How To Repaint Your Front Door

In this article I aim to teach you how to repaint your front door. Like everything else, when it comes to painting your front door the secret to getting a good finish is all about preparation. Tools needed are: Heat gun Paint scraper filling knives/blades Sandpaper (grade 80, 120, 240) & sanding block Good quality paint brush Paint kettle/container Dust […]

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How To Paint New Plaster Walls And Ceilings

Painting new plaster is straight forward when you know what to do. In nutshell.. 1. Make sure the plaster is good and dry. 2. Get some water based emulsion (or laytex if you are in the states!), white is usually the best deal. 3. Add about 50% water to your paint and mix well. 4. Apply the watered down paint […]

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Painters And Decorators In Dublin

You have just found some of the best painters and decorators in  South Dublin, at least I like to think so! Have a look at our facebook page. Using a professional painter & decorator will take the pain out of painting but where to find the best crew for your job? One good way to find a good painter and […]

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Painting Tips And House Paint Ideas

Some answers to frequently asked questions about paint and painting that pop up from time to time. If you can’t find the answer you are looking for here then send me an e-mail  and I’ll get back to you with the answer. Question: What are the main types of interior paint for ceilings and walls? Answer: Generally water based emulsion is […]

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How To Remove Mould

How to remove mould is a question I get asked quite a lot about, that and mould prevention prevention. Mould is quite common in the home. Why does it appear in your home? Usually you’ll find this fungus in a bathroom that doesn’t have good ventilation or in a north facing room with cold walls. It loves walls and ceilings […]

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Dulux STAY WHITE Paint For Wood

Dulux Paint STAY WHITE Aquatech – Review by Oisin Butler Water based paints for woodwork and metal have been becoming more and more popular over the years but as a devout supporter of oil based paints this painter isn’t so convinced. Why’s that you might ask? Well for a start water based paints for woodwork are generally not as hard […]

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Hand Painted Kitchens – Painting Ideas

Hand painted kitchen. Professional finish or Do It Yourself? If you would like quote a for a hand painted kitchen, or for any fitted furniture for that matter like wardrobes or cabinets for example then you have come to the right place! Oisin Butler painting & decorating specialists take great pride in finishing kitchens to the highest standard. Please look […]

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Find The Right Painter For Home Painting

Which painter for your home? Finding the right painter for your home can be difficult if you don’t already know one. Theres lots of ways to find a painter but which is the best way to find the right one for your home? You can: Ask your friends or associates to recommend one. Look in the golden pages for a […]

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How To Paint Wood And Get A Great Finish.

How to paint wood, a guide. This is a guide on how to paint wood. How to paint wood? It’s a straight forward question with a few different answers.  It depends on the type of wood and where it is, for example wood on the outside of your home will be painted a little differently than wood on the inside […]

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