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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3 colours that will warm up your home this winter

Here in Queensland, our winter days rarely dip below 20 degrees Celsius. While that may seem warm to some, you’ll find Queenslanders rugged up indoors, patiently awaiting the scorching summertime. If you’d like to up the cosy factor and warm up your home this winter, a fresh coat of paint is a fun, affordable, and…

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colour in kids bedrooms

3 ways to use colour in kids’ bedrooms

Kids grow up so fast. And, while it might be tempting to paint their bedrooms bright pink, fluoro yellow, or sky blue, in a couple of years they won’t like it anymore. In this article, we’ll look at three ways you can incorporate colour in kids bedrooms without painting all four walls a garish hue.…

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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 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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Choosing the Perfect Interior Paint Finish for Your Project

Deciding on the perfect interior paint finish is no easy task. There are so many different types, each offering a different look and a different level of durability. If you’re not familiar with the names of interior paint finishes, I suggest having a read of our article Interior Paint Finishes Explained first. If you are, then…

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Rental Property Painting

Why Landlords Should Paint Rental Properties

Landlords should paint rental properties for one main reason: to boost the aesthetic appeal of the property. A fresh coat of paint can help keep current good tenants or attract new tenants, because a bright, clean, freshly painted house or apartment is much more appealing than a dirty, dingy one. The Appeal of Fresh Paint…

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Commercial Paint Project in Brisbane

We recently undertook a commercial paint project in Brisbane for our client Colliers International. We thought this would be a great one to share with you, because it shows how paint can transform not only the look of a building or space, but also improve  safety. Commercial Paint Project Before The company had issues with…

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types of house paint

Different Types of House Paint Explained

There are so many different types of house paint, and when it comes to starting a new paint project, knowing where to begin can be overwhelming. Here’s our guide to the most common types of house paint. Primer Paint Strictly speaking, primer isn’t a type of paint, but it is necessary for many painting projects,…

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Interior Paint

Interior Paint Finishes Explained

Interior paint finishes can transform the look of your room. Different finishes behave in different ways, so it’s worth becoming familiar with the most common paint finishes before deciding which is right for you. Here’s our guide: Matt Emulsion This is a smooth finish, with an almost velvety texture. Because it doesn’t reflect much light,…

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