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Silk Plaster Training Day Review

Silk Plaster Training Day Review

Silk Plaster Training Day Review By Richard Irons I went onto the silk plaster course yesterday, It was a pretty good day. I had the sample book sent out ages ago as I was keen back then. So when the course came up I jumped at it, especially at £99 There are loads of...

Is This Man a Professional Decorator?

Is This Man a Professional Decorator? By Phill Southam This is my business partner Paul. I posted a picture of him on the Decorators Forum and he was accused of not being a professional decorator. I’d just like to clear a few things up.He doesn't wear whites, but...

Importance of Wearing Whites as a Professional Decorator

Check out our other articles The Importance of Wearing Whites as a Professional Decorator   Is it important for professional decorators to wear whites and why?  ProDec asked members of The Decorators Forum that very question. This is what they came back with...

Undervalued Decorator

Undervalued DecoratorBy Garry Hale Right! Plasterers? Are you cleaning the snot and glue off that wall and patching under the plugs? Nah, decorators will sort that ...paid! Plumbers? Are you filling the holes that you miss drilled and plugged! Nah, decorators will...

Problems with Armstead Trade Contract Matt

Problems with Armstead Trade Contract Matt by Terry Easton So, I painted out a loft conversion recently, using Armstead contract matt in white. I sprayed the mist coat, then cut and rolled a following two coats. The ceiling was very large and dropped to the floor.It...

Waterbased Zinsser Allcoat Review

Waterbased Zinsser Allcoat Review By Allan Aldo Clark Bought this Zinsser Allcoat because of recommendations from Decorators Forum members. I needed a paint that would adhere to a previously glossed surfaces which had then been coated with Sandtex disaster. After my...

Cekol Gtadz Filler Review

Cekol Gtadz Filler Review By Andy Scott I normally use Fill and finish by Knauf which I've used for years with great results, so I was a little apprehensive trying this as it was a full hall, stairs and landing to skim over and I hate not knowing how a product will...

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