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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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Can I paint my house in the rain?

It’s been a rainy start to the season here in South-East Queensland. All this wet weather has people asking, “Can I paint my house in the rain?” The answer to this common question depends on your climate, how much rain, and whether you plan on painting the interior or exterior of your home. Let’s have…

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How to Paint a Straight Line Between the Wall and Ceiling

There is no more obvious sign of an amateur paint job than a wobbly, uneven line between the wall and ceiling. In this article, we’ll share three fool-proof methods of achieving a straight line when painting the ceiling. Follow this guide, and you’ll be painting like a pro in no time. Method 1: Use an…

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Second Coat of Paint

How to Apply a Second Coat of Paint Like a Pro

Painting your interior? You’ll most likely need to apply a second coat of paint. Second coats fill in any gaps, and help you achieve a smooth, uniform colour. As well as looking better, a second coat will ensure your paintwork is durable and long-wearing. In this article, we’ll share with you our top tips for…

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3 Types of Exterior Paint Finishes

When it comes to paint, different materials require different treatment. So, if you’re thinking about repainting your exterior, you should familiarise yourself with the most common exterior paint finishes. Here are three types of exterior paint finishes you should know. Exterior Paint Finishes: Timber Timber is a natural material, meaning it will inevitably have some…

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5 Reasons You Should Invest in Exterior Painting

If you’re considering having your home’s exterior painted, you might be wondering whether or not it’s worth the investment. Well, it most certainly is. And we’ve picked the top 5 convincing reasons why. Have a read below. 1. Exterior Painting Increases the Value of Your Property Did you know that a fresh coat of paint…

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How to Calculate How Much Paint to Buy

Whether you plan to paint a bedroom, the entire interior, or the exterior of your home, you’ll need to calculate how much paint to buy. Buying too much paint is a waste of money, and buying too little paint is a total headache, so you’ll want to ensure your estimate is accurate. Here’s how to…

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Warning Signs House Exterior Needs Painting

Paint doesn’t last forever. In fact, exterior painting lasts around a decade, sometimes less. There are warning signs that you should look out for that show your home is in need of a repaint. And, if left untreated, these warning signs could result in damage that is both expensive and time consuming to repair. The Warning…

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How to Paint Corners

If you’re planning some DIY interior paint jobs around your home, you’ll most likely need to paint corners. This can be really tricky for the inexperienced painter. Here are two methods that should make painting corners a little easier. First, you’ll need to clean the surface well. This goes for any type of paint job…

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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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