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Here are a few frequently asked questions


Is Painting and Decorating Easy?
Yes and no. Painting is one of the easier trades to master but it's still much more nuanced than most people realise. Decorating is as easy or as difficult as you want to (or are able to) make it. At its most basic it's just arranging (and rearranging) what you have to make the most of your space and your stuff.
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Should entire house be painted same color?
Using the same color in each room of your house is one way to achieve color continuity. That doesn't mean you have to paint every room with the same wall color, though you can if the color isn't too bold or intense. ... The other colors in each room can vary.
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What is the correct order to paint a room?
Paint the Trim First, Then the Ceilings and Walls
Pros usually follow a certain order when painting a room. They paint the trim first, then the ceiling, then the walls. That's because it's easier (and faster) to tape off the trim than to tape off the walls.
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When painting a room what should be painted first?
If you're painting an entire room, first paint the ceiling, then the walls. It's also usually better to paint large areas like walls before repainting the trim; because you'll work more quickly when covering open areas, this can result in roller spatters, overspray and occasional errant brushstrokes.
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https://www.familyhandyman.com/painting/techniques/painting-how-to-paint-a-room-fast/
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How do you paint nicely?
What paint do professional painters use UK?
In general terms, at the top of the league of paints are four names – Dulux, Crown, Johnstone's and Farrow and Ball. Dulux comes in two forms, standard and trade, as does Crown, while Johnstone's is a predominantly trade paint and Farrow and Ball comes in only one standard, high quality form.
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What paint do professional painters use UK?
How do professional painters paint a room?
Paint the Trim First, Then the Ceilings and Walls
Pros usually follow a certain order when painting a room. They paint the trim first, then the ceiling, then the walls. That's because it's easier (and faster) to tape off the trim than to tape off the walls.
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How do professional painters paint a room?
Do professional decorators use masking tape?
Kevin, Yes masking tape is still used within the trade, there are a number of uses for it from simple protection of other surfaces, to the setting out in design and geometry.1 May 2011
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https://www.familyhandyman.com/painting/tips/best-kept-secrets-of-professional-painters/
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Do you cut in first when painting?
Cut in the corners before you roll paint on the main surfaces. This means painting both sides of each corner starting about two brush lengths away and painting in to the corner. Use a 2- or 3-inch brush for paints. You can cut-in around the trim either before or after rolling.29 Jan 2020
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What do self employed painter and decorators earn?
The average Self Employed Salary for Painters is $59,853 per year.
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What is the going rate per hour to paint a room?
Labor costs for painting vary widely, depending on region, season, type of painting project, and experience level. On an average, you can expect to pay around $50 per hour for house painting projects. However, highly experienced painters can charge up to $70 per hour for specialty projects like murals.11 Sep 2018
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What does a qualified painter earn?
The average salary for a Painter is $24.45 per hour in New Zealand. Salary estimates are based on 17 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Painter employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Painter is less than 1 year.19 Feb 2020
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What color gray does Joanna Gaines use?
2. Sherwin Williams – Silver Strand. This gorgeous muted gray/green is Joanna's go to color for interior walls in many of the homes she's filmed on Fixer Upper. It is a lovely neutral when paired with white trim and her signature hardwood floors.27 Sep 2018
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What is the 60 30 10 decorating rule?
60-30-10 is a timeless decorating rule that can help you put a color scheme together easily. The 60 percent + 30 percent + 10 percent proportion is meant to give balance to the colors used in any space.25 Nov 2019
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https://www.theharperhouse.com/fixer-upper-paint-colors/
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What is the best color to paint interior for resale?
What interior colors are best for selling a house?
  • Light gray, which is great for serene spaces, living rooms and bedrooms, along with traveled areas, such as hallways, foyers, and entryways.
  • White or lighter beige, which can work just about anywhere.
  • Greige (gray + beige) which works just about anywhere.

https://www.thespruce.com/timeless-color-rule-797859
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Should you paint skirting boards or walls first?
If you're painting your whole room it's widely debated which to paint first, skirting boards or walls? We would recommend painting the skirting boards first and allowing them to dry as emulsion will then easily wipe off should you get any on your woodwork!

https://listwithclever.com/real-estate-blog/the-best-paint-colors-for-selling-a-house-in-2018/
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Do you cut in before or after rolling?
Cut in the corners before you roll paint on the main surfaces. This means painting both sides of each corner starting about two brush lengths away and painting in to the corner. Use a 2- or 3-inch brush for paints. You can cut-in around the trim either before or after rolling.29 Jan 2020

https://www.grahambrown.com/uk/how-to/paint-skirting-boards.html
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How do you paint a room in one day?
How to Paint a Room in a Day
  • Cover up. Protect the floor, and any furniture you can't (or don't want to) move, from paint splatters and spills. ...
  • Start with a fresh surface. ...
  • Prep the borders. ...
  • Skip a step. ...
  • Start painting. ...
  • Wrap it up. ...
  • Leave no trace.
11 Jul 2015

https://www.hometips.com/diy-how-to/painting-interior-techniques.html
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Can I just paint over old paint?
Priming is best. If you have to do two coats of paint to cover the old color, why not use a good primer or primer/sealer and one coat of a good paint? Most people will say otherwise, but primer will stick to old paint a lot better than new paint will. ... Use one coat of primer and one coat of paint.5 Jul 2013

