Moldex

Nova Scotia Simplifies

Anyone running a small business knows the hassles of dealing with government paperwork, permits and regulations spread out across various departments. It’s not just the work itself, but also the friction of dealing with disjointed government application processes, offices and…

Products

HOMESTEAD HOUSE Milk Paint

When clients want an antique painted look on trim and built-ins, you can’t do better than real milk paint. Homestead House is my go-to source for the stuff. It comes as a powder that you mix with water and I…

Business Strategy

Driving Cheap: How to earn more by spending less on your work vehicle

The financial success of your painting business depends a lot on how well you manage and cover overhead costs, and of all the overhead costs involved in professional painting, owning and operating a vehicle is one of the biggest. It’s…

Painter Profiles

Painting in Perspective

How one west coast painter stays profitable, energized and true to himself. Simon Kuhl is the kind of guy who does a lot of things well, and managing his life as a painter is one of them. He owns Sombrio Painting…

Working Smarter

Moldex Mold and Mildew Control

As a professional painter, you’re more likely than most trades to encounter mold and mildew in your work. That’s why…

Bragging

It’s Not How They Start, It's How You Finish

Marcos Torres and his crew of four painters tackled this lavish Gurnee, IL home after the original painter baled out.…

Editorials

Do You Have a Business or a Job?

It takes more to build a business than just working without a boss. Does your painting work fit the definition of…

Online Discussions

What’s been the most difficult painting job of your career?

What jobs are you most proud of? Pro Painter magazine’s Facebook group page has attracted a loyal following in the last…