mold and damp on a house wall and floor

The effects of damp in houses and how to solve the problem

Does your house suffer from damp?  Are the inside walls frequently wet? Are there any patches of black mould inside? Do you and your family suffer from asthma or get colds frequently? Do you spend a lot on heating your home? Does your house smell damp and musty?...

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How to clean your exterior textured wall coating the correct way

Although exterior wall coatings and some exterior masonry paints are technically self cleaning, houses next to busy roads can pick dirt up over time. Here is how to clean the outside walls of your house in the professional way, and with minimal equipment or knowledge....

A terraced house in Plymouth painted with a wall coating

Painting a Victorian Terraced House in Peverell, Plymouth

This late Victorian house in Peverell, Plymouth, had been neglected over the years and needed much exterior repair and decoration work. The new owners had sympathetically restored the inside to a very high standard,  putting back in all the lovely features that previous owners had ripped out over the years, and the last job...

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A brick built country house painted with an exterior wall coating

Archived case study: Painting a grand country house

The mainstay of the painting work we do is often to terraced, 4 bed detached, semi’s and so on, but now and again we get the chance to paint somewhere that we can only dream of living in. This grand brick-built English country home needed the exterior repaired and painted....

Applying render to a wall

Top tips on how to apply a render coating to a wall

Here’s another handy tip if you are brave enough to attempt to render a wall yourself. Please remember if you have never done it before, please get a professional in, but by all means ask them if you can watch how they do it, it’s how I myself began to learn to render a...

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