stripping wood


Oil or varnish on exterior wood ?

Oil or varnish on exterior wood? A question I hear often, when our clients are doing some spring painting and decorating. If the existing wood has clear flakey pieces coming off it, then it has been varnished in the past, most lightly polyurethane varnish, which works well on wood especially […]


Painted balustrade and freshly stripped handrail.

Restoring handrail and staircase in period home

Another one of the great things that the impressions team do is restore period hand rails and staircases in period homes. So often people get there entire house painted, but neglect to restoreĀ  the hand rail of their stair case; which is in fact, one of the first things that […]