Paint Contractor's Manual

Author: Dave Matis,Jobe H. Toole

Publisher: Craftsman Book Company

ISBN: 9780910460460

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 222

View: 377

How to start and run a profitable paint contracting company: getting set up to handle volume work and getting top production from your crews. Loaded with man-hour estimates, sample forms, contracts, and examples you can use.
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Paint Contractors Business Manual

Author: Kevin McGeer

Publisher: Paint Contractors Business Manual

ISBN: 9780620508766

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 124

View: 6524

How to start and expand your paint contracting business. Includes Downloadable CD-ROM with hundreds of pages of templates. estimating made easy, business plans, marketing strategy, paint contracting secrets, safety plans, quality templates, finances etc.
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PDCA Craftsman's Manual and Textbook

8th Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780915050000

Category:

Page: 350

View: 4509

This manual serves as a valuable reference book for the painting and decorating industry. The textbook has been used with many apprentice programs and has been cited as an authority in litigation to settle issues arising from the alleged improper application or use of materials. Topics covered in the manual include materials, equipment, rigging, safety, color procedures, failure and remedies, wallcoverings, application techniques, surface preparation and more. 350 pages
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PDCA Cost and Estimating Guide Volume I

Practices and Procedures

Author: N.A

Publisher: PDCA

ISBN: 0915050013

Category:

Page: 119

View: 8714

Practices and Procedures is the "how to" manual for estimating painting and related work. Quality takeoff procedures and estimating methods are thoroughly described and discussed. All elements of proper job pricing are described including the evaluation of labor, material, additional job costs, overhead, and profit. Working blueprints and sample estimates are a part of the manual. Job costing methods and their relationship to estimating is included.
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Painter's Handbook

Author: William McElroy

Publisher: Craftsman Book Company

ISBN: 9780934041287

Category: House & Home

Page: 318

View: 9605

This complete guide explains what painters and paint contractors need to know to thrive in the paint contracting business. It's loaded with how-to information you'll use every day when preparing surfaces for coating, applying paints, bidding jobs and running your paint contracting company: Doing Professional Quality Work: Selecting the right tools, preparing all types of surfaces. Tips for repainting kitchens, bathrooms, cabinets, eaves and porches, handling new construction, getting good results from your airless spray rig, and much more Paint Problems and Their Cure: Why coatings fail, testing for blisters, chalking, poor adhesion and condensation, removing all types of stains, what to do about voids, skips, holidays, pulls, wrinkles, color changes, gloss spots, streaks, yellowing, peeling, alligatoring, powdering, chipping, checking, cracking, fish eyes, graining, roller stipple, water stains and fire damage.Using the Right Paint and Color: Avoiding paint oxidation, chalking, and fading, creating special effects, using stains, varnishes, lacquer, shellac, plastics, preservatives and primers, avoiding customer complaints about color match, tried and true color schemes for every job, cutting costs by mixing your own colors, making touch-ups blend in perfectly.Setting Up Your Business: Selecting your area and specialty, where to get start-up cash and how much you need, protecting yourself with insurance, controlling expenses, staying legal, getting top value for your advertising dollar, typical budgets for paint contractors, keeping your paperwork straight, tracking job expenses.Finding Your Gravy Train: Over 30 profitable specialty painting businesses you shouldconsider, how to sell the job, estimating areas, material quantities and labor costs for walls, overhangs, gables, molding, trim doors and windows.
Posted in House & Home

Marine Painting Manual

Author: A.M. Berendsen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781853332869

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 306

View: 2714

It is a pleasure to introduce to the reader this new Marine Painting Manual. The previous edition, entitled Ship Painting Manual, was published in 1975. Since then a number of new technological developments have taken place. Also, standards with regard to safety, health and the environment have become more severe. These changes called for a thoroughly revised and updated Marine Painting Manual. I believe that the editor should be congratulated on having completed this task in such a commendable way. I hope that this new volume will find as enthusiastic a response among those concerned with maritime affairs as its predecessor did some fifteen years ago. Dr. Jan Raat Director Netherlands Foundation for the Co-ordination of Maritime Research INTRODUCTION The "Marine Painting Manual" sets out to provide clear guidelines for the effective protection of marine structures, ocean-going vessels and offshore platforms. Painting is a high cost procedure and is a crucial factor in determining the life and subsequent maintenance of steel structures in the marine environment. The book is a follow-up to the "Ship Painting Manual" published in 1975. It has been completely revised, partly rewritten and an additional chapter on offshore structures included. The present volume contains detailed and up-to-date information on all aspects of the preparation and painting for the protection of marine structures. The following chapters are included: 1. The protection of different parts of ships under construction. 2. The protection of different parts of offshore structures under construction. 3. Surface preparation.
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PDCA Cost and Estimating Guide - Volume II

