Painting Tips

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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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Storing and Using Leftover Paint

Your home looks great with a fresh coat of paint! But, now you’re left with a bunch of half filled paint tins. You don’t want to throw them out or waste them, so how do you store them? The truth is, a huge a mount of house paint goes to waste every year because people…

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Choosing Interior Paint Colours

Interior paint colour can transform your home. Choosing the right colour can be tricky, so we have listed a couple of things to keep in mind. Paint Colour Creates Mood The colour of the walls establishes the mood of a room. When you are deciding on a colour, consider how you want a room to…

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How to Clean Up Paint Spills

A fresh coat of paint looks great on the walls… but not on the floor! Interior paint spills are scary things, so we have put together a few tips to help you remove the paint effectively. The first thing to remember is to tackle the spill as soon as it happens. If the paint is…

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What to do With Yellowing Paint

Over time, enamel solvent-based paints begin to oxidise, giving your once white walls a yellow tinge. This is a property of oil-based paints and varnishes, and cannot be avoided completely. Oxidisation can be accelerated, so we have listed a few causes and solutions to help keep your white walls white. Causes: Oxidisation is the main…

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Fixing Bad Paint Jobs

You wouldn’t believe how many bad paint jobs we see when we’re out and about in people’s homes. At a rough guesstimate I’d say we are asked to quote on fixing dodgy paint jobs at least once a week.  Some of this work has been done by the homeowner who was trying to save money…

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Bag & Paint – a Great Alternative to Rendering Block Walls

    Gone are the days when render was the only solution for covering bare concrete block walls. Now you can have your walls bagged and painted by Kraudelt Painting using a quick, clean method that will provide you with a top quality, weatherproof barrier that creates an exterior finish that looks amazing. Difference between…

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Safety When Painting

Whether you are doing your own painting or employing reliable painters to paint your home for you, it is essential to be aware of safety issues. These range from fumes from cleaning and paint products, to hazards that might cause an accident. Of course as professional painters we take all necessary precautions to avoid any…

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7 Tips for Eliminating Paint Fumes

As interior house painters, we are all too familiar with the smell of freshly painted walls. The odour of fresh paint comes from the evaporation of solvents in the paint. Once the solvents are fully evaporated, the paint is dry and the smell will disappear. When we paint interiors we use high quality non-toxic paints,…

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The Effect of Damp on Painted Surfaces

There are many reasons for damp in our homes; some of these are structural and others due to moisture that somehow penetrates the house, often resulting in damp areas on painted surfaces. Generally any form of damp on painted surfaces will result in rooms smelling musty, apart from the fact that they will be water-stained…

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