Painting Tips

exterior painting

Exterior painting Brisbane: 4 things to know before you start

Painting the outside of your home is a significant undertaking – especially if you have decided to take the DIY route. Before you start exterior painting, take the time to consider the following four crucial things. 1. You can’t paint over dirty or blistered paint Proper surface preparation is the key to a successful, long-lasting…

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maintain exterior paint

Why maintain exterior paint?

Has it been a while since you’ve made the effort to maintain exterior paint on your property? Generally speaking, homes should be repainted every five to ten years, less if your home experiences extended periods of direct sunlight. Exterior painting is an essential step in any property’s maintenance routine. Why? Let’s take a look at…

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yellowing paint

How to stop white paint from turning yellow

Oil-based paints are incredibly durable. You can scrub them again and again without affecting their colour or finish. The problem is, some of the chemicals used in oil-based paints can cause them to yellow over time. This isn’t too much of a concern unless your paint is white, in which case, yellowing can seriously impact…

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enamel paints

Water-based vs oil-based enamel paints

Painting is one of Australia’s favourite DIY home-improvement projects. Unfortunately, when paints aren’t treated properly, surfaces aren’t prepared, and the wrong materials are purchased, painting projects can end in total disaster. The problem is, most DIY painters don’t understand the nitty-gritty of the paints they are using, especially when it comes to enamel paints. Both…

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How to add colour to your home without a feature wall

Neutral tones will always have a place in design, but there’s nothing quite like a splash of colour to add a touch of interest and playfulness to a home. If you’re looking to inject a little colour into the interior or exterior of your home, your mind may jump to the tried and true feature…

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paint over old paint

Can I paint over old paint?

Can I paint over old paint? That’s something we get asked all the time by our clients. In short, the answer is yes. That is, if the walls beneath are white, smooth, and stain-free – which, if you’re in the process of repainting, they probably aren’t. In this article, we’ll share with you our top…

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kitchen painting tips

3 kitchen painting tips

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s so important to keep the area looking fresh and feeling welcoming. A new coat of paint can help you achieve exactly that. Before you jump in and paint your kitchen, remember the kitchen is a unique room in the home with its own unique requirements. In…

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white paint colours

The most popular white paint colours

90 per cent of our clients choose white paint colours for their interiors. It’s no wonder the biggest paint brands offer hundreds and hundreds of shades of white. If you’re looking for the perfect white but are not sure where to start, we suggest checking out the following six white paint colours by Dulux. These…

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How to Paint Doors in 7 Steps

Embarking on a DIY painting project? You might be wondering how to paint doors so you get a wonderful professional finish. While the process isn’t too difficult, a few specific precautions here and there can make a world of difference. In this article, we’ll share a quick overview of the step-by-step process. We’ve also included…

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Painters Brisbane

Top tips from Brisbane house painters

If you’re lucky enough to live in one of the very best cities in Australia, this article is for you. As experienced Brisbane house painters, we have a whole host of tips specific to the area’s climate and house styles. So, if you’re embarking on a painting project in Brisbane or surrounds, take note. Here…

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