One of the best pieces of advice I can give any painter is to learn to delegate. If you are going to grow as a painting business, then you have to learn how to delegate the things that other people can do. For instance, we have talked before about sub-contracting out the painting. One of the main reasons to do this is because you have to be the one chasing down leads to keep the business running. Another area I encourage painters to think about is in hiring a good project manager. Once you have booked the jobs, you need someone who is going to be able to schedule the bookings as well as make sure everything is running smoothly. The project manager fits this category. This is the person that will oversee everything from bookings to making sure the painters arrive on time. They can play an invaluable role as you try to grow your business. What they will do is that they will ultimately free you up to do the things that are going to help you grow your business. I know companies that have done this successfully and it has allowed their business to take off. Do you have a project manager? If so, how are they helping your business to grow?
Have you ever felt like you had way to much work to do to get all of it done? Or have you ever felt like you didn’t want to hire a team of paintings due to the headache of it? A new trend is beginning to happen within the painting business. Painting owners are beginning to sub-contract out their work to painters. In the painting world you will find that their are large companies who have their own workers as well as smaller companies. The smaller companies tend to struggle to find work. These are the companies that you will want to reach out. Usually, you will find that they are good workers. However, they don’t take the time or have the know how in reaching out to market their company. They live from job to job. These are the best kind of sub-contractors. They are really good painters and they are looking for their next job.
We have found that it works really well when you can find 2-3 sub-contractors who will work for you. You simply gather the leads and continue to supply them with the leads that they need. This keeps them happy because they are constantly having work sent their way. It also helps you grow your business without having to do all of the labor. We tend to find that it is difficult to grow your painting company with leads while you are having to do all of the labor. It just can’t be done.
We have found some Lafayette CO painters, who have helped some of the painters in Denver. They have been a great resource because they are willing to help these painters North of Denver. Whenever, the painting company gets a call for a paint estimate, they will call these painters right away to let them go to bid the house as well as to set up all of the needing painting supplies for the job. It has worked perfectly for both companies. They actually have been doing this for over 5 years with no reason to stop anytime soon. It is a great plan and a great to meet the needs of both companies.
As a painter you have lots of different choices when it comes to choosing the best paint for your next painting project. We recognize that the choices can paralyze you. We have tested and sampled some of the best paints. We are happy to share our findings with you. We are going to simply list the paints that we like and would recommend.
What is your favorite paint to use? Would you recommend some more for other painters to get a feel? What is it that you like about them?
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