How to Maintain your Freshly Coated Decking

Conduct a routine 12 monthly maintenance inspection. The best way to protect of your timber and easiest of way to maintain your deck is too recoat it before deterioration of the coating and timber underneath occurs. The first indication of a deck requiring maintenance is patchiness or discolouration on edges. To apply a maintenance coat […]

What causes paint fading/chalking?

Chalking/fading happens when a paint coating breaks down, there are several reasons this could happen.  Sunlight and UV radiation. Chalking occurs in external environments when a painted surface is exposed to high levels of sunlight over a long period of time. The higher the temperatures, the quicker this will occur. Dark coloured paints. Darker colours […]

Paints you should use for your house

The first thing will be the undercoat, any bare walls, ceilings or plaster patches will need to be painted with Dulux one step acrylic undercoat. Any existing woodwork (doors, door frames, window frames and skirting boards) will need a wipe over with sugar soap, a good sand with 120 grit, and a coat of Dulux […]

The 5 best roller sleaves for D.I.Y painting.

There is no one size fits all solution, there are different roller sleaves for different jobs and every painter has different opinions but here is what our Gold Coast Painters use. Interior gyprock wall painting, 9mm cotton roller sleave, we use this sleave because it gives a nice smooth finish. Interior gyprock ceiling painting, 18mm […]

Top 5 Tips to Prevent Bathroom Ceiling Mould

Provide adequate ventilation. Ceiling fans are a must. If it’s a tenanted property a licenced electrician can install one and have it wired to come on with the light switch. Also a glazier can install a window with a fixed, secure panel at the top that can let air through at all times.  Use the […]