Spring 2024

Paint pro Steve Lockwood When My Craft Became My Calling: How Two Paint Pros Turned Jobs into Careers - Every painter has an origin story. An aha moment when they realized their true calling. And while each story is unique, there are often common threads that tie them together. When we sat down to chat with two expert pros, we discovered it is their love of the trade, a desire to build their knowledge … Continue reading When My Craft Became My Calling: How Two Paint Pros Turned Jobs into Careers
Want to Elevate Your Exterior Game? Ask Your ProPartner - Want answers to your most pressing painting problems? PPC’s Ask Your ProPartner™ columnist Dennis Fiorilli is here to help. This time: exterior painting FAQs.
An Eye for Detail: Pennsylvania Project Will Always Be One of This Paint Pro’s Top 10 Jobs - Being female in what is still a male-dominated industry may seem like an obstacle to some. But it’s actually been just the opposite for Corissa Cook, who in just two years has built a thriving interior painting business serving the Pittsburgh area.
‘Grow Fully, Lead Fully’: PCA Event Seeks to Empower Women Working in the Paint Industry - Being a woman in a male-dominated trade presents unique challenges and opportunities. During the first-ever Women in Paint Conference held last November, the Painting Contractors Association (PCA) invited female paint pros and industry leaders to the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center for a two-day event designed to cultivate growth and leadership skills that will … Continue reading ‘Grow Fully, Lead Fully’: PCA Event Seeks to Empower Women Working in the Paint Industry
Stop Scuffs Before They Start with Scuff Tuff™ Interior Waterbased Enamel - Standard architectural coatings are the perfect solution for many paint jobs. But sometimes you and your customers require a paint product that offers an even higher level of performance.
Hand holding phone with Pro Color Tool on screen Boost Customer Color Selection Confidence with the Pro Color Toolkit - Choosing color can be one of the most challenging parts of any paint project. Are you doing everything you can to make the process as painless as possible for your customers?
Time-Saving Tools: The Latest High-Tech Ways to Make Better Use of Your Time and Streamline Your Day-to-Day Tasks - Time. Nobody, it seems, has enough of it. That’s especially true if you’re running your own painting company. In this article, we dive into some of the best new tools and resources that can help paint pros be more efficient on the job site and in the office.
Winners of the 2023 Titan NeXt Level Sweepstakes Austin Contractor Wins Titan NeXt Level Sweepstakes - Texas paint pro Melissa Morales is the grand prize winner of a new truck and spray package in the Titan NeXt Level Sweepstakes.
FrogTape Double-Sided Poly-Hanging Containment Tape 2 Tapes in 1! FrogTape® Double-Sided Poly-Hanging Containment Tape Saves Time, Holds Strong - Want to get maximum productivity when it matters most? FrogTape® Double-Sided Poly-Hanging Containment Tape is a one-step solution for hanging poly-sheeting that offers 50 percent time savings compared to standard methods.
Paint pro uses 3M Hand-Masker on job site Spring 2024 Editor’s Picks: Tools to Help Boost Your Job Site Productivity - As part of our ongoing mission to help painting professionals maximize their job site productivity, each issue of PPC magazine features our favorite application tools and essential job site equipment and supplies. Here are our Spring 2024 picks:
Spring 2024 ProBuy® Specials: Save 20 Percent or More on Select Painting Equipment and Supplies - Each issue of PPC magazine includes a roundup of special ProBuy® pricing on some of our favorite application tools and essential equipment and supplies.
Why Choose Sherwin-Williams? - These attributes make Sherwin-Williams the best choice for your next job As a painting contractor, your relationship with your paint supplier is important. Your paint supplier is an extension of your business, helping provide the products you need—when and where you need them—to get the job done. Your supplier must also be a partner you … Continue reading Why Choose Sherwin-Williams?
Does Your Painting Equipment Need a Spring Checkup? - These tips will ensure you’re ready for exterior season Spring’s just around the corner, and like many painting businesses, you’re probably beginning to prepare for exterior season. In all your preparation, don’t forget to perform an annual checkup on your equipment. Now’s the time to make sure your gear is still performing well and to … Continue reading Does Your Painting Equipment Need a Spring Checkup?
How to Find and Hire the Right Job Candidate - Save time and energy with these hiring best practices Few decisions are more important for your painting business than hiring the right employee. A good hire can maximize your business’ productivity, boost team morale, and lead to long-term growth. The high-potential newcomer you hire today could become a future leader for your company — or … Continue reading How to Find and Hire the Right Job Candidate