The order of Painting and Decorating

The Order of Painting and Decorating. As a professional painter and decorator, I often get asked what is the correct order of painting and decorating in 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 using dust free sanding system and are ready for decorating. In all examples I have used traditional undercoat and gloss. Other finishes are probably now more contemporary, for instance in all domestic properties I use Crown Fastflow paint,  but the principal remains the same. [...]

By |2020-06-14T11:11:22+00:00February 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 |2020-05-09T15:17:50+00:00December 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+00:00September 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="www.lincs-decorators.co.uk" street="Boston" city="Lincolnshire" postalcode="pe21 9LG" country="GB" email="[email protected]" phone="07985344905" ]

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