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  • Sealing Gaps and Cracks in Firewalls

    Sealing Gaps and Cracks in Firewalls

    Sealing firewalls prior to painting or applying wall coverings is necessary, but doesn't have to be tricky. There's a variety of approved products on the market to help you cover cracks, gaps and even chunks missing from firewalls. Make sure the product you choose is rated for the correct amount of fire...

  • Curing Lamps 101

    Curing Lamps 101

    To keep the painted, lacquered or stained finishes on high-end wooden cabinetry or furniture, specialized or restored trim or expensive flooring appealing for a long time, their surfaces must be expertly finished. In long processes that were once necessary, paints or varnishes were applied to the surface of wood and cured over time layer by layer.

  • The New Face of Wallcoverings

    The New Face of Wallcoverings

    If you're a wallcovering or wallpaper installer as well as a professional painter, there's a good chance you'll be consulted about some of the newer wallcoverings on the market. Even if you're not keen on installing them, having a working knowledge of what's available to clients and a basic idea of the pros and cons...

  • Tips for Closing Painting Contracts

    Tips for Closing Painting Contracts

    Your prospective client has a painting project he needs completed and you've got the skills to do a great job for him. The price is right and you've agreed on a time line. All that's left to do is close the deal. This is the point where so many painting contractors drop the ball, failing to get the client to ...

  • What Painters Need to Know About the Latest Google Algorithm Update

    What Painters Need to Know About the Latest Google Algorithm Update

    Customers increasingly rely on the Internet for finding service providers, so it's crucial for your site to rank high, making it easy for potential clients to find you. The way to get your site high in search rankings is...

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