SuperDeck® – Deck staining can be a profitable add-on to exterior repaint jobs. Count on the SuperDeck Deck Finishing System for great results every time. Get it at any Sherwin-Williams store. Continue reading SuperDeck
Premium Defense™ Cut Resistant Gloves These touchscreen compatible, high performance gloves are dipped with polyurethane and foam nitrile for non-slip palm protection. Additionally, a unique blend of technical fibers ensures ANSI level 4 cut resistance while maintaining breathability and dexterity. Continue reading Big Time
Now cooler concrete is as simple as Cool Feel®.
Cool Feel® with Comfort Step Technology reduces the temperature of concrete surfaces exposed to UV rays, making walking on your concrete surfaces more comfortable for people and pets.* It also offers outstanding cleaning and stain resistance. Continue reading H&C
Contractors appreciate the mobility and ease of use from this high performing Mi-T-M pressure washer. With 4000 PSI, it can clean the most stubborn dirt and is great at prepping almost any surface for restoration. Continue reading Mi-T-M
The Preval Sprayer allows any paint, coating or lacquer to be used as a spray, offering convenient and effective results. Providing versatility by delivering both ultra-thin and thick coatings, the Preval Sprayer allows users to achieve professional-level results time after time. Continue reading Preval
Raven® powder-free nitrile exam grade disposable gloves are engineered with superior proprietary materials to deliver high performance for your next paint job. Trust the brand you know. Continue reading SAS Safety
Over the past 20 years, Consolidated Painting, LLC has earned a spotless reputation for tackling some of the toughest commercial painting challenges in Hawaii. There’s no better example than their recent completion of a $340 million Kahului Airport Consolidated Rent-A-Car (CONRAC) facility.
Continue reading Island Hopping: Painting Hawaii’s Largest Airport Car Rental Facility
Forty-five trending colors that bring joy, serenity and focus to the mind, body and spirit. That is the theme of the 2020 Sherwin-Williams Colormix® forecast. Continue reading The 2020 Colormix Forecast: A Perfect Balance
Worried about the weather? With Resilience® Exterior Acrylic Latex, the threat of rain or dew will not slow down or delay your job because it is specially formulated with breakthrough MoistureGuard™ Technology. Continue reading Don’t Worry About the Weather: How to paint with confidence no matter what the forecast
In 2019, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) unveiled its latest LEED guidelines, LEED v4.1. We sat down with Melissa Baker, USGBC senior vice president, to find out what that means for professional painting contractors.
Continue reading LEED V4.1: What Pro Painters Need to Know
“Customer service is having a policy for dealing with the small percentage of clients that are very, very difficult to please,” says Kevin Nolan of Nolan Painting. In this episode of our Pro on the Go video series, we talk with Kevin about one of the most effective ways his company has found to measure customer satisfaction and improve service.
Continue reading Pro Tips: Use a Report Card to Improve Customer Satisfaction (video)
Painting was going to just be a temporary job for Joe Ferrera (third from right above), but it became his lifelong career. We sat down with the owner of Consolidated Painting, LLC in Kapolei, Hawaii, to find out what he’s learned over his long career in the trade.
Continue reading Contractor Q&A: Joe Ferrera on Building a Good Team, Keeping Up with Technology and Painting Some of Hawaii’s Biggest Jobs
Friends, family, employees and colleagues are great places to look when you’re hiring. But are you making the most of your network?
Continue reading Recruitment & Retention: How to Get Better at Networking to Make Better Hires
“My painter does such a great job for me. The next time I need something painted, I wouldn’t even consider going to anyone else.”
Do your customers talk about you this way? To make sure they do, incorporate some of these winning customer service strategies into your business practices when you complete your next job.
Continue reading Go the Extra Mile: 3 Contractors Share Their Secrets for Generating Repeat Business
Successful people all do one thing: they solve problems. They don’t just stare at a problem and wish it would go away. In this article, Mitzi Perdue, author of How to Make Your Family Business Last, shares her seven steps for solving your business problems. Continue reading 7 Steps for Solving Business Problems, or Learning How to Eat an Elephant