We recently completed this repair and wall coating paint scheme for a fairly modern house located in Basingstoke, Hampshire. Many people think it’s only older houses that have problems with cracked render, but this property clearly shows that even newer builds can have problems....
Here is another one of our completed projects, a re-render of a detached house in Leicester, and the application of a Wethertex MP44 exterior masonry coating. The page contains photos of the work carried out, plus the usual “after” images. Let’s take a look....
Watching paint dry is usually a boring pursuit, but in this case, the weatherproof wall coating paint system we used on this house in Yorkshire was actually quite interesting! Why? Because we’re not your average house painter, we spend a lot of time getting to know our clients and what they want, which can...Continue reading
This time we are looking at a house we externally renovated, in the city of Truro, in Cornwall. We cover the repair aspects of the job such as rendering and repairs to existing render, and we show you how we prepare the house for painting. We then describe in brief how a renovation or...Continue reading
How can you tell a good painting company from a bad one? Quite simply it is related to the quality of workmanship and materials used and of course professionalism and skill. Whilst a “cowboy” wall coating company would just paint over the cracks and poor render, our teams carry out a full exterior repair...Continue reading
We specialise in repairing, restoring and weatherproofing homes with render on the outside, and here is a good example of our work, a property in Surrey! We often get our installation teams to take photos before, after and of course during, the work they do, it’s a great way to show off our work,...Continue reading
One aspect of our work that defines us apart from your local painter and decorator is the fact we also do rendering, alteration and repairs to render as well as painting houses. We have to be very clued-up about the use of mortar and all it’s permutations, so we thought today we would share...Continue reading
If you own and live in an older building, generally something built before 1800, chances are it could be a wonderful place to live, but potentially a total nightmare to manage it’s upkeep. Many older homes of a certain age, style or history are also protected under UK law and overseen by a body...Continue reading
Plastering is an essential process and procedure when carrying out internal home improvements or alterations to your property, but is it so easy that you can just read an article like this and then go and do it yourself? Well not quite....
Ever wondered how a painter paints a rendered wall? Just open the tin and splash some paint on, yes? No, actually, it’s a little more complicated than that. There is far more involved in painting over render than you may first think. So, here are a few tips on how to do it and...Continue reading
Much of the UK’s housing stock is made of bricks, a tried and tested method of building since Roman times but brick houses of a certain age can harbour many a problem. When bricks are made, they have a face, an exposed side that repels weather, but over the years that weatherproofing loses it’s...Continue reading
Do the external walls of your home have cracks? I don’t need to tell you that is not a good sign. Cracks are serious issues that must be attended to and not ignored, and definitely not covered over, or filled in with some cheap silicone mastic either. The walls of your home are terribly...Continue reading