painting


Painting a show house

Painting a show house Sometimes while painting and decorating, we move from the private sector and paint for select builders. Here we have painted a show house in the Old Orphanage in Dun Laoghaire, South Dublin. This included a hand-painted kitchen and hand-painted bedroom furniture, as well as all interior […]


Sometimes you just have to paint everything white!

Sometimes you just have to paint everything white! Painting a room all white Here we had a case of a 3-bed semi in Wicklow where 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 […]


Ceiling restoration and painting in a period house in Dublin

Ceiling restoration and painting in a period house in Dublin Here we have another example of a fully restored and painted ceiling in a period house in Dublin. We stripped off its old lining paper, with exposed cracks coming through. Next, we filled those cracks and lined ceiling with fibreglass […]

Ceiling restoration Dublin

Kitchen transformation – hand-painted kitchen with new countertops and new handles

Kitchen transformation – hand-painted kitchen with new countertops and new handles This is how to really transform your kitchen without the large expense of changing your entire kitchen. In this example, we painted the walls and ceiling of our client’s kitchen. We then removed all the handles and filled all […]


How to paint marble

How to paint marble While decorating a house in Stillorgan, we were asked could we paint the marble surround to the Aga in a kitchen as the marble no longer went with the new colour scheme of the hand-painted kitchen units and walls. Steps to painting marble 1. We rubbed […]


How to paint cornicing in a period house whilst keeping the detail

How to paint cornicing in a period house whilst keeping the detail We have painted many period homes over the past 28 years, and it is always of the utmost importance to us to try to keep as much detail as possible in the plasterwork when redecorating. How we prepare […]


Home decorating; knowing what you want from your painting job and your painting and decorating quotation

Wallpapered feature wall. Home decorating; knowing what you want from your painting job and your painting and decorating quotation It is important when getting a quote for painting and decorating, be it painting a new build, painting a period house, painting an extension or existing family home, to know exactly […]

Wall papered feature wall in show house bedroom

When is scaffolding necessary?

When is scaffolding necessary? If you are doing exterior painting on your house and want to do a thorough job, then scaffolding is essential. Not to say you can’t do it from ladders, it is just a lot easier, not to mention safer, when extensive repairs and preparation of surfaces […]