A previous project of ours, this page shows us painting a bungalow with top quality and weatherproof Wethertex wall coatings, on the Solway Firth, Cumbria. This page shows the preparation and the application of a weatherproof “Wethertex” external wall coating....
People choose to have us paint their home for a variety of reasons, and more often than not, it’s because the outside of their property needs far more than just a simple lick of paint! Does your house need more than your local painter and decorator is willing to take on? Does the property...Continue reading
How long is a piece of string?! One of the most common questions we get asked over the years we have been painting houses is “how long will the job take?”. Well you may be surprised that having one of our teams paint the exterior of your home doesn’t take that long, in fact...Continue reading
Pebbledash covers much of the UK’s early to mid 20th century housing stock and was primarily invented to give a cheap, fairly weatherproof, low maintenance wall coating over poor quality brickwork. Pebbledash, the traditional British (and Irish) version anyway, should last between 20 and 40 years, so much of the older style homes that...Continue reading
In the latest post in our case studies section, we present a lovely house we recently had the pleasure of working on, in the London area. We always like to take photos of our work as it is a good way to explain in pictures, exactly what we get up to each day! This...Continue reading
Do you have a house with tyrolean and it needs painting? What exactly is tyrolean? Tyrolean is a sprayed and often coloured mortar or cement mix, which is hand applied with a tool known as a tyrolean gun, or in some cases, a top fed hopper gun powered by a compressor. Let#s learn a...Continue reading
Another example of a quality exterior wall coatings job and House Painting in Exeter Devon, completed in winter 2012. This lovely property suffered from green mould growing on the walls, plus an amount of damp, and hollow rendering. This blog post shows you the work we did in removing the green mould, repairing the...Continue reading
Here is another completed exterior wall coatings job, this detached residence in Harrogate, Yorkshire, is smooth rendered with mock tudor features and we refurbished the external walls with NPA wall coatings....
Have you ever wondered why the gable end of your house is usually the coldest wall inside, or at least, it’s the wall that always needs painting, despite the rest of the house looking ok? The gable end of a house (or “pine end” in Wales) is often the side wall of a 3...Continue reading
This brick built stately home near Leicester was in badly need of repair with missing pointing mortar joints, penetrating damp, flaky paint and cracked walls. Its wall surface being unpainted brick had deteriorated over the years with loose and missing mortar joins and bricks that had lost their “face” (flat edge), as the penetrating...Continue reading
Here is a bit of info about static caravans, mobile offices and mobile homes. All these type of “building” are essentially temporary structures, and in most cases, do not require planning permission and are exempt from normal taxes and rates, although many are sited on a plot that is rented or leased. A mortgage...Continue reading
It is very important when applying any spray applied paint or exterior wall finish, to mask up all areas that are not to be sprayed. This short guide explains how we in the trade can mask up a house quickly and easily whilst carrying out external redecoration work. (Masking can also apply to internal...Continue reading