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Painting Kitchen Cupboards – FAQ

January 24, 2022

Kitchen cupboards are an integral part of any kitchen environment. For many homeowners, they provide an opportunity to add colour and spice up a room that looks dull. If yours have lost their shine and are worn out, painting kitchen cupboards can be just the thing to bring them back from the dead. If you’re on the fence between painting your kitchen cupboards and replacing ...

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How to Paint Bathroom Tiles in 9 Steps

January 6, 2022

Bathroom tiles waterproof our walls from water damage and provide an elegant decorative touch. They come in an almost endless variety of colours and patterns that can set the vibe and tone of your bathroom. However, if your tiles have lost their lustre over time, painting them provides a cost-effective solution. But before you get the old paintbrush out to embellish your interior, know there ...

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Whitewash Brick – An Easy How to Guide

December 31, 2021

A home exterior of red bricks is a popular choice among homeowners. They’re relatively low maintenance, durable and have a classic look that never goes out of style. However, over time, bricks can begin to look dirty, dull and dingy – and that’s where whitewashing comes in. Whitewashing brick is a process by which you apply a particular type of paint mixture to the bricks, ...

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Lime Wash for Bricks – A Comprehensive Guide

December 22, 2021

  Brick homes are a common choice for homeowners. They’re sturdy, last a long time, and add a touch of class to any neighbourhood. While brick generally can be more expensive than other exterior materials, its timeless qualities never go out of style. However, bricks can become stained and dirty over time, often growing mold due to their porous surface. Like most exteriors, bricks require ...

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How to Repair or Remove Your Popcorn Ceiling 

December 6, 2021

Popcorn ceilings, also known as acoustic, vermiculite, stucco or cottage cheese ceilings, were all the rage in the mid 20th century. They were renowned for their unique bumpy texture and time-saving ease of application. However, once the 1980s had rolled around, popcorn ceilings quickly fell out of favour.   Why Did People Install Popcorn Ceilings?   While a popcorn texture on a ceiling wasn’t the ...

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How Much to Paint a House – An Australia Price Guide

November 29, 2021

Transforming your interior or exterior with a splash of paint can be a great way of giving your space new life. But many often wonder if professional house painting is really a cost-effective approach to freshening things up. Whether you’re selling your home or uplifting a tired living space into something more modern, you should know the average cost of a paint job. And while ...

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How to Paint Aluminium: A Comprehensive Guide

November 22, 2021

Aluminium is a very hard and durable material, making it a good choice for many home projects, including shutters and gutters. And once it has been painted on, the metal will be protected from sun and rain for many years to come. It’s also relatively light as far as other metals go, so it’s easy to work with. If you have exterior siding, window frames, ...

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How to Paint a Ceiling the Right Way – 9 Easy Steps

November 15, 2021

Your ceilings can be an easy way to update your home’s look, but painting them is a job that even the most experienced DIY enthusiasts dread. Depending on the room and the ceiling height, it can be difficult to get paint up there without leaving unsightly drips, runs and splatters. However, with a bit of patience and practice, you can produce professional-looking results using these ...

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How to Prevent and Remove Paint Chalking

November 7, 2021

Every new paint job is a beautiful achievement, transforming dull living spaces into fresh and inviting rooms. But, after a few years of living with your newly painted walls, you might start noticing that some areas of your home are beginning to look more like chalk than its original colour. This problem is called “chalking”, and it’s surprisingly easy to prevent and remove! However, if ...

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How to Remove Paint from Glass – A Step by Step Guide

November 7, 2021

Sometimes, no matter how carefully you line your wall trim with painter’s tape, paint splatters. In the end, you’re left with a few specks of paint on a window you’ve tried to protect. Don’t worry. It happens to the best of us. Paint can be a problematic substance to remove from glass. Often, the paint will have dried onto the glass, and it becomes impossible ...

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