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Last month, we reached out to 15,000 of our most engaged online readers of inPAINT magazine’s monthly e-newsletter and asked their opinions on everything from their go-to exterior paints and tapes to sprayers and rollers. We’re happy to share the results with you here, as well as a few of the comments they had to offer in relation to the survey questions. TO ALL WHO … More

PRO PICKS: 5 pros weigh in on their choice for spray guns

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A lot of painters like the tried and true—the brush and roller. But large jobs and rough textures are great opportunities to bring in the big guns: spray guns. When working with spray guns, proper prep and cleaning are essential. It’s also important to find one (or a few) that work for your particular job types. We asked five painters about their choices. OUR … More





By the time you read this, the U.S. Department of Labor’s final regulations on overtime rules will either be in effect or very close to it. Among the most significant proposed changes is an increase in the minimum salary for an employee to be considered exempt from overtime eligibility. The change pushes the minimum salary to approximately $970 per week ($50,440 per year) … More

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REWARDS AND RETENTION: Keeping your best employees on for the long haul

Sport or business background with medal award.

Many business owners train and mentor employees only to have them leave in two or three years. If you’ve experienced the loss of a promising employee then you know the costs related to turnover are high, and getting higher as jobs become more specialized. You probably offer the usual employment benefits, perhaps even a retirement plan, but even that may not be enough to … More