Blog Category: Department


Better Than Before

By Jerry Rabushka,

 .  Deck and Fence Spruce Up Projects It goes without saying (but we’re saying it anyway)that with your profession, the “after” should look significantly better than the “before.” Perhaps if you’re a demolition company that’s not the case, but if you’re working on a deck, it’d be hard to collect a check if things came  … Read more

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Junk for your Trunk—May, 2018

By The Paint Dealer,

Sponsored by     Intertape Polymer Group: Pro-Mask Blue With Bloc-It® Clean Line Technology! Blue fine crepe paper masking tape with a specially formulated pressure-sensitive synthetic rubber adhesive designed for exposure to sunlight up to fourteen days. Featuring IPG’s® patented Bloc-it® Clean Line Technology. Wherever masking is exposed to weather/out-of-doors conditions, interior masking of windows  … Read more

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What’s APPening—May, 2018

By Contributing Writer,

Where Top Coat Meets Technology—An Augmented Reality App for Painters By Jim Young, Senior Strategist, PR Zone There are a lot of what ifs in this world, and when it comes to estimating, you might have asked a few of them yourself. • What if there was a way to do accurate estimates remotely, skipping  … Read more

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Paint Inc.—May, 2018

By Contributing Writer,

How the New Tax Act Affects Paint Contractors by Kevin Miller “Be aware of the changes in the new tax act as they pertain to meals and entertainment expense deductions.” Now that the 2017 tax season is over, paint contractors may want to review the new tax act implemented by the government for 2018. The  … Read more

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Daily Grind—May, 2018

By Jerry Rabushka,

Dignity or Dinner, Pick One I like to think of myself as a pretty good restaurant customer. I say please and thank you and tip pretty well. As my dad says, “If you can’t afford to tip the extra dollar, you might as well stay home.” But I read various blogs from restaurant servers that  … Read more

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Daily Grind—April, 2018

By Jerry Rabushka,

No Car Behind Door Number One I wasn’t sure what to write about until this whopper came up: I’m sure by now you’ve read one or two articles that suggest you should know what you’re talking about when you meet with a customer. For instance, if you only paint interior, you wouldn’t spend an hour  … Read more

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Junk For Your Trunk—April, 2018

By The Paint Dealer,

sponsored by     Stucco Masking Tape from Intertape Polymer Group (IPG) is a durable, moisture resistant polyethelyne backed tape with a rubber-based pressure-sensitive adhesive that bonds well to most surfaces. Designed to offer a high degree of conformability without excessive stretch. It is great for many construction projects including seaming poly, flooring underlayument, and  … Read more

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Daily Grind—March, 2018

By Jerry Rabushka,

Hoop De Do On any given day, anyone can win; folks who follow NCAA Basketball were wowed when for the first time ever a #16 seed beat a #1. On the other hand, why put 68 teams in the tourney if it’s “wrong” that one of them should win? And back to the first hand,  … Read more

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Sales Doctor—March, 2018

By Phil Bernstein,

They Want Your Body You’ve got a great proposal for a big client. You could present it to them in person. But that means getting in the car, driving across town, and cooling your heels in the reception room…and you’re pretty busy these days. The other option: email. Attach the proposal, press “Send”, and call  … Read more

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Junk for Your Trunk—March, 2018

By The Paint Dealer,

  Stucco Masking Tape from Intertape Polymer Group (IPG) is a durable, moisture resistant polyethelyne backed tape with a rubber-based pressure-sensitive adhesive that bonds well to most surfaces. Designed to offer a high degree of conformability without excessive stretch. It is great for many construction projects including seaming poly, flooring underlayument, and surface protection.    … Read more

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