• Government Insurance Premium on Painting December 8 2016 Last Friday an email was sent out to contractors throughout Qld from the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) outlining changes to the law. We just wanted to let you know of a new law requiring how the painting (and other trades – see below) industry has to now collect an insurance premium for our governing ...
  • Why try Roof Washing? August 23 2016 In life, we tend to value stuff especially things that matter to us the most. That’s why we try to protect them as much as we can like the time where we got an insurance for our car or house. And, having grown up in Brisbane, one of the most important things we need to protect ...
  • Guide to Low VOC Paints – Part 5: Pollution free paint February 7 2016 Guide to pollution free paint No doubt a fresh coat of paint brightens up a space but that clean smell of new paint is actually are the vapours released from the toxic ingredients of the conventional paints… known as volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Around 30 ingredients are combined to make the paint and each of these ingredients needs ...
  • Summer Classic: Sausages cooked with Onions in Beer Recipe. Try It! October 10 2015 Nothing says summer quite like Sausages in bread! Our family are big fans of this summer classic, but with years of having the same old over and over again we’ve come up with a great twist on a family favourite. This is already a big hit with the adults! 1. 6 Red Onions, Thinly sliced 2. 1 ...
  • VOC Paints Guide – Part 6: Problems with Traditional Paint August 22 2015 As per an estimate, more than 80,000 tonnes of VOCs are released into the atmosphere each year in Australia…and the paint industry contributes significantly to this amount. Paints are a major source of indoor air pollution too; traditional paints can make indoor air a chemical cocktail which could be very harmful to the health. They ...
  • VOC Paints Guide – Part 6: Problems with Traditional Paint August 22 2015 As per an estimate, more than 80,000 tonnes of VOCs are released into the atmosphere each year in Australia…and the paint industry contributes significantly to this amount. Paints are a major source of indoor air pollution too; traditional paints can make indoor air a chemical cocktail which could be very harmful to the health. They ...
  • Guide to Low VOC Paints – Part 5: Pollution free paint August 8 2015 Guide to pollution free paint No doubt a fresh coat of paint brightens up a space but that clean smell of new paint is actually are the vapours released from the toxic ingredients of the conventional paints… known as volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Around 30 ingredients are combined to make the paint and each of these ingredients needs ...
  • What is Undercoat and Primer? A brief Introduction July 30 2015 Undercoat and Primer are key components in the Painting process. Whether your painting a small internal or a large external project, understanding how to use Undercoat and Primer will influence the finish of your project dramatically. Here is a brief run down on what Undercoat and Primer are and how to use both materials in your ...
  • VOC Paints Guide – Part 4: The Benefits of Using Low-VOC Paints July 28 2015 The Benefits of Using Low-VOC Paints Environment friendly, as there is no lower levels of ozone formation due to paints. Incidence of eye and respiratory irritation from low-voc paints is uncommon. Proven performance equal to that of traditional paints No special equipment needed Fewer emissions of smog-forming chemicals Better indoor and outdoor air quality These paints are ideal for commercial applications. They are ...
  • VOC Paints Guide – Part 3 July 14 2015 What are VOCs? Volatile organic compounds (VOCs or VOC) are a wide range of carbon-based molecules present in paint and many other substances. These are very unstable and we can’t see them. They evaporate under normal conditions, leaving their host and entering the air. In air they combine with other airborne compounds to form ozone. Basically the “clean” ...