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The Painting Pianist

A man of many talents delights TikTok

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Say it, don’t spray it

Contractor under fire after spray painting protesters

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EPA Bans Paint Stripper Ingredient

Crackdown on methylene chloride comes after at least 88…

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ENTER TOP JOB NOW!!!..... or regret it later.....

You probably know someone who's won a TOP JOB Award. And…

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Painter Rejects Gay Customer

The story of a Christian tradesman is at the center of a fiery debate on Twitter.


Hiring Day-Workers Off Craigslist

When you need to remediate asbestos, it’s not the time to go looking for a bargain on Craigslist. A…


Family Legacy

Jessica Gustafson follows in the footsteps of her mother and grandmother to become a professional…


TOP JOB 2024 is LIVE!

The APC Team joins Paint Radio to talk about the annual 2024 TOP JOB Awards! For more information and to enter for a chance to win a TOP JOB! Hurry for a limited time only! Coupon Code: top-job-2024-early-bird Click here: Website:

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Build a Manager's Mindset

Call it whatever you want -- mindfulness, mindset, emotional intelligence, the warm fuzzies -- but a few improvements in your self-awareness will pay immediate dividends with employee management. Andrew gets deep withArtSnarzykof InnerView Advisors.

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Better Crew Management

Hear how one contractor keeps better track of work flow and crews... without visiting the job sites. Andrew chats with Dan Zupancic to learn how Dreamscape Painting keeps work flowing with detailed, app-generated work orders and all crew communications occur on Slack. Learn more about this slick system!

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Best Practices for Priming Historic Buildings

Veteran painting contractor Austin Ilsley of AI Painting Plus in Columbia, MO discusses the right way to apply primer before painting historic buildings. Ilsley addresses tannin bleed, mildew, mold, best use of bonding primers, when to use oil vs latex primers, adhesion primers, brushing vs spraying primers, as well as sanding between primer coats. Sponsored by Zinsser:

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TOP JOB 2024 is LIVE! Paint Radio Podcast

The APC Team joins Paint Radio to talk about the annual 2024 TOP JOB Awards! For more information and to enter for a chance to win a TOP JOB! Click Here: Hurry for a limited time only! Coupon Code: top-job-2024-early-bird Website:

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Painting Contractors Share "What I Wish I Learned Earlier"

There's no substitute for experience...except, perhaps, this video. APC asked savvy painting contractors what advice they would give their younger selves. What lessons do they wish they learned earlier?

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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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