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9 FREE Online Resources for Paint Contractors

Written by on December 20, 2015 in Contractor education, Industry News with 0 Comments
9 FREE Online Resources for Paint Contractors

What do WE Read? As much as we write articles/reviews and produce video content here at TCR and Prep to Finish, we also invest time in seeking out and reading (and even contributing to) other online resources for paint contractors. Whether it is over morning coffee or on long flights, we are always on the […]

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Top 2 Production Mistakes and How to Eliminate Them

Written by on December 19, 2015 in Contractor education, Interior Products with 5 Comments
Top 2 Production Mistakes and How to Eliminate Them

Here is a quick look at 2 paint production mistakes that can spread through paint companies in a subtle way, leaving owners wondering why profits were low, in spite of selling high estimates.   **Hover Over Gallery Below and Use Arrows to Navigate** Leave us a note in the comment section below!

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Despermating: Still a thing

Written by on April 4, 2015 in Business Strategies, Contractor education with 25 Comments
Despermating: Still a thing

Despermating on the Rise? Back in July of 2009, I wrote an article about estimating in which I coined the term “despermating,” defined as the act of desperate estimating. The article was a tale of a competitive bidding situation in which my company’s price was twice as high as the next bidder on the project. […]

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