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    The Sherwin-Williams purchase of Valspar is the biggest deal in paint industry history. What does it mean to professionals? Well, for starters in addition to propelling SW to the biggest

  • Attack of the Paint Drones

    We thought it would be sometime in the distance future before the robots conquered paint and coating application. The first large scale projects are scheduled to be done later this

  • Millennials Have re-Shaped the Construction Industry

    For better and for worse, the slacker generation will soon be the bus driver. Last year marked a milestone for the country’s youngest generation of workers, commonly known as millennials:

  • We See Color Different

    The eyes have it: men do see things differently than women. There is some science involved and color is one aspect that proves the theory. The way that the visual centers of

  • Painting Pro Times, the source for paint professionals!

    In a few weeks, half of 2017 will be done and whether it is knee or neck deep in alligators, savvy businesses constantly take actions that elevate the company, while individual professionals

  • 5 Tips to Get the Highest Level of Cooperation

    We know you must cooperate in order to succeed, but most organizations settle for a very low level of cooperation when they develop strategic partnerships. They could, however, improve

  • Black & Blue

    This Fun Stuff is more educational than usual so science and color nerds…get the party started. We are going from black to blue. In fact, these are darkest blacks ever developed.

  • When Paint Turns Yellow, You’ll See Red

    You rejoice because you’ve landed that dream job. You’ve got the contract to paint that new mega-mansion in your home town. To add to the dream, the interior decorator chooses an

  • Painting Pro Times, the source for paint professionals!

    Are you a commercial contractor? Or maybe the better question is do you work for general contractors? Well, if the answer is yes, we have an excellent, best practice guide for you to

  • Commercial Preconstruction Best Practices

    Following the Associated General Contactor’s National Convention held in Las Vegas in March, Tim Sinclair left with a new title: chair of AGC's Specialty Contractors Council. A former

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    Does Conflict bother you  Does your management style encourage your team to avoid having difficult conversations with you and their peers  Are your management meetings a series of 15 minute huddles with little to no discussion about growth topics Stop that now!  Using a few tried...

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    Sal Mangeri from Valley Pro Products has been a long time friend of Blogging Painters, he shared his bucket liners years ago and has now offered samples of his Vip Clip to members. We love to see painters that are inventing items to help others and increase efficiency! See what our readers think about them! Author information Blogging...

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  • Permanent Solutions for Rotted Wood on Long Island

    Protect your investment by replacing rotted and worn out wood before the winter months arrive. Rotting wood should be replaced before additional structural damage is caused by water infiltration into the home.  At Harbor Paint we employ the best solutions for making repairs and replacements for rotted wood on trim,...

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    Wouldn’t it be nice if you had an app that...

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    Repeating is not all bad. Or perhaps I should say…ReViving is Great! I wanted to make this post a bit more personal than some of my others, and here’s the story: Back in the early-80’s there was a style direction called “wearable art.” Well, maybe it was not a really Big fashion phenomenon,...

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