Most homeowners know that they can give a room a fresh look with a new coat of paint on the walls. But not that many people think about the floor! Simple wooden floorboards were very popular in the 1990s and 2000s, and their appeal is lasting. But if you have a wooden floor and are […]
Every professional painting contractor has their own different methods and preferences, but there are a few things they all agree on. Here’s a quick run-down of 7 methods to use for that professional result. 1. Paint in Dry Weather We’re blessed with pretty good weather in the Eastern Cape, but rain and humidity can put […]
If you’re a fan of DIY painting, you’ll probably have this experience. You spend hours carefully applying paint to your walls, take a break, and then walk back into the room as the new paint is slowly drying. Instead of your beautiful brand-new paint job, you see a “bald” patch, or paint bubbles, or brush […]
A feature wall is a great way to add interest to your home décor. Modern interior design is all about doing something a little different – something that showcases your unique style. But what exactly is a feature wall? Quite simply, it’s just one wall in a room that’s painted a different colour to the […]
If you’re a business owner, you want to keep your building spick and span and looking good. A painting makeover is good for your brand, and makes you look professional. But what kind of painter should you hire? Should you call a Commercial or Industrial painting company, and is there a difference? Here’s the lowdown […]
If you have a small simple painting job to do, a DIY approach can work for you. However, bigger and more complicated painting jobs need a professional to tackle them. But how do you know you’re hiring the right painting company for the job? If there’s one thing South Africans are, it’s resourceful and independent. […]
Living in a coastal city is great, but there’s a lot of moisture around. Coastal houses can suffer from major damp problems. You can damp-proof your home with special paint – but does it really work? Damp causes discolouration and bubbling on your walls – and it can rot wood. It can affect your home […]
There are three main reasons to repaint the inside of your home. The most common reason homeowners repaint is because they’re selling the property, and want to get a decent selling price with a fresh-looking interior. The second reason is to update the colours of a room, to have a fresher and more modern aesthetic.
High-pressure cleaning involves a machine that sprays water, under pressure and at a high velocity, onto a surface. It's capable of removing things such as algae, mould, old paint, and other hard-to-remove dirt. The pressure is set according to the job at hand, and it can be adjusted for various surfaces.