Having plants winding their way up your outside walls can look very pretty but the actual damage some plant life does to your house exterior walls could make some people think twice in allowing the plant to grow in the first place. By no means are ALL climbing plants bad for your house, some can...Continue reading
Painting and decorating this year? Are you sure you want to do it? DIY painting and decorating can be fun if you know what you are doing, have the right tools and equipment and have at least some level of knowledge or expertise in painting, but this is in most cases, just for small internal...Continue reading
Now and again, the houses we work on exude a real warmth and character. This old lovely house in Grimsby, South Humberside is a prime example of the gems we often enjoy to renovate for our clients. Despite the fact that it had various alterations and additions over the years. The brickwork was sadly in...Continue reading
This lovely, large 1930’s House in Gloucester was originally covered in pebbledashed but had been painted many times over the years. The owners wanted a crisp, stay-white wall finish. The problem with white houses is the fact that they rarely STAY WHITE and can often pick up dirt easily, especially if near a main road,...Continue reading
This was once the home of “Thomas Henry Ismay”, although not known to many people, he is famous for founding the White Star shipping Line, who went on to build the ill fated Titanic. In 2009 we were instructed to refurbish the exterior of a very historic house in north western England, Waterloo, Liverpool to...Continue reading
Another example with outstanding decorative results obtained with our exterior wall coating system on this delightful Doctors cottage in Lincolnshire. We were happy to help this customer transform the house they loved but loathed at the same time, into this charming cottage, full of life, character, and warmth. As you can see by looking at...Continue reading
Are you looking to get something done to the outside walls of your house fairly soon? Are you considering an External wall finish that is maintenance free? Then DON’T choose pebbledash!
Painting the entire exterior wall surface of a the average British house is for most people an awful and daunting proposition. Most DIY enthusiasts usually attempt it only once unless they are very proficient at exterior decorating, they have an awful lot of time on their hands, or they simply enjoy visiting the hospital after...Continue reading
If you have already contacted us and requested that we visit your home or business premises for a quote to paint it, you may be wondering, what happens next? You would have probably been recommended by someone to visit our site, or perhaps surfed in after typing in a certain phrase or keyword?
The mainstay of the painting work we do is often to terraced, 4 bed detached, semi’s and so on, but now and again we get the chance to paint somewhere that we can only dream of living in. This grand brick-built English country home needed the exterior repaired and painted.
Do you offer exterior wall solutions for concrete or prefab houses? This is a question that has been asked of us many times, especially owners of Cornish units and other prefab concrete built homes. Yes we do! Between the end of the second world war and the 1970’s, many houses in the UK were built...Continue reading
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