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Painters Pit Stop - Decorators Forum (The Forum for Paint Trade Professionals)

    1. Introduce yourself - New Members say hello here.

      Are you new to PPS, come say hello and tell us a bit about yourself and your business! Please read our 'Forum Guidelines' and 'Stickies'.
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      Latest: Newbie bagshot, Sep 14, 2021 at 10:16 AM
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  1. Need a Quote/Need a Decorator? Register NOW.

    This board is for property owners looking for a professional painter & decorator in the UK to work on a project they have.
    1. The Pit Stop - General Paint Trade Discussion.

      Anything paint related that doesn't fit in the forum sections below.
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      Latest: 3 types of Mathys Fassicryl Primers. Samdex, Sep 19, 2021 at 11:07 AM
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    2. Industry News

      What's going on in the paint industry? Important stuff!
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      Latest: Farrow and Ball. Inside The Posh Paint Factory Samdex, Sep 19, 2021 at 11:00 AM
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    3. Showcase - show us your work.

      Show & Tell. All projects are worthy don't you know!
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      Latest: A barn in Monknash Jason Gunter, Sep 18, 2021 at 10:01 PM
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    4. Preparation - how to do it.

      The biggest part of any job - from laying a dust sheet to paint removal to washing down to filling and sanding etc.
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      Latest: Painting over hard wax oil? Tomcio, Sep 19, 2021 at 1:59 AM
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    5. Coating it up - What paint for what surface?

      Which paint is best for a surface?
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    6. Wallcoverings - and related topics.

      Wallpaper, tools needed, setting out etc.
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      Latest: Choosing the right paste RonyT, Sep 18, 2021 at 6:45 PM
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    7. Special Effects

      Graining, Marbling, Sponging, Dragging, Ragging, Faux and Sign-writing - A forum dedicated to special effects.
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      Latest: Nice bit of Trompe l'oiel RonyT, Sep 28, 2020
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    8. The Review Centre - reviews of tools & products.

      Honest and personal reviews of the tools & products at our disposal.
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    9. "TooledUp" - Tools/Materials of the Trade.

      Tools/Materials - Who's got what, what is best, problems and advantages with your kit, storage etc?!
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      Latest: Best roller for AR2 Teho, Sep 18, 2021 at 9:20 PM
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    10. Caring for the Environment

      Paint Disposal and other environmental issues.
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      Latest: New goodies to play with! jimmyc, Apr 17, 2021
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    11. Spray Painting

      Application techniques, types of machine, tip sizes, servicing your own unit, problems etc.
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      Latest: Being a nob head at spraying bobajob, Sep 17, 2021 at 9:35 PM
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    1. Take a Break - off topic stuff.

      It's Tea Break - a place to chat about anything other than paint or the job in hand.
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    2. The Graffiti Wall - jokes 'n' lifes funny side.

      Jokes and the funny side of life, try to keep it non offensive. Warning: Enter at your own risk; don't complain if you do go in!
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      Latest: Another Meme bitzz, Sep 16, 2021 at 11:58 AM
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    3. Site Suggestions/Questions

      Got an idea for us or a problem with the site? Let us know here.
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      Latest: Decals Buckers, Jun 14, 2021
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