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Dust and Paint

Dust and house painting Sydney Dust can be a problem when painting. If there is dust in the air then it can settle on fresh paint, and ruin the finished surface. This is a bigger problem with horizontal surfaces than vertical walls. It is also a bigger problem with slow drying paint; the longer the […]

Smoother Finish Paint.

House Painting Sydney Most internal wall painting uses matt or eggshell paint. Of course this needs to be skilfully applied, but it does not require a silky smooth finish as this paint is designed to be pleasantly rough.  Occasionally, however, there is a paint job that requires a super smooth finish, using glossy paint to […]

Removing Paint from Windows

House Painters Sydney Painters should prepare the room they paint with groundsheets and masking tape. Amongst other things the windows should be protected, so they do not suffer any paint accidents. However, paint does occasionally get on windows. This is easy to clean off if the paint has not dried. Often it can be wiped […]

Chalk Paint

Furnishings and House painting Sydney Many homeowners like to paint a few furnishings for a DIY projects. Small paint projects can be enjoyable. Chairs, a table, bookshelves, some children’s play equipment. These projects are best kept small as long term project take considerable time to give any sense of satisfaction. A rustic look, deliberately made […]

Yellowing Paint

House Painters Sydney Is use to be common for paint to slowly turn yellow over time. This hardy occurs with more modern paint, as the technology has improved. But older houses sometime have sections of yellow paint, which gives a room an uneven appearance. Older paints will slowly turn yellow if they are left in […]

Edges and Trim

House Painting Sydney The ability to achieve a smooth, uniform surface over a large area is one challenge. The ability to have a neat edge is another. These are two aspects of the many aspects of a good paint job. Edges require a steady painting hand and / or a few simple techniques. Tape Some […]

The Professional Difference

Advice from House Painters Sydney Experience and knowing a few tricks of the trade means that professional painters get the best possible results, often in minimal time.  Start with a clean Room – to begin, move everything out of the room that isn’t nailed down. And it you can unscrew light fixtures and curtain rods […]

Painting the Ceiling

Ceiling House Painting Sydney Painting the ceiling is a somewhat different matter to regular wall painting. Painters will use slightly different equipment and prepare the room differently. They will also use a ladder or extension pole in to enable them to reach high enough. Over the floor with drop sheets, either plastic or canvas. Use […]

Distressed Painting

House Painters Sydney The furniture is an obvious part of a home’s décor. Along with the wall paint and flooring material it is part of the overall, and hopefully coherent, look of a room. Sometimes furniture is painted to make is suitable for the home décor. This is a great way to restore old furniture […]

Brush Types

House Painting Sydney Most indoor painting is done with a roller. But corners and small details are painted with a brush. The type of brush used will affect the look of the painted finish. Bristles. Perhaps the most important difference between brushes and the affect they have on the final paint project. Thin bristles brushes […]