Category: Questions Answered

10 Best DIY Decorating Tips Only The Experts Know

PLAN, RESEARCH AND COST YOUR DIY PROJECT: refer to our blog-‘Decorating, where to start?’  to get you started. Now it’s time to choose, which Room? What Colour Scheme? What Paints are required, and how will they perform? What Tools are required? Time Scales, can you allow adequate time to carry out each task? Costs, are […]

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Decorating and where to start

Are you thinking of decorating a room in your home, and would like some guidance on where to start! Firstly, you must decide on the room to be decorated, and how you would like it to look. Below is our guide on how to successfully decorate any room in your home. LOUNGE: Write a list […]

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How to calculate paint quantity

Paint is sold in various container sizes. The most common sizes are- 1 litre, 2.5 litres, 5 litres, 10 litres. Some paint manufactures package paints in 500 ml (half a litre), 3 litres, 7.5 litres, 15 litres. The amount of paint you will need will depend on the porosity of the substrate, and how many […]

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How Long Before Painting Over New Plaster?

After plastering a new surface, nothing would be more disappointing than painting it badly. That is why knowing how long plaster takes to dry is very important. How long does it take for the plaster to dry? New plaster will need to be fully cured and dried prior to painting. The colour will change from […]

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Why Hire a Painter & Decorator ?

When the time comes to refresh a room, you may find yourself considering a do-it-yourself approach. But unless you’re an experienced renovator, you may be better off bringing in a professional. In this article, we are going to explore the differences between doing your own decorating and hiring a painter and decorator. The Right Tools […]

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