What Do I Need to Start My Own Painting Company?

What Do I Need to Start My Own Painting Company?

Most people who visit this site want answers to the very simple question: What do I need to start my own painting company? Do you want to start your own painting company? Click Here to Get Your Business Startup ChecklistWe get a lot of emails asking about types of equipment, how many employees, and how

How to Bid or Estimate Residential Paint Jobs

How to Bid or Estimate Residential Paint Jobs

Many painting contractors are concerned about estimating, and rightly so. You don’t want to overcharge your customers and estimate the cost of the paint job too high, but you also don’t want to underestimate the job and not make any money… or even worse, lose money. In this article, we will focus on bidding or

HOMEADVISOR REVIEWS & COMPLAINTS – CONTRACTORS BEWARE

HOMEADVISOR REVIEWS & COMPLAINTS – CONTRACTORS BEWARE

If you run a painting company, or any home service business, you’ve probably heard of HomeAdvisor Pro.  HomeAdvisor promises to provide contractors with leads and a great way to build your business. They promise homeowners background checked contractors to bid on their project.  BEWARE. If you haven’t ever used HomeAdvisor, read this article and do

Estimating a House Exterior

Estimating a House Exterior

Estimating is a big concern of everyone that opens their own painting business. And that’s understandable. Get it too low, and you lose money on a job. Get it too high, and you lose a sale. For some, it can be tempting to use price as a bargaining chip with their customer, especially if price