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home/renovation/advice/a18680/how-to-paint-a-room/
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How do you paint a room quickly?
Steps for learning how to paint a room fast:
  • Prep Work done properly is how you get a good paint job done fast. To prepare, I wiped down all the baseboards and walls to get any grease and grime off. ...
  • Paint the edges around walls and doors. ...
  • Paint the walls in the room quickly too! ...
  • Paint the Trim.
30 Mar 2015

https://lifehacker.com/whats-the-best-way-to-repaint-already-painted-walls-677680468
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How do you paint skirting boards without getting paint on the wall?

https://simplydesigning.porch.com/tips-to-quickly-paint-a-room/
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What to clean walls with before painting?
Dust and clean the walls. For most surfaces, use a towel or a vacuum cleaner. When painting a bathroom or kitchen, wash the walls with a solution of approximately three teaspoons of laundry detergent to one gallon of water. Scrape any cracked or flaking paint with a paint scraper.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxIRjGUTm9Q
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What makes a painter great?
Characteristics That Great Artworks Have in Common
At the end what makes a painting successful is that compositions, colors, and subject matter, all work harmoniously to deliver a unified and well-executed artwork that is pleasant to the viewer.
3 Nov 2019

https://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/skills-and-know-how/painting/how-to-prep-walls-before-painting
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Can you cut in and paint the next day?
Use a 2- or 3-inch brush for paints. You can cut-in around the trim either before or after rolling. Because the drying time of flat and eggshell latex paint is so short, you can cut-in an entire room before filling in the walls. ... If the ceiling is being painted a different color, paint it first and then the walls.1 Apr 2020

https://feltmagnet.com/painting/What-Makes-A-Good-Painting
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What paint do decorators use?
Dulux Retail paints are ready for use straight from the can. Many professional decorators, however, like to thin their paint before use and so Dulux Trade paints have a slightly different formulation. However, both Dulux Trade and Retail paints are manufactured to the same high specification.”

https://www.hometips.com/diy-how-to/painting-interior-techniques.html
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What is the best brand of paint UK?
Dulux
The best known brands in the UK are Dulux, Crown and Johnstones, alongside the designer paints like F&B, Little Greene, Zoffany, Designers Guild, to name a few.

https://www.neverpaintagain.co.uk/blog/why-trade-paint-for-decorators-is-better-than-diy-paint/
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How do I get a smooth finish with emulsion paint?
How to achieve a smooth finish when painting with Shannon Vos ...

https://verifiedtrades.co.uk/questions/what-is-the-best-paint-brand-in-the-uk-for-indoor-painting
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Do professional painters clean walls before painting?
Washing a wall before painting it will make sure the paint can adhere properly. It will also remove dirt or other materials that may show through the paint. A real professional painter knows the value of washing a wall before painting.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ao0CtuQg8CY
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Do professional painters use painters tape?
That answer is usually No. Painters usually just cut into the trim with a 16th of an inch of wall paint to marry the trim to the wall. An example of when I use tape is when I want to protect a baseboard that is unpainted, as in stained and varnished, or... Yes, Painters use tape regularly.12 Jun 2019

https://www.mbjessee.com/blog/questions-about-professional-painters-bay-area-painting-faq
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Why do Painters water down paint?
Point being, water in paint is lessening is coverage, lessening it's durability, and lessening it's washability. ... And then most of them that are using lower grade paints are watering down their paint. Again, this makes coverage more difficult.

https://www.quora.com/Do-professional-painters-ever-use-painters-tape
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How do you apply masking tape to a straight line?

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How do you make a straight line when painting?

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Can you use masking tape to cut in?
When you master cutting in, you need to apply masking tape to only the tops of windows, doors and the baseboard. And the only reason you do this is to avoid spattering the woodwork when you roll paint onto the walls.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jC7U68xA6I
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Do you paint the edges first or last?
Pros usually follow a certain order when painting a room. They paint the trim first, then the ceiling, then the walls. That's because it's easier (and faster) to tape off the trim than to tape off the walls.

https://www.familyhandyman.com/painting/techniques/the-best-tips-for-cutting-in-paint/
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How do you apply masking tape to a straight line?

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How do you make a straight line when painting?

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Can you use masking tape to cut in?
When you master cutting in, you need to apply masking tape to only the tops of windows, doors and the baseboard. And the only reason you do this is to avoid spattering the woodwork when you roll paint onto the walls.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jC7U68xA6I
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Do you paint the edges first or last?
Pros usually follow a certain order when painting a room. They paint the trim first, then the ceiling, then the walls. That's because it's easier (and faster) to tape off the trim than to tape off the walls.

https://www.familyhandyman.com/painting/techniques/the-best-tips-for-cutting-in-paint/
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How do you get crisp lines when painting?

https://www.familyhandyman.com/painting/tips/10-tips-for-a-perfect-paint-job/
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Can you paint two coats in one day?
Typically, your second coat of latex paint can be applied two to four hours after the first coat. If you're using an oil-based interior paint, it is often best to wait 24 hours between coats.14 Dec 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jC7U68xA6I
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Is painting and decorating a good career?
Painting and Decorating – a great career choice. ... “It's important we make people aware of the opportunities for a rewarding career. “Becoming a fully-trained painter and decorator offers a dedicated skill for life and can blend creativity with practical skills.14 Mar 2016

https://homeguides.sfgate.com/tips-applying-2nd-coat-colored-paint-interior-wall-32578.html
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Where do painters make the most money?
Painters in Alaska earn the most with an average annual salary of $57,460. They're followed by painters in Hawaii, who earn an average annual salary of $54,900. The District of Columbia, New York and Missouri round out the top five highest paying states for painters.29 Jun 2018

http://www.paintinganddecoratingnews.co.uk/decorating-industry/painting-decorating-great-career-choice/
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How much can a painter paint in a day?
One to two painters can usually paint 2,500 square feet in one to two days. It usually costs around $500 to $600 a day.

