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Painting Tools

| April 9, 2015

Having the correct equipment is half the battle when painting the walls or woodwork of your home. Whilst you may need to buy or hire some specialist equipment from time to time, the list below is a good starting point for the tools you will need when redecorating your house.

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Prepare Galvanized Steel for Painting

| April 9, 2015

If you are having steel railings or gates fitted (or if you are fitting your own), it is a very good idea to pay a little extra to get the steel galvanized before it is delivered. A galvanized coating is probably the best and most cost-effective way of helping to ensure that your external steelwork […]

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Paint Problems

| April 8, 2015

When painting with either gloss or emulsion paint, there are several problems which can occur, especially if you do not prepare the surface to be painted properly. Here we take a look at the most common problems and show how to avoid or fix them.

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Painting Stripes on an Interior Wall

| August 11, 2014
Painting Stripes on an Interior Wall

Painting stripes on a wall, rather than using striped wallpaper, can be a very effective way of creating a feature wall, and one which allows you total control over the width and colour of the stripes.

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Painting Walls and Ceilings

| May 11, 2014
Painting Walls and Ceilings

When you are painting a whole room, you should always paint the ceiling first to avoid splashing paint on walls and woodwork.

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Choosing the Right Paint

| February 21, 2013
Choosing the Right Paint

Painting is one DIY job that almost anyone will have a go at. There can be few homes around the country which don’t have at least a couple of half used tins of paint laying around. To get good results, you really need to take your time and prepare surfaces to be painted properly, but using the correct paint for the job at hand also makes a big difference to the finish.

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Painting Wooden Window Frames

| January 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Although this might seem like a simple job, painting window frames should always be completed in a certain way.

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Painting Wooden Mouldings

| October 21, 2011

There are several different techniques for painting the moulded wood around your home such as skirting boards, picture rails and balustrades.

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