Recently our technology treat has been the iPad. Wow, what a difference this mini computer can make for a business. For those who aren’t familiar with mini computer, Apple says it’s, “The best way to experience the web, email, photos, and video. Hands down.”
Whether that’s the case or not, it’s definitely going to be one of the best ways for us to better our customer service. How, you ask? Every facet of our house painting company will benefit. (more…)
Some helpful pointers and things you should know about color approval:
– Just because your neighbor was approved for the colors, doesn’t mean you will be. One example of this may be if a house to your left, right, behind or in front of you has the color scheme you want, there’s a chance you won’t get approved. (more…)
Sometimes it can be a headache dealing with your Home Owners Association. Of course they’re looking out for the best interests of the neighborhood but in some cases that comes at your expense!
First thing to do is find out the name of your HOA and the management company that they use. From there you can familiarize yourself with their rules and structure and possibly even get a general feel for how the painting process may go (Will it take 2 weeks or 2 months for approval?).
Golden Rule for Pressure Washing:
Rinse the house. Get rid of everything that shouldn’t be on a house! For the paint to adhere to the surface and really soak in, the siding/wood needs to be clean. (more…)
Paint Scraper, Putty Knife, Sandpaper/Sanding Block, Stiff Brush, Power Washer, Ladders, Sprayer
Spray vs Brush Method of Application: Jeremiah Owen of Vivax Pro Painting, also known as Hey Paint Guy, says it depends on the type of surface. (more…)
If you have the itch to get out there and do some house painting on your own, you’d better make sure you know what you’re doing! And it all starts with the prep work. A fair metaphor for painting prep work: A strong prep job for painting is what a strong education is to a successful career. (more…)
Painting is the quickest and most affordable way to add value to your home. Do you do it yourself, or hire a pro? (more…)
You’ve explored the art of painting. You’ve exhausted yourself searching the internet for “How-to” videos. And you’ve walked the outside of the house scratching your head in anticipation of painting on your own. You’re next thought: Forget it, I’m bringing in a pro. (more…)
WOW! Who would’ve guessed the science that goes into social media marketing? Like the gazillion other companies out there, we have turned to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others to help get the word out. Take Facebook for example…what was once a casual site for keeping in touch online has now turned into a mass media opportunity. And trust me when I say this, IT’S FOR THE BETTER! (more…)
Sometimes in order for a business to grow, a community must feel support and strength from them. That’s certainly a priority for Vivax.
We came across the Journey to Me organization and immediately felt a connection to what they are doing. Journey to Me is committed to strengthen families and help adopted children thrive by providing post-adoption education and comprehensive resources through a safe and supportive network. (more…)