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The Future of Coatings

The difference between the paint industry and the rest…

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$30K drone for surface prep?

Drones are ever more common — they’re great for photos…

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Kelly-Moore Paint Acquired

Kelly-Moore Paints, founded 76 years ago in San Carlos,…

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Hollywood Sign Gets a Paint Job for it’s 100th Birthday

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In My Experience: Choosing Sanding Grits

How do you choose your sanding grit, and when do you know its time to change grits?

Nick Harman…


In-Use Paint Bucket Cover  

The new Paintsaver Lid’s unique design allows you to securely fasten the lid to any five-gallon…


Premium interior paint

Aura Interior was engineered to deliver extreme hide using fewer coats while providing unsurpassed…


TOP JOB Profile: The Edge of the Earth

Ben Campbell of Campbell Painting and Drywall tells tales of this magnificent job in one of the most remote houses in Alaska. Airplanes, avalanches and a lot of paint! You can also see stellar drone footage here.

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Running a Business with 2-5 Employees

A contractor may have the same size business as you…but do they manage the business same as you? Listen to Jeremy Day, Jeremy Bramlett and Brandon Lumby describe their days as owners of businesses with 2-5 employees and see how you compare – from sales and accounting to billing and painting.

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Housing Market Forecast

Are we looking at another 2008?Danushka Nanayakkara Skillington,AVP of Forecasting and Analysis at NAHB, gives us a look into her crystal ball. What's going to be up? What's going to be down? Do you need to diversify? Find out. Sponsored by Estimate Rocket and Behr Pro

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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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