In this article, we asked the marketing experts at Sherwin-Williams for tips on how to reach more customers with Facebook Ads. Continue reading Social Media Advertising for Painting Contractors: Facebook Ads
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 and pop culture trends to develop their latest paint color recommendations. Continue reading Terra: The 2023 Colormix® Color Forecast
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.
Continue reading Project Solutions: Pike Place Painters
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.
Continue reading Growth Tips from the PCA: Delegation Requires Follow-through and Follow-up
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:
Continue reading Fall 2022 Editor’s Picks: Tools to Help Increase Your Productivity and Efficiency
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.
Continue reading At the Top of His Game: Quest for Quality Fuels Four Decades of Success for Arizona Painter Doug Noble
A place for everything and everything in its place. That’s what pro painters will have with the new Purdy® Painter’s Storage Box.
Continue reading Get Organized with Purdy’s New Three-Tiered Interlocking Box System
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 complete line of pressure washers for industrial and residential use. Continue reading 5 Tips for Better, Faster and More Productive Pressure Washing
This is the latest installment in the PPC magazine series Business Matters. This time: insights on running a family business.
Continue reading 5 Thoughts on Serving Your Customers
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.
Continue reading Respirators and Facial Hair: Everything You Need to Know
From setting clear terms to offering early-pay discounts, here’s how to keep cash flowing,
Continue reading 10 Tips for Dealing with Late Pays, No Pays
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.”
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. Continue reading Krylon® Tub & Tile Ultra Repair Finish