The Painting and Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA) is the only trade association dedicated to the success of painting and decorating contractors. This organization was founded in 1884 and is recognized and supported by many industry manufacturers and paint suppliers.
The Painting and Decorating Contractors of America serves the coating and wall covering industry. They set the industry standards that should be followed by painting contractors. The focus of the association is the education of its members and the promotion of professionalism within the painting industry.
PDCA offers many programs for the education of painting contractors, including industry standards, safety, management, technical areas of painting, surface preparation and more. Quality painting and decorating contractors are well educated on the different aspects of any painting project and that knowledge helps eliminate surprises. Excellence in paint application is as important with your selection of a house painting contractor, as are the skills to properly manage their business and your project. Industry standards, education, training, safety and best practices are essential to the success of a great painting project.