How to start and run a profitable paint contracting company: getting set up and organized to handle volume work, avoiding mistakes, squeezing top production from your crews and the most value from your advertising dollar. Shows how to estimate all prep and painting. Loaded with manhour estimates, sample forms, contracts, charts, tables and examples you can use.
This is the only manual ever written that explains how to start and run a profitable paint contracting business: getting set up and organized to handle volume work, the tools you’ll need and the tools you shouldn’t even consider buying, avoiding the mistakes most painters make, getting top production from your crews and the most value from your promotion dollar. Shows how to estimate all surface preparation and painting and includes manhour figures the author uses when estimating residential, commercial and industrial jobs. Suggests pricing strategies when bidding custom residential, tract and apartment painting. Includes sample estimating take-off forms and checklists so your estimates cover all costs on every job.
The authors emphasize ways to maximize profits by anticipating the problems that turn into expensive mistakes. They describe the best way to avoid customer complaints and handle them when necessary. And, of course, the book has step-by-step instructions for planning the job and doing the work, whether by brush, roller or spray. This manual has practical tips, sample forms, examples and suggestions that will save every paint contractor several times the cost of the book. It’s essential reading for everyone in the painting business.
|Author||Dave Matis & Jobe H. Toole|
|Publisher||Craftsman Book Company|