D. Barrett Decorating - The Blog

Dulux Select

On my website possibly more links showing the scheme, same on social media but the big selling point I should emphasise is the two year guarantee. Moving onwards on job visits I will be armed with my leaflets and information for customers.

Spraying -The Course and Aftermath!

So in my last post I mentioned I was attending a spray course with the Dulux Academy. Well I did and it was brilliant! Trouble is now I have the spray bug! I came away from the course with several bits and tips, all that will help me immensely moving forward, yet it will also hit me hard in the pocket!

New To Spray

Using new materials or methods of work is always an exciting yet scary time for trades. You spend years working in one way, honing those skills and then something comes along which makes you question what you did before. Sometimes the old ways are still the best way of working but more often than not, the new ways enhance and improve your skillset.

It's Getting Emulsional

If you are reading this as a consumer you've probably got a bit lost with the different types of emulsions, I know plenty just think paint is paint! Right now you can get Vinyl Matt, Durable Matt, Flat Matt, Contract Matt then you move to your Silks, Soft Sheen, Eggshell so the choice is wide.

Water Based Revisited

A while back I wrote a list of water based trim(woodwork) products I'd used and as time has gone on I've used a few more so thought I'd do a short blog on these products

Learn From Mistakes

Sometimes in this trade you make mistakes. It's a fact of life, we are not machines so we cannot constantly churn out perfection each and every day