You've sat and dreamed for a long time about what your perfect life will look like. All of the details are crystal clear in your mind, you have a week, a month and a year plan for your new life, you are actually starting to smell success like steak on the grill. Now is the … Continue reading For Paint Contractors: Are You a Painter, or are You an Entrepreneur? Part 4: Working Backwards
If you own a painting business, your main focus is entrepreneurship. Yes, you might be a painter, you might be a business owner that actually still paints on the job, but even if so, your first and foremost job is that of an entrepreneur. As I write this, it is wintertime. Where I live, winter, … Continue reading For Paint Contractors: Are You a Painter, or are You an Entrepreneur? Part 3: Shifting Mindset
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Ask someone what first comes to mind when they hear the word, "painter," and you will get a flurry of responses. Beer drinker, is generally at the apex of the list, but here are some other hats that paint contractors wear as well. Meteorologist: I'm in the midwest where the phrase, "don't like the weather, … Continue reading The Many Hats of a Paint Contractor
A Typical Conversation With Customers Me to the customer, "What type of sheen would you like on your walls?" Customer, "I'm not sure, What are my options, and what do you mean by sheen?" Me again, "How 'shiny' your walls will be with your new paint. You have the options of flat, matte, eggshell, satin, … Continue reading What Type of Paint Should I Use For My…
You've got a total of 30 friends coming over for Thanksgiving Dinner, and you were drinking one night and offered to cook the whole meal, nobody is to bring anything but a good attitude. Would it be okay, as you prepare the food, to include all of the steps and ingredients, but, do them in … Continue reading DIY: Steps To Repainting An Entire Room