Preparation

How to prepare a room for painting

Ready to paint? Before you get started, you’ll need to learn how to prepare a room for painting. After all, if you fail to prepare, prepare to fail! The steps outlined below are a great starting place. Of course, only engage in the preparation activities relevant to the size and condition of your walls. Once…

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Paint Primer: Hard Colours to Paint Over and How to Beat Them

Redecorating your home? Saying goodbye to bright or dark colours and welcoming a new neutral palette? Painting over certain colours with light, white or beige paint can be a real struggle, especially if you’re not familiar with paint primer. In this article, we’ll go through the most difficult colours to paint over, and how to…

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3 Steps for Perfect Exterior Paint Preparation

Is your exterior looking a little tired? Is your home in need of a refresh? Repainting is a fantastic way to boost curb appeal and breathe new life into your house. If you plan to tackle the job yourself, you’ll need to ensure you start with thorough exterior paint preparation. As the saying goes, if…

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10 Paint Preparation Tips from Professional Painters

As professional painters, we know that preparing your interior for painting is essential – proper preparation leads to perfect results. Here are ten paint preparation tips to help you get started. 1. Clear Your Space You’ll find it pretty tricky to paint around furniture, paintings, and curtains. Move as much furniture and décor out of…

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3 Steps for Paint Preparation

If you’re planning a DIY paint project, you’ll need to take a few paint preparation steps to ensure the room is ready for painting. These are extremely important and will made the world of difference to the quality of the final result. Remember, prepare like a professional for professional results. Let’s get started. 1. Remove…

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Painting Rendered Walls

Are you thinking of painting your exterior? Do your rendered walls require a refresh? Don’t make the mistake of thinking painting rendered walls is a simple as opening a tin of paint, and well, painting. Each unique surface requires a unique painting process, from preparation to finishing and everything in between. Rendered walls are no…

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Paint Preparation for Painting Over Dark Walls

Thinking of painting a dark wall with a light white or pastel colour? Unfortunately, this can be difficult. Dark wall paint has a tendency to show through lighter paint, and this can alter the tone and hue of your new colour. Patience and proper paint preparation will ensure the lighter paint shows up true to…

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Why Does Paint Blister?

After completing a paint job, the last thing you want to see is paint blisters and bubbles. While latex and acrylic paints are most prone to blistering, bubbles can form on all paint types, and on both interior and exterior paint jobs. How Do Paint Blisters Occur? Blistering occurs when the top coat of paint…

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5 Painting Mistakes to Avoid

When giving your property a paint makeover, there are a few things that can go wrong. We’ve put together some expert advice on 5 painting mistakes and how to avoid them. 1. Lack of Preparation Preparing your walls or exterior for a fresh coat of paint is an essential aspect of achieving a professional result.…

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Prepare the Interior of Your Home for a Paint Makeover

The first step of any successful interior paint makeover is to ensure that everything to be painted is clean and correctly prepared. While we at Kraudelt Painting will ensure that this is done, we also advise that you never take this for granted when painters in Brisbane  (or anywhere else for that matter) come into…

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