Roof and wall inspection

While painting in north London we inspected the roof and walls for holes and defects. Repair of these keeps out rain and raccoons. We cleaned the mossed and lichened slates too. Moss will drop into gutters and block them. Lichens eat slates. Former windows Dormer windows at high level suffer most from weather and lack … Read more

A decorators thoughts on Painting

“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 also removing the grey denatured … Read more