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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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home painting guide

Home Painting Guide 101: 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 in our home painting guide. We’ll also link to additional resources you can check out for more detailed explanations. Let’s get started. How do I…

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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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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 the…

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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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diy painting

3 professional painting service myths debunked

Is your interior looking a little tired or out-dated? Is your exterior sun-damaged, blistered, or faded? Are you looking to change up the look and feel of your property? It’s time to refresh your home with a new coat of paint. At first, you might be tempted to head to your local hardware store, stock…

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How long does it take paint to dr

How long does it take paint to dry?

How long does it take paint to dry? And how much longer until it’s fully cured? These are some of the most common questions we get, and truth is, there is no hard and fast answer. In this article, we’ll look at the top factors that influence your paint’s drying time. Have a read, so…

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What to do if you’ve chosen the wrong paint colour

You’ve been to your local hardware store. You’ve stared at the hundreds of paint swatches. You’ve driven yourself half-mad trying to decide which precise shade to use. Then, finally, you bit the bullet and purchased a (probably expensive) tin of paint. You head home and put a few strokes of paint on your wall. To…

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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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