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

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

Best Deck Stain – 2019

Best Deck Stain – 2019

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

Best Interior House Paint

Best Interior House Paint

When people pay thousands of dollars to have the insides of their houses repainted, it would make sense that they want the best paint they can afford. With so many commercial options available, it can be easy to get lost – especially if you’re new to the industry. In order to help settle the debate

Pictures & Examples | 2019 Interior House Painting Costs

Pictures & Examples | 2019 Interior House Painting Costs

We are professional painting contractors who coach and train other professional painting contractors. Thousands of contractors around the country use the same standardized formulas for estimating the costs of interior painting. Estimating costs is a science, not an art. What We’ll Cover in This Article: How Much Interior Painting Costs By Room (Bedroom vs Bathroom

Best House Paint – Exterior

Best House Paint – Exterior

If you ask 10 people what the best house paint for exteriors is, you may get 10 different answers. Everyone has their own experience and preference for their go-to paint brand. So we turned to the painting contractors who have their boots on the ground (and brushes on the wall) to find out the best

How to Identify a Bad Sales System

How to Identify a Bad Sales System

There are plenty of actions a business owner can take every day to boost business. A common fallback when revenue is low is to increase the amount spent on marketing & lead generation. It makes sense. More advertising should generate more leads, which should lead to more revenue. Unfortunately that isn’t always the case. Sometimes,

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