https://www.bidvine.com/interior-painting/price-guide
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Should I hire a painter or do it myself?
If you're painting the room by yourself, paint generally costs between 30 to 60 dollars per gallon. ... Hiring a professional will give you higher quality paint job and it can save you more time. The price for an interior job relies on three factors, location, type of job and the painter's experience.

https://www.wikihow.com/Estimate-Painting-Jobs
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How much do I charge to paint a room?
The cost to paint an average bedroom is between $370 to $790 - Angie's List members reported paying an average of $448 per room for interior painting. To improve the look of an aging bedroom, many homeowners choose a fresh coat of paint.13 Oct 2015

https://www.southernliving.com/home/colors/cost-of-hiring-painter-video
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How many square meters can a painter paint in a day?
One to two painters can usually paint 2,500 square feet in one to two days. It usually costs around $500 to $600 a day. For a small room, such as the 650 square foot example, it should only take a few hours.

https://www.angieslist.com/articles/how-much-does-it-cost-paint-bedroom.htm
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How many square feet can a painter paint in a day?
An average painter should be able to cover about 150 square feet an hour. If you divide 504 by 150 you get 3.36. A painting contractor will charge between $65-$80 per hour with today's rates, taxes, and insurance.

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What is Joanna Gaines favorite white paint?
Warm White
Gaines has said even a white wall can add warmth to your home. She's using a color called True White ($44 per gallon), along with another shade of white called Shiplap ($44 per gallon), in 2018 to brighten up a space, without going too modern and taking away from any of a home's rustic charm.
13 Apr 2018

https://www.catchlightpainting.com/commercial-painting-square-foot-pricing/
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Are Grays going out of style?
All-white or all-gray decor
Goodbye sterile all-white living rooms, hello cozy, colorful ones. ... In fact, the majority of designers agreed that we're going to see less cool grays and whites in 2020. "Gray will move into an accent position, and no longer be a main color," one said.
10 Oct 2019

https://www.simplemost.com/joanna-gaines-reveals-favorite-paint-colors-2018/
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What is Joanna Gaines favorite wall color?
Joanna Gaines Reveals Her Top 5 Favorite Paint Colors
To create the ultimate place to unwind and catch some Zzz's, Joanna recommends a rich, but relaxing, shade of blue for bedroom walls. "Bedrooms are a great place to take a risk and use a little more color," Joanna Gaines told CountryLiving.com.
11 Jul 2017

https://www.reviewed.com/home-outdoors/features/these-popular-home-trends-will-go-out-of-style-in-2020
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How many colors should be in a room when decorating?
Your accent color can be pulled from artwork in the room, or from a printed fabric on larger items. Using the 60-30-10 rule can make choosing color simple, and help you achieve balance in decorating. To choose the three colors for your space, a color scheme based on the color wheel is the simplest method.25 Nov 2019

https://www.countryliving.com/home-design/color/g4577/joanna-gaines-favorite-paint-colors/
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How many colors should you have in a room?
The 60-30-10 rule
No matter what your personal aesthetic may be or what you want your room to look like, you can use this rule to help make sure that your color palette stays balanced. In this setup, you'll use three colors. 60, 30 and 10 refer to the percentages of your design that each will make up.
8 Mar 2020

https://www.thespruce.com/timeless-color-rule-797859
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What colors make a small room look bigger?
Dark colors, on the other hand, tend to absorb light, making a room look smaller. For an optimum effect, select soft tones of off-white, blue and green, and always remember that brighter rooms look bigger and more inviting. Try painting your wall trim and moldings in a lighter color than your walls.10 Mar 2020

https://freshome.com/inspiration/these-are-the-4-color-rules-that-every-interior-design-fan-needs-to-know/
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What are the decorating colors for 2019?
These Are the Hottest Color Trends of 2019—So Far
  • Dark Green. Sara Tramp for Emily Henderson Designs. ...
  • Muted Pastels. Sherwin-Williams. ...
  • Tinted Gray. Courtesy of Tessa Neustadt. ...
  • Terracotta. Courtesy of Justina Blakeney. ...
  • Mushroom. Courtesy of Erin Gates Design. ...
  • Denim Blue. Ryan Garvin. ...
  • Lavender. ...
  • Pale Yellow.
9 Apr 2019

https://freshome.com/inspiration/5-tips-for-fooling-the-eye-and-making-a-room-look-bigger/
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What is the most popular paint color for 2019?
Need Color Inspiration? Here Are The 10 Best Interior Paint Colors Trending For 2019
  • Hazelnut Paint Colors. ...
  • Lilac Gray. ...
  • Dark Greens. ...
  • Muted Pastels. ...
  • Soft Clay. ...
  • New Blue Paint Colors. ...
  • Mustard. ...
  • Mist.

https://www.housebeautiful.com/design-inspiration/g25096141/color-trends-2019/
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Does painting increase home value?
If you're planning to list your home on the market, one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to increase its value is also one of the simplest: paint. ... Painting the interior costs on average $967, and offers a $2,001 increase in value. Painting the exterior cost $1,406 and results in a $2,176 increase in value.9 Jan 2018

https://www.decoraid.com/blog/best-interior-paint-colors-2019-trends
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How do you paint skirting boards fast?
How to paint....skirting boards - YouTube

https://www.opendoor.com/w/blog/paint-colors-that-boost-home-value
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What is best paint for skirting boards?
Most Popular Paint Finishes On Skirting Boards
  • Gloss Paint Finish. If you choose a gloss finish, you'll be opting for a high sheen (almost shiny / reflective) finish. ...
  • Satin Paint Finish. If you choose a satin finish (also known as satinwood), you'll be getting a semi-gloss. ...
  • Eggshell Paint Finish.
18 Mar 2019

