hand painted kitchens, painted furniture, period property decorating throughout UK

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We are an invitation-only, nationwide network of independent businesses, each with decades 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. Browse our case studies for a selection of the thousands of kitchens we have transformed since 2009.

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good caulk for exterior woodwork

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I have been “banging on” about Soudal acryrub decorators caulk for quite a while now. I think it is marvellous for a few reasons. It is primarily for filling gaps over 5mm wide (big) and flexes up to 9%. This is the back of a gate post on a very heavy door that sticks and Read More

Dakota Painters pyramids

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I have not used this product yet on a hand-painted kitchen, but, if you paint your doors lying flat, then these Dakota painters pyramids look quite handy. Each pyramid is 2″ tall and made from a polymer that does not react to paint, and, according to a real life reviewer, it doesn’t even leave a Read More

Owatrol Oil to protect exposed timber

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Owatrol is like a WD40 for oil paints in that it drives out moisture from the surface being painted. For instance on wooden cills, the recommended treatment prior to painting is as follows: Remove all peeling paint down to a sound surface. Prime the bare wood with wet on wet coats of neat Owatrol Oil Read More

Langlow Patina – does what it says on tin

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I have used Langlow Patina on bare timber for years – table tops, desktops or handrails. As they say, don’t oil it, wax it or polish it, patina it. It has the looks of all the antiquing type polishes, but is really tough and zero to low maintenance. More durable by far than Danish Oil Read More

Toupret fillers fit the bill

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This is in response to an email from Paul who was referring to Toupret filler, and wanted to know if it was any good. In a nutshell, yes. Along with Gesso and rollable filler, we have been using and trialing a few different Toupret products on a recent job. After prepping 1000m2 of previously painted Read More

Outstanding decorating products

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I was contacted today by a Dulux representative who asked me two questions? What is the Dulux paint you would miss the most and why? Answer: Dulux Supergrip Primer, because I paint kitchen cabinets and the water-based primer sticks fantastically well to laminate, melamine and clear lacquer. What is the product you could least do Read More

Best lining paper from Coveryourwall.co.uk

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Uses of lining paper I rely heavily on lining paper for my work. If I’m not using it to protect kitchen worktops, I am laying it on tiled floors, carpeting, entrance halls to keep them safe from the rigours of decorating. And it goes without saying that I often line walls before painting, and always Read More

Reclaimed pine for sale

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We are about to dissemble a 100 year old loom, and there will be 12 lengths of seasoned pine available. Would be ideal for bespoke furniture maker. 10 of the pieces are 30 to 50″ long. The batch is 2 cubic feet in all. The timber was recently sanded clean and coated with Liberon wax. Read More

Collapsible bin for waste wallpaper

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If you are trimming wallpaper around a bannister rail, half way up a ladder, you may not be too concerned about where to chuck the wallpaper off-cuts. Someone has thought about this though, and designed a collapsible bin for waste wallpaper! Disposing of waste wallpaper up a ladder . The lazy way is to just Read More

Dulux paint pod review

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So, what is this Dulux paint pod all about? It isn’t a new concept, that is for sure! And this isn’t an in-depth Dulux paint pod review for sure. This is more a review of how this product might have evolved.  Dulux paint pod antecedent Back in our power roller days, in the early 90’s, Read More
Professional Traditional Painters

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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