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Free Painting Estimate Template

Free Painting Estimate Template

A professional painting estimate template will not only make it easier for you to estimate jobs fast and accurately, but it will also make your company look more professional and increase your closing rate. To download our free painting estimate template, enter your...

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How to Connect Mailgun to Your WordPress Website

How to Connect Mailgun to Your WordPress Website

In order for your WordPress website to reliably send emails (such as contact form notifications, user registrations, etc) you need to configure WordPress to use an SMTP provider. In this article, we'll show you how to set up Mailgun SMTP. Step 1: Create a Mailgun...

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Add an Overlay to Video Background (Divi Tutorial)

Add an Overlay to Video Background (Divi Tutorial)

When you use an image or video for a background in Divi, you may have noticed there is no option to add an overlay or gradient. This makes it difficult to place text over the video since you'll probably need to darken the video for your text to be visible....

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Writing a Business Plan for Your HVAC Company

Writing a Business Plan for Your HVAC Company

Starting an HVAC company may seem easy on paper, but there are quite a few steps you need to take before you can welcome your first customer. One of the first things you need to do as a business owner is to create an HVAC business plan. It may not be as flashy as...

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How to Write a Business Plan for a Painting Business

How to Write a Business Plan for a Painting Business

Creating a Painting Business Plan When starting your own painting company, you need to take the time to create a written painting business plan. While it won’t be the most exciting part of being an entrepreneur, it is vital to the success of your venture. But if this...

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Facebook Ads for Painters (Complete Guide)

Facebook Ads for Painters (Complete Guide)

There’s no magic method to bringing in new painting leads. Driving business and company growth takes time and hard work — but engaging in strategic marketing efforts can help you tackle your growth goals a bit quicker. To expand your reach in the local community, you...

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How to Start Your New Electrical Business (Plus Costs)

How to Start Your New Electrical Business (Plus Costs)

Whether you’ve spent the past few years as an electrician and you’re looking to branch out on your own or you’re making the transition into the electrical industry, you might be considering starting your own electrical business. While running your own company can be...

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HVAC Business Owner Salary & HVAC Profit Margins

HVAC Business Owner Salary & HVAC Profit Margins

If you’re interested in working in the heating, air conditioning, and ventilation industry, you’ve come to the right place. The need for trades jobs is at an all-time high, which means it’s the ideal time to take on a role as an HVAC contractor. But you’re probably...

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One Man HVAC Business (Is it Worth It?)

One Man HVAC Business (Is it Worth It?)

You’ve decided to start an HVAC business — that’s exciting news! With your neverending list of to-dos before you can get your business off the ground, you’re probably wondering if you’ll be able to run a successful HVAC company on your own. Deciding between being a...

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HVAC Marketing (How to Get HVAC Leads)

HVAC Marketing (How to Get HVAC Leads)

Want to get HVAC leads flowing into your HVAC business like coolant fluid on a hot summer day? The HVAC industry is growing rapidly, and each day, more and more HVAC companies are competing for the attention and business of potential clients in their area. How can...

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Grow Your Painting Business: How to Get More Leads

Grow Your Painting Business: How to Get More Leads

The best marketing strategies are different for every type of business. Learn marketing for painters to grow your painting business effectively. Whether your painting company is just starting out or ramping up to hit huge growth goals, you need a strategic marketing...

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How to Subcontract Painting Jobs

How to Subcontract Painting Jobs

When first starting your painting company, you might opt to run it as a one-man painting company. But as business begins picking up, you’ll have a decision to make. Do you want to grow your team by hiring employees or subcontractors? There are pros and cons to both...

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Get Painting Leads for Free (4 Fast Methods)

Get Painting Leads for Free (4 Fast Methods)

In this post, we’re going to explore how to get free painting leads and advertise your business for free by using Facebook Groups, Instagram, and Nextdoor. 1. How to Get Free Painting Leads with Facebook Groups You can get thousands of views on your company’s Facebook...

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Painting Warranty Templates

Painting Warranty Templates

Do you want to win more jobs by offering your customers a warranty on their paint job? Enter your email below so we can send your free painting warranty template: Step 1: After you receive your free painting warranty template in your email, open...

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How to Get Customers for Your Painting Business

How to Get Customers for Your Painting Business

Want to attract more customers to your painting business? Here are some tips on how to make your marketing more effective and how to get customers for a painting business. Whether you’ve just started your painting business or have been in the industry for some...

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How Much Does a Painting Contractor Make a Year?

How Much Does a Painting Contractor Make a Year?

A local residential painting contractor can make over $250,000.00 a year in net profit if they serve a typical metro area of two million residents or more. If you’re wondering what's the average painting business owner salary you’re probably considering starting your...

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Is Starting a Painting Business a Good Idea in 2021?

Is Starting a Painting Business a Good Idea in 2021?

The painting industry has changed a lot in 2021. From virtual estimates to higher project prices to labor availability, starting a painting business in 2021 presents new challenges and opportunities to be aware of. Unlike other industries, the painting business is...

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Painting Subcontractor Agreement

Painting Subcontractor Agreement

Hiring subcontractors for your painting business? Set clear expectations and terms with a subcontractor agreement. Use the above download buttons to get a PDF version of either a 1 job agreement or a running agreement to cover multiple jobs for a specific period of time.

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