"What brush are you using?"
This is a question I've been asked countless time over the years. Which is why I decided to shoot this video where I share with you my 2 favorite paint brushes... and why I love them so much.
Are you planning on buying a house soon?
Did you already buy a house and your closing date is fast approaching?
Are you a Painter and want a few tricks to help your clients experience the Power of Color?
If so, be sure to watch this weeks Tips & Tricks video!
Have you ever had small bubbles show up on your freshly painted walls?
Want to know how to repair those... or better yet, how to avoid this?
If so, be sure to watch this weeks Tips & Tricks Video.
If you're ready to take your KNOWLEDGE of PAINT to the Next Level, be sure to check out the Interior Repaint Expert - PAINTER Training Program:
2 MINUTES LATE: “Are you almost here?”
6 MINUTES LATE: “Everyone is here! Where are you?”
13 MINUTES LATE: “Did you forget about the meeting?”
20 MINUTES LATE: “Is everything okay, Remi?”
This was a training exercise that our team never forgot…
One of the things that I’m known for is my punctuality. It’s not uncommon for clients to tell me “My gosh, when you say 1:30pm you really mean 1:30pm!”
TIME is a commodity I put a high value on both for others and myself.
So when I told my team “today’s meeting is particularly important so please make sure to be here by 3pm and don’t be late”… NO ONE was late… except for me!
You see, back in the summer of 2009 we had started to meet every Monday afternoons at 3:30pm for some coaching, bonding & to basically give everyone a chance to voice their concern or offer solutions to existing problems...
To be able to give an ACCURATE Painting Estimate, you'll need to uncover the following 2 things:
When I say NUMBERS, this mostly means the square footage of the area to be painted. Since once you have this number, you can then figure out how much paint and labor hours will be needed.
The VARIABLES will also need to be factored in since those could make a BIG DIFFERENCE in both the labor hours and the paint that will be required to complete the project.
Let's say you have 2 identical houses. Both have the exact same square footage. The first house has 1 color for all of the walls... and the second one has 10 different colors with multiple rooms having 2 different colors in them.
The variable in this example is the number of colors. And this will have a BIG impact on both the number of gallons of paint AND the number of labor hours that will be needed to complete this project
Let's say you have the same 2 houses....
If a homeowner were to offer you some coffee or tea while you're there painting their home, what would be your instinctual answer?
Now, I want to be clear, there's no RIGHT or WRONG answer.
In this weeks video, I'll share with you the reason why I would encourage you to always say YES!
Are you currently carrying a Brush Extender in your Painting Kit?
Most Painters will tend to answer yes to this questions. (And if you're currently not carrying one, I'd strongly recommend that you look into it.)
But are you taking FULL ADVANTAGE of it's power?
Be sure to watch this weeks Tips & Tricks video where we'll show you how we used this simple tool to:
Be sure to watch this week's Tips & Tricks video where we'll first show you how this is done using only a paint brush... and then discuss the theory of how this works so you can have a better understanding of your paint brush and how to get the most out of it.
In REPAINT, you're bound to come across areas that are simply too small for conventional Brushes to fit in.
In such situations, many people will try to tape off the area to and then squeeze the paint brush in that small gap...
But typically this doesn't not do a very good job... and it's very time consuming.
That's where a SMALL ARTIST BRUSH comes handy!
And one trick I found that helps keep those tiny brushes organized and in good shape is to store them inside a TOOTHBRUSH COVER
Many people wonder how you could use a roller to paint a colonial door. The concern being the grooves in the door and the kind of finish a roller would create on such a surface.
In this week's video, we'll show you how we're able to paint a door leaving only a roller finish (no brush stokes).
Are you ready to take your Painting Career to the next level?
Be sure to check out the Interior Repaint Expert - PAINTER Training Program