Even with all of his current success, Steve hasn't forgotten the challenges of his start-up year in 1996. Besides launching Uni Pro Painting, he got married, bought his first house, and he and his wife had their first child.
"That was a whirlwind of a year," he says. "I thought if I could get through this, I could get through anything."
The Bedford, Ohio painters share their outlook for the new year, and offer advice for fellow commercial painting contractors.