Leave These Painting Jobs and Techniques to the Pros

If you want to paint a room in your house a solid colour without any special finish or design, you might be able to tackle this job on your own. However, if you want to try a painting technique to dress up the paint and the look of the room, note why it's best to leave these, and some other types of painting, to the pros and why it's good to avoid trying to do these on your own. [Read More]

Painting Techniques to Add Interest to Bedroom Walls

The colour you put on your home's bedroom walls is very important, as a bright wall colour can be very energizing, which you usually want to avoid in a bedroom. A softer and darker colour can actually help to relax you, which is good in a bedroom. However, if you want to add even more visual interest in the bedroom, you might consider some painting techniques, beyond the colour itself. Note a few of those here so you know your bedroom walls don't wind up being boring and bland. [Read More]

The effect of room colour on your mood

Have you ever set foot in a room and straight away felt a particular emotion? Did you wonder why that occurred? Good question. A lot of things can arouse your mood including photos, room decor or floor design. However, at the center of it is the colour design of your interior walls. You've probably heard common phrases such as, 'I'm green with envy', or I'm fairly blue'. Prudent homeowners understand this, and that's why strategic planning is crucial before the first stroke of the painter's brush in any interior painting job. [Read More]

Not Just the Look: Roof Maintenance

There are so many demands on a household budget that it can be difficult to prioritise one thing over another.  When there are several repairs waiting to be done, bills to pay and a whole host of improvement works required, you might not always know where to start.  However, one suggestion would be to start at the top, not the bottom.  Making sure the roof of your home is well-maintained should be at the top of your list for several reasons. [Read More]