Running from New York’s Times Square to Lincoln Park in San Francisco, the Lincoln Highway is the nation’s first trans-continental highway.
Near the middle of its 3,000-plus miles is the National Headquarters of the Lincoln Highway Association in Franklin Grove, Illinois. The village of 1,000 people is also home to one of the highway’s oldest – and newest – attractions: The Lincoln Way Inn.
Continue reading Talk of the Town: Illinois Restoration Project Inspires the Community
Here’s a look at the latest advances in application equipment and other tools to help make your jobs easier and crews more productive in 2016. Continue reading Top 12 New Tools for Pro Painters for 2016
By Terry Begue
“Mr. and Mrs. Smith, did you see the great job we did up the street? It came out great because we’re great!” Continue reading 7 Ways to Communicate “I’m a Professional” …Without Bragging and Turning Off Customers
PPC sat down with Sher Payne, owner of Perfeck Painting by Sher in Midway, Texas, to learn the secrets of her company’s success. Continue reading Contractor Q&A: Sher Payne
Matching the right product to the job is not only good for your customers, it’s great for your bottom line. Continue reading The Right Product for the Room
Question: What’s 555 feet long, 229 feet wide and is red, white and blue all over? Continue reading New Glory: Painting the World’s Largest American Flag Mural
Correct colors are important to you and your customers. As a professional painting contractor, you need to feel confident that every gallon you apply throughout the job is consistent, and that touch-ups will match perfectly. Continue reading Advanced Technology for Color Accuracy
Now you can restore the look of severely weathered siding with an innovative, high-build paint and primer in one called Rejuvenate™ Siding Restoration Coating. Continue reading Rejuvenate™: The New Siding Saver
Time is money for professional painting contractors. SnapDry™ Semi-Gloss Interior Exterior Door and Trim Paint is a new product that will help you turn jobs faster. Continue reading Now: Paint Doors and Trim Faster
By Joe Curcillo
Dealing with an unhappy customer? The best way to take control is to take the high ground. Continue reading 4 Steps to Help You Take Control with Customer Complaints
Answers to pro painters’ most pressing questions by Rick Watson
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Every professional painting contractor has his or her own methods for winning the job and closing the sale. For Terry Begue, owner of Begue Painting of Hartville, Ohio, finding common ground with prospective customers is key. Continue reading Best Sales Practices: Finding Common Ground
When is the right time and place to suggest a coatings upgrade? Here are some suggestions. Continue reading 5 Situations Where It Pays to Use Premium Products
PPC sat down with Javier and Oscar Sánchez, owners of SB Painting & Wallcovering in West Palm Beach, Florida, to share the secrets of their company’s success.
Continue reading Contractor Q&A: Javier & Oscar Sánchez
PPC sat down with Curtis Tankersley, owner of Just Add Paint! of Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania to find out what he has learned on the job.
Continue reading Contractor Q&A: Curtis Tankersley
Tracking the origins of ready-mixed paint, and how it forever changed the way painters work. Continue reading The First Paint Revolution