painting tips

exterior painting

Exterior painting Brisbane: 4 things to know before you start

Painting the outside of your home is a significant undertaking – especially if you have decided to take the DIY route. Before you start exterior painting, take the time to consider the following four crucial things. 1. You can’t paint over dirty or blistered paint Proper surface preparation is the key to a successful, long-lasting…

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kitchen painting tips

3 kitchen painting tips

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s so important to keep the area looking fresh and feeling welcoming. A new coat of paint can help you achieve exactly that. Before you jump in and paint your kitchen, remember the kitchen is a unique room in the home with its own unique requirements. In…

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A to Z guide to painting terms

Embarking on a painting project? Whether you’re doing it yourself or calling in the pros, you might want to conduct a little research into the most commonly used painting terms. Here you’ll find our comprehensive, A to Z guide to painting terms. Have a read, so you know exactly what’s what as you kick off…

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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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Painting Hacks

5 Pro Painting Hacks

Interior painting is a challenging, time-consuming task that requires specialist equipment and expertise. In this article, we’ll share with you five pro painting hacks to make you interior paint job a little easier. Good luck! 1. No more drips Paint drips on the sides of the tin can be messy, and once dry, might prevent…

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paint roller vs paint brush

Paint Roller vs. Paint Brush

Paint roller vs. paint brush – how do you know which to use for your painting project? Well, it depends on what you are painting. The paint roller and the paint brush have very different functions, so selecting the right one is crucial to the success of your painting project. Paint Roller The paint roller…

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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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7 Tips for Eliminating Paint Fumes

As interior 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, and…

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