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Good painting estimators are really just good students. They take what they’ve learned from the last job and apply it to the next. At inPAINT,TM we were fortunate enough to spend time with some estimating professionals recently. They vented, laughed (no one cried), shared stories, and passed along meaningful nuggets of information…


The Environmental Protection Agency’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule may be difficult to understand for some painting contractors. In effect since April 2010, the rule creates requirements for the special care and handling of lead when repainting or renovating walls, doors, windows or casings, often found in homes built before…


It’s a scenario that has probably happened at one time or another to most commercial painters. Driving by a building and seeing a crew hard at work, they find themselves thinking, “I wish I could get a contract like that!” Craig Jooste, managing director of WOW 1 DAY Painting and owner of…


Welcome to the great American outdoor deck, the last bastion of the home where barbecues meet lounge chairs. For many homeowners, the deck is an extension of the home that becomes a wonderful multipurpose area for entertaining and relaxing. “Decks truly bring the living space outdoors,” says Jeff Walter, of PDX Deck…


If you have ever lived in an apartment complex, you know that your neighbor today might not be your neighbor tomorrow. Apartments, historically, are for the nomadic—people who are seeking short-term or temporary residence until they move on to more permanent pastures. Yet, more and more people, unable to qualify for a…


Built in 1896, Primrose Hall is a lot like other historic buildings you might find on an American college campus today. The North Carolina State University (NCSU) site is a tidy, simple, brick structure, roughly 40 feet square. Its window trim is neatly painted, and at times, the building can seem engulfed…


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