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.
This is a review of the Paint Shield trim and edging kit from Dave Karroll at Quic Keypaint. The mini roller has a gasket on the end, and I thought the premise was that this design will let you roll tight against skirtings and ceiling lines, and eradicate the need for cutting in with a Read More
Ron Taylor has written this introduction on how to spray acrylic paint. He goes on to focus on HVLP for spraying acrylic paint. Ron Taylor first started using acrylic trim paints in 2004, and is now an authority in the UK on the application of water-based paints with brush, roller and spray. This video for Read More
This is a reference point for everything you need to know about how to paint pine furniture. Tips on preparing pine, oak or laminate – bare, waxed, lacquered or painted before. Insights into painting a flat solid finish in oil eggshell, acrylic eggshell or chalk paint, to a top professional standard. There is a lot Read More
The brief was to gloss paint the front door, so it was the shiniest in the village, and that is what they got! Apparently the joiner who fitted the furniture said the paintwork was like glass. With 16 hours and 6 coats invested in it, no wonder! Preparation » Before burning off the paint with Read More
These are the top ten most visited pages for painting and decorating tips. 1 – Farrow and Ball paint One of several UK paint and wallpaper manufacturers who produce a heritage colour range with a traditional look. (It is the look and finish, not the price or the “retail” tag that sets them apart from Read More
Do I need to undercoat emulsion on walls that have been previously painted and are in good condition. Even with a big colour change, a first coat of undercoat is for the most part, a strange concept, but sadly it is a question that is gaining traction. I was asked by a Swedish client just Read More
In 2007, I had the pleasure of reviving this 45 year-old Angelman wooden ketch. The boat’s mahogany hull, and spruce masts and bowsprit were stripped back to bare wood and restored to their former glory with high specification marine paint and traditional materials. This is how I did it. No pressure, but it has to Read More
Here are answers to two perennial questions: 1 – Is Farrow and Ball paint suitable for kitchen cupboards? Basically this is a link to a very interesting thread that has a lot of input from folks who don’t know much about paint but demonstrate a lot about the marketing power of paint companies. ie home Read More
I went to look at a job recently and was asked by the homeowner whether I could do a better job at painting cabinets than the last guy, a “regular” painter and decorator. It was a fair question, and it was fairly easy to answer. It’s all in the details. The fitted furniture had been Read More
This was first posted on my Posterous painting tips blog. Whenever I tackle a painting and decorating job, I am driven to do the best job possible in the most efficient way. This is probably down to a mix of my genes, and excellent training from old school teachers, where pride in your work was Read More
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.
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