A previous project of ours, this page shows us spray 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.
Top time and money saving tips and ideas that you can use to maintain and protect your home right away, even if you are a DIY novice, we’ll show you how. All info sourced from the public domain and hand edited by a qualified surveyor. In 30 years working in the UK building trade we’ve...Continue reading
There’s nothing more satisfying than watching your house be repaired, painted or improved in some way, when workmen come around to carry out home improvements but for the unwary, there are risks involved, but there are many ways to avoid any incidents. When workmen and builders come around to carry out home improvements, if they...Continue reading
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 in most cases we are “in and out”...Continue reading
There is nothing worse than taking a lot of time and effort decorating a room in your home, or even outside, only for the paint to crack, forcing you to do it again, or even give up and call a tradesman in to do it properly, but WHY does this happen? Similarly, if you had...Continue reading
Wallpaper. It’s back “in” apparently. Love it or loathe it, the existence of wallpaper in our homes is often dictated by fashions and fads, and therefore it has come and gone, and then come back again, time after time after time. So why the fascination? Why should we take it seriously this time around? We...Continue reading
We were all young once, even if the old grey matter can’t recall that far back, rest assured YOU were a teenager once! What was YOUR bedroom like? Can you recall ever being ASKED what you wanted your bedroom, (your sanctuary as a teenager), to be like? We recently decorated our teen daughters bedroom after...Continue reading
Many UK houses, both modern and older style, have a box room, a small, often square space in the home, and for some, a very useful part of the house, and for others, a space so small it’s not worth bothering about and any old junk is stored in there. These spaces often go un-loved...Continue reading
In these cash-strapped times what could be more satisfying than finding a cordless drill at a car boot sale for a fiver, or buying some paint for the hallway for only 2 quid a tin, off some bloke with a parrot on his shoulder, in a field in Essex?
No matter how hard you try and keep your home in good condition, from time to time, niggling problems occur, so we are going to show you to how fix 6 of them. The thing is, people enjoy their houses when everything is going well and there is nothing to do, but if you stop...Continue reading
Do you ever wonder how decorators make painting a house look easy? Well it’s not as easy as you think but with these top tips, you can learn from the experts and carry out a painting job to be proud of! Most “normal” people (?) take painters and decorators for granted, it could be suggested,...Continue reading
If you are planning a decorating job this year, which type of paint should you choose? Will you go with trade-only paint, or the paint that’s readily available in your DIY store? Is there a difference between the two types, even paints by the same brand?