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Painting Contractors: Do This Before Going into Your Busy Season

Hi everyone, Greg here from DYB Coach, also Green Pro Painting.

I just wanted to give you guys a little tip on something that we like to do when it comes to our busy seasons.

We have a seasonal business, where we get extremely busy during spring and even busier during summer.

One of the things that we’ve adopted is doing an annual inventory of equipment, where we go through our vans and check on all of our equipment to see how everything is working.

This includes roller frames, spray pumps, roller handles, and any other type of piece of equipment that we use.

We make sure that everything is up to standard before we get into the really busy season.

For example, today I was on a job site and I noticed we had this roller frame that was a little tired and covered in paint and had some issues with it, so we went ahead and replaced it.

In our next scheduled annual equipment inventory, we are going to take maybe an hour or two, take everything out of the van and label it.

Each van has a color code for it, so if we have 2 or 3 of our vehicles at the same time, each one is assigned a color.

That way, we are able to easily identify whether or not one piece of equipment is from the other van, and we just use a bit of spray paint on them.

One of our vans is green, one of them is blue, and another one is red… it’s simple!

Just food for thought for you guys out there that are working, getting ready for the hustle in the spring and the summer time –it is about to get really busy.

If you have any questions, feel free to post a comment under this post, or send me an email at

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As a newly single father of two from MI, he struggled to start over as a paint contractor in FL, going door to door. His situation was so bad, even the IRS had mercy on him.

 Feeling completely hopeless, he remembered the story of King Solomon praying for wisdom. Could it be so easy? 

He felt he had absolutely nothing to lose. So, as a bankrupt, divorced, high school dropout, single father of 2 young kids, now living 1250 miles away from all friends and family, started to pray for wisdom.
 And while he continues to wait for the wisdom to arrive, what did come was an insatiable desire to learn and read books… 
Thanks to God for giving him the burning passion to read books, and attend seminars, (oh and winning the wife lottery) he not only cracks the success code and overcomes the struggle, but also streamlines his painting business in less than 3 years, published a how to book, then sold the company. Now he leads a business coaching company for painting contractors so he can help other businesses, like yours, to do the same. Hear more... Or


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