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Are dado rails out of fashion?
Dado rails are definitely back in fashion, and the latest classic feature to get the retro treatment. Take a look at your rooms in a different way and see how a Dado rail can transform them and really enhance the feel and style of the home.

https://mdfskirtingworld.co.uk/blog/whats-the-best-paint-for-skirting-boards/
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Do you cut in on second coat of paint?
If the first coat covered well, nothing showing through, then perhaps skip the cut-in. But if it covered that well, then maybe the second coat isn't needed. Since a second coat is desired or needed, yes, cut in again as well. Sure would hate to discover a second layer was needed after the paint dries.19 Jul 2016

https://www.periodmouldings.co.uk/blog/are-dado-rails-back-in-fashion/
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Should you cut in twice when painting?
Don't cut in twice and then roll. Cut in one coat and then roll on one coat, so the coats dry together and create a smoother finish.22 May 2015

https://www.diychatroom.com/f4/do-you-cut-your-second-coat-415954/
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How do you get rid of cutting in lines when painting?
Here are a few ways that you can avoid this issue and get the best looking paint job possible in your home.
  • Make Sure To Box Your Paint. ...
  • Overlap Your Cut Lines When Rolling. ...
  • Roll Out Your Walls Soon After Cutting In Ceilings. ...
  • Avoid Cheap Paint.
2 Aug 2013

https://www.ecospaints.net/7-secrets-to-cut-in-with-paint-like-a-pro
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How do you prep a room for painting?

https://www.minneapolispaintingcompany.com/how-to-avoid-cut-in-lines-when-painting/
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How long should it take to paint a 12x12 room?
Typically it should take the average person roughly 40 minutes to roll out each coat the paint in an average room.

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Do you have to sand old paint before repainting?
Smoothing walls before painting is necessary for surfaces previously painted with a gloss or high-gloss paint. For previously painted water-based paint, sand with a fine-grit sandpaper. For oil-based paint, a medium-grit sandpaper (100- to 150-grit) should be used.

https://diypaintingtips.com/how-long-does-it-take-to-paint-a-room/
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How can I paint without brush marks?
Painting Tip #4- Painting techniques that help eliminate brush strokes
  • Don't press too hard on the brush. ...
  • Paint in the details and then smooth over.
  • Going back over semi dry paint will cause ripples. ...
  • You want to apply a thin coat, but don't “stretch” the paint on the brush. ...
  • Always paint in one direction.
23 May 2017

https://www.benjaminmoore.com/en-us/interior-exterior-paints-stains/how-to-advice/interiors/preparing-walls-painting
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Do you have to scrape all the paint off before painting?
Do I Need To Scrape Off Old Paint
No, you only need to scrape off old paint not properly adhering. Not all old paint. If any paint is flaking, curling up, this must all be removed, easiest way is scraping. Using a hand or powered tool, remove all this paint off of surface, before going any further.
22 Jun 2019

https://www.cravingsomecreativity.com/paint-without-brush-marks-strokes/
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When painting a room where do you start?
If you're painting an entire room, first paint the ceiling, then the walls. It's also usually better to paint large areas like walls before repainting the trim; because you'll work more quickly when covering open areas, this can result in roller spatters, overspray and occasional errant brushstrokes.

https://www.paintingdenver.net/uncategorized/scrape-all-paint-off-before-painting/
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Should entire house be painted same color?
Using the same color in each room of your house is one way to achieve color continuity. That doesn't mean you have to paint every room with the same wall color, though you can if the color isn't too bold or intense. ... The other colors in each room can vary.

https://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/skills-and-know-how/painting/how-to-paint-a-room
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How do you paint a room like a pro?
How to Paint a Room Like a Pro
  • Prep: Clean surfaces and repair any defects.
  • Prime: Where needed, prime the walls and trim.
  • Caulk: Fill any gaps or cracks with caulk.
  • Ceiling: Paint ceiling first to prevent drips on walls.
  • Walls: Apply paint to walls using a roller.
  • Trim: Paint trim last to avoid roller splatter.

https://homeguides.sfgate.com/connect-colors-through-house-28300.html
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How do you fill skirting boards with paint?


https://todayshomeowner.com/how-to-paint-a-room-like-a-pro/
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How do you paint skirting boards without getting paint on carpet?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thvJn_tdZG4
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Can I paint skirting boards with wall paint?
Wall paints such as emulsion will easily wipe off of a gloss or oil based paint – the skirting board or the walls – start with the skirting boards first. The emulsion will easily wipe off of a gloss or oil-based paint whereas you will find it difficult to remove gloss that's been accidentally painted over emulsion.3 Jan 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5-KJ46xHxg
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Should you wash walls before you paint?
When to Wash With Soap and Water
As noted above, most paint manufacturers recommend that you clean walls with at least mild detergent and water before painting. Although modern paints are so good that they bond well to almost any surface, it will adhere best to surfaces that are perfectly clean and smooth.
18 Nov 2019

https://www.knowlesskirting.co.uk/blog/how-to-paint-skirting-boards.html
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Can I paint over dirty walls?
You can paint over a dirty, glossy, chipping, and flaking surface, but don't expect your handiwork to hold up over time. For new paint to stick, your interior or exterior surface needs to be clean and free of dust that could interfere with your paint's ability to adhere to walls, trim, and ceilings.13 Aug 2013

