Painting Tips

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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How paint changes a room

How paint changes a room

Were you ever obsessed with optical illusions as a kid? Still pictures that looked like they were moving and strange patterns that magically transformed into 3D images – illusions are a lot of fun, but they are also a powerful interior design tool. In this article, we’ll show you how paint changes a room. What…

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decorate your home office

How to decorate your home office

Working from home? Looking for ways to spruce up your workspace? Wondering how to decorate your home office? We have you covered. Your work environment has a significant impact on your productivity. Spending a little time freshening up your space, removing clutter, and adding personal touches can repay dividends. Here are our top five tips.…

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sand walls before painting

Do I have to sand walls before painting?

Preparation is critical to achieving smooth, even, long-lasting paintwork. But do you have to sand walls before painting? And if so, what’s the process? As professional painters with years of on-the-job experience, we’ve nailed down a fool-proof preparation method that results in a perfect finish every time. Here’s what we think about sanding walls before…

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