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

We are Traditional Painter - the UK’s leading Hand Painted Kitchen and Furniture specialist painters.

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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Efficient painting and decorating – no dusting brushes please

abranet, Blog, cleaning, Equipment, Mirka, Numatic

As far as I am concerned, quality comes before quantity and speed. However, if you can program yourself to work as efficiently as possible, while maintaining the highest standards, you have arrived! If you take a long hard look at everything you do and all the kit you use, you begin to see room for Read More

Siroflex SX Cartridge cut from TDS

Blog, Equipment

For as long as I can remember I have trimmed caulk tips with a utility knife, and opened a caulk tube – with a utility knife. So what’s the deal with this 310ml cartridge cutter from caulk manufacturers, Siroflex? Essentially it is a safety device, with a double cutting action. 1 – Snap it on Read More

Popular questions about decorating

Blog, Equipment, Painting

These are questions that appear to bring people to this site, and here are some answers. (The links take you to fuller answers!) paint old pine furniture with farrow and ball Prepared correctly, pine furniture can be revived and beautified and look sharp for years. Poorly prepared and it will look shabby chic ahead of Read More

Tools for sanding filler

abranet, Blog, Equipment, preparation

When dealing with cracks, you have to prepare the cracks, double fill, sand smooth then paint! Here are some tools for sanding filler. Filling cracks I rake out the joint with a knife to create a “V”. I then force the filler in the crack, working across the crack left, then right. Run a layer Read More

DIY decorating tools can be such poor quality

Blog, Equipment

Not every tool in a DIY store is junk, but by and large the home brand DIY painting products are abysmal compared to trade standards. And why would an occasional home decorator need to consider a pro tool? No offense but most homeowners need all the help they can get. Unfortunately, what do Brits get Read More

Suitable decorating kit and equipment

Blog, Equipment

A few days ago, I had no access to power for an hour or so, and I found myself rubbing down woodwork the old fashioned way – a sanding block with no vacuum extraction. Aaargh. It was a horrible reminder of the dusty old days, with filler particles swirling in the air, every surface, orifice Read More

Collapsible bin for waste wallpaper

Blog, Equipment, products

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

Blog, Equipment, paint, products

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.

If you would like to employ the services of your local recommended TP kitchen & furniture painter, please use the map widget below.

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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.

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