https://www.thespruce.com/washing-interior-walls-before-painting-1821152
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Can you use vinegar and water to clean walls before painting?
Combine equal parts vinegar and water in a bucket. Wipe down the entire wall with the solution to remove the invisible grime so you have a clean surface for priming and painting. Dust also collects on top baseboards and trim. Wipe these areas with the vinegar solution before you paint.17 Jul 2017

https://jerryenospainting.com/what-happens-when-you-skip-painting-prep/
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What makes a painting worth millions?
Who is the best painter in the world 2019?
Year in Review: Top Painters of 2019
  • Stefanie Kirby. “Envy,” by Stefanie Kirby via Saatchi Art. ...
  • Lisa Krannichfeld. “On the Scent,” by Lisa Krannichfeld via Saatchi Art. ...
  • Liam Hennessy. “Constellations,” by Liam Hennessy via Saatchi Art. ...
  • Tommy Lennartsson. “On A Road Trip,” by Tommy Lennartsson via Saatchi Art.
7 Jan 2020

https://www.quora.com/Why-are-some-paintings-sold-for-millions-of-dollars
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Do you roll or cut in first when painting?
Cut in the corners before you roll paint on the main surfaces. This means painting both sides of each corner starting about two brush lengths away and painting in to the corner. Use a 2- or 3-inch brush for paints. You can cut-in around the trim either before or after rolling.1 Apr 2020
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How to Paint a Room in a Day
How do you paint a room in one day?
  • Cover up. Protect the floor, and any furniture you can't (or don't want to) move, from paint splatters and spills. ...
  • Start with a fresh surface. ...
  • Prep the borders. ...
  • Skip a step. ...
  • Start painting. ...
  • Wrap it up. ...
  • Leave no trace.
11 Jul 2015

https://www.hometips.com/diy-how-to/painting-interior-techniques.html
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How do you cut in corners when painting?

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home/renovation/advice/a18680/how-to-paint-a-room/
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Is Matt paint Wipeable?
Matt paint is defined by experts as dull. It doesn't shine at all and dries to a smooth, velvety finish that hides surface imperfections. The downside is that the velvety surface is porous and gets stained easily. You can opt for washable matt paint, but it will still need more maintenance than silk.26 Aug 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QpdW-l0FRg
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Should I use silk or matt paint?
Matt emulsion is smooth, velvety and helps to hide imperfections on less-than-perfect walls. ... Silk is a finish associated with walls and satin for woodwork. You can wipe silk wall finishes easily which makes them very practical but if you have less-than-perfect walls, all the lumps and bumps may show up a bit more.

https://www.whatpaint.co.uk/information/matt-or-silk
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Is Leyland paint better than Dulux?
Leyland paint is good for new plaster and ceilings. Stairs and hallways need paint that can withstand heavier traffic so I would use either dulux Diamond matt, Valspar scrubable paint, b & q colours paint (in white only) is also great for any area as it's also scrubable.20 Jul 2014

https://www.dulux.co.uk/en/decorating-tips-and-advice/dr-dulux-paint-finishes-explained
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Is Crown or Dulux paint better?
Dulux is my preference but crown is fine if you prefer the colour. Last time I checked, standard Dulux emulsion was recoatable in 2 hours whereas Crown was 4 hours. However I could be waaay out of date on that, and it doesn't apply to Endurance, kitchen paint etc. Dulux trade paint is excellent.28 Nov 2015

https://www.mybuilder.com/questions/v/18959/hall-stairs-and-landing-leyland-trade-used-instead-of-dulux-trade
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What paint do professional painters use UK?
In general terms, at the top of the league of paints are four names – Dulux, Crown, Johnstone's and Farrow and Ball. Dulux comes in two forms, standard and trade, as does Crown, while Johnstone's is a predominantly trade paint and Farrow and Ball comes in only one standard, high quality form.

https://www.mumsnet.com/Talk/property/2518180-Crown-vs-Dulux
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Is Valspar paint better than Dulux?
Valspar isn't B&Q's own brand they just mix the pigments into it instore. I used it in our bedroom as we couldn't find a ready mixed alternative. It's pretty good paint imo & would say it's as good as Dulux standard emulsion. I used the Dulux endurance in our hallway & found it excellent.11 Jan 2017

https://www.painter.co.uk/good-quality-paints/
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Why does my wall look patchy after painting?
Painting over a dark color with a light color naturally requires more coats of paint. ... If you don't have enough paint on your roller, it can leave behind patchy areas. Likewise, too much paint on the edges of your roller can cause thicker areas that make the wall seem patchy.30 Apr 2018

https://www.talkphotography.co.uk/threads/valspar-paint-from-b-q-any-good.644752/
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How do you prevent brush strokes when painting walls?
Simply draw the brush lightly and across in long smooth strokes to even out the painted surface and eliminate brush strokes going in different directions. The rule here is ​"always paint to a wet edge"—this means to never allow the paint to dry completely as you stroke over it with a freshly loaded brush.20 Dec 2019

https://www.hunker.com/13413131/how-to-fix-a-patchy-paint-job
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How do you prevent orange peel when painting a wall with a roller?
Rollers leave a texture or stipple effect that looks like a orange peel. That said by using a small nap roller like 3/8" or smaller will make the stipple smaller. And by adding a product such as Flotrol or BIM extender it will also help to limit the effect.3 Jul 2013

