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Should I be on Pinterest?

Should I be on Pinterest?

By on September 27, 2015 in Social Media with 1 Comment

There are a lot of social media platforms available, and while it is important for every business to have a social presence, it’s impossible to be everywhere. This means that you have to choose the social media channels that are most appropriate for your business, then put in the time to make them a destination […]

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Equipment Essentials For Your Video Marketing

Equipment Essentials For Your Video Marketing

By on September 27, 2015 in Marketing, Social Media with 0 Comments

A while back we contributed an article on the importance of video in a painting company’s marketing strategy. Video is rapidly expanding on all social media platforms and our recent efforts to up our video marketing game have shown great promise. As a result of our last article, we know some companies are interested in […]

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‘SNOT Tape

By on September 27, 2015 in Product Feedback with 11 Comments

Which ‘SnotTape Do You Need? The key here is surface energy, which determines how well ‘SnotTape will stick to your surface. It’s hard for things to stick to a low-energy surface, and a lot easier for things to stick to a high-energy surface. Primed, Flat or Delicate Surfaces are high-energy surfaces in which things are […]

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The Noodle Buddy

The Noodle Buddy

By on September 20, 2015 in Product Feedback with 0 Comments

We were recently contacted by Bill over at  Noodle Buddy to see if our readers would be interested in a new way to secure their cargo loads. They were kind enough to send us a few to try out and review here. I can’t wait to try mine and not have to deal with things sliding […]

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What’s this “NAP” all about?

What’s this “NAP” all about?

By on September 20, 2015 in Websites and SEO with 6 Comments

A Painter’s Guide to Local SEO and the Google 3 Pack A little over a year ago, Google launched an update to their algorithm known as “Pigeon” which affected search results from a local perspective. This is what led to Google produced search results, which were located above all organic results on the Search Engine […]

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Painting a Swimming Pool

Painting a Swimming Pool

By on September 20, 2015 in How do I? with 1 Comment

How to Paint an Inground Swimming Pool If you wish your pool to last, it is important that you maintain it well. Maintenance of inground pools is a multilevel task and all phases are important, from regular cleaning to fixing cracks and changing filtering systems. A well-chosen and applied paint it is the very foundation […]

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Bucket Liners

By on September 20, 2015 in Product Feedback with 1 Comment

Valley Pro Products as a company has been painting and installing wallpaper in the Shenandoah Valley for over twenty-five years. As professionals they understand the value of the “right tool for the right job.” To this end they’ve developed a new product line of disposable paint bucket and tray liners. Cleaning roller buckets using traditional […]

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New Line of Eco-Friendly Disposable Paint Tray and Bucket Liners

By on September 20, 2015 in Press Releases with 0 Comments

  VALLEY PRO PRODUCTS® Introduces New Line of Eco-Friendly Disposable Paint Tray and Bucket Liners Stop paint laden water pollution. Valley Pro Products as a company has been painting and installing wallpaper in the Shenandoah Valley for over twenty-five years. As professionals they understand the value of the “right tool for the right job.” To this […]

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Disposable Car Covers

Disposable Car Covers

By on September 7, 2015 in Product Feedback with 0 Comments

 Universal Plastic Disposable SUV Cover (Fits Most SUVs). A cover with a tight elastic hem giving you a snug fit and a quick temporary solution. This 16ft by 24ft cover can be used on anything from Patio furniture to SUVs as a temporary cover. Protects from any dirt dust or debris created by construction or […]

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Sherwin-Williams ColorSnapⓇ

Sherwin-Williams ColorSnapⓇ

By on September 7, 2015 in Press Releases, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Sherwin-Williams Launches Breakthrough System to Simplify Color Selection  ColorSnap® integrates online and offline tools, and includes new in-store display  CLEVELAND (Aug. 25, 2015) – Sherwin-Williams introduces its latest innovation: ColorSnap®, the company’s most comprehensive, integrated color selection system ever offered. Designed to help consumers and professionals make confident and efficient paint color selections, ColorSnap includes […]

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How to Maintain Your Deck

How to Maintain Your Deck

By on September 7, 2015 in How do I? with 0 Comments

A Seasonal Checklist for Decks… Decks are a great outdoor living space to enjoy for both relaxing and entertaining during three seasons of the year. In addition to the general traffic wear and tear that decks endure, they are also exposed to the most brutal of outdoor elements. Rain, sun, snow and ice wreak havoc […]

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If You’re Not Making Videos, You Should Be

If You’re Not Making Videos, You Should Be

By on September 4, 2015 in Blogging Tips, Marketing, Social Media with 1 Comment

The channels and content formats we use as a business to reach new customers is constantly evolving. To remain competitive, you have to stay with and ahead of digital marketing trends. One content format that has been around for years but keeps growing every year is video. The goal of this article is to explain […]

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Preparing for a Proper Estimate

By on September 3, 2015 in Associates, How do I?, Lead Paint with 4 Comments

How do you prepare to give a proper estimate? From our experience as a contractor and working with other companies, the most important aspect is to know the customers expectations for the work. What you think may be a simple and quick repaint, potential clients may think you are bringing their 50 year old home […]

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