It will get even worse in the industry since certain sectors are slow and companies are trying to keep their people busy. People are bidding projects that they never would have considered in the past. Painting can be very lucrative if you are a gypsy. If you do it correctly and safely, there is a profit in it, but why shouldn't there be? Owners unfortunately are blinded by this fact and can only see the low pricing that will make them and their budgets look good.