period homes

Professional Interior and Exterior House Painters and Decorators in South Dublin; this is what we do.

Professional Interior and Exterior House Painters and Decorators in South Dublin Edit At Impressions painting and decorating “The house painters in south Dublin” we believe that there is nothing better than a newly decorated family home or work space. To witness  peoples expression when they see the end result of our house […]

Queen Anne style window we painted.

Why period homes need Decorators that know how to paint period houses.

When painting and decorating period houses one often comes upon situations that you would not see in a modern house, such as Lime render/plaster, Sash windows, cornicing, and front doors which are over 100 years old amongst other things, which all have to be dealt with accordingly. Lime render needs […]

Picking colours; Art and interior design,

Here we have an example of a client of ours letting one of their favourite picture; help in deciding the colour to paint their hall stairs and landing in their home. Here the picture brings out the colour on the wall, and the wall brings out the colours in the […]

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 restore  the hand rail of their stair case; which is in fact, one of the first things that […]

Restoring sash windows and shutters on Period homes

Over the years we have worked on many period houses with both sash windows and shutters, and at some stage people go for a complete redo/ restoration of shutters windows and woodwork. Generally there will be over a hundred years of old paint on the wood work, So we tend […]