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Pre-Painting Checklist: 5 Things to do Before Painting Your House

February 23rd, 2021 | No Comments

Painting your house is a big deal. Most people are unaware of how to go about the whole process or what to do before painting. This checklist will give you the ‘know-how’ of a seasoned, pro painter.

Step 1: Choose your Colors



If you’re choosing a different color-scheme from your current house colors, DO NOT PROCRASTINATE. Easier said than done right?

It is very important to feel comfortable with the colors you’re choosing. After all, it could easily be another 8-12 years before you get another chance to paint again.

We seriously recommend getting color test patches for ALL
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What’s the Best Exterior House Paint?

March 20th, 2019 | 17 Comments

What’s the Best Exterior House Paint? – We Asked 12,000 Painting Contractors.


Does anyone really know what the best exterior paint is? Few of us can accurately experiment with different brands and see how they stand up over 10 or 15 years.

Painting contractors would know. They do exactly this. Many paint their whole lives trying different products throughout their career, quietly observing which brand lasts over time.

We asked 12,000 painting contractors; ‘What’s the best exterior house paint (based on duration and value)? We also provided 3 categories to rank the brands:


Exterior house paint can vary in
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Don’t Get a Painting Job – Start Your Own Painting Business.

July 10th, 2017 | 12 Comments

My very first job was painting houses making $15 per hour. I worked HARD for my $15/hour painting houses for 14 hours straight in the middle of summer.

After I finished the house, I got my check for about $800. That’s pretty awesome for 4 days of work as an 18-year old. Then I saw my boss’ check on his car seat when he took me home.

He had made about $2,000 during those 4 days.

My boss didn’t visit the house once during that time. He was there at the beginning and the end, only to collect the
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How to Name Your Painting Company

April 3rd, 2017 | 36 Comments

Painting Company Name Guide

After working with over 4,500 painters in our community, we have seen every painting company name imaginable.

Business owners often name their painting company based on these themes:

  • Memorable/Unique Names
  • Emphasis on Quality Names
  • Owner-Named Companies
  • Locally-Generated Names
  • Powerful Names
  • Friendly Names
  • Funny Names
  • Money-Saving Names

(These are actual painting company names)

Memorable/Unique Painting Company Names:

Men in Pink Painters
Crash of Rhinos Painting
Picasso Painting & Pressure Washing
DaVinci and Sons
Blue Fox
Happy Dog Painting
The Italian Job Painting
Paint Chimp 1 Day Painters
If Walls Could Talk
American Veteran Painting

Pro: The
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