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Solid Estimates Lead to Increased Profits 

Join us this month for our series of podcast and webinars on the topic of Accuracy in Estimating. Take the industry best-practices and have them lead you to a more streamlined and successful process.

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Ryan Turry, Headwaters Painting, LLC  in Minneapolis, MN

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10 Tips For Estimating

Estimates are one of the most important tools to help you land the next job. During our most recent webinar series on estimating, Fred Yarur of PEP (Painter’s Estimating Program) outlined 10 foundational principles to support effective estimating procedures. Use estimate tools. These enhance your ability to make informed decisions. Estimating is the process of […]

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Accuracy in Estimating Month

We hosted live training sessions throughout the month of May which covers everything contractors need to know about estimating. We encourage you to purchase the “PDCA Cost & Estimating Guide Combo Set: Vol. I & Vol. II” to enhance your learning experience. You can purchase the books here or by calling 1-800-332-7322. Members can watch […]

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What Are You Doing to Keep the Work Coming?

Landing big commercial repaints can be a challenge, and many aren’t sure where to start. In this podcast, Brandon Lewis, talks with us about how to find the big jobs, how to “ferret out decision-makers”, and how to build rapport, and how to keep those customers for life by working the ‘lists.’ You can’t buy […]

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Your Answer Hotline

If you’ve got industry-related questions, our Ask-a-Peer network connects you with fellow top-tier contractors that have the answers! Our network of expert PDCA members have volunteered to help you sort through a host of residential and commercial topics. By connecting with peers and experts in the same industry, your business will benefit and you can […]

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