https://www.thespruce.com/how-to-properly-use-a-paint-brush-1824840
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Why does my ceiling looks patchy after painting?
If you don't have enough paint on your roller, it can leave behind patchy areas. Likewise, too much paint on the edges of your roller can cause thicker areas that make the wall seem patchy. If your wall has texture on it, you may find it difficult to cover the surface evenly.30 Apr 2018

https://www.diychatroom.com/f4/crappy-roller-unwanted-texture-how-fix-182971/
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What happens if you don't clean walls before painting?
You can paint over a dirty, glossy, chipping, and flaking surface, but don't expect your handiwork to hold up over time. For new paint to stick, your interior or exterior surface needs to be clean and free of dust that could interfere with your paint's ability to adhere to walls, trim, and ceilings.13 Aug 2013

https://www.hunker.com/13413131/how-to-fix-a-patchy-paint-job
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Do professional painters tape?
That answer is usually No. Painters usually just cut into the trim with a 16th of an inch of wall paint to marry the trim to the wall. An example of when I use tape is when I want to protect a baseboard that is unpainted, as in stained and varnished, or... Yes, Painters use tape regularly.

https://jerryenospainting.com/what-happens-when-you-skip-painting-prep/
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Can I just paint over old paint?
Priming is best. If you have to do two coats of paint to cover the old color, why not use a good primer or primer/sealer and one coat of a good paint? Most people will say otherwise, but primer will stick to old paint a lot better than new paint will. ... Use one coat of primer and one coat of paint.5 Jul 2013

https://www.quora.com/Do-professional-painters-ever-use-painters-tape
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Do you cut in before or after rolling?
Cut in the corners before you roll paint on the main surfaces. This means painting both sides of each corner starting about two brush lengths away and painting in to the corner. Use a 2- or 3-inch brush for paints. You can cut-in around the trim either before or after rolling.29 Jan 2020

https://lifehacker.com/whats-the-best-way-to-repaint-already-painted-walls-677680468
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How do you get the smoothest paint finish?
Follow these tips and you can get beautiful results.
  • Prep the Wood. Sand any bare wood to 120-grit and no finer. ...
  • Sand Your Primer. Without a smooth base, you can't get a smooth finish. ...
  • Use Additives. ...
  • Buy The Right Paint. ...
  • Strain Your Paint. ...
  • Put it On, Leave it Alone.
25 May 2015

https://www.hometips.com/diy-how-to/painting-interior-techniques.html
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What do painters paint on?
A palette /ˈpælɪt/, in the original sense of the word, is a rigid, flat surface on which a painter arranges and mixes paints. A palette is usually made of wood, plastic, ceramic, or other hard, inert, nonporous material, and can vary greatly in size and shape.

https://thecraftsmanblog.com/6-secrets-to-silky-smooth-paint/
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How do I cut in paint like a pro?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palette_(painting)
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Do painters bring their own paint?
They set up shop in one or 2 areas that allows them plenty of space to store their ladders, plastic sheets, paint, etc. Even though painters will bring in all of their own stuff, you may want to make room for them to keep all of this stuff.14 Oct 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZhwh_ysp5g
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How do you remove painters tape without peeling paint?
If you have allowed the paint to totally dry, run a razor blade or a utility knife along the edge of the tape before removing it. Hold the blade flat to the wall and slip it under the tape to avoid gouging or scratching the wall. Pull the tape back over itself, but take care to avoid simply ripping it from the wall.29 Dec 2018

https://www.chesapeakepainting.net/blog/7-things-you-must-know-before-hiring-a-painter/
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How long to leave painters tape on after painting?
The ideal time to remove tape from a freshly painted project is when the paint is dry to the touch, usually after at least an hour. If the paint still feels gummy, pulling the tape away will take the paint with it, so wait at least overnight until the paint feels hard and dry.14 Dec 2018

https://homeguides.sfgate.com/avoid-paint-peeling-off-tape-20194.html
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Can you leave painters tape on between coats?
It should be ok to leave it on if you are going to do a second coat tomorrow, you'll just need to be careful peeling the tape. It would be good to pull the tape off as soon as you are done your second coat, as the second coat will soften up the first coat a bit and help tape removal.

https://homeguides.sfgate.com/better-remove-masking-tape-paint-still-wet-wait-until-its-dry-81731.html
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Can you cut in and paint the next day?
Use a 2- or 3-inch brush for paints. You can cut-in around the trim either before or after rolling. Because the drying time of flat and eggshell latex paint is so short, you can cut-in an entire room before filling in the walls. ... If the ceiling is being painted a different color, paint it first and then the walls.1 Apr 2020

https://www.reddit.com/r/HomeImprovement/comments/1np3s3/leaving_painters_tape_between_coats/
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Can masking tape be used as painters tape?
Painters tape is designed not to bleed with water based lucite house paints. Masking tape is an older type of tape. ... So if you are painting a house use painters tape. If your painting something with a spray can like crylon use use masking tape.

https://www.hometips.com/diy-how-to/painting-interior-techniques.html
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How do you keep paint from bleeding under tape?

https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-difference-between-masking-tape-and-painters-tape
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Do you take masking tape off when paint is wet or dry?
Remove the tape while the paint is still wet by slowly and carefully pulling away from the paint line at a 45-degree angle. If a bit of paint seeps through, wipe it away immediately with a damp cloth. If the tape is left on until the paint dries, removing it can result in peeling.17 Apr 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2QHJdNCpLs
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Can I put painters tape on freshly painted walls?
"Freshly painted" means any surface that has been painted within 30 days. You must wait 24 hours before applying tape to a freshly painted surface and then choose a tape designed specifically for this application, such as ScotchBlue™ Painter's Tape for Delicate Surfaces.

