Kitchens


Oil or water based paint for a hand painted kitchen?

This is a question we are often asked when house painting. Well, years ago it was always oil paint for woodwork, as that was all there was,  it was tough and washable very smelly and generally done in a gloss finish. But in the past few years house paints and […]


Hand painted kitchen finished in Farrow and Ball

Why a hand painted kitchen?

There are many types of finishes one can get when buying a kitchen, wooden, laminate, spray painted and hand painted kitchens. This blog asks the question, why have a hand painted kitchen? Well I over heard two women talking in the paint shop about how expensive hand painted kitchens can […]


Hand-painting wooden kitchens

When painting and decorating; another thing we are asked to do on a regular basis is to hand-paint varnished wooden kitchens, this is much the same as painting laminate kitchens, in that they need to be sanded down; preparing the surface for the appropriate primer before undercoating can begin. After […]


Sometimes you just have to paint everything white.

Here we had a case of a perfectly normal 3 bed semi in wicklow, and the owner cleverly decided to paint everything white. I must say it added a great deal of light and looked quite chic. It also enabled the owner to put absolutely anything in the way of […]


Kitchen Transformation, hand painted kitchen with new counter tops and removed handles.

This is how to really transform your kitchen without the total expense of changing your entire kitchen. In this example we painted the walls and ceiling, then removed all the handles and filled all the holes; so they are completely invisible, this way the new handles on the newly hand […]


After extension alternative view

How to paint and decorate new plasterwork.

In this blog post, we will be painting new plasterwork . Our client had built a new extension on a period house in Ranelagh, Dublin 6. Our approach to working on this extension involved several stages: When we arrived at the job, the build is a newly plastered extension. We […]