Hand-painted kitchens, furniture & period property in UK
In 2011 Andy Crichton launched the Traditional Painter network of specialist kitchen painters & decorating professionals. Our invitation-only members have since transformed literally thousands of older wooden and laminate kitchens around the UK. In many cases we save our clients tens of thousands on the cost of a new kitchen.
Traditional Painter website is also one of the most comprehensive decorating resources online. The content-rich site reflects Andy’s open book philosophy. For over 10 years we have willingly shared our hard earned knowledge. Being transparent about our craft and pricing is not without its drawbacks, but is all part of helping raise standards and trust in the industry.
Our team of independent kitchen painters can prepare and paint any type, size and style of kitchen. We have painted every conceivable type of lacquered oak, waxed pine and laminate kitchen. We also repaint luxury wooden kitchens, as well as newly fitted hardwood, pine and MDF installations. Where necessary we can help with refurbishments too, from fitting new handles to organising new worktops. Our services are based on meticulous, high standards of preparation, dust extraction sanding and proven paint specifications.
Hand-painting wooden furniture adds years to its useful life. It also provides an opportunity for you to add your personal mark to a room without breaking the bank. From an an environmental point of view, upcycling keeps precious resources out of landfill too. In other words, there is a lot of value to be had if you can revive well made suites of dining room and bedroom furniture. We have many examples of custom painted oak cabinets, pine dressers, laminate wardrobes, pianos, antique stools and more.
Our furniture painters specify durable satin or eggshell furniture enamels. We can match the best paint for the job accurately to any colour you like. However there are also options for Annie Sloan chalk paint, faux effects and sprayed finishes.
For keen DIY, there are many original tips here on how to paint pine furniture.
Your wooden kitchen is well used, but could do with more storage? Perhaps you want a smarter layout? Maybe you just want to change to a different colour? Are you fed up with the wood look? For years, the only obvious choice seemed to be out with the old, in with the new. However, throwing out a decent kitchen and fitting a brand new custom kitchen has become increasingly cost prohibitive. Also it doesn’t stack up from a practical nor environmental point of view. This is where we come in with our knowledge of Hand-painted kitchens, furniture & period property!
Enjoy the best of both worlds. Do not put up with a less than perfect kitchen for another 10 years. Don’t commit to a huge outlay. Instead, refurbish your kitchen at a fraction of the cost of new.
Read about the creative alternatives to a full blown kitchen re-fit. We have posted more info here.
Professional interior decorating services don’t come cheap, but shoddy work costs more! Over the years we have written hundreds of “how to” articles about decorating period property. We also set up a forum to help readers navigate their way through the many variables of decorating. Our members have compiled an interesting and effective mix of old school thinking, hand painting and spraying techniques. We have tied all this knowledge together with modern kit & systems that we have proven to work.
This site showcases the work and ethos of leading professional kitchen painters, decorating specialists and suppliers who are committed to pushing the envelope. We operate a no secrets policy, and regularly publish kitchen case studies and decorating tips and tricks.
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Traditional Painter is an invitation-only, nationwide network of independent businesses, with years of professional experience. Every member of our team guarantees a showroom-quality, hand painted finish for your kitchen, with exceptional customer service at every stage.
Our transparent pricing structure ensures unwavering quality and service for kitchens of every style or size.
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Since day one we have been committed to sharing our hard earned knowledge with readers. In our case studies we openly explain how we prepare and paint kitchens and furniture. We also share decades of specialist decorating experience in TP blog articles in the hope that all DIY and trade decorators can take away and use our ideas to achieve better, more professional results.
Contact Andy at Traditional Painter for general enquiries