https://www.realsimple.com/home-organizing/home-improvement/painting/how-use-painters-tape
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How do you professionally paint?
How to Paint a Room
  • Prime if Necessary. Primer helps to create a smooth base on which to apply paint to walls and ceilings. ...
  • Paint the Ceiling. As a rule of thumb, you'll want to work from the top of the room down as you paint. ...
  • Cut In the Edges and Corners. ...
  • Use a Roller on the Walls. ...
  • Paint the Trim.
20 Jun 2018

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How do you paint skirting boards without getting paint on the wall?

https://www.allstate.com/blog/how-to-paint-a-room-im/
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How do you paint the edges of a room?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxIRjGUTm9Q
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Do I need to cut in twice when painting?
Don't cut in twice and then roll. Cut in one coat and then roll on one coat, so the coats dry together and create a smoother finish.22 May 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DS4_h_iTVcI
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Do you cut in paint first?
Use a 2- or 3-inch brush for paints. You can cut-in around the trim either before or after rolling. Because the drying time of flat and eggshell latex paint is so short, you can cut-in an entire room before filling in the walls. ... If the ceiling is being painted a different color, paint it first and then the walls.29 Jan 2020

https://www.ecospaints.net/7-secrets-to-cut-in-with-paint-like-a-pro
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What is the best tape to use when painting walls?
The 3M ScotchBlue brand is the most common masking tape for painting walls and trim. When rolling walls, the regular blue is what I use the most to cover the top of the baseboard, and it works fine for that.5 Apr 2019

https://www.hometips.com/diy-how-to/painting-interior-techniques.html
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Will 2 coats of paint make it darker?
The clarity, depth and overall continuity of your paint color will improve if you utilize an appropriate primer for the shade you choose and use two coats. It won't actually darken the color but it will make it richer. The change that will appear to darken the paint color will be the type of finish you choose.27 Oct 2007

https://dengarden.com/home-improvement/Whats-the-Best-Masking-Tape-for-Painting
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How many layers of paint can you put on a wall?
Repaint the wall with at least two coats of your new color. If you are painting over a darker color using a lighter one, you might need more than two coats to prevent the previous color from showing through. If you the surface is still fine and you just want to cover up, it is alright to repaint painted walls.19 Feb 2019

https://www.justanswer.com/home-improvement/0wvy5-will-two-coats-paint-darken-color.html
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What happens if you recoat paint too soon?
If you apply your second coat of paint too soon, the paint may pull up as you roll, which results in streaks, peeling and uneven color. Waiting until the paint is dry also makes it easier to see where you have applied a second coat and where you have not, because most colored paints are slightly brighter when wet.14 Dec 2018

https://www.titanpainterschicago.com/blog/how-many-times-you-can-repaint-a-wall
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What skills do you need for painting and decorating?
Painter and decorator
  • measuring surface areas to work out how much paint or wall covering you need.
  • stripping off old wallpaper or paint.
  • filling holes and cracks and making sure surfaces are level.
  • preparing surfaces with primer and undercoat.
  • mixing paint to the right shade, either by hand or using computerised colour-matching equipment.

https://homeguides.sfgate.com/tips-applying-2nd-coat-colored-paint-interior-wall-32578.html
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How much do decorators earn?
National Income Statistics
The median salary reported was $47,620, and the median-earning 50 percent of interior designers made between $35,320 and $65,960 per year. The highest paid 10 percent of interior designers made $86,430 or more each year.

https://www.ucas.com/ucas/after-gcses/find-career-ideas/explore-jobs/job-profile/painter-and-decorator
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How much does it cost to hire painters?
It'll cost anywhere from $200 to $6,000 to hire a painter. Expect small jobs, like kitchen cabinets or trim, to run $200 to $2,000. Larger projects, like your home's exterior, range from $1,000 to $6,000. To estimate your needs, figure paying $2 to $6 per square foot or $20 to $50 per hour.

https://work.chron.com/interior-decorators-paid-9357.html
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How much do self employed painters make?
The average Self Employed Salary for Painters is $59,853 per year.

https://www.homeadvisor.com/cost/painting/
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Is painting and decorating a good career?
Painting and Decorating – a great career choice. ... “It's important we make people aware of the opportunities for a rewarding career. “Becoming a fully-trained painter and decorator offers a dedicated skill for life and can blend creativity with practical skills.14 Mar 2016

https://www.paysa.com/salaries/self-employed--painter
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How much does a house painter make an hour?
House painter. $11.25 to $18.00 hourly ... Job posting not available This job posting is no longer available on Job Bank.

http://www.paintinganddecoratingnews.co.uk/decorating-industry/painting-decorating-great-career-choice/
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How much do painters charge UK?
The general rate that interior painters and decorators charge is around £16 per hour in the UK. An interior painter can help you paint a room, from ceilings to walls.

https://neuvoo.ca/salary/?job=House%20Painter
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How much do painters charge per day UK?
Painter & Decorator: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Painter & Decorator near Liverpool£23£157
Painter & Decorator near London£29£190
Painter & Decorator near Luton£46£219
Painter & Decorator near Macclesfield£20£160
123 more rows

https://www.bidvine.com/interior-painting/price-guide
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What is hourly rate for painter decorator?
Hiring a painter costs $20 to $50 per hour. In some locations, you might pay as much as $75 per hour or more. More commonly, they'll charge per square foot at $2 to $6.

https://www.hamuch.com/rates/painter-decorator
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How much do decorators earn UK?
Welcome to Job Prices – the #1 site for home improvement prices in the United Kingdom.

