FieldPulse is an all-in-one business management application for your painting company – operating on iPhone, Android, and Computer WebApp. Schedule jobs for your team members, manage customer relationships, create estimates and invoices, and more! Source-Field Pulse The team at Field Pulse has provided some trials to our readers, see what they, and others have to […]
Archive for November, 2011
I am pleased to announce a new segment I will be doing in product reviews called Primed for Success. This segment will cover any and all primers we test and how you can expect them to perform. Today’s post is about Insl-X Aqua Lock Plus AQ 0400 which is the white base. Application was to […]
In new construction, contractors must prepare all new surfaces for paint from scratch. There are many solutions available to prepare gypsum wallboard that will ensure a great finish. I was recently able to give SW High Build Primer B28W8601 my attention. We were also able to test the contractor grade high build B28W-V2200 Master Prep. […]
One of the perks of having your own blog is you can write about anything you want at anytime, and a lot of bloggers write “thankful for” posts this time of year. It’s good to be me. I’m thankful… It’s been an exciting year, this blog has made a huge impact in my life, the […]
I am really impressed with how well this mid range paint performs. This flat red was applied over high build primer in white, and it was close to 100% coverage. Pleasing to see an affordable paint perform this well. This flat red easily sanded today, it was painted yesterday morning. So about 12 hrs cure. […]
Let’s preface this discussion by saying that there is no right or wrong size for a paint contracting business, no one size fits all. Crew size and configuration is completely dependant on the market you operate in and your potential to generate work. This discussion is geared more to the paint contractor who is in […]
One thing you should know about blogging is a little bit about creating interesting and at least reasonably well-written content. Most would agree that to use a blog platform at any kind of a high level would imply that you have to at some point hit a minimum standard and quantity of organic content. Even if by accident, it should happen somewhere along the way.
Growth is change. It requires more processes, controls and people. Too much growth too quickly can create financial and quality risks that if not properly managed can lead to the demise of the business. Keeping tabs on all of these factors can easily overwhelm business owners.
It’s easy as A, B, C, D … and maybe E. I’ll show you how. THE FOYER Choosing color for your home can be a challenge. Here I can show you where to place color and also offer you some color suggestions. When I design a color palette for my clients, I refer to the […]
Scott recently posted about sharpening your saws in preparation for 2012. I find myself in the same mode, but while he is cleaning out his truck and organizing his shop, I find myself focusing on my digital saws. There is more to the saw story: The axeman went to the saw shop and the shopkeeper said, “you […]