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American Painting Contractor is the #1 resource for painting contractors. For over 90 years, APC has been the source for information that helps contractors do more business and make more money. Covering application techniques, new products, business techniques and news, APC is the trusted tool of painting contractors across the nation.

Our Partners
PDCA is the only trade association dedicated to the success of painting and decorating contractors. Nearly 2,000 contractors in America and Canada are proud members of this organization founded in 1884. PDCA is recognized and supported by many industry manufacturers and suppliers as the premier organization committed to helping painting and decorating contractors improve their business. PDCA offers contractor members many opportunities to develop and grow through participation in education programs, attendance at local networking meetings, use of PDCA Industry Standards and much, much more. Explore the PDCA website to learn more about why PDCA Painters Are Better.

Our Columnists

Scott Burt is president of Topcoat Finishes, Inc., in Jericho, Vt. He enjoys communicating with contractors and manufacturers at www.topcoatreview.com.
Monroe Porter is president of PROOF Management Consultants, a company specializing in seminars and business consulting for contractors. He is also founder of PROSULT Networking Groups, developed to help noncompeting contractors. He can be reached at (800) 864-0284 ormonroe@proofman.com. For more information, visit his website at www.proofman.com.
Victor DeMasi is the 30-year owner and operator of Monarch Painting in Redding, Conn. He teaches frequent workshops on decorative painting and faux finishing and can be reached at (203) 448-0106 or victormonarch@yahoo.com.

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