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Sherwin-Williams Paint Shield

By on October 28, 2015 in Press Releases with 1 Comment

SHERWIN-WILLIAMS LAUNCHES BREAKTHROUGH PAINT WITH THE POWER TO KILL BACTERIA Paint Shield™ becomes first EPA-registered paint that kills greater than 99.9 percent of Staph (Staphylococcus aureus), MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), E. coli (Escherichia coli), VRE (Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis), and Enterobacter aerogenes after two hours of exposure on a painted surface CLEVELAND (OCTOBER 28, 2015) – Sherwin-Williams today announced the launch of Paint Shield™, the first EPA-registered microbicidal paint […]

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How To Use Citations To Maximize Local SEO

By on October 26, 2015 in Websites and SEO with 5 Comments
How To Use Citations To Maximize Local SEO

How To Use Citations To Maximize Local SEO Local SEO is a hot topic as small businesses everywhere are trying to rank alongside national chains in local results. As a painter, being found on these listings will generate substantial new business, as more customers are able to find you. Recently, I published a piece regarding […]

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How to Repaint a Metal Building

By on October 25, 2015 in How do I? with 3 Comments
How to Repaint a Metal Building

Painting a metal building improves aesthetics but, more importantly, it also improves its durability and longevity. Metal roofs and exterior panels are known for their strength and resilience, but they’re still vulnerable to rust and corrosion via exposure to moisture and environmental contaminants. The right protective coating will yield the long-lasting attributes you’re banking on. When to […]

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Paint it Forward

By on October 25, 2015 in Random Thoughts with 0 Comments
Paint it Forward

Painting is a rewarding job in and of itself. Working with clients to execute their visions and transform their homes is one of the most satisfying things I can imagine doing. This is why I started my business in 1987 and why I have worked so hard to grow ALLBRIGHT 1-800-PAINTING over the past 28 […]

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Prep to Finish to Speak at Tech Track for ’15 NE PDCA Conference

By on October 9, 2015 in Business Practices, What's New with 2 Comments
Prep to Finish to Speak at Tech Track for ’15 NE PDCA Conference

Northeast Council PDCA partners with Prep to Finish to raise the bar some more… Todd Pudvar and Scott Burt (preptofinish.com) will be teaching at the PDCA Northeast Council Regional Conference on Friday, November 13 in Trumbull, CT. This is the Council’s largest event, bringing together paint contractors from New England and New York. Here is […]

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Mildew Can’t Grow. Stains Won’t Stick. Dirt Rinses Off.

By on October 4, 2015 in Press Releases with 1 Comment
Mildew Can’t Grow. Stains Won’t Stick. Dirt Rinses Off.

KWIK SEAL ULTRA™, the latest in innovation from DAP, keeps kitchens & baths looking clean, fresh and new DAP Products Inc., a leader in the home improvement and construction products industry, introduces the latest innovation in sealants, KWIK SEAL ULTRA™ Premium Siliconized Kitchen and Bath Sealant. The innovative formula features ultra hydrophobic technology coupled with […]

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How do I help customers choose colors?

By on October 4, 2015 in How we use Color. with 2 Comments
How do I help customers choose colors?

Q: Are you about to make decisions about paint color? Q: Are you about to recommend paint colors for a client? Q: How can you make high quality color test samples to help your clients make color decisions? You’re a painting professional who has just been asked for the Thousandth time… “how will this color […]

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