Louise Kraudelt

7 Tips for Eliminating Paint Fumes

As interior painters, we are all too familiar with the smell of freshly painted walls. The odour of fresh paint comes from the evaporation of solvents in the paint. Once the solvents are fully evaporated, the paint is dry and the smell will disappear. When we paint interiors we use high quality non-toxic paints, and…

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The Effect of Damp on Painted Surfaces

There are many reasons for damp in our homes; some of these are structural and others due to moisture that somehow penetrates the house, often resulting in damp areas on painted surfaces. Generally any form of damp on painted surfaces will result in rooms smelling musty, apart from the fact that they will be water-stained…

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Troubleshooting Paint Surface Problems

Whether you’ve bought an old, rundown house that needs serious revamping, or have allowed the condition of your house to deteriorate, if the exterior is anything like the one on the left, you’re going to need to take stock of the situation and consider what can be done to rectify your paint surface problems. And…

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Budget House Painting Brisbane

If you’re concerned about sticking to your budget for house painting in Brisbane, you need to rely on Kraudelt Painters. We simply don’t believe that a painting job should take longer and cost more than indicated in the original invoice. We believe in honesty, integrity and transparency for all house painting jobs. Kraudelt Painting provides…

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Prepare the Interior of Your Home for a Paint Makeover

The first step of any successful interior paint makeover is to ensure that everything to be painted is clean and correctly prepared. While we at Kraudelt Painting will ensure that this is done, we also advise that you never take this for granted when painters in Brisbane  (or anywhere else for that matter) come into…

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Great Painting Tips from Professional House Painters

As passionate house painters, we have a whole tool-belt full of tips and techniques that we use to work as effectively as possible. Here are just some of them:- A House Painters History Book It is amazing what we find when we uncover old paint. By gently scraping away the loose paintwork we can reveal…

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How Brisbane Home Painters Work With the Weather

As Brisbane home painters, we are often at the mercy of extreme weather conditions, which can affect paint drying time and finishes. Manufacturers of the quality paints that we use  provide recommendations on the paint tins for things like:  minimum and maximum painting temperatures drying times under varying conditions how long you need to wait…

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Kraudelt Painting – Paint Storage Ideas

At Kraudelt Painting love our work, and we love our paints. Needless to say we have more than a few colours and types in storage. So we thought we would share some secrets on how to store paint properly and have some fun at the same time. The Technical Bits Paint is designed to react…

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Cleaning Paint spills – Tips from Gold Coast Painters

We consider ourselves professional Gold Coast painters, so spilling paint does not happen to us very often. But are frequently asked by our clients how to clean up paint spills, so we thought we’d tell you. Gold Coast Painters tell how to: Mop-up Wet Paint Spills The sooner you get to the paint while it’s wet,…

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Painters of Double-Storey Height Houses

We are local painters, so we have noticed that Brisbane has more double-storey height homes than anywhere else in Australia Original “Queenslander” homes built high off the ground are effectively double-storey height. Add them to the many double-storey homes around, and voila – Brisbane. How Double-Storey House Painters use Scaffolding vs Ladders Scaffolding is by…

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