• Weatherproofing Your Home – For Queenslanders Here in Queensland, we are no strangers to extremes when it comes to weather conditions. Ranging from exhaustingly hot, humid days to the cold chills of winter, it can certainly play a large role in a how comfortable our living conditions can be. One way you can make your comfort of living more consistent throughout ...
  • Biggest Mistake When Painting Your Home 1 – Using Budget Paint Brands As a Painter, it’s always an interesting experience seeing family and friends undertake painting jobs within their homes. I’ve been in the Painting industry for well over 15 years now and always see the same mistakes being made from well-meaning home-owners. It’s with this intention that this 5 part article series was created. Whether you choose ...
  • The QPaint Guide to Low VOC Paints – Part 2 Traditional paints are those paints which were used for internal and external painting mainly between the late 17th and the early 20th centuries. The traditional painting procedures comprise of applying oil paints to timber, metal and plaster and the application of water-based washes and distempers to plasters and some masonry surfaces. On giving the attractive painting treatments graining and ...
  • Traditional Paints vs Low VOC Paints It definitely is worth the research and expense to find paints that don’t contain these VOCs… For the environment’s sake as well as for your health. You should consider the following points while choosing paint: Avoid hazardous chemicals The best way to reduce off-gassing from materials indoors is to go for the products that exclude hazardous chemicals. ...
  • Guide to Low VOC Paints – Introduction Paint is used for just about every purpose but the trick is to get the right paint for your needs. Painting your home could be problematic… You have a variety of Paints to choose from and there are so many products available in the market – glossy, flat, latex, natural, Low VOC and Zero VOC. It definitely ...
  • Beat the Winter Blues: The QPaint Cold And Flu Special If you’ve made it this long without catching the dreaded lurgy, don’t risk it – give your immune system a boost with these natural remedies. Unless you sequester yourself away for the rest of winter, there’s a good chance you could come down with a cold. The recycled air at the office, the handrails on the ...
  • 4 Great Ways to Winter Proof Your Home Now that the cool autumn months are slowly coming to an end, it’s a great time to prepare your home for the winter weather that’s on its way. We take a look at some of the areas of the home you should attend to in preparation for the winter months. While the weather is still predictable ...
  • The Dangers of Unlicensed and Uninsured Painters Not many Property owners know this but… Professional Painters are meant to be licenced and insured. It’s to prove the legitimacy of their Business and to also protect the Home Owner against any incidents on-site. A quick search online will reveal all the horror stories of uninsured Painters injuring themselves onsite and suing property owners because they ...
  • 6 Tips to Maximise Smaller Outdoor Spaces You don’t need a lot of space to make a big statement. This is particularly true for outdoor areas where a little creativity can make a big difference. So here are 6 tips to maximize small outdoor spaces at your home. 1. Fill The Area Even if your outdoor space is on the small side, you can still ...
  • Guide to Painting Price Increase With the current financial year coming to a close soon, now is the perfect time to remind those looking to paint their properties to lock in those contracts soon. The start of a new financial year potentially means an increase in the cost of paint. This price hike can make a dramatic difference in the overall ...