House Painting in Australia

House painting is not an easy task. However, it's important to get your home painted and looking its best, this is so you can sell or rent the property, and also when moving in to live in a property as an owner-occupier. Specifier Australia will provide you with helpful information on painting.

Before we talk about painting tips, let's look at what type of paint should be used for different areas in the house. The exterior of a building requires high-quality protective coatings that are designed specifically for this use. This is true whether the exterior coating is in a new or worn condition. The type of paint needed for a specific job depends mainly on exposure to various different elements.

The interior also needs paints that have low toxicity and emit low VOCs (volatile organic compounds), because they're inhaling these chemicals while inside. You'll find two types of paints: latex and oil-based. Latex paint dries faster but is less durable than oil-based paint. Get advice from a professional about which type of paint is best for your home's interior or exterior.

To make the job easier, you will need to set up a few simple things beforehand. To avoid spilling on your furniture and flooring, put tarpaulins down first. Next, turn off the electricity and other utilities to the area you need to paint. Cover windows with plastic sheets or cardboard so the paint doesn't get onto them, curtains or furnishings.

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Painting Quotes

Painting is one of the most popular and cost-effective ways to update a room, house, or entire home. But how much does house painting cost in Australia? Here at Specifier, read about it.


Painter Call Out Fee

A fresh coat of paint is one of the simplest and most cost-effective methods to breathe new life into your house, whether you’re selling it or just want to refresh and update its appearance. Read how to do it at a minimal cost.


Painting the Exterior of a House Cost

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What is a Tradie

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What is Opacity?

Opacity is a measure of solidity for any object on the screen. It can be used to mask or reveal objects behind other objects. Read more…


What is Caulking?

Caulking is a sealing process to fill the gap between two surfaces using an elastic sealant like caulk. Read more…


What is Blistering

“Blistering” is the formation of “bubbles” in the outer ornamental paint film, caused by localized loss of adhesion. Read more…


High Gloss Paint VS Low Gloss Paint

Which is better, high or low gloss paint, or maybe even semi-gloss paint? This question has been asked time and again, with no conclusive answer given yet. Read more…


What is Enamel Paint?

Over the years, I’ve been asked this question a lot. In fact, I believe that’s why many of you are reading this right now.


Painting Rates Per m2

When it comes to painting the house, this is usually messy and boring work that we have to do almost every year. Read some useful tips on how to save on the cost and what to do.


Can You Paint Brick Pavers?

If you want to refresh your brick paver, here you can read how to do it. Can it be painted? Stay with us and find out.


Coloured Render vs Painted Render

A wall render is a coating that you put on your wall. Read about the differences between coloured render vs painted render.


Paint Colour Consultant

Painting your home is not as simple as we think. Some shades do not match well so it is better to consult a professional that will make your home cozy and warm place.


How To Paint Guttering?

You can read about when is the best time to paint gutters and how to do it. Also, you can learn about different types of paints for guttering.


Painting Exterior Brick

Painting exterior brick walls can be a huge job. At Specifier you will find some tips on how to do it and what are the best options.


Paint Colour Matching

How to do a colour matching? Stay with Specifier and learn some tricks on how to do it and how much it can cost you.


Swimming Pool Paint Prices

If you decided to refresh your swimming pool, here at Specifier you can read about some useful tips you should know when painting your swimming pool.


Best Paving Paint

If you want to refresh your concrete driveway, you can paint it. Here you can find what are the best types of paint and how much it will cost you.


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