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Period decoration: Havelock Road

17 February, 2012Leave a reply

This striking Victorian property in a gentile part of Southsea had some very impressive period features – but also some wear and tear which obscured its charm. (more…)

Petersfield Town hall

4 February, 2012Leave a reply

Fire exit - before and after

NB Paint provided an extremely High Standard of workmanship while decorating the outside of the Town and Festival Halls overcoming potential problems such as rotten doors and sills as they went – all for a very competitive price. Barry and his team were polite and helpful throughout the project keeping any disruption to a minimum and ensuring that none of the business which the building houses were affected

Jonathan Tucker, Petersfield Town Council

We submitted a detailed tender for the decoration of Petersfield Town Hall and won the contract.

Much of the exterior was in poor condition, and as well as regular walls and doors there were many unusual elements (fire escapes, canopy, heating ducts) which required remedial work and stabilisation before the specified finish could be applied. (more…)

Illuminating ideas

17 January, 2012Leave a reply

Source: plays a very important role both in how you present your home – and how comfortable you will be in it.

Poor lighting can lead to eye strain which over time can result in a range of symptoms such as headaches, fatigue or irritability. But it is not as simple as whether lighting is ‘good’ or ‘bad’ – it just needs to be appropriate for the task in hand. (more…)

Spring clean, spring colours

17 January, 2012Leave a reply

Source: paintquality.comNow that the decorations are packed away, the tree is down, and the relatives have all gone home you might feel that your room feels a little bare. This might make you sigh with relief – or just sigh.

Now might be the time to consider a new look. Spring is the traditional season for a good old clean up – but why not go further and freshen the whole room up with some modern colours? (more…)

Decorate with vinyl stickers

17 January, 2012Leave a reply

Source: wall stickers as a form of decoration are making inroads into UK households after enjoying years of popularity on the continent.

The key advantage is that they can be added directly to existing paintwork (or glass, wood, tiles etc.) as either a subtle highlight or a large statement piece.

It is easy to create a new look and change the style of a room in a matter of minutes. And if you get bored – it is just as easy to change to something else. (more…)

Southsea domestic refurbishment

8 January, 2012Leave a reply

Kitchen comparison

Some of our customers like to get a lot of jobs done in one large project so that disruption and dust is kept to a minimum.

This Southsea customer wanted to refit a kitchen, bathroom and redecorate all at the same time. (more…)