The order of Painting and Decorating

The Order of Painting and Decorating. As a professional painter and decorator, I often get asked in what order do you decorate a room. Below is a list of order of works for different finishes. These presume that all previous wallpaper is stripped and all surfaces prepared ready for decorating. In all examples I have used traditional undercoat and gloss. Other finishes are probably now more contemporary, but the principal remains the same. Straight Emulsion 2 coats of emulsion to ceilings. 2coats of emulsion to walls. Undercoat woodwork. Gloss woodwork. [...]

By | 2017-03-16T06:15:15+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Painter, talk, wallpaper, work|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Wallpaper Contractor

Wallpaper Contractor TapoFix CB67F Wallpaper Pasting Machine I have recently invested in a new  paste machine. The Tapofix CB 67F. This is considered to be the "Rolls Royce" of paste machines. This will allow me to carry out more commercial decorating contracts, ( i.e. hotels, business premises ). It will also allow me to take on more domestic wallpapering contracts. The pasting machine will allow a quicker turn around on domestic work, which in turn will allow me to keep my prices competitive. The wallpaper is drawn through a series of rollers [...]

By | 2017-02-27T06:10:17+00:00 December 10th, 2014|Categories: Painter, tools, wallpaper, work|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Laura Ashley Wallpaper

Wallpaper Hanger Boston Lincolnshire Laura Ashley Wallpaper These photos didn't turn out great, so not quite good enough quality for my portfolio. I thought I would share them here :) I did this  wallpapering job for an existing client who had moved into a new home. A feature wall in the lounge, and feature wall in the dining room. Six rolls in total. The house is relatively new so there was little preparation on the walls just a quick rub down and a coat of glue size. The wallpaper is Laura Ashley Hesta White. As a little decorators tip [...]

By | 2017-03-05T05:12:44+00:00 September 7th, 2014|Categories: Painter, Uncategorized, work|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Feature wall

Feature Wall Feature wall for a customer [schema type="person" name="Sean Knowles" orgname="Sean Knowles Decorator" jobtitle="Decorator" url="" street="Boston" city="Lincolnshire" postalcode="pe21 9LG" country="GB" email="[email protected]" phone="07985344905" ]

By | 2016-10-30T07:40:58+00:00 July 25th, 2013|Categories: Painter, talk|Tags: , , |0 Comments