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  • Accelerated Accreditation - The Fast Track

    When you become accredited by any organization, you show potential customers that you have taken the extra steps to separate your business as an industry leader. Did you know that you can get all the course credits required for Contractor College Accreditation in just one week?


  • Welcome Federated Insurance!

    PDCA is pleased to announce a new National Partner! Federated Insurance has pledged their support of the painting and decorating industry by entering at this prestigious level, and both parties are looking forward to a long and successful partnership.


Welcome to PDCA!

The Painting and Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA) is the only trade association dedicated to the success of painting and decorating contractors. PDCA offers members many opportunities to become the best painters in the industry through participation in education programs, attendance at local networking meetings, use of PDCA Industry Standards and much, much more. Nearly 2,000 painting and decorating contractors in the United States and Canada are proud members of this organization. Explore the PDCA website to learn more about why PDCA Painters Are Better.

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Federated Insurance protects businesses and business owners through valuable insurance and risk management services.

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Professional-quality, problem-solving products that make the job easy and get it done right.

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