Monthly Archives: May 2016

5 things a painter should never do

There are some 46,800 people employed in the painting and decorating industry in Australia according to data from an IBISWorld industry report. While those tens of thousands of painters, at all levels of their careers, are spread around the country working on all types of projects, there are five things they all have in common – what they should never do while on the job.

1. Use poor quality brushes and rollers

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5 ways a tradie can boost business while on a break

There's no denying that tradies need breaks – their work is meticulous, strenuous, and all-consuming.

That said, should a tradie wish to use their break for something a little more productive, check out these quick ways to make the most of even short breaks to boost business.

1. Chat to other tradies

Building sites often have other tradies working in different areas. No doubt you'll introduce yourself and say hello at some point, and once you're past the pleasantries, you can start scoping out opportunities for future work. A network of skilled tradespeople can be a good source of new business through recommendations and information about upcoming jobs.

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