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What are the different types of mortar mixes?

One aspect of our work that defines us apart from your local painter and decorator is the fact we also do rendering, alteration and repairs to render as well as painting houses. We have to be very clued-up about the use of mortar and all it’s permutations, so we thought today we would share some of that knowledge with yourselves. So here’s all about mortar; it’s uses, health sand safety, tools and applications. (more…)

bad weather and coastal homes

Kent coastal home gets protection from sea salt attack

If you live along our beautiful coastline you would be well aware that it’s a lovely place to be when the sun is shining but bloody awful when the weather’s bad! Houses located along Britain’s seaside are one of the most sought after in the country but that location, devoid of any weather protection, means each home can take a real battering when the weather is bad, causing in many cases, yearly painting of the exterior, but why? (more…)

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SALE! 40% off! Book your summer house painting work NOW

OMG!! Get massive savings on having your house painted this year, from the UK’s best known nationwide wall coating and rendering company! NPA are offering a genuine 40% off for all orders placed between now and the end of July 2015. There has never been a better time to protect your home from the weather, have us make the outside look AMAZING, and have it CARRY ON protecting your home from Mother Nature for the next 20 years with no further expense! An NPA wall coating on YOUR house means no more painting, cracking, damp, flaking, fading or peeling, in fact we…

Storm damage at Dawlish, Damage to the railway tracks and road at Riviera Terrace and Sea lawn Terrace, Dawlish.

Problems and solutions for coastal and seaside homes

No-one knows more than us about the damaging effects the weather can have on your home exterior, but what about if you own a property in a coastal, moorland, sea-fronting or cliff top location? The outside of your home has to not only look good all year round, but it also has a more important function in keeping you and your family warm, safe and dry. (more…)

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2 latest completed contracts: Devon and Kent

We enjoy showing off our hard work and our 2 latest rendering repair and wall coating jobs are no exception. The first is in Plymstock PL9, South Devon, and the other in Hollingbourne ME17, Kent, and we bunched them up together in this article as we already have around 85 examples of our previous work on the site already. We show you, using photos and explainers, what work we did to these two homes, including knocking off old render and applying new rendering to the walls,…