Category: Preparation

Hand Painted Furniture Swansea

One of the great things about hand painted furniture is how you end up saving and reusing a perfectly good piece of furniture even if it has been abandoned and forgotten about for years. This well built wood unit with two drawers and cupboard was in a cold, wet, garage for over 20 years, functioning perfectly well as a storage unit. There was a little … Read More Hand Painted Furniture Swansea

Its a dirty job… or is it?

Stripping paint from doors, windows, spindles or any surface for that matter is a time consuming job and can get very dirty. Depending on the stripping process it can also be dangerous as toxic fumes can be released from the paint layers, lead paint for example releases fumes at 450 C and being highly toxic. The common ways of removing old paint are chemical … Read More Its a dirty job… or is it?

Abbeyfield House, Llandeilo

Recently we had the opportunity to work on this listed residential building in Llandeilo. Everything needed coating from the gutters to the render. The current condition was not perfect, flaking paint, some rotten window sills and the lime render hadn’t been touched in years. We scraped, rubbed back, filled where possible and had a local joiner to repair the areas that were too badly damaged. Once … Read More Abbeyfield House, Llandeilo