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Why we would never roller a ceiling again!

Sep12
Firstly, why would you even consider accepting a rollered finish on a ceiling when you can get a flawless finish by spraying it? So: Roller or Sprayer?Well, for us it’s a no brainer as the difference in the finish is worlds apart. When using a roller you have to choose a roller that is of a good quality, the right size and the right pile/nap thickness as this can make a huge difference to the

PaintTech Decorators

Why use PaintTech Decorators for your project?

Jul31
When looking for a decorating company to price a project for you, would you generally go on recommendation? Proof is in the pudding! This has been my mantra for many years now as I believe it says it all! When we stand tall and shout about how proud we are of our business and the level of quality we achieve –  it has to better than good ,it has to be amazing…When you strive to

Spraying Swimming Pool Ceilings

May28
Why Spraying a Swimming Pool area makes for a better finish We were called in to sort out the painting We received a phone call from GS Decorating who we have worked with for a few years. They knew that we would be able to help rectify what had become a problematic ceiling in a swimming pool and bar complex. The ceiling had been traditionally painted but wasn’t up to the quality expected by the

What is important when looking for a decorator or painting contractor?

May13
What is important when looking for a decorator? Quality We have been painting & decorating for over 25 years and although price is the most talked about subject we have found that our clients are ultimately more focused on the quality of the finished result. They are in business themselves and clearly understand that no matter what business “you get what you pay for” so when choosing the right decorator they will inevitably be looking

PaintTech & Tikkurilla – the perfect combo!

Jan09
We are constantly testing products both currently on the market or new to the market, looking for the best products to work with our systems. We research and test products in a real time environment to make sure they will work as we need them to and replace or dismiss ones that work or don’t!. We met Ben Adams of Valtti through LinkedIn who sent us a selection of products from Tikkurilla to test. We used them

Tritech Sprayers and why PaintTech recommends them!

Sep28
We were approached by Aristospray who are the UK’s exclusive importers of American designed, engineered and manufactured TriTech Airless spray machines after the Painting & Decorating show at the end of last year, they wanted us to trial one of their machines to see our thoughts. We have been spraying for over 20 years and have worked hard promoting ourselves to small and medium sizes house builders/developers as decorating contractors who predominantly spray as we have developed

Holland Park project completed for Hare & Humphreys

May20
Why use PaintTech? How are we different to other painting companies? Well the difference is we are spray painting contractors therefore we can complete projects in a shorter time frame but with a far superior finish too! Also look at our video’s to see how PaintTech Decorators could be of benefit to you and your clients. This is the proof that most contractors are looking for – using spray machines, efficient systems and products help us achieve great

BNI Westerham Networking & our experience

Feb23
Networking = Confidence & Clarity We were asked to write a guest blog for the BNI Westerham new website launch. Each month a member is going to write about their experience of BNI, why they got involved in a chapter and how it has helped their business. Here is my experience thus far! As a member of BNI for 3 years the main benefits for me and my company are being involved in a group

Picture of the PaintTech Team, TH Smith Construction - Couldon

Aims, Goals and Aspirations for this year

Jul12
We have had a great start to the year so far and have worked with some great contractors. We have recently started working with Zenwave on building our website and blogs to increase awareness in the industry about spray paint technology. We would love to be a resource in the industry to be able to inform Builders, Architects & fellow painters of the benefits of spraying. We will be putting together blogs throughout the year

Spraying v’s Rollering – see it to believe it!

Mar11
We are often asked by contractors how much time is actually saved by spraying! This has made us do time analysis, make videos and take pictures to show this on a visual basis as it easier to see the benefits. We will be producing these on a more regular basis as projects allow as there is no better way to prove to people that Spray Paint Technology really does reduce the decorating project time dramatically

PaintTech sprays to create the wow factor!

Jan10
We have been working with Rosemary Ridgeway of April Hamilton Architectural and Interior Designers on various projects over the last 15 years and Rosemary has watched us evolve and change over this time. We were approached to price for the decoration of a large family home in South London that was being renovated to a high specification. Rosemary wanted to use PaintTech mainly because of the Finish we achieve by using Spray Application. Rosemary sent

2013 Round up

Dec30
This year we have added 2 new members to the team that work well with us when we need them. They make working on projects fun whilst being productive and effective at the same time.We have spent time on training people to use the sprayers, explaining our systems and why we use them. We also spent money on new tools and equipment towards the end of the year allowing more people to use the new

New Clients

Jul31
We love working with new clients and spend time making sure we are as competitive as possible. We work in an industry where there is a lot of competition so it is important for us to stand out.We have spent many years with the sprayers working on making projects as cost effective as possible and finding as many products available in the UK market to help us to do this.We use marketing tools such as

New Building Contractor – New Project

May30
BNI Networking has bought in a diverse range of referrals for us. A referral from Nolan Sawyer of Pro Heating & Plumbing lead to our latest project in Herne Hill, London.This is a project run by Simon Dunning of Mono Ltd (www.monoltd.co.uk) who are Building Contractors. Mono Ltd have created some fantastic extensions using glass and modern designs. Their website shows some of their work.Simon works with architects and private clients to provide solutions for

Pricing Off Plans

Apr26
We have spent time working on M2 prices for projects to try and make pricing more systematic and standardised. If you have a project that you would like us to price based on plans that you have then send us an email with as much information as possible and we will look at them for you.

Contractors and PaintTech

Mar28
The key benefits to contractors are: Quick Turnaround/Speed Cost/Budget Volume/Area Covered Smaller Team = less bodies on site = more productive We get the same volume of work done in less time with less people on site. Most trades laugh when we come onto site because of the time we spend masking and preparing, BUT by the time we leave they cannot believe how quickly we turned it around! We have found that by preparing and masking throughout the

Catford School Project with CFT Flooring Ltd

Feb27
Completed Classroom at a School working with CFT Flooring Ltd Half Term is the perfect time to think about re-decorating a school. With no children around we could have all the areas to ourselves. This project came from CFT Flooring Ltd (www.cftflooring.co.uk) who we have met through BNI Westerham and was the first time that we have worked together with them on site. This was phase 1 of a project that we were asked to

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