Your home is under attack!! No, don’t worry, there’s no need to call the police (!), you need to call us instead! Why? Because right now, the weather is preparing to attack the exterior walls of your house, so if you don’t have a weatherproof wall coating on the walls, watch out! So what’s...Continue reading
Professional, reliable, expert, trustworthy and competent! That nicely sums up our house painting teams in Kent, as approved by our many customers since 1986! I’m from Dover in Kent myself, I was born there on the 12th December 1970 and my family are from Walmer in Deal. Although I live in Devon now, It...Continue reading
Dry rot, damp, mould and other horrors can ruin a home, especially an older, or even historic building. Over the years many methods and tricks have been tried out to locate dry rot in houses, but as the damage is often hidden, how do you find dry rot without ripping the place apart? Step...Continue reading
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....
It’s hard enough managing a property portfolio without having to pay for repairs, maintenance and repainting each year, and this is especially true for the small time investor, but what if there was a way to drastically reduce repairs and repainting on your properties? What if, instead of having to find a good decorating...Continue reading
Despite your fireplace being largely forgotten about during the summer, just like my own family, you will all welcome a healthy hearth come winter time. Today we are going to tell you a few tips how to clean and maintain your chimney, how to spot problems with it, both internally and externally, and offer...Continue reading
Does your house need painting but you don’t know where to begin? That should be the FIRST alarm bell ringing just there….You don’t know how, do you? Fair’s fair, I wouldn’t know how to carry out your job, but why are you considering carrying out MY job? It’s easy yes? Oh no it’s not!...
Tree-lined streets can be found across the country, in towns, cities and villages, but is living in a verdant suburb all it’s cracked up to be? Is it the good life? We look at the pro’s and con’s of “leafy living” and whether a street flanked by greenery, urban or rural, can be a...Continue reading
The Victorian era heralded great changes throughout not only our own country, but also in the then British Empire, much of which can be seen today in our streets in the form of industrial buildings, churches, bridges and of course, houses. The Victorians knew how to build stuff to last, and if you live...Continue reading
Feeling generous? Deep pockets? Money to burn? Have you won the lottery? If you are flash with cash and are looking to add some pizzazz to your property, let’s be honest, the sky is the limit, but we took 5 random, but expensive, home improvements that you can buy if you have the dough....Continue reading
Need a bit more space? A recent study by RIBA (The Royal Institute of British Architects) found that most new build homes in the UK are at least one whole room smaller in square metres, than older houses, in fact they go on to suggest that this is detrimental to our health, but why?...
Hola! If you own a holiday Spanish home, or you are an expat living in Spain, here’s 5 reasons to get the exterior painted professionally. Pay cheap? Pay twice We used to work in Spain ourselves, so we know the huge difference between painting or repairing a Spanish house compared to a British or...Continue reading