How To Paint A Panel Door And Frame

How to paint a panel door, a guide. This is a quick guide on how to paint a panel door and frame. It’s fairly straight forward. For this example I am using a water based primer. Water based paints are easier to apply than oil based so if you are a novice painter this is just the paint for you. […]

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Dulux Diamond Satinwood – A Review

Dulux Diamond Satinwood – Review This is a quick review of Dulux Diamond Satinwood. I recently reviewed Dulux Stay White, a water based paint for woodwork and metal. Since that review I have been recommending Stay White to every customer that asks for a brilliant white finish for their woodwork. I had been a bit sceptical at first because waterbased […]

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Cornice, How To Paint And Get A Great Finish

Cornice, how to paint and get a great finish. Spray painting cornice in a period property. The best way to paint cornice is to spray paint it. You might think it’s a lot of work but it’s worth it. The alternative is to paint it by hand. Painting a detailed cornice by hand is very time consuming and even then […]

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What’s The Best Paint For Your Home?

What’s the best paint? What’s the best paint is a question that crops up all the time. Well to get the answer we need to refine the question a little. For a start there are a lot of excellent paints on the market so to find out what’s the best paint for you we need to know what exactly you […]

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Fleetwood Advanced Water Based Paint

Fleetwood Advanced. Fleetwood Advanced undercoat and Fleetwood Advanced satinwood or gloss are fast drying water based paints for woodwork and metal. For interior and exterior use. Fleetwood Advanced is a hybrid combination of alkyd and acrylic emulsion. What does that mean? In a nutshell it means that the Fleetwood Advanced range of primer/undercoats and topcoats have great covering power, dry […]

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Zinsser 123 Plus

Zinsser 123 plus primer, a review. Zinsser 123 plus primer is the new and improved version of Zinsser 123 primer, which has been around for a while and is tried and tested. 123 primer is a water based paint that’s great to use if you want to prime a surface that might not usually take paint so well. A coat […]

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Kitchen Painters

Oisin Butler Painting & Decorating Specialists are proud members of the Kitchenpainters.ie network. If you would like your kitchen hand painted then get in touch with us for a quote. Painting kitchens is a part of the painting and decorating craft that we really love to do and we have a reputation as kitchen painters or kitchen painting specialists! If […]

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Oil Based Paint Or Water Based Paint?

Oil based paint or water based paint for your woodwork? Oil based paint has been around for years and has been the best paint for woodwork. Whether you wanted to paint the woodwork inside your home or the external woodwork or metal work then oil based paint was the best choice. Oil based paint is known to be strong and […]

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