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Harnesses, Scaffolds, and Lifts: Preventing Falls on the Jobsite

Harnesses, Scaffolds, and Lifts: Preventing Falls on the Jobsite

By on May 31, 2016 in How We Stay Safe, Safety and OSHA with 0 Comments

Guess what the most common construction accident is? That’s right – falls. Falling is number one on OSHA’s hit parade of the “Fatal Four” accidents in the industry. The thing is, most falls can be avoided by using the proper equipment and preparation. Even if you are building a “tiny house” a fall from the […]

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Graco Announces Release of Updated RTX Texture Sprayer

Graco Announces Release of Updated RTX Texture Sprayer

By on May 29, 2016 in Press Releases with 0 Comments

 RTX Texture Sprayer for Interior and Exterior Finishing of Textured Materials New equipment, with industry-leading pump technology, significantly improves production rates and finish quality MINNEAPOLIS– Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, announces the release of its updated RTX Texture Sprayer product line, ideal for interior and exterior finishing of textured materials, including EIFS, drywall mud, […]

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Password Management and Security

Password Management and Security

By on May 29, 2016 in Websites and SEO, What We Do with 3 Comments

How many passwords do you have, or even better to ask, how many different passwords do you have? Do you use the same combination of your pet’s names and your birth year over and over? Password protection is a big deal these days. It used to be that the faulty thought “no one would target little ole […]

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National Painting Week

National Painting Week

By on May 22, 2016 in Uncategorized with 4 Comments

Many of our readers have created their own Paint it Forward programs. Josh and his team at Allbright Painting is a great example. Another is Neubert Painting, they have been serving their community for years. Hats off to these and other businesses who have the resources (time, money and staff) to undertake this level of […]

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How We Built a Hiring Process That Works

How We Built a Hiring Process That Works

For us folks here in the North, it’s that time of year when the exterior work is rolling in and we need to staff-up to meet the demand. Every painting company needs a healthy amount of guys and gals on hand to cover the seasonal increase in workload, and a solid hiring process will insure […]

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What Does “Licensed, Bonded, and Insured” Mean for You?

What Does “Licensed, Bonded, and Insured” Mean for You?

As a painting contractor, one of your main concerns is building trust with your clients. After all, you’ll be spending lots of time inside their homes. Making sure you are “licensed, bonded, and insured” is the first step in building that trust. But what exactly does it mean for you? Let’s break it down. Licensed […]

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Does an Injury have to happen at Work to be Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?

Does an Injury have to happen at Work to be Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?

By on May 8, 2016 in Safety and OSHA with 0 Comments

In the circumstances that you suffer injuries while at work or fall ill due to the nature of your work, you could be entitled to benefit from workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ compensation refers to a kind of an insurance policy that is a statutory requirement and one that provides medical benefits and wage replacements for […]

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SHERWIN-WILLIAMS NEW EXTREME BONDTM PRIMER NOW AVAILABLE

SHERWIN-WILLIAMS NEW EXTREME BONDTM PRIMER NOW AVAILABLE

By on May 1, 2016 in Press Releases with 3 Comments

Sherwin-Williams introduces Extreme BondTM Interior and Exterior Primer, a solution for surfaces that require a greater degree of adhesion than standard primers can offer. The primer is now available in Sherwin-Williams stores. “Extreme Bond Primer delivers outstanding painting results on surfaces that require a greater degree of adhesion than standard primers can offer,” said Jeff Winter, […]

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