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2020 Highlights

PRIDE | CRAFT | ACHIEVE

This summer we traveled to catch up with several of our east coast members. While everyone is extra busy this year, we found the passion for our craft resounds stronger than ever. Enjoy this highlight reel of our members in action.

PAINTED TALKS

At EXPO 2020, industry experts shared powerful insights through PaintED Talks and encouraged contractors to stand out in the industry. Go inside EXPO with these four PaintED Talks.

INVESTING IN TRAINING 

Get an inside look at Brick City Painting & Drywall in Mexico, MO. Chad Jeffries and several of the Brick City crew discuss their training program and how it has improved the company.

PaintED Show

PROFIT FIRST FOR CONTRACTORS 

Managing cash in your business is an up and down ride. Late payments, unexpected expenses, and up and down sales all cause problems in running your business. Join Torlando Hakes in his conversation with Shawn Van Dyke, author of Profit First for Contractors as they discuss managing cash to put the focus on profits.

 

FEARS AND NEEDS

Torlando Hakes is joined by Tom Reber of "The Contractor Fight."

 

 

A SHIFT TOWARDS TECH

Morgan Ray and Torlando Hakes catch up with Jeff Wraley of Groundwork & Michael Murray of Textbook Painting to talk about the growing need to shift towards technology-based practices, most notably virtual estimating.

 

 

ZK Live

BEHIND THE SCENES 

Zach Kenney sits down with John Lahey III, President of Fine Paints of Europe, as they discuss the behind-the-scenes of their operations!

 

 

STEPPING INTO WET PAINT

Mikey Lonsdale had no license or vehicle and relied on a single paintbrush and Folgers coffee can. Fast forward to today, where he is now the proud proprietor of Wet Paint Painting Professionals. An advocate for the “work hard and work honorably" mentality, Mikey is living proof of this advice. He currently specializes in high-end gloss finishes for residential homes, and in the episode, Mikey tells his journey from Folgers to Fine Paints of Europe.

 

PAINTING THE BIG APPLE

Ciaran Cassidy and Peter Jody Finglas tell stories of high-end painting in the big apple. In addition, discussing topics such as networking, Instagram, and the importance of quality work.

 

Ask-A-Painter

HOW TO ESTIMATE 

Nick shares a few ways he comes up with a price, he'll share his perspective "because it's not as simple as assigning a price to things".

PCA Cost & Estimating Guide Vol I & II.

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COFFEE WITH NICK IN THE WAR ROOM

Good morning! Grab your coffee and let's chat. Any question! Any topic!

DO THIS BEFORE HIRING

A little advice from Nick! Ask away. Any question! Any topic!

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