Category Archives: Calendar Events

Palm Beach Estimating Class

Estimating for Today’s Painting Contractor
Classes will start October 7th and end on December 9th, and will be held every Wednesday night,
6 to 9 PM. Classes are held at the Painters School at North Technical Center located at 7071
Garden Rd., West Palm Beach.

EstimatingClass Outline:

  • Review math and measurements
  • Blue Print Reading
  • Physical Estimating (getting off your butt)
  • Establishing Overhead
  • PDCA Standards (CYA)
  • Contracts
  • Staying Ahead of the Competition
  • PDCA Estimating Guides Vol. 1 & 2
  • Total class hours 24

Cost:  $365.00 per participant.
This includes PDCA Estimating Guides Vol. 1 & 2 (a $295.00 value) for each participant.

Call 561-842-1063 for more info or to register.


Skim Coat and Plaster Repair Workshop

Perfect Walls = Profitability Don Fahrbach of PnP Craftsmen will show you how to do Profitable Skim Coating & Plaster Repairs. For the last 10 years 40% of PnP Craftsmen’s billing has been for Skim Coating. Don will go through the materials & tools to use, how to sequence jobs and the expected production rates to ensure… Continue Reading

Hands-On Skim Coat Training

Florida Council PDCA is hosting an event in Pompano Beach the afternoon of Saturday, December 6, 2014. Mark your calendars and watch for more information. This will be an awesome day. Special presentation on skim coating & texture – including demonstrations. Don Fahrbach, a NYC Painting Contractor and PDCA Members will be presenting on skim coating.  Wooster… Continue Reading

Palm Beach Chapter Meeting – August 22, 2012

Palm Beach Chapter Meeting – Wednesday, August 22, 2012. This meeting will be a Luncheon Meeting at Embassy Suites, 1601 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, FL., (NW Corner Belvedere & Australian Avenue).  The program will be “Working in the Town of Palm Beach (Do’s & Don’ts)”.  The presenter is Jeff Taylor.  Mr. Taylor is a… Continue Reading

2nd Annual Motorcyle & Car Show BBQ

      2nd Annual Motorcycle and Car Show BBQ was held on Saturday, May 19th at Morikami Museum Park 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, Fl. This Event was hosted by Palm Beach & Ft. Lauderdale Gulfstream Chapters of PDCA.       We had over 100 people in attendance. The weather held out pretty good considering we were… Continue Reading

Learn the Business of Spraying

The Central Florida Chapter of PDCA held a “Learn the Business of Spraying” Event at Dunkman Painting’s facility in Sanford, Florida on Saturday, April 21, 2012. Art Tozzi along with Dan Hosley, Tri Tech Industries conducted a very informative learning session with a “hands on” spraying demonstration afterwards. Art pointed out information that most painters… Continue Reading

Palm Beach Chapter Happenings

The Palm Beach Chapter PDCA held a “Pro Show and Swap Meet from 9:00AM – 1:00PM, on Saturday, April 14, 2012, at President McGinley’s Florida Training Services in Riviera Beach. The event was well attended, with the following associates displaying their products and services inside the training building: Regal Paints, Benjamin Moore Paints, Hessler Paints,… Continue Reading

Central Florida Chapter Meeting

Central Florida Chapter: March 14, 2012  The chapter met at Florida Finishing Trades Institute in Orlando. The attendance was good and everyone enjoyed  the pizza,  cookies  and  drinks furnished by the Chapter. Our program for the evening was “Spread Rate and Profile” presented by Edward  Telson of Telson, Inc.   The discussion focused on calculation of… Continue Reading

2nd Annual Motorcycle and Car Show BBQ

Don’t miss the 2nd Annual Motorcycle and Car Show BBQ hosted by the Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale Gulfstream PDCA Chapters.  Pig Roast, Children’s Survivor Games, Family Fun! Kid Friendly ‘Survivor’ Games by Barry Passeser with Benjamin Moore Pig Roast by Jose Marques with Wooster Brush Texas Brisket by Larry Nelson with Titan. When: Saturday, May… Continue Reading

Learn the Business of Spraying on April 21st 2012

Florida Council and Central Florida Chapter along with Dunkman Painting in Sanford Florida is hosting Turn Yourself Into a Spray Pro, a spray teaching session at their facility on Saturday, April 21, 2012. This training session qualifies for 1 Contractor College Credit We are pleased to be able to offer you this timely presentation. We think it… Continue Reading