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A to Z guide to painting terms

Embarking on a painting project? Whether you’re doing it yourself or calling in the pros, you might want to conduct a little research into the most commonly used painting terms. Here you’ll find our comprehensive, A to Z guide to painting terms. Have a read, so you know exactly what’s what as you kick off…

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3 colours that will warm up your home this winter

Here in Queensland, our winter days rarely dip below 20 degrees Celsius. While that may seem warm to some, you’ll find Queenslanders rugged up indoors, patiently awaiting the scorching summertime. If you’d like to up the cosy factor and warm up your home this winter, a fresh coat of paint is a fun, affordable, and…

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How to clean paintbrushes and rollers

Just finished a paint job? It’s now time to pack up, clean up, and enjoy your refreshed home. Cleaning your paintbrushes and rollers is one very important part of the clean-up process. In this article, we’ll go over the best ways to get your painting tools paint-free and ready to store. Let’s get right to…

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How to use paint swatches to pick the perfect colour

When it comes to picking a paint colour for the interior or exterior of your home, the first step is to head to your local hardware or paint store and browse the many paint swatches on display. When hit with the sheer quantity of shades, hues, and finishes, you might be left wondering how to…

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colour in kids bedrooms

3 ways to use colour in kids’ bedrooms

Kids grow up so fast. And, while it might be tempting to paint their bedrooms bright pink, fluoro yellow, or sky blue, in a couple of years they won’t like it anymore. In this article, we’ll look at three ways you can incorporate colour in kids bedrooms without painting all four walls a garish hue.…

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painting your exterior white

Tips for painting your exterior white

Beige, biscuit, soft grey, stone, and other white varieties are undoubtedly the most popular colours for a home’s interior. But what about the exterior? With its fresh finish, lightness, and neutrality, white can be a fantastic choice for the exterior of both older and contemporary properties. In this article, we’ll walk you through our top…

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Can I paint my house in the rain?

It’s been a rainy start to the season here in South-East Queensland. All this wet weather has people asking, “Can I paint my house in the rain?” The answer to this common question depends on your climate, how much rain, and whether you plan on painting the interior or exterior of your home. Let’s have…

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stains from walls

How to remove 4 common stains from your walls

Are your walls marked and stained from a few years of wear-and-tear? In this article, we’ll share with you a few ways to remove four of the most common stains found on household walls. With a little patience, you could get your interior looking as good as new. How to remove grease from walls A…

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Painting Hacks

5 Pro Painting Hacks

Interior painting is a challenging, time-consuming task that requires specialist equipment and expertise. In this article, we’ll share with you five pro painting hacks to make you interior paint job a little easier. Good luck! 1. No more drips Paint drips on the sides of the tin can be messy, and once dry, might prevent…

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painting the ceiling

How to Paint a Straight Line Between the Wall and Ceiling

There is no more obvious sign of an amateur paint job than a wobbly, uneven line between the wall and ceiling. In this article, we’ll share three fool-proof methods of achieving a straight line when painting the ceiling. Follow this guide, and you’ll be painting like a pro in no time. Method 1: Use an…

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