Catchphrases Used By Professional Decorators
We asked a million decorators what their catchphrases are….. Most of them just ignored us, but the rest are listed below
We straighten that up on the second coat !
God I’m good
If it don’t move paint it
Well what do we know, we’re only decorators !!
Sh*t happens !!
” Is it home time yet ” at 8am every morning
A blind man would be pleased to see it!
Well done, you passed the observation test!
Get it in the snagging
sod it, just kick some dust up it on the way out
Just hit it
Sorry that’s extra
It’s a paint brush not a wand mate!
Fill up and GO
Wish I’d listened more at school
I’ve broke the back of it now.
Paul will I fill that.. “na flood it”
Ray Charles would be happy to see it
Just splash it on
Hallelujah that’ll do ya!
You build it, we make it look good
I’ll paint the whole upstairs on the snag
Just get it done
That will be dry in 10 minutes
Get the hair dryer out I’m not waiting for filler to dry
Is it having a Mexicans jacket?..
I’m a decorator not a restaurateur
The guarantee last until you can’t smell my exhaust fumes from when I pull off ya drive
Give it half hour
It’s dry enough
Nike it !!! / just do it
Let’s go for a business meeting (meaning let’s go to the cafe)
Try your best, caulk the rest
Just going to my office to do some paperwork (code for just going to the van to read the paper)
That’ll go in one.
Done well today, get yourself off (at 8am)
You’ll not see it from the bus
No double decker buses round here
Looks good to a blind man
Just ruddy caulk it!!
Looks all white
lovely when I’m done!
There we r then my fault again
Just needs a quick tickle
It’ll do till the professionals come
Mines ‘ That’ll f#(k it, dooo’
Job and knock
Just bang it on
No such thing as one coat paint.
If you can’t see it, don’t paint it
I thought you said no prep
It’s meant to look like that luv
It looks fine from over here.
The money ain’t on the job
Looks alright with your eyes closed
All comes together in the end!
You can’t polish a turd but you can roll it in glitter
Splash N Dash
Comes with a 2 yard guarantee
If in doubt, get the BIN out
You’ve missed a bit.
Well I’m not moving in
Never see it running for a bus
Ah sure It looks better than it used too
That’s perfect enough.
The runs will stop when they hit the floor
Slap it on
If it don’t, move paint it !!!!!!!!
It’ll weather in
Is it higher than an eight
Hallelujah that’ll do ya
We’ve got a lot to do with very little time to do it in
Well get that on the snagging
The next painter will catch it
Put the wardrobe there
A blind man would be pleased to see it
Won’t see it from my house
Not my circus not my monkeys
I’m a painter not a magician
Oh well, it’s not my house.
Mines is not to reason why mines is to put it on and let it dry
I will sort it
Wrap up beer O’clock time
That’ll do, it’s better than it was.
Stuff it with f#[k it.
“It is what it is “
Extra extra read all about it
That will Donkey ‘ that will do!!
Can’t see it from my house
That colours only a baw hair away
I’m a makeup artist not a plastic surgeon, normally to builders
It’s a paintbrush, not a wand
It’ll get done….living the dream
Can’t polish a turd
It won’t look any better with 2 coats
Milk & 2 sugars please
Can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear ..
Hit it and don’t look back or carry on booking
How the heck have I cut that short…..
Is that all I got
I’ll do that bit tomorrow
That’s the light.