Advice



Years ago I would be frequently asked the question, “Should I line my walls or have bare plaster?” Not so much now. I guess people find out on the net. However I didn’t easily find an answer when looking so here is my attempt at a simple answer. ANSWER There […]

Lining Paper or Bare Plaster?




September and October can be the best months for exterior painting. It’s not that the average monthly rainfall is particularly less, it’s more the equinoctial winds that dry things rapidly after a shower. Therefore it’s not too late to get going if you did want your outside painted before April […]

Repairs and Painting in London


When a person has been working at one occupation for 40 years it can easily be forgotten how much knowledge is accumulated. Perhaps the experienced person doesn’t value such experience as much as it should be valued because  youth often blithely disregards it. But every so often I’m called upon […]

In case you didn’t know


If you figure the outside of your house would take two men a week to paint then the cost would be around £2000. Add for scaffold if needed and Vat. An alarm on the scaffold can be around £250 for the front. There you go. That’s about as close as […]

Painting cost