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General decorating


Spraying Discuss HVLP, airless, Air Assisted Airless... where you use them, with what and why. Exteriors The same as interior painting but different challenges, different thinking required. From preparation of woodwork, metalwork and render, through to finishing coats. Period-Heritage Decorating period property (pre 1920) has its own challenges, as does heritage work. This is the place to discuss any interior or exterior decorating projects falling under this category. Wall-papering Preparing surfaces, cross-lining, and hanging all types of wallcovering from vinyls to hand prints and Lincrusta. Specific reviews of tools should be posted under Tools! Painting Discuss every which way for painting walls, ceilings and woodwork. Preparing all and any surface; priming, sealing, undercoats, topcoats using brushes, rollers, pads, spray kit.
Topic Replies Activity
General decorating 7 September 14, 2014
Brush restoration 7 October 22, 2019
Cleaning products 3 October 22, 2019
Training courses 13 October 21, 2019
Cleaning ceiling 19 October 17, 2019
Estimating time 6 October 15, 2019
Tips for painting a hall stairs and landing 5 October 15, 2019
Abranet 3 October 12, 2019
Sand coloured paint with gold fleck? Possible? 13 October 11, 2019
Laser levels 4 October 7, 2019
Paint bleed through poor straight lines? 1 October 5, 2019
Toupret Gras A Laquer v Sikkens Kodrin Spachtel...price performance? 8 October 3, 2019
Beeline products 3 September 29, 2019
Stain blocking 1 September 28, 2019
Wooden fencing to paint 5 September 25, 2019
Choosing a wallpaper? 1 September 25, 2019
How to seal water staining on ceiling 7 September 23, 2019
Wallpapering tips needed 72 September 17, 2019
Choosing primer 5 September 17, 2019
Toupret Gras a Laquer and Sikkens AZ Plus 21 September 17, 2019
Narrow boat painting 2 September 16, 2019
Tips for choosing paint types and colours for clients 5 September 16, 2019
Cleaning grout,and resealing 2 September 16, 2019
Good Quality one coat paint for small cupboard? 17 September 13, 2019
Priming external wood but delay gloss a year. Good idea? 9 September 11, 2019
Technical data sheets 2 September 11, 2019
Painting a bath tub 3 August 22, 2019
My glass finish painted front door 25 August 19, 2019
Polished Plaster / Venetian Plaster - Black like Italian Slate 9 August 17, 2019
Lath & plaster ceiling & cornice - repair and paint in old Victorian house 5 June 21, 2019