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Painters Pit Stop - Decorators Forums

    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: Hi! bruntonpasty, Jul 2, 2020 at 12:52 PM
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  1. Looking for a Decorator? - Register to find one.

    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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    2. Industry News

      What's going on in the paint industry? Important stuff!
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      Latest: COVID-19 forces postponement of P&D Show 2020. 3 spires, Jun 30, 2020 at 5:53 PM
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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: Bathroom in BM Colour Republic, Jun 22, 2020
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    4. Preparation - ways to go about 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: Exterior Caulk crj, Jul 4, 2020 at 10:54 AM
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    5. Coating it up - What's the best paint for...?

      What's gonna be the best paint to use?
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      Latest: Masonry paint for coastal work ryu, Jul 6, 2020 at 11:12 PM
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    6. Wallcoverings - and related topics.

      Wallpaper, tools needed, setting out etc.
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      Latest: Old paper Kbdecor, Jul 5, 2020 at 6:52 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: Marble painting masterclass PPD, Mar 8, 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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      Latest: Mirka Leros Review Colour Republic, Jun 30, 2020 at 12:10 AM
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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: Dust sheets recommendations mistcoat, Jul 6, 2020 at 10:31 AM
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    10. Caring for the Environment

      Paint Disposal and other environmental issues.
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      Latest: Paper masking instead of plastic sheeting. freshwater, Jul 5, 2020 at 10:03 PM
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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: Sprayman's GX21FF Painter16, Jul 6, 2020 at 7:16 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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      Latest: Going down the pub.... Painter16, Jul 6, 2020 at 9:44 PM
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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 grumpyvandriver, Jul 6, 2020 at 8:49 PM
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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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