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What is Painting and Decorating?
Painters and decorators are tradesmen and women that work within the construction and building maintenance sector. Professional painters and decorators in the UK may hold a recognised qualification (e.g. City and Guilds) which helps improve their theoretical knowledge and technique. So, what is painting and decorating and why is it highly recommended to have your property painted?
Painters and decorators cover a solid surface (e.g. wall, door, fence) with paint. The paint can be applied using a brush, roller or by a more recent technique, spraying. Paint is made up of several ingredients and, when applied using the correct method adheres to a workspace effortlessly. Giving a uniform and beautiful finish.
Painters and decorators are considered a professional trade. They work with primers, paint, gloss, varnish and wallpaper. There are many factors to consider before applying a substrate to a surface. Therefore, it is highly recommended to employ an expert when undertaking such a project.
There are many advantages to having your property painted and decorated. This includes protection of surfaces from mould etc, improvement of the look and feel of a space and benefits to health and mood to quote just a few.
Protection of surfaces – Paint adds a thin layer of liquid coating which provides protection to the underlying surface. This reduces the incident of surface degradation from wet rot, dry rot, mould growth etc. Painting is considered a low-cost solution to provide protection to walls, fences, gates etc. This layer of protection can last for many years.
The advantages of using colour – Not only can colour add a refreshing and vibrant look to a space it can also enhance mood. In addition, the colour of the paint can impact the temperature of a room. For example, darker colours absorb more light which may make a room feel warmer. In comparison, lighter paint colours reflective light giving more of glow and shiny finish to surfaces.
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