Day Rates For the Self Employed.
TradeLowHigh
Painter and Decorator£120£180
General Builder£150£240
Labourers/Trainees£75£110
9 more rows

https://www.homeadvisor.com/cost/painting/
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How long does it take to paint a room UK?
Typically it should take the average person roughly 40 minutes to roll out each coat the paint in an average room. TOTAL TIME TO ROLL OUT WALLS: 80 Minutes / 0.185 Minutes Per Square Foot. Pro-Tip: In order to go fast and have the best looking walls as possible, you need to use the right equipment.

https://job-prices.co.uk/day-rates/
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How much should I charge to paint a room?
Cost to Paint a Room. The cost to paint an average size room (10X12) ranges from $200 to $800. DIY, this can cost between $100 to $300. When estimating the cost, painters start by finding the coverage area which tells them how many gallons they'll need.

https://diypaintingtips.com/how-long-does-it-take-to-paint-a-room/
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How many square meters can a painter paint in a day?
One to two painters can usually paint 2,500 square feet in one to two days. It usually costs around $500 to $600 a day. For a small room, such as the 650 square foot example, it should only take a few hours.

https://www.homeadvisor.com/cost/painting/paint-a-home-interior/
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How long does it take a professional painter to paint a room?
two to four days
Painters spend two to four days on an average-size room. That's how long it takes to prep, prime and paint correctly. It's more work, but when you stand back to admire the results, you'll agree it's time well spent. To begin, move everything out of the room.

https://www.wikihow.com/Estimate-Painting-Jobs
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How many square feet can a painter paint in a day?
An average painter should be able to cover about 150 square feet an hour. If you divide 504 by 150 you get 3.36. A painting contractor will charge between $65-$80 per hour with today's rates, taxes, and insurance.

https://www.thisoldhouse.com/painting/21014898/the-secrets-of-pro-painters
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Is DIY painting worth it?
If you're painting the room by yourself, paint generally costs between 30 to 60 dollars per gallon. ... By the time you purchase rollers and a drop cloth, homeowners can expect to spend between $200 and $300 refurbishing their room. Hiring a professional will give you higher quality paint job and it can save you more time.

https://www.catchlightpainting.com/commercial-painting-square-foot-pricing/
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Is hiring a painter worth it?
When your home needs its interior or exterior painted, you might be tempted to do the job yourself but in the long run, this option usually costs more time and money. Hiring a professional painter is always worth the money you spend, mainly because the job is guaranteed to be done correctly the first time.24 Aug 2017

https://www.southernliving.com/home/colors/cost-of-hiring-painter-video
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Why are painters so expensive?
A painting made in the 16th century is likely to cost much more than art paintings of the modern day. When it comes to art paintings, even the materials used for the painting can affect the price. The canvas used, paints and so forth can directly affect the price of a painting.26 Feb 2018

https://home-partners.com/uncategorized/choosing-professional-painter-job-worth-time-money-spend
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What is the correct order to paint a room?
Paint the Trim First, Then the Ceilings and Walls
Pros usually follow a certain order when painting a room. They paint the trim first, then the ceiling, then the walls. That's because it's easier (and faster) to tape off the trim than to tape off the walls.

https://blog.orangecarton.com/ever-thought-why-some-paintings-are-so-expensive-here-is-the-answer/
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Do you have to prime a wall before painting?
Primer is an undercoat that you paint onto the wall before painting it with color. ... If you're changing the color of your wall from very dark to very light, priming it first will make it easier to cover with the lighter color and could save you from applying a second or even third coat of paint.

https://www.familyhandyman.com/painting/techniques/painting-how-to-paint-a-room-fast/
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Where do you start painting in a room?

https://www.rosieonthehouse.com/faqs/when-is-priming-necessary-before-painting
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How much does it cost to paint a 12x12 room?
Average Cost To Paint A Room. Painters charge $300 to $1,000 per room on average, depending on the size. The average cost to paint a 12x12 room is $400 to $950.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRXCB_3gLok
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How much paint is needed for a 12x12 room?
A typical gallon of paint will cover 400 square feet with one coat. So a two coat job will take 2 gallons of paint. Some people will subtract square footage for windows, doors and closets. However, if you keep these in the measurements you should have enough paint left over for touch-ups.

https://homeguide.com/costs/cost-to-paint-interior-of-house
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What should a painting quote include?
To help you know what to look for, we've put together a list of 10 things that should be included in your professional painting quote:
  • The professional painting estimate is given on-site (and they want you present for it)
  • Did the estimator take measurements? ...
  • Note the prep work that needs to be done. ...
  • Agree on materials.
31 Oct 2016

https://www.how2instructions.com/how2articles/home_improvement/painting_questions/how_much_paint_do_i_need_for_a_12_x_12_room.html
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How do I estimate a paint job?
How to ESTIMATE a Painting Project - YouTube

https://painter1.com/blog?post=professional-painting-quote
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How long does it take to paint a room?
Typically it should take the average person roughly 40 minutes to roll out each coat the paint in an average room. TOTAL TIME TO ROLL OUT WALLS: 80 Minutes / 0.185 Minutes Per Square Foot. Pro-Tip: In order to go fast and have the best looking walls as possible, you need to use the right equipment.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_CMhesxkKE
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Can you paint a bathroom with eggshell?
Eggshell: Eggshell paint is slightly more scrubbable than flat, but still probably not ideal for most bathrooms (unless it is specially-formulated for this). ... Semi-gloss or Gloss: Semi-gloss and gloss paint are both very durable and well suited for bathrooms because they are highly scrubbable.

https://diