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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: Howdy Waynetta, Nov 17, 2017 at 10:17 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 Discussion.

      Anything paint related that doesn't fit in the forum sections below.
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      Latest: Re coat time for BM advanced gloss Hobnobs, Nov 18, 2017 at 12:11 AM
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    2. Industry News

      What's going on in the paint industry? Important stuff!
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      Latest: Vat threshold to be lowered to 20k!! Peter Humphreys, Nov 17, 2017 at 5:50 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: Laura Ashley Wallpaper with an Arched Window Gary scott, Nov 17, 2017 at 7:16 PM
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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: Sanded smooth area Rock ape, Nov 17, 2017 at 9:19 PM
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    5. Coating it up - what's the best paint to use?

      What's gonna be the best paint to use?
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      Latest: Builder and me disagree 3 spires, Nov 17, 2017 at 11:30 PM
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    6. Wallcoverings

      Wallpaper, tools needed, setting out etc.
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      Latest: non woven lining paper crj, Nov 17, 2017 at 7:47 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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    8. The Review Centre - reviews of tools & products.

      Honest and personal reviews of the tools & products at our disposal.
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      Latest: Zinsser Allcoat Exterior Solvent-based Satin ash101, Nov 17, 2017 at 6:23 PM
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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?!
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      Latest: seam buster Hang it all, Nov 17, 2017 at 8:01 PM
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    10. Caring for the Environment

      Paint Disposal and other environmental issues.
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      Latest: Selling sand to the Saudis Eress, Jul 3, 2017
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    11. Spray Painting

      Application techniques, types of machine, tip sizes, servicing your own unit, etc.
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      Latest: Graco FFLP spray tips SpraymanUK, Nov 13, 2017 at 12:13 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: PPS Book Club PhillyThePainter, Nov 17, 2017 at 6:33 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: Man confesses Painter16, Nov 17, 2017 at 6:44 PM
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    3. Site Suggestions

      Got an idea for us or a problem with the site? Let us know here.
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