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

Why Start a Painting Business?

Why Start a Painting Business?

In 2010 it was time for me to start my own business. I had just graduated from college after working with another painting company for the last 6 years where I trained other students on all of the aspects of running a painting business. It was a no brainer for me – I KNEW I

How to Start a Painting Business From Scratch

How to Start a Painting Business From Scratch

Want to learn how to start a painting business without having much money? Before You Keep Reading, Click Here to Get Your Business Startup ChecklistHere’s how I got started and how you can do the same: I started my painting company in 2010 with $200, and in 2014 we sold over $1,000,000 in house painting. Over the

Marketing 101: How to Get Painting Customers

Marketing 101: How to Get Painting Customers

There are a lot of marketing services and in this video I review a few of them. This is just a small introduction to marketing and the basics of marketing you painting company. [contentupgrade list=”awlist3954182″ linktext=”Download”]Our business does well over $1,000,000 in revenue and growing fast. And it all starts with marketing. If you’d like

How to Subcontract Work

How to Subcontract Work

Subcontracting is just a way to hire a professional painter to work for you. Why do that? Consider the alternative – hiring painters. You can post an ad to find a painter – someone who is looking for employment, for a job. Sometimes they are looking for something long-term, sometimes they are looking for some

Be Great at Sales

Be Great at Sales

This is a video from our 2014 Sales & Marketing Training. Every January we hold a sales and marketing training for all of our sales reps – new and old. The purpose of this training is to train and retrain. We make adjustments to our systems every year, and people get rusty. This is a

Best Deck Stain – 2020

Best Deck Stain – 2020

Decks need to be restained every couple of years. They take a heavy beating from the weather and deal with heavy foot traffic. When choosing a stain for your deck, you don’t want to go cheap.  To find out the best deck stains, we surveyed our entire network of painting contractors.  >>>More interested in the

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

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

Cost to Paint Kitchen Cabinets With Picture Examples

Cost to Paint Kitchen Cabinets With Picture Examples

The national average cost to repaint kitchen cabinets runs anywhere from $1200 to $7000 You can tack on even more when we take into consideration things like paint quality and cabinet design. If you’re looking for a full price breakdown, keep on reading! >> Click here to download our estimating forms, formulas, and guides for

Home interior – How Much Does it Cost to Paint?

Home interior – How Much Does it Cost to Paint?

Looking to revitalize your home interior? One of the simplest and most profound ways to transform how a room feels is to change the color – best part is, it can be done in a weekend! But it’s easy to forget little details about painting rooms, especially if you keep a day job doing that

Paint Sales and Setting Up the Perfect Estimate

Paint Sales and Setting Up the Perfect Estimate

In this video I’ll walk you thru exactly how we set up painting estimates. This video is a little old, and we have made changes to our script since then. I recommend that you always keep improving your systems, just like we do. >>Click Here to Download Our Exact Estimating Formulas<< Why is the first

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