602.291.6308

Don's Diatribe

Comments & thoughts about Arizona painting contracting and business

Google not censoring reviews

I'm glad to see that Google has not yet started censoring reviews. Let me explain. The other day a customer informed me that he had posted a review on my yelp page, much to my surprise I saw a negative post that I wanted to respond to, after a short time I ended up calling Yelp to find out how to respond I logged on to my yelp page to find out that...
Continue reading
  9 Hits
  0 Comments

Lowest price guarantee... LOL!

I see a lot of companies out there these days making statements like this more and more, "WE won't be under sold, bring me your best price and I will beat it." I wonder if the people looking at these companies understand what they are giving up? For instance when I go out to a customers house to give an estimate, I look at the entire job, ask the o...
Continue reading
  8 Hits
  0 Comments

Did you know? Referral services can increase your cost!

Did you know when you use a referral service like Home Adviser that you are increasing the cost of your project ? Let me explain... Referral services charge for every lead they send to a Contractor, and they also send that lead to no less than three contractors, Depending on what the project is, let's stay with painting, a complete house repaint is...
Continue reading
  6 Hits
  0 Comments

How to find a quality painting contractor

Getting a quality, experienced contractor should be simple, right? It is, if you read the reviews AND check them out at the Arizona Registrar of Contractors ( see our license ) then it can be. Unfortunately, some homeowners, looking for the cheapest price they can get, fail to take into account certain red flags. These unfortunate homeowners are of...
Continue reading
  7 Hits
  0 Comments