Originally from New Orleans, Jason Fitzgerald spent nine years as an outfielder and first baseman with a number of AAA and other minor league baseball teams before embarking on a second career as a painting contractor. He owns the King Paint Company in Charlotte, North Carolina. Continue reading Contractor Q&A: Jason Fitzgerald
Job site safety is crucial for both yourself and your customer. Here are some safety tips for the many types of projects and conditions you may encounter. Continue reading Job Site Safety: A 12-Point Guide for the Pro Painter
Talk about your tough coating challenges.
Here was a 200-year-old church with a 15-year-old paint job and in dire need of restoration. To the rescue: an experienced contractor armed with a technologically advanced new coating specifically formulated to restore worn and damaged siding. Continue reading Rejuvenated!
The Titan RX-PRO Airless Spray Gun received the Sherwin-Williams 2016 Vendor Product of the Year award. Continue reading RX-PRO Airless Spray Gun is Named Vendor Product of the Year
One ball club moves out, another moves in, and a Connecticut painting contractor is there to help make it all happen. Continue reading New Team, New Look!
By Paige NeJame
I like to sleep at night. There are just some things on which I will not be cheap. I’ve found that saving money often causes unnecessary trouble, including warranty work and the distraction from the real work at hand – growing my business. Continue reading 4 Rules on When NOT to be cheap investing in your business
What’s new in coatings technology to help make your job easier this year? Plenty! First, let’s take a look at these new additions and next-generation enhancements to some of your favorite coatings: Continue reading 2017 New Product Guide: Contractor Favorites Get an Upgrade
In another story, we explored some of the best of new and improved architectural paint products for 2017. Now we’ll take a look for more options in advanced high performance coatings. Continue reading 2017 New Product Guide: Concrete and High-Performance Coatings
Sherwin-Williams has unveiled its latest tool for painting professionals seeking ways to work more efficiently: the all-new Sherwin-Williams PRO app. Continue reading 5 Ways the New PRO App Saves Painters Time and Money
A new oncology patient addition at Northside Hospital is one of the latest examples of a facility specifying the industry’s first EPA-registered microbicidal paint. Continue reading Healthcare: Picking the Right Paint for the Patient… and the Painter
Answers to pro painters’ most pressing questions by Rick Watson
Continue reading Do You Have Any Adhesion Advice for Repainting Aluminum Siding?
Participating in National Painting Week, from joining a project to sharing painting tips, is a great way to showcase your expertise and position you as a strong community partner.
This year’s nationwide event is set for May 19-29, 2017. Continue reading National Painting Week: A chance to build bonds with your community
Dan Cavagnaro began his painting career at the age of 19 from a master painter who based his craft on customer satisfaction, hard work and precise attention to details. More than 15 years later, he maintains those principles as a master painter at the helm of his own company, Golden Boys Painting in Rochester, New York. Continue reading Contractor Q&A: Dan Cavagnaro
Want to take your business to the next level? Then see what Kevin Nolan has to say in our Pro On the Go video series: Continue reading Don’t Fly By the Seat of Your Pants. Do This Instead. (Video)
The nation’s newest Triple-A baseball franchise. An impressive new $50 million field of dreams. Thanks to the work of contractors like Diversified Interiors, the project is a winner for both the team and the city of El Paso, Texas. Continue reading Field of Dreams: New Ballpark Invigorates El Paso
Paint Shield® Microbicidal Paint is redefining what paint can do. Here are answers to six common questions about this revolutionary new coating. Continue reading Paint Shield® FAQ: What Painters Need to Know
At its core, leadership is really about how you can influence the people around you, and your ability to move them in a certain direction to accomplish certain goals or objectives. Continue reading The 12 Factors that Build Phenomenal Leaders
By Sue Wadden
With the backdrop of an ever-changing societal and cultural landscape, the four color palettes that make up the 2017 colormix forecast share a vision of renewed spirituality, body and soul nourishment and a determination to define a sense of self. Continue reading From Noir to Holistic: The Paint Color Forecast for 2017