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. 

A.W. Painting Company Greenwood, Mo

© 2008 Alex E. Wendt