Painting and Wallpapering Around Chaos: Tips for Parents and Others

Painting and Wallpapering Around Chaos: Tips for Parents and Others

  • 4 Causes of Cracked Paint on Exterior Walls

    Have you ever walked near a building and noticed paint cracking or peeling off the walls? This is a sign of poor maintenance or a job that wasn't well done. Under certain conditions, paint can crack and slowly chip or peel off the surface. This ends up exposing underlying layers to damage, not to mention that the building will appear unattractive and unprofessional. To prevent this from happening on your premises, here are 4 common causes of cracked paint and how you can avoid this issue.

  • 4 important safety steps when painting your tall building

    Tall buildings are among the most beautiful when they receive a fresh coat of paint. However, due to the associated heights of such structures, preparing a painting project will require careful planning. From using the right tools to hiring a commercial painter, the preparation phase will be critical to a safe and successful job. Here are 4 critical safety steps to have in mind when painting your tall building. 1. Unprepared exterior walls are a safety hazard during painting

  • Two Tips for Those Who Plan to Have a Pedestrian Crossing Added to Their Commercial Car Park

    If a professional painter will be adding a pedestrian crossing to your commercial car park soon, here are some tips that you might find useful. Ask the painters to use the highest-quality ground paint available There are some circumstances in which it is perfectly acceptable to use a bucket of cheap-and-cheerful paint. For example, if you need to paint the walls of a rarely-used room in your house or your garage interior, then there is nothing wrong with opting for an economy paint brand.

  • How To Change Perceived Ceiling Heights Through Painting

    You might have low or high ceilings in your house, and that is not something you can easily change. What you can quickly change however is the perceived height of your ceilings. By painting the ceiling a particular color in relation to the walls, you can create the illusion of a lower or higher ceiling. It is all in the eye of the beholder. How To Make Low Ceilings Look Higher

  • Painting Your Interiors? Read These Handy Tips First!

    Deciding to repaint your interiors is a straightforward way of transforming the entire character of your home affordably. Moreover, a fresh coat of paint is sure to spruce up and brighten the appearance of any residence since your interior will look rand new. The mistake people make is assuming since a paint job is light-work that they do not have to put any planning into it. However, if you are ill prepared, chances are you will ruin the project and will not achieve a seamless appearance.

About Me

Painting and Wallpapering Around Chaos: Tips for Parents and Others

Welcome to my blog, My name is Sarah. I have five kids, eight chickens, three dogs, a kitten and several animals in cages. It is certainly busy and chaotic, but I love my 'circus'. However, it makes one of my favourite hobbies, decorating, fairly challenging. However, I love to live in beautiful spaces, and as I crave change on a regular basis, I am always keen to repaint or put new wallpaper in parts of my home. Through research, trial and error, I have learned to paint, wallpaper and decorate around and through chaos. If your home is busy, don't let that stop you. Just check out my posts for tips and ideas.