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Archive for December, 2015

What’s on your Road Map for 2016?

By on December 30, 2015 in Roadmap with 0 Comments
What’s on your Road Map for 2016?

Our talented BP staff have put their collective heads together to look at everything that made an impact in 2015 and what we predict will be hot in the coming year. We’ll be drilling deep into these topics in 2016, and invite you to get involved by checking out our interactive map!

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Zibra Brushes

By on December 26, 2015 in Product Feedback with 0 Comments
Zibra Brushes

The folks at Zibra  have supplied several of our readers with their Palm Pro and Chiseled Wedge Brushes.                              

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Launch of a Superfine Imitation Goat Hair Paint Brush

By on December 22, 2015 in Press Releases with 2 Comments
Launch of a Superfine Imitation Goat Hair Paint Brush

VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA, December 14, 2015 – Attamark has introduced a Superfine imitation goat hair paint brush in 1″, 2″, 3″, and 6″ sizes to achieve a smooth painting experience while leaving no brush strokes.   Made with a proprietary blend of synthetic solid round tapered filaments and bristle, the Superfine paint brush encounters no drag, […]

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Finding your Niche

By on December 20, 2015 in Contractor Success Stories, Random Thoughts with 10 Comments
Finding your Niche

In The Beginning Most painters I know started out with a desire to be self-employed and have a decent set of painting skills. That was enough motivation for me to get going, too. Of course, I later found out that there is a whole lot more to running a painting business than I ever imagined! […]

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Choosing Paint Contractors: Tip for Consumers

By on December 13, 2015 in Homeowner Resources with 4 Comments
Choosing Paint Contractors: Tip for Consumers

Times are Changing in the Paint Industry The topic of choosing paint contractors has been done to death but never ends up in the ground. There’s lots of well-intended info on the internet about “How to Choose a Paint Contractor”, but even bad contractors have figured out how to dodge the common questions that homeowners […]

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Attamark Sash Brush

By on December 13, 2015 in Product Feedback with 0 Comments
Attamark Sash Brush

The folks at Attamark contacted Blogging Painters wanting to get opinions from our readers on this sash brush. They have been shipped out to our team, looks like they like them! Feel free to leave your own review! When it comes to cutting-in, having the proper tool is of paramount importance. Create sharp, well-defined lines fast […]

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PDCA EXPO 2016-New Orleans

By on December 13, 2015 in Press Releases with 0 Comments
PDCA EXPO 2016-New Orleans

Get ready to let the good times roll in the Big Easy! The PDCA is pleased to announce the 2016 PDCA Painting and Decorating EXPO will be headed to New Orleans on March 9, 2016 to March 12, 2016. The Painting and Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA) is a national trade association dedicated to the […]

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Do you need a website?

By on December 6, 2015 in Uncategorized, Websites and SEO with 0 Comments
Do you need a website?

I recently noticed Devyn (Owner of DE Web Designs) giving advice to members at a popular paint forum I visit and was impressed with his responses. He has created a website generator that can create a professional looking website for a minimal monthly cost and optimize it, a challenge for many paint contractors. I was […]

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What Exactly Is Houzz?

By on December 6, 2015 in Social Media with 2 Comments
What Exactly Is Houzz?

 And Why Should You Be Using It? Let’s imagine for a second that you’re planning a home remodeling project; maybe a bathroom, kitchen, or combining a couple of small spaces into that large family room you’ve always wanted. Now imagine you could pour yourself a hot cup of coffee (or tea) and step into a […]

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