How to spot a bad contractor from start to finish. This article is collated from 30 years experience not only in the exterior wall coating and paints industry, but also as consumers ourselves. This article does not refer to any particular company or individual IN ANY WAY and is based on firm empirical, anecdotal...Continue reading
When it rains against the walls of your home, does the water quickly disappear? If so, should you be concerned? That water soaking into your house is because your walls are porous, they let in water, and this could be doing more damage to your property than you may think. In fact your walls...Continue reading
Yet another of our completed jobs, a semi detached home in the seaside resort of Exmouth in Devon. We took some photos of work before, during and afterwards, to show you the sheer amount of work, love, care and attention that goes into every single one of our wall coating projects. Read on and...Continue reading
If you are looking for tradesmen or contractors on the internet, with a view to finding one or two to come around to your house to price up some jobs, it is certainly worth choosing the right person to take on the job. However, dear consumer I have a secret to tell you: It’s...Continue reading
Damp, wet walls, mould and mildew are a common issue in UK houses due to the exceptionally wet and wintry climate Great Britain “enjoys” for much of the year. Here are some top tips on how to spot damp and how to cure it for good, with some practical and helpful advice from property...Continue reading
Fire is a scary thing if it happens to you. Here is some advice about what to do if your house is damaged by fire, and what to do to make it habitable again, including contacting insurers, arranging alternative accommodation and the typical repair work that is needed after fire damages your home. First...Continue reading
Stone cladding on the exterior of a house? YUK! How awful, vulgar and tacky, but back in the 1980’s, many people went for that look. Here’s how to get rid of it This article was written by the author of NPA (me!) and was published in Ideal Homes Magazine in the “ask an expert...Continue reading
We like to think of our homes as a sanctuary, a place of safety away from the stresses and strains of modern life, but are we really that safe and secure at home? Are the b*stards out to get us? Well maybe not, but there are plenty of everyday things around the home that...Continue reading
Hot enough for you? Just as the health experts advise us to wear sun cream out in the hot sun, and to protect our skin, those UV rays can also do damage to the outside of your house. Houses are generally built to withstand most temperature variations according to the typical weather in...Continue reading
Imagine an exterior wall coating for the outside of houses, which would last upwards of 100 years, which would also provide the home owner with completely FREE electricity WITH NO SOLAR PANELS, and would also insulate the entire property into the bargain! Fact or fiction?...
Exterior wall paper? Huh?! OK, despite the headline and attention grabbing title, you can guess we love decorating, so today we are looking at the concept of exterior wall paper; does it exist? Are there such coatings that are durable, applied to the outside walls, and can behave like a wallpaper? We explore the...Continue reading
We paint homes up and down the country so here’s 2 examples of houses we painted with our weatherproof and very long life textured wall coatings. Our teams work up and down the UK so this is just one week, one team, doing 2 jobs at opposite ends of England....