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So, my company and I have been painting a lot of houses in these past 15 years, but this year seems a little slow. Of course, this happens when I'm...


Updated 4 months ago

New York - 3 Replies

Not everyone in NY is a painter, that statement is so false, but there also is not a big demand for painters and who ever is hiring is offering less...


painter looking to move

We are looking to move out of the state, my boyfriend is a painter and I was trying to look into which state would be best for what he does. He has...


Updated 4 months ago

Show me the money... - 39 Replies

[QUOTE who="Pete"]inferior workmanship and lowballing the jobs price. These factors combined with the fact that the people look at the bottom line... in United Kingdom

Updated 11 months ago

looking for a job,and a second chance - 5 Replies

i am from san.diego. i have been here for three months an i can not for the love of god get a decion job. ijust want to know if their is some one out...

man carb in atlanta, Georgia

Updated 21 months ago

Need a job - 4 Replies

Just moved back to san jose and looking for work..i am a hard worker and very reliable..i have all my own tools and dependable transportation....pleas...

brad in Tinley Park, Illinois

Updated 36 months ago

What happened to skilled trades?? - 3 Replies

I'm not going to say I'm the best, I'm wise enough to know there is always someone better. I've been an industrial painter since the age of 17. I can...

20 years gone in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania

Updated 38 months ago

painting - 5 Replies

my wife and i had a painting buis in st augustine fl for 10 tears doing repaints we stayed booked 4 months in advance this whole time ! what...

Younis786 in Mansfield, United Kingdom

Updated 42 months ago

Free Advertising! - 1 Reply

Who doesn't like free advertising? PainterMatch has free basic membership! Advertise on the best online painter directory at no charge. Over 3,000...

Keith in Sacramento, California

Updated 43 months ago

Has anyone used "" before? - 3 Replies

Just curious if anyone has used this site before to order parts or anything? It's I got the site address from a...

A in Hicksville, New York

Updated 48 months ago

lost work - 21 Replies

i live in MN. i started a crew of five guys this summer. work was great till a crew of ten could do the things i was doing for the same price? i lost...

Felton Anthony in Villa Rica, Georgia

Updated 52 months ago

painter - 6 Replies

I am looking for Agood company that I can MY 37 YEARS OF KNOLAGE THANKS in Collingswood, New Jersey

Updated 53 months ago

Unable to find work in NC. - 2 Replies

This is supposed to be bible belt "U.S.A., and I was taught to believe that everyone can make mistakes in his or her life, and that we aught to be as...

mrs.cookson in Springfield, Illinois

Updated 57 months ago

just me - 2 Replies

i m and have own a small business and moon light for years , and now i m looking for hour work/pay or contractor to hire me for sub job i can be...

Pacific West Mouldings in Carlsbad, California

Updated 60 months ago

1200$ To Paint One Room!?!? - 1 Reply

Are you sick of that? I sure as hell am. 10ft windows w/ 18 lights, 10ft doors, 3 tier crown, picture moulding, 12in decorative bases and a room full...

Larry Turner in Carrollton, Georgia

Updated 61 months ago

I am a Heavy Equip. Opr. laid off from Superior Fabricators in Baldwin La. - 1 Reply

I am willing to learn a painting job if I could be given a chance.

Marty Wolfe in Kernersville, North Carolina

Updated 64 months ago

Unable to find work in NC. - 9 Replies

This is supposed to be bible belt "U.S.A., and I was taught to believe that everyone can make mistakes in his or her life, and that we aught to be as...

Michael Lipanovich in Napa, California

Painting and Plumbing

need work in plumbing or painting field.I have the experience and the skills to work in either of these trades.

miguel angel negrete in Houston, Texas

Updated 67 months ago


I'm looking for a job I'm a good and hard worker and can be count on.I need some work to do or job

keith in Boise, Idaho

painting jobs

i think its pretty ****ed up that this economy in idaho is down the drain and there isnt enough jobs 4 anyone thats not rich to survive. Im tired of...

Claire in Palatine, Illinois

Updated 68 months ago

My experience - 1 Reply

My name is Jeff. I'm an experienced painter looking 20years in the business. Own tools, Own transportation. Painting, staining,stripping,drywall...

libert in Pennsylvania

looking for work in buffalo,Ny.

I have 10yrs.experience in commercial,new and redo residential,brush,roll,or spray very good in all phases of painting.looking for year round work.

ron howard in Charlotte, North Carolina

spray painter

looking for work within the charlotte metro area or outside depending on $$$ i have been spray painting since joining the air force in 1971.after...

GEORGE HIGGINS in Newark, Ohio


A PAINTERS PAINTER 18years exp own tools transportation clean appearence ready to work sub,work or hourly crew painter/drywall/plaster repairman...

Nate in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

Updated 74 months ago

Liquid masking - 7 Replies

Does anyone use this method for masking interior/exterior houses.

andy barrette in Kenosha, Wisconsin

spray painter from putzmeister

just wanna say sucks to be laid off i rather be working for my money then getting it free contact me if you need someone who takes pride in his...

painter in Tulsa, Oklahoma

good painter

i need a good industrial painting job. iam a hard workin man but i need a good paying job.a know pretty much everything about industrial painting and...

Kristi Sullivan in Stillwater, Minnesota

Looking for interior faux finishing jobs

I have been in this business for 20 years. I have owned and operated my own business for 11+ years. This is the first time it has ever been this...

Paul Hehir in Milwaukee, Wisconsin


I have 25 years experience in the painting/decorating industry. I am looking for full time work in and around the Waukesha co. area. I have my...

Michaelj in Trenton, New Jersey

Painter in Trenton area

Have been in the business for 25+years, have truck and equipment looking for part time work if anyone needs a reliable painter.

Jan bowling in Edon, Ohio

Painter inside and out

Needing a painters job really bad . Am a experinenced painter

new look painting in Matthews, North Carolina

about painting

i have a small business,i just look for some job,if somebody needs someone to do painting and remodeling,just send me a email @ newlookpainterllc@yaho...

james borush

hour rate for juroneyman painter union in ithaca ny

wondering if anybody knows the pay rate for juroney man in locsl 178 in ithaca ny.

jesus santos in Los Angeles, California

about getting a job

I have 15 years of experience of new construction and repiant.Im experienced in everything except spray painting.

Dave in Ruidoso, New Mexico

Liquid masking

Does anyone use this method for masking interior/exterior houses.

jeroldhurt in Memphis, Tennessee


old school painter i spray and real good painter a great painter and spray man A great painter and great spray man and a God love man...

norm in Milton, Vermont

Updated 95 months ago

Starting out... - 2 Replies

How did you get your start doing painter work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

loay in Macomb, Michigan

Updated 96 months ago

painters - 3 Replies

at one time this trade was a good one once you paid your dues,now people wont you to earn what you did twenty years ago. there is no such thing as...

Preacher Man in Cambridge, Ohio

Updated 101 months ago

To be the best... - 2 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every painter must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your painter expertise?

Procoat in Pell City, AL

Updated 104 months ago

Boom or bust? - 1 Reply

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most painter...


The best part is...

What do you enjoy most about painter work? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...


Interview Preparation

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming painter interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?


Getting ahead...

What is the best training for becoming a hirable painter? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

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