Painting Tips

skirting boards

5 Top Tips For Painting Skirting Boards

Most of us are familiar with the humble skirting board. Almost every room will have them and how they’re finished makes a big difference to whether your overall painting project is a success or not. Before you start painting – or repainting – your skirting boards, here’s our top 5 tips to getting a professional…

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House exterior painting eaves

Why painting eaves is essential and how to do it right

Not sure what eaves are or why you need to paint them? See our tips for painting eaves the right way. It’s not an easy task, but one that will make a difference to protecting your home.

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painting a bathroom

5 Things You Need to Know Before Painting a Bathroom

Painting a bathroom is a bit different from painting the other rooms in your house, for a few obvious reasons. Bathrooms are wet, humid areas that see a lot of heavy use day in, day out, and have fixed wall objects that need to be carefully painted around. If you’re considering painting a bathroom, here’s…

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low VOC paint

The Benefits of Using Low VOC Paint

Virtually all paints contain some level of VOCs – Volatile Organic Compounds – and choosing a low VOC paint product is a much safer choice for many reasons. That is why when choosing what type of paint is best for your home, colour is only one consideration. The chemicals in the paint is something you…

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painting bricks

The Insider’s Guide to Painting Bricks Indoors

Brick interiors can be polarising – some people love them, while others hate them. If you’re stuck living with a tired, dated and unappealing brick interior wall or fireplace, don’t be so quick to demolish it – painting bricks is a great way to not only freshen them up, but to also find love for…

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painting timber interiors

The How-to-Guide for Painting Timber Interiors

Timber can be a great accent feature in your home, but too much of it can make your house feel dim, dated and closed in. Removing these features can be costly, but painting timber – whether it be ceiling beams, wall panels, timber veneer or staircases – can be a great way to instantly and…

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Everything you need to know on how to paint a ceiling

Everything You Need to Know on How to Paint a Ceiling

Nothing brightens and refreshes a room quite like a fresh coat of paint on the ceiling, and we’ve got some handy tips on how to paint a ceiling like a professional. Don’t leave your ceilings in the too hard basket – provided you prep well first, painting them is actually a pretty straightforward job. Things…

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paint over wallpaper

Can You Paint Over Wallpaper? Advice From the Experts

Not really feeling the vibes from the current wallpaper covering your walls? Wondering if you could paint over wallpaper? Wallpaper that’s overly decorative or reminiscent of a decade (or three) gone by can instantly drag the whole feel of a room down.  Modern interiors favour clean and simple wall colour so you can dress your…

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gloss enamel paint

Everything You Need to Know About Gloss Enamel Paint

Choosing the best paint for the job is important, as is knowing what finish you’ll get. Some paints are better for certain surfaces and areas than others, and this is particularly true of gloss enamel paint. But what is gloss enamel paint, and what surfaces is it best used on? What is gloss enamel paint?…

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acrylic paint colourful

Know Your Exterior Paints – Acrylic Paint

Painting your home’s exterior isn’t a small undertaking, and you want to know you’ve picked the right paint for the job. Choosing an acrylic paint for your house exterior is a great choice, for many reasons. Why choose acrylic paint? Oil based paints contain flammable solvents and a high level of volatile organic compounds (VOC),…

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