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Painters Pit Stop - Decorators Forum

    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 Hang it all, Jan 15, 2021
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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: NI and EIRE Paddy, Jan 22, 2021 at 9:29 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: Some Recent Work - Loweswater mistcoat, Jan 26, 2021 at 12:33 AM
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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: Nicotine stains cpb, Jan 22, 2021 at 8:13 PM
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    5. Coating it up - What paint for what surface?

      Which paint is best for a surface?
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      Latest: Johnstone's Stain Away ahenrypd, Jan 25, 2021 at 9:48 PM
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    6. Wallcoverings - and related topics.

      Wallpaper, tools needed, setting out etc.
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      Latest: Wallrock Smooth advice. White Spirit, Jan 12, 2021
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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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      Latest: Mirka Leros Review Jason Gunter, Jan 22, 2021 at 11:39 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: Best system for loose extractor hose and cables Tomcio, Jan 25, 2021 at 10:27 PM
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    10. Caring for the Environment

      Paint Disposal and other environmental issues.
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      Latest: Green paint from Greenpaint! greenpainting, Jan 25, 2021 at 9:58 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 UK bruntonpasty, Jan 19, 2021
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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: Memory Lane - paint trade related or personal. mistcoat, Jan 26, 2021 at 12:34 AM
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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, Jan 25, 2021 at 4:15 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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      Latest: Thread Titles - be a bit more descriptive. mistcoat, Jan 22, 2021 at 9:27 PM
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