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Large Commercial Projects Key to Growth of Carolina’s A&K Painting

Paint is definitely in the blood of the Robbins family. For four generations now, they have been doing award-winning professional painting work from their home base in the Charlotte metropolitan area of North and South Carolina. The current family business is A&K Painting, founded by Andy Robbins in 1994. Continue reading Large Commercial Projects Key to Growth of Carolina’s A&K Painting

5 Ways to Kick-Start Your Business for the New Year

A little bit of planning in December can go a long way toward the continued health and growth of a business in the next year. In this article, we’ll look at five ways for professional painting company owners to take stock and make plans to be more productive, profitable and generally improve their businesses in 2024. Continue reading 5 Ways to Kick-Start Your Business for the New Year

Project Profile: A Trio of Premium Paints Ensures Long-Lasting Color for Midwest Mural

The city of Fishers, Indiana has a colorful new welcoming mural, thanks to the Wilkinson Brothers and Sherwin-Williams paint.
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Using Premium Products Helps Paint Pros Save Time, Do Better Work and Make More Money. Here’s Why.

Pros know that the quality of the coatings they use has a huge effect on the final finish and durability of any paint job. Bottom line: Better ingredients such as pigment, binders and additives mean better performance. And that can translate to happier customers. Continue reading Using Premium Products Helps Paint Pros Save Time, Do Better Work and Make More Money. Here’s Why.

Here Are Three More Great Ways to Work Smarter with PRO+ductive Solutions

Want to get the job done faster? Want to save money and time with services and tools that make your entire business run smoother? Want to build your business with the services and tools you need today plus cutting-edge solutions for tomorrow? PRO+ductive Solutions is an ongoing initiative started by Sherwin-Williams to help contractors save time, complete jobs quickly, and save money to generate more profit.

The latest additions to this part of the company’s PRO+ program include a time- and labor-saving pressure washer, virtual color consulting resources for homeowners and an advanced weather-adaptive paint that helps you be more productive on exterior projects.
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Get it Right the First Time: How to Choose the Best Paint and Coatings for All Your Exterior Projects

Professional painting contractors all have their everyday go-to products, but sometimes a situation calls for you to step outside your comfort zone to get the best results for your customer.

For this article, we sat down with paint pros and the experts at Sherwin-Williams to get their insights about the best coatings for five different situations that you may encounter on your next exterior job, from severely weathered siding to dealing with moisture and temperature extremes to best overall performance. Continue reading Get it Right the First Time: How to Choose the Best Paint and Coatings for All Your Exterior Projects

Expect the Unexpected

These 3 products are at their best even when the weather’s at its worst

Working exterior jobs in early spring can mean dealing with unpredictable and suboptimal weather. Rain, sleet, snow, and cold temperatures can delay or ruin your best-laid plans.

But if you’re stocking the right products, you and your team can be prepared to perform at your best, even when the weather’s at its worst. Depending on your regional demands, we recommend these three paints for your spring exterior projects.

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Roll with the Changes: Historic Homes to Commercial Work, Canadian Painter Thrives on the Details that Bring it All to Life

Pro Experts Painting was first profiled in the Fall 2007 issue of PPC magazine. PPC editor Mike Starling caught up with Scott Martell, owner of the Halifax, Nova Scotia-based painting company, for the fourth installment of our Where Are They Now? series.

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Making It in Miami

A contractor and her rep collaborate to help multi-family properties stand out

For most start-up painting contractors, the thought of doing door-to-door cold call prospecting doesn’t sound very appealing. As if that weren’t difficult enough, imagine that the segment you want to serve is the highly competitive, price sensitive multi-family market. Oh, and you’re a woman in a male dominated space.

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Embrace the Changing Seasons

Meet maintenance needs with innovations like LatitudeTM Exterior Acrylic Latex

Fall is a time when temperatures are shifting, the weather is changing, and environmental conditions can be unpredictable. For many property managers and their maintenance teams, this may make Fall seem like a less than ideal time for new painting jobs. But thanks to products that perform in variable weather, Sherwin-Williams can turn that Fall weather into a season of productivity.

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Keep Projects on Track All Season Long with New Weather-Adaptive Latitude™ Exterior Acrylic Paint

Mother Nature can wreak havoc on exterior paint jobs, causing weather delays and limiting the painting season when temperatures are too extreme for standard exterior coatings.

New Latitude™ Exterior Acrylic with ClimateFlex Technology™ helps keep projects on schedule with advanced technology that resists early moisture and maintains high performance standards despite temperature extremes. Continue reading Keep Projects on Track All Season Long with New Weather-Adaptive Latitude™ Exterior Acrylic Paint