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  1. General Painting Discussion
    I recently purchased a Graco 395 for spraying interior. I was trying to use a 412 FFLP tip spraying SW pro-block primer but could not get a good spray patter no matter what pressure i set it at. The tip had a large finger directly in the middle of the spray patter. I had to switch to a 515 RacX...
  2. General Painting Discussion
    Second guessing my rates after recently being underbid substantially. Granted, it's winter, and granted, some guys just are much lower priced. We tend to be upper middle to high priced, I'll admit that. That said, current project is a complete remodel. No home owner contents, place is empty...
  3. Commercial and Industrial Painting
    Hey fellas, We are bidding a job to paint a long corridor. It's 350 feet long with 2 sides so 700 ln ft long or about 5700 square feet. No ceilings. I'm struggling with this one because I mostly do residential repaints. This is a repaint with little patch. Can you help me with a basic cost?
  4. Business, Marketing, and Sales
    I am starting a new interior painting business for the summer and need some help. I am trying to figure out the prices of my competition however it is hard to determine what prices they charge without a painter coming over and estimating the room. Is there any way I could figure this out? Also I...
  5. General Painting Discussion
    Hi, my name is Trevor, I'm 19 years old. I want to know if anybody has any standards for interior. I have exterior standards that go like this. spraying 200sq ft= 1 hour 40 lf of fascial boards= 1hour 40 lf of second story fascial boards= 2hours front door = 2hour I have to bid out a giant...
  6. General Painting Discussion
    I gave an estimate a month ago and the homeowners were set on Behrs. The man had previously done his own painting and was not bad for a DIY. When he originally asked what I think of the painting I knew he did the work so I responded "Looks like a talented homeowner or a professional that did not...
  7. Technology (websites, computers, etc..)
    I have just realized that my Picasa3 has a fairly decent video maker. So here are a couple that I have made. I hadn't seen a topic that archived YouTube video's like the facebook topics archive "fb pages". I thought it would be a good idea to be able to visit other videos and make...
  8. New Member Introductions
    Hey everyone, I'm a 20 yr interior vet from Boston originally. I live in south eastern NH now. Started my own company a year or so ago. Never realized there was a forum site like this. Seems pretty neat. Anyway, I've been around, learned some neat tricks, taught some good painters...I may have...
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