Latest News - September, 2018

Thinking of doing some painting?

By AJ Cochrane | September 30th, 2018 • Comments Off on Thinking of doing some painting?

Here are some tips from the professionals! 1.Preparation Remove any old paint, various stains, cracks, chipped plaster and so on. A new job may need any bumps to be leveled and smoothened. 2. Undercoat Undercoat improves adhesion for the prime coat. Two coats of undercoat are recommended for new work, a single coat for re-painting or touch up work. 3. Check the surface After applying the undercoat, the surface may not be completely smooth and another round of smoothing the surface in preparation to the prime coat may be required. 4. Prime coat The first coat of painting is the […]

10 questions to ask a professional house renderer

By AJ Cochrane | September 14th, 2018 • No Comments
10 questions to ask a professional house renderer

Most of us spend a quite a bit of time and money on the interior of our houses but over the years very little love and attention goes into caring for the exterior of our homes. A professional exterior paint job can rejuvenate lots things but if you have a brick home, painting the bricks often doesn’t seem to cut it! Happily, there is another option. Why not render your home’s exterior walls? The aesthetic benefits of a professional render job will transform and modernise the look of your home while at the same time preventing corrosion from the sun, […]

A few tips to tackle now that Spring has arrived

By Swish | September 5th, 2018 • No Comments

I usually find that winter is not my favourite time of the year, and some of the need to do jobs” around the house get left for the warmer weather. Here are a few that have been waiting for a while. Clean the windows During winter I tend to forget the windows. It’s time to arm myself with some paper towel, Windex, and whatever else is needed to get the job done. As the weather warms up it doesn’t hurt to open them up and let in some fresh air and warm sun in. Tidy up the garage If you […]