Painting Tips

5 Common Mistakes Made When Choosing a Paint Colour

Choosing the right paint colours for the interior and exterior of your home is essential. Here are our top 5 common mistakes people make when choosing a house paint colour. 1. Choosing a Paint Colour that Perfectly Matches Your Décor Interior paint colour should compliment your favourite objects and existing décor. However, they shouldn’t match…

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Interior and Exterior Paint can Add Value to Your Home

When selling, you want your house to look its best. A fresh coat of interior and exterior paint is one of the easiest and most cost effective ways to add value to your home. Interior Paint Adds Value to Your Home Scratched, marked walls and outdated colours can make your home look tired. Freshly painted…

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Should I Use a Primer Before I Paint?

Using a primer before you paint is a great way to improve the quality of your paint job. You don’t need to prime your surface in all situations, but used properly, a primer can make all the difference. When You Should Use a Primer Priming before you paint isn’t always necessary, although there are occasions…

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3 Benefits of Wallpaper

Wallpaper is making a comeback! There are now many different patterns, colours and textures available, which cannot be imitated by paint. If you are considering wallpapering an entire room, or just a feature wall, here are 3 great benefits of wallpaper we think you should know.   Wallpaper Looks Unique It’s not everyday you step…

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How To Clean Painted Walls

Whether you’re getting ready for an interior paint job, or giving your home a deep clean, getting all the marks off your walls can be a challenge. Different stains require different treatments, so we’ve listed some of the most common stains, and easy, effective ways to clean painted walls. Removing Dust and Dirt From Painted…

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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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