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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Paint pads, foam brushes and foam rollers

Blog, brushes, Painting

As with any trade, the more experience you have, the less you have to worry about being caught out. Occasionally, standard brushes and rollers aren’t up to the task in hand, which is why paint pads and foam rollers are a must have in my tool kit. Paint pads They are mohair or a derivative Read More

Redecorating old ceilings

Blog, Painting, preparation

In an ideal world, your decorating materials are the correct ones for the job at hand, you have the appropriate skills and the time necessary to complete the full process. Nothing should go wrong. But this isn’t an ideal world. Lining paper brings down a ceiling It is a classic scenario. A lath and plaster Read More

Questions about painting kitchens, Shaker colours, knotting…

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Painting

These are some of my answers to regular questions from the general public. Paint hand painted kitchen doors and drawer fronts There are a couple of scenarios where I would not advise employing a painter like me, to paint your kitchen units. 1- If the kitchen has to bear the brunt of boisterous teens or Read More

More answers to questions about decorating

Blog, Painting, preparation

There is a non-stop flood of visitors to Traditional Painter, searching out answers to myriad decorating problems. This is a link to some of many FAQ that I have addressed. You might want to bookmark them if you are faced with any of the following situations. Choice of paint colour for a kitchen – is Read More

Painting galvanised surfaces

Blog, paint, Painting

I have never painted a galvanised metal kitchen, but over the years, I’ve come across zinc-ed metal and learned the hard way that galvanised surfaces are tricky to paint. To save you some pain, these are a few tips I can pass along. Use the correct materials. I have found that painting metal can be Read More

Attention to detail – the secret to professional painting and decorating

abranet, Blog, Painting, preparation

So it isn’t a secret now, but attention to detail is what separates the painting and decorating men from the boys. Here are a few picky pointers that may be of interest to budding decorators, or curious customers. Sheeting up a room – I don’t own any traditional cotton dust sheets. Instead, to cover carpets Read More

How to decorate a damp affected wall and ceiling

Blog, Painting, preparation

This article is about How to decorate a damp affected wall and ceiling. I first published it in 2008. Damp is still a problem in 2020!! Problem 1 – This room had suffered from a leaky chimney breast which affected the plaster on the end wall. The damp leached onto the ceiling and over time Read More

How to re-paint stained exterior door

Blog, Painting, troubleshoot

This article on how to re-paint stained exterior door is in response to the sample Troubleshoot from Andy. In this case, I would clean out the silicone, probably with a combination of utility knife and my fingers. Next stage is to sand the timber nice and smooth along the grain with 80 grade abranet, back Read More

Testimonials for interior painting and decorating jobs

Blog, Painting

It is a big deal having Testimonials for interior painting and decorating jobs. There is nothing better than client feedback to keep a craftsman on track. A second pair of eyes, a different perspective, input from someone independent with skin in the game. It all helps hone skills and services. Alderley Edge – Testimonial Feb Read More

Victorian town house in Philadelphia

Blog, Painting

Updated 2020 The decorating work in this 3 story Victorian town house in Philadelphia was the final part of a $200,000 restoration project. Behind the scenes they installed all new electrical, plumbing and HVAC work. On the surface there were two new luxury bathrooms and a kitchen. The top floor was completely remodelled into a 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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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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