Advice


London W8
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 […]

House Painting Costs





“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life” Pablo Picasso Now I’m not saying our painting and decoration is art ( though lesser things have made such claims) but we can rid you of some everyday dust and brighten your space that you might see the art […]

Painting, Repairs to Wood and Picasso





Hello and welcome to another blog. I hope this one will help you decide who to choose to decorate your home or office or project. We are also familiar with surveyors requirements and cyclical schedules of work and very happy to tender for any painting decorating and property maintenance projects; […]

Painting and Window Repairs in London




Why keep painting old wooden windows when you can have maintenance free UPVC you might ask. Here is some information: Most of the heat loss through old windows is through draughts and not so much because of the single glaze. Whether they rattle or not you will lose heat from […]

Painting and Window Repairs


Greetings from the world of property maintenance. Property maintenance means we can paint your house and take care of all property maintenance issues including window and other woodwork repairs, guttering and general exterior plumbing repairs, brick re-pointing, parapet repairs, roof inspections and slipped or missing slates, concrete and stucco repairs, […]

Springtime Painting and Repairs in 2017


“In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow And so, applying this maxim to painting, I would say it means two things; thorough preparation and use of quality viable products. Thorough preparation entails not only removing old paint where failed, but […]

A decorators thoughts on Painting