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I want to be a painter. What will my salary be?

10 March, 2017
Painters’ jobs can vary from painting houses to industrial locations to large structures such as bridges.   Brenda Bouw Special to The Globe and Mail Published September 10, 2014 Updated March 25, 2017 Job: Painter Role: Journeyperson painters – who have formal on-the-job training and designations – select, prepare and apply paint for a variety of different surfaces such as wood, concrete and steel. They work across a number

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The Happy Painter

1 January, 2016
Photo by Amber Bracken/KlixPix He’s been 43 years on the brush – and he’s still having fun. Rick Fowler, the go-to pro painter at disaster restoration firm Spar Construction, Edmonton, doesn’t take himself too seriously. By John Bleasby My conversation with Rick Fowler is punctuated with a lot of laughter; he might be the easiest-going tradesman you’ll ever have on a site. But he’s also a totally meticulous and disciplined tradesman.

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Restoration artist calls on the past to restore for the future

14 October, 2014
Dan O’Reilly October 31, 2014 When developers, museums and restoration contractors require specialized painting, they often contact decorative painter and restoration artist Lori Le Mare. The Hamilton resident has been a decorative painter for 27 years, but has placed an increased focus on the restoration side for the past decade. “Contractors seek me out when they have clients who would like to keep original finishes, but need

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You're a painter, and a good one. Jobs are done correctly and customers are happy. So where is the business?

30 July, 2014
By Katie Frohnapple, category manager, Painter’s Mate Green® brand painter’s tape You’re a painter, and a good one. Jobs are done correctly and customers are happy. So where is the business? And why are profit margins so low? If you’re asking these questions, it’s a good bet your marketing and organization skills need upgrades. Be Seen Advertising is the lifeblood for a painting contractor. A sign in the yard and on the truck, flyers,

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