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 was...Continue reading


Repairing and painting a house with WW2 bomb damage, in Plymouth, Devon

This terraced house in Plymouth, Devon, (built circa 1890) had serious structural issues caused by being blown up (!) in the 2nd world war, but hastily rebuilt. Fast forward to modern times and the render was literally falling off in chunks, the bay window and the front elevation were collapsing, and it had bad penetrating...

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 wall,...Continue reading

victorian terraced villa after wall coatings painting

A Victorian villa painted by us in Mannamead, Plymouth

Another fine example of our work sent in from the Plymouth office, way back in 2004 This imposing Victorian villa had not been decorated externally for many years and was suffering badly with flaking paint, damaged mouldings, penetrating damp, and all sorts of ailments. In addition the original sash windows were rotting in places and...Continue reading

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