Painting Tips

kitchen colour schemes

The Best Colour Schemes for your Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of your home, and the colour you choose can make a huge difference to the whole feel of the house around it. Whether you’re building new, renovating or just wanting to breathe new life into the space, the options for kitchen colour schemes can be both daunting and exciting. Kraudelt…

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black and white bathroom

3 bathroom colour schemes that never go out of style

Between showering, brushing our teeth, and putting on our makeup, we spend hours and hours every week in our bathrooms. So, it’s worth your while to make your bathroom a warm and welcoming space. Below, we’ve put together three classic bathroom colour schemes that never go out of style. Black and white bathroom colour scheme…

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wallpaper installation

Wallpaper installation tips from Brisbane’s experts

Forget your grandma’s stuffy floral wallpaper. Today’s high-quality paper and contemporary designs are chic and versatile – a unique and character-filled addition to any modern-day Queensland home. If you’re thinking of installing wallpaper yourself, tread with caution. A few wrong moves, and you could end up with a lumpy, uneven, and crooked finished product. Proper…

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exterior paint for hot climate

Best exterior paint for hot climates

Southeast Queensland – whether you’re in bustling Brisbane or laying on the white, sandy beaches of the Gold Coast, there’s no denying the sunshine state is an enviable place to live. Us Queenslanders may enjoy warm weather year-round, but it’s not all comfortable living. Between November and March, it’s not uncommon for temperatures to hit…

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bagging render

Bagging? Render? What’s the difference and which is better?

When renovating a brick home, you might think you have just two options: leave the bricks as-is or render them. Well, there’s a third, and it’s called bagging. Render may be popular, but bagging comes with its own set of game-changing benefits. In this article, we’ll share everything you need to know about bagging, render,…

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free colour consultant

Free colour consultant for Brisbane and Gold Coast homeowners

Hiring Brisbane painters to transform your home is an investment, and choosing the wrong colour isn’t a cheap or easy fix. Our free colour consultant takes the guesswork out of colour selection, ensuring your vision comes to life. In this article, we’ll explore the power of colour in both interior and exterior painting projects and…

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queenslander house colours

Queenslander house colours: Choosing colour schemes for Queenslander houses

Every corner of the world – from England to Japan and everywhere in between – has something in common: a distinct architectural style that represents the country’s or region’s history. Australia is no different. Here in sunny Queensland, we have the iconic, traditional, time-tested Queenslander. What is a Queenslander house? A Queenslander style home is…

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How long does it take to paint a room

How long does it take to paint a room?

How long does it take to paint a room? We hear you ask. Well, it takes about four to six hours to paint a room. That’s about the closest estimate we can give you without getting into the specifics. To help you plan your upcoming painting project, we’ll walk you through the top factors that…

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one coat paint

One coat paint: Does it really work?

One coat paint sounds like the DIY painter’s dream – a paint so thick, so vibrant that one coat results in a bright, even, true-to-colour finish. But can this cheat’s paint really achieve the flawless effect of two or more coats? In our opinion, no. One coat paint really is too good to be true.…

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painting mistakes

Three common painting mistakes

Paint makes a house a home, but with so many variables – colour choice, finish type, surface material, and so on – a lot can go wrong. In this article, we’ll look at three common painting mistakes that DIYers make. Let’s get started. Common painting mistakes 1: Skipping primer Many paint products on the market…

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