PDCA Code of Ethics
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An expression of proper conduct in the pursuit of our profession as related to our customers, our fellow contractors, our employees, our association, and to the public.

Obligation of the Contractor

  • To provide painting and decorating services in a professional business-like manner with both craftsmanship and up to date techniques.
  • To protect, preserve and decorate homes, edifices, facilities and all other public and private property with the most progressive and efficient means and materials.
  • To maintain regulatory, insurance and licensing requirements in the areas we conduct business.

Obligation to the Public

  • To conduct our business operations according to the highest professional and industry standards.
  • To provide innovative solutions which enhance value.
  • To faithfully fulfill all contracts.
  • To expand our knowledge through the constant study of best business practices and utilization of the latest technical advances in our profession and industry.
  • To conduct one's self in a professional manner at all times.
  • To follow federal, state, and local tax laws and regulations.
  • To adhere to federal, state, and local laws and administrative regulations regarding the use and disposal of paints, coatings, and related materials.

Obligation to Our Fellow Members

  • To encourage the free exchange of ideas.
  • To meet with fellow members and promote all the precepts of this Code.
  • To present a broad and favorable image of our profession and industry at all times.
  • To promote equal treatment of all members.
  • To oppose any discriminatory practices.
  • To not disseminate misinformation or derogatory information concerning our association or related entity, member or industry organization.

Obligation to Our Employees

  • To provide opportunities for training, employment, career advancement and economic security in a progressive manner to all those who would apply themselves.
  • To provide a safe working environment by establishing good safety practices in compliance with federal, state, and local laws and administrative regulations.
  • To follow federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.

Obligation to Our Organization

  • To promote the spirit of this Code and the objectives of our profession and industry through creation of and participation in Councils, Chapters, Forums, all association entities and industry related groups.
  • To establish and maintain the highest level of reciprocal respect and goodwill with all segments of the industry.
  • To promote our association to customers, prospective members, the industry, and related groups.

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