenges - 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 … Continue reading PRO+ductive Solutions Launched to Help Ease Contractor Challenges
Krylon® Tub & Tile Ultra Repair Finish - Krylon® Tub & Tile Ultra Repair Finish – Easily apply a like-new finish in a few hours! It’s an economical solution to repair finish imperfections on common kitchen and bath materials, like porcelain, ceramic, tile, fiberglass and more.
Mi-T-M - If you’re looking for a pressure washer that can tackle tough jobs, the Mi-T-M Job Pro Aluminum 4000 is the pressure washer for you. With 4000 PSI of power, it will easily blast away mildew, mold, grime and old peeling paint.
Purdy® Painter’s Storage Box - Protection, mobility, and storage. The Purdy Painter’s Storage Box has everything you need to get the job done right. The first and only storage system designed specifically for Pro painters.
FrogTape® - FrogTape® High Bond Exterior Painter’s Tape™ is the only painter’s tape engineered to consistently adhere to hard-to-stick to self-cleaning paint technology, saving you time and frustration on the job.
Trimaco - Trimaco offers three slip resistant drop cloths at Sherwin-Williams that provide safe and dependable surface protection for various jobs. All feature a grippy backing and orange thread stitching and/or packaging. The orange thread provides a bright, visual representation on the job, indicating the surface protector is slip resistant. Upgrade your standard canvas and plastic… GET … Continue reading Trimaco
Pro to Pro: Making it Personal with Charles Dallaville Jr. - For more than 30 years, PPC magazine has been on job sites throughout the U.S. and Canada asking residential and commercial paint pros to share their stories. In our Pro to Pro column, we recap some of the best advice contractors have received and passed on over the last three decades. THIS TIME: Charles Dallaville, … Continue reading Pro to Pro: Making it Personal with Charles Dallaville Jr.