Painting Tips

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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Can I get my house painted in QLD during COVID-19?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted us all. Government-imposed restrictions are keeping us at home. It’s been tough, but we are starting to see our commitment to the health and well-being of our communities pay off. If a home reno was on the cards pre-COVID-19 and you’re in a position to continue, you might be wondering, Can…

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painting questions

Professional painters in Brisbane answer your most-asked questions

As the professional painters Brisbane locals trust, we are inundated with all kinds of questions relating to interior and exterior painting. We have collated and answered your most-asked questions below. We’ll also link to additional resources you can check out for more detailed explanations. Let’s get started. How do I eliminate paint fumes? So, you’ve…

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colour trends 2020

Interior colour trends 2020

Looking to freshen up your home? Repainting is one of the easiest and most transformative ways to give your interior a new life. But before you go ahead and purchase your paint, check out the top colour trends for 2020. Lilac and pale pink Millennial pink might be old news, but soft, feminine colours are…

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stressed home owner

Four tell-tale signs of a bad paint job

When you hire a professional painting team to repaint your interior, you expect professional results. Unfortunately, that’s not always what you get. Unskilled or dishonest painters can leave you with walls that look untidy, fast become blistered or cracked, and end up looking a whole lot worse than what you started with. If you suspect…

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paint before you move in

Should you paint before you move in?

So, you’ve just purchased a new home. Congratulations! Now, you want to make a few tweaks to really make it feel like yours. The first thing on your list – a fresh coat of paint on your interior walls. But should you paint before you move in? Are there any advantages to waiting until after…

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