How to Know When It is Time to Re-Paint a Room

When you are a homeowner there is always work that can be done on the house. One of the areas which often needs attention is the walls – these play a huge role in how the entire home both looks and feels so you will want them to look their best add to the aesthetic. Unfortunately, the interior walls can require re-painting from time to time, but this can be a good chance to freshen up the home. So, how do you know when the walls need re-painting? The Paint is Peeling The most obvious sign when it is time… [Read More]

Avoid These Interior Painting Mistakes

                                                                 Image Source: Pixabay If you are planning a living room renovation that includes repainting, there is much to consider. Like any other trade, painting is all about preparation, and there are many ways in which you can make a mistake. Here are a few common errors you will want to avoid when painting a room. Not Doing the Preparation – Some people are so excited about the project… [Read More]

Me And My Ladders

Regular readers will know that I am a painter and decorator.. I’ve been doing this for twenty years and during that time I’ve found that there are a number of very important tools I need to help me do my jobs to a standard that I’m happy with. One such item is a pair of ladders, and I’m quite convinced my wife thinks I have a fetish for ladders judging by how many I have! Ok, I admit it, I probably have haha! Just recently I was employed to paint a property in a residential area. It’s a semi-detached house,… [Read More]

Painting the Exterior of My House this Spring 

Springtime is the time of the year when everybody starts getting outdoors on a more regular basis, and they start thinking about doing all those exterior jobs that need doing around the home. A big job that I will be undertaking this springtime is to paint the exterior walls of my home. It’s all starting to look a bit dirty and faded and of course painting the walls helps to protect the exterior surface for years to come. Before painting you must make sure that the surfaces are clean and free of any loose old paint. You should also fill… [Read More]