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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hello all! My name is Vic and I am brand new to this site as well as to starting my own business. (interior/exterior/Possible commercial) I have a lot to learn and any advice would be welcomed. Thanks for having me. Oh another question: Any advice on a low rate liability insurance provider? I am...
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    Hello! This isnt the first time i have explored PaintTalk, but i admit it is the first time i am committing to it. I own and operate a second generation family founded residential company based west of boston. I am 27 and perform 60% of all administrative tasks, am the companies master...
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    Hi! My names Gary and I’m a second generation painter. I started as a teen with my dad and have gone through phases over the last twenty years doing it part time on the side or full time during other periods. I do mostly residential interior/exterior and have lots of experience with restoring...
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    Hello y'all, just wanted to say quick Thank you to Mr. Cricket for letting me join this community. My name is Ugnius, but since it's hard for foreigner to say, most just call me Ugi or Oggi hehe. I'm a painter/decorator from Lithuania, I'm 31 y/o and have worked in construction for about 10...
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    Good evening fellow pros, just offering up a quick hello from Glen Ellyn just outside of Chicago. Hope you're all booked 6 months out and if you are I hope you're sharing secrets somewhere on this forum. Kind regards, Ed
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    Greetings: I have been in the residential and commercial painting business, off and of, since 1974. Out of those 42 years I have a about 20 years as a full-time painter. I am an independent contractor and do a great deal of sub-work in the Cleveland/Northeast Ohio area. I am 61 years of age and...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hello, I am brand new to this forum. I have been painting in Burlington VT since 1998 under an amazing painting contractor who taught me a lot. I finally went out on my own a little over a year ago. Its been great, I cant be any more grateful with the amount of work that I am getting in my...
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    Hey all, My Name is Ed I am actually not new to the contracting world, and the painting world. But have been painting from my Gen B license and Cali requires the C-33 if painting is the only trade offered. I have been in the trades since 1982, I have held a state license since 1994 I leaned to...
  9. General Painting Discussion
    Hi kids and kittens, I'm new to Paint Talk, but I'm not new to painting. I've wandered into this forum a couple of times when searching for answers or products, and kind of like the atmosphere. I thought I might stay awhile. :) I've been in business for myself since just a couple of months...
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    Hi all. My name is Trey. I just joined and haven't gotten to post here yet. Thought I would say hello first since I would like to be a little more active in this forum. I thought I would send out a hello from Kansas City and give a little backstory. I've worked in the business for 20...
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    Hello all, I have been visiting PT for a while now, but just decided to start an account. I look forward to joining in on many of the discussions this forum offers. I am employed by a large paint company and work as an outside sales representative. I focus most of my attention on residential...
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    My name is Ivan, I'm a journeyman painter from northern California. I've read a few threads here before joining and really enjoyed the knowledge shared in this community of professional painters. I'm currently studying for my CSLB exam for my C-33 license. I also just finished my AS in business...
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    I have recently created an account and thought to introduce my self to everyone. I am a young entrepreneur who has been running a painting business for the last three years in British Columbia, Vancouver. Before I ran a painting company, I have been working as an painter for many different...
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    Greeting fellow painters, I am a young painter (28),from Cape Cod, MA, with a lot to learn. I have my own small company on the Cape, I have a crew of 8 guys, we do commercial and residential. I been painting for the past 7 years, and have build my company 3 years ago. Because of the quality of...
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    Hi, there. I am WestCoast99. I've referred to this forum for a few years now and thought it time to create an account and participate. My background: primarily apartments and condos as well as interior home and small commercial repaints (mostly in the rental industry). I've been painting...
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    Hello everyone, my name is Bob and I am from Grand Blanc, MI. I have been doing residential work in Michigan for about 16 years now and have just recently went partners with another company with about the same experience. We decided to work together instead of battling each other. We have a...
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    My name is Ricky, and I have worked 5 years as an apartment painter sub contractor here in the Dallas Texas area and I am currently seeking information on how to be contractor my self.
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    Hi Everyone, I am new to this forum and my specialty is interior painting and i am working in a Melbourne based company. I hope i will get lot more information on painting over here. Thanks. Painters Melbourne :thumbup:
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    I am a licensed painting contractor in Oregon. I am self employed and have been doing this for 4 years. I am a vet U.S Army S.F I am over 50 and still work as hard as men much younger. What I lack in experience I make up for in my ability to research, well almost make up. That is after all...
  20. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone. Joined this site 1 year ago this month and have been lurking around quietly, on and off, ever since. At the time I joined, I had been working in general construction with friends for a few years (mostly home remodeling, kitchens and baths, etc). I had just picked up a painting...
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