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    Have you ever completed a marquee project? Something out of the ordinary, maybe a building that was somewhat prestigious would qualify as a wow we did it job. The criteria for a paint

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    For the very first time in its history, the most iconic landmark in the City of Light is undergoing extensive refurbishments to improve and beautify the Eiffel Tower experience. The

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    Many students automatically look at options for a four-year degree and don’t consider a two-year degree or certification in skilled trades. A close look at the data may convince you

  • Nonconsensus

    The heart of a construction project is the contract. Everything flows from it. Recently, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) released the latest version of their set of standard

  • Painting Pro Times, the source for paint professionals!

    Working around negative people can be exhausting. Stupid is as stupid does…at least according to Forrest’s mama. In the movie, that answer usually followed a derogatory inference.

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    It might seem odd to use color technology from the automotive industry to recreate a 19th century painting, but color expertise takes us into a lot of unexpected projects. I’m personally

  • Falls: A Leading Cause of Death

    One of the leading causes of death for construction workers (paint professionals included) is falls from elevated surfaces, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In 2016, these

  • Regulatory Review Regulatory Reform Needed

    The uncertainty caused by future regulation negatively affects a small business’ ability to plan for future growth. While regulation is necessary, it must be pragmatic and sensible.

  • Types of Anti-corrosion Coatings

    Anti-corrosion coatings provide a robust level of protection against corrosion for components operating in highly corrosive environments. The three types of anti-corrosion coatings

  • Painting Pro Times, the source for paint professionals!

    We are siding with the engineers that have claimed they are under-paid as compared to lawyers. Top of the class first year lawyer compensation is at a record high. It seems as a society,

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    Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes edged down one point to a solid 67 reading in August on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI)....

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    Finding the perfect white can make or break a project. No one knows that better than California central coast firm AGD Architecture and Design. For AGD founder and architect Andrew Goodwin, that perfect white for his remodel of the storefront was Igloo (DEW379) by Dunn-Edwards....

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    Evernote, Remember the Milk, Google Tasks, Apple Reminders… There are a plethora of productivity apps available on the market. In fact, just about all the big players out there have......

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  • Why Training doesnt Stick.

    By now most contractors know that experienced craftsmen are in short supply. The sooner we all realize that the only solution is to hire good people and train them on the trade, the better. Hire talent, train skill. as we like to say. However, even after we realize this, training still doesnt stick. Why I recently ran...

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  • Q4 Tips for Entrepreneurs

    Here we are well into the final quarter of 2017. Is your business on target to reach your goals for the year Here are some things you should be doing to make your final quarter as successful as youd like it to be: Review your progress How has your business performed in the first 3 […]...

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