How To Start A House Painting Business

Interested in earning money painting houses? Learn the basics of advertising, making estimates, gathering supplies and finishing the job.



Painting Houses
Hang your bucket on the side of the ladder nearest your paintin' arm for easiest access.
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Painting Ladder
 A wide grasp on the rungs provides the most controlled lift. Brace the lower rung on your thigh for best leverage and you'll be able to ease your ladder up against the house.
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Paint Bucket
Use a wire hook to hang the bucket of paint on your ladder.
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Painting
 If you tote your equipment in boxes ... you can stand on the containers as you work!
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Transporting a Ladder
Haul your ladders on a car-top ladder ... and don't forget a red flag on the back if they're longer than the vehicle.
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