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Paint Spill Threatens Vancouver Island Wildlife

A paint spill in a creek in a Vancouver Island town is…

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In My Experience: What Additives Do You Use?

Jason Badger  Kodiak Cabinet…

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Paint, Partners & Pizza

Shaun Temple hails from Oregon, but you can still feel a…

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Painter Sued for Bad Colors

A homeowner sued her painter for bad color choices – colors…

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Consumers Rank the Paint Brands

What paint brands do your customers like most? How do they compare Dutch Boy to Ben Moore? Do they…


Best Cabinet Coating? Maybe 1K/2K

by Curtis Tankersley

There are so many great cabinet painting blogs and websites out…


Contractors React to Benjamin Moore Initiative

Benjamin Moore’s Contractor Appreciation Month, held in March, ended with the announcement of a new…


Painting Down Under

Imagine the stories an Australian contractor with 1,300 painters could tell! No need to imagine, because they're all right here in our podcast. Gerard Higgins of Higgins Painting discusses his "no d**khead policy," why the U.S. is so far ahead on spraying, and his surprise there aren't more national contractors here. Aaron Moore from PPD chimes in as well.

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Training for Challenges

Brian Nolan from Nolan Consulting is back. We are talking about exercises that help you build your “mental muscle.” Why do you want to work that muscle? Because it can help you face the difficult challenges that abound in life. Join us to learn some tips that will help you “work the problem” when things go sideways. See the video we discuss Handling Hard Well.

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What Dogs Teach Us About Leadership

We’re trying something a little bit different this week. Leadership lessons can come from anywhere. For me, some of the most impactful lessons I learned were through my dog and dog trainer. In the interest of sharing this experience, we talk with Alex Canby about the core elements that create a leader dogs WANT to follow and how these attributes are important in all our relationships. Beware! We do talk about dogs in this podcast… A LOT!

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Repairing Walls

3M™ High Strength Color Changing Wall Repair goes on blue and dries white, helping identify when a repaired surface is dry and ready to be sanded and painted. Eliminates the guesswork and reduces the chance of errors. Its ready-to-use formula dries quickly and provides professional-looking repairs.

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TOP JOB: Sheldon Chalet

Sheldon Chalet is one of the most remote luxury resorts in the world. Located in the heart of the Alaska Range, 10 miles from the peak of Denali one painting crew landed the job of a lifetime.

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Maintaining Your Business Humanity

Learn how doing good within your client list and your community can grow your business. FrogTape lays out 3 easy methods to develop your company's human connection.

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Painting Contractors Guide to Doubling Sales is Now a Book!

Sales Consultant Carl Utter wrote the book on doubling your sales if you're a painting contractor. Now you can download two free chapters. A six step selling system that will crush the competition regardless of your price.

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Tool of the Week

Purdy has added three new brushes to its Cub Brush line. The shorter handle allows painters to easily reach tight spaces when cutting in corners, painting cabinets and shelving, and doing trim work.

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Video of the Week

Prep2Finish's Todd Pudvar and Scott Burt cover the best practices for spraying latex on interior doors.

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Podcast of the Week

Here’s the refresher you need before hiring and onboarding a new employee. Job description, apprenticeship checklist, 7- 30- and 90-day reviews, EIN, W-4, I-9…everything you need to protect new hires from becoming flashes in the pan.

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