Business Planning for Painting Contractors, Companies, & Businesses

Creating a business plan for your painting business can be a heck of a challenge… especially if you’re in the middle of the hectic repaint season.

So often, painters let “busyness” cover up major problems in their painting company. Such as…

  • Processing Tons of Work without Making Significant Profits
  • Keeping Prices Too Low for Too Long
  • Running a Company That Is Understaffed
  • Keeping “Bad Painters” Who Cause Constant Headaches
  • Treating Past Customers Like Yesterday’s Garbage
  • Going Through the Motions on Each and Every Estimate Instead of Hitting a Home Run
  • Ignoring Referral Sources to the Business’ Detriment
  • Failing to Go After Huge Commercial Repaints
  • And the List Goes On and On…

In this video, I reveal a quick painting business planning checklist for painters who are in the middle of the busy season.

These are the six best strategies I know for easily finding hidden profits. They should be a “pulse check” for whether or not your painting business is heading in the right direction.

How well are you executing these strategies? Are you planning in your painting business – even as the work keeps rolling in?

Leave your comments below!

Brandon Lewis – Founder and Mentor-in-Chief
The Academy for Professional Painting Contractors


  1. Dawn Henderson on June 12, 2017 at 11:26 pm

    Very informative for us as a young painting business.

    • Brandon Lewis on June 15, 2017 at 4:06 pm

      Thanks Dawn! We wish you the very best of luck!

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