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In the last issue, we shared that Benjamin Moore launched a new campaign titled âpaint like no otherâ. Go to the News link to read more about it and how many dollars have been committed
âBid shoppingâ occurs when a general contractor discloses the bid price of one subcontractor (or suppliers) to its competitors in an attempt to obtain a lower bid than the one on
News flashâŚ The EPA has extended the RRP supervisor Re-certification deadline. The regulation mandates that all supervisors re-certify every five years, but as of April 9, 2015, the
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The Markthal Rotterdam, the first indoor market and housing development in the Netherlands opened in October, 2014 after five years of construction at a total estimated cost of âŹ175
McCormick Paints, a leader in developing architectural coatings for the professional paint market, announced its introduction of TOTAL Advantage, a new professional quality zero VOC
When you compare yesterdayâs products to the present day, paint and coating application professionals use a lot of advanced, scientific materials. Tools and techniques have evolved,
From the very beginning, paint craftsmanship has been and continues to be connected to art. The Modern American craftsmanâs evolution started way, way back and trekked a far-reaching,
Here at PPT we loved the movie, and we are not casting any insults at Forrest Gump who was actually a righteous personality. As paint professionals, we probably see a variety of characters
Color can be at once both powerful and empowering. It can reflect one's personal style, make a statement and evoke distinct emotional reactions. The visual impact of color is incomparable.
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A few years ago, I heard?Kevin Nolan?(Nolan Painting) give a brief talk about?how a regular exercise plan helped him in his business. He would go on an early morning run......A David Creation
Meet the Maker : Sara Sheridan of Along Came The Fold?: Paper lover and DIY enthusiast Sara Sheridan is: Along Came the Fold. After years as a self-proclaimed pixel pusher, Sara decided to leave her desk job and return to hand built goods. With folded stationary and geometric hanging lights, Sara is redefining the consumer?s...Pure Home
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.2% in March for the second consecutive month, compared to a 0.1% decline over the past 12 months. According to the latest release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the seasonally adjusted increase in March was the result of increases in the energy...Eye on Housing
On March 3, 2015, Giovanni Feroce, an Iraqi war veteran and successful entrepreneur, spoke as the Keynote at our Grand Summit Conference in Charleston, SC. As a student and educator on leadership practices, I captured some of the salient points. When negotiating you must live by this motto: “I’m...Summit Services Inc.
?How much should I charge?? One of the most divisive topics in any contractors group is pricing. Ask that question, and watch the fireworks begin. May as well ask ?How much is a bag of groceries?? There are several unfortunate methods like Despermating, WAG (wild ass guess) and RID (rent is due), or asking strangers […] Author...The Blogging Painters
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From remodeling your home to mowing your lawn…What is often at the top of a list of hesitations? “Price” or “Cost” often includes much more than an exchange of money. Let’s say, for the sake of this discussion, that it can be the cost of professional services. What does this have to do...Integral Color