Rates and Tables

Author: N.A

Publisher: PDCA

ISBN: 0915050021

Category:

Page: 88

View: 4194

Estimating Guide Volume II - Rates and Tables is a must for all contractors bidding painting and related work. Production rates for surface protection, surface preparation, painting, gypsum board finishing, wallcovering, caulking, and decorative painting are included. Numerous charts and tables simplify the task of performing quantity takeoffs. A new window chart makes it easier than ever to price this important item. Material usage rates and the idientification of additional job costs are also discussed.
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Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2003

Author: Karen Mitchell,Craig Savage,Jim Erwin

Publisher: Craftsman Book Company

ISBN: 9781572181304

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 332

View: 443

Easily master QuickBooks Pro 2003 and quickly learn how to generate reports to help you analyze your company's progress. Includes a FREE CD-ROM with preconfigured construction company files for QuickBooks Pro, including one for Canada. Just drag the company file onto your hard drive and then fill it in with your vendors, subs, and customers. Also included is a complete estimating program with a cost database to help you estimate your jobs, and a unique translation tool to transfer the estimate to QuickBooks Pro for job costing. Includes 40 FREE construction forms.
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Paints and coatings handbook

for contractors, architects, builders and engineers

Author: Abel Banov

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 399

View: 7339

Posted in Technology & Engineering

Painting and Decorating Craftsman's Manual and Text Book

Author: Anon.

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 147335885X

Category: House & Home

Page: 454

View: 361

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Posted in House & Home

1992 Census of Construction Industries

Industry series. Painting and paper hanging special trade contractors, industry 1721

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Glass manufacture

Page: N.A

View: 1554

The 1992 Census of Construction Industries covers all employer establishments (establishments with payroll) primarily engaged in contract construction or construction on their own account for sale as defined in the Standard Industrial Classification Manual: 1987 (SIC). General contractors in both the building and the heavy construction field usually assume responsibility for an entire construction project, but may subcontract to others all of the actual construction work or those portions of the project requiring special skills or equipment. Special trade contractors may work for general contractors, for other subcontractors, or may work directly for the owner of the property. Each establishment receiving a questionnaire was requested to report the percent of total dollar value of business done for each kind-of-business activity engaged in during 1992. This information was used for the computer assignment of appropriate industry classifications. During this work, various tests were also made using other data reported on the questionnaire. The proportion of construction work to total business was checked to verify that the establishment was primarily in construction. Also taken into consideration were the types of structures worked on during the year and the extent of work undertaken for other contractors. Construction establishments often engage in various construction activities. It is necessary, however, to assign a single industry code to the establishment based on its major activity. Therefore, the statistics shown for an industry reflect not only the primary activity of the establishments in the industry but also their secondary activities. The industry reports, however, do present data on the extent of secondary activities.
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Proving and Pricing Construction Claims

Author: Robert Frank Cushman,Esq Cushman,John D. Carter,Paul J. Gorman,Douglas F. Coppi

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 9780735514454

Category: Law

Page: 664

View: 8041

The most useful, definitive resource available on every aspect of construction claims, including how to present the claims, how to calculate and prove the amount of damages sustained, and how to prove liability. It even covers the clauses that should be in every construction contract. You'll get comprehensive coverage of all the important issues -- delay claims, differing site conditions claims, claims for lost profit, international claims, and much more. Includes a variety of winning strategies, practice tips, and helpful checklists to minimize damages and maximize collectability.
Posted in Law

Current Industrial Report Series

Animal and vegetable fats and oils (production, consumption, and stocks).. Instruction manual for reporting in quarterly survey M20N

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Oil industries

Page: 12

View: 735

Posted in Oil industries

Paint Contracting and Estimating

An Instructive Manual on How to Become a More Successful Painting Contractor and Estimator

Author: Lynn Jackson

Publisher: Tate Publishing & Enterprises

ISBN: 9781681874654

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

View: 8694

This book was written for you if you want to:* Expand your business* Discover successful marketing tips* Learn how to read blueprints and do plan takeoffs* Know Project Manuals inside and out* Successfully deal with owners, architects, and general contractors while keeping your money in your pockets* Avoid dangerous pitfalls from years of my lessons learned* Master Proposals and Contracts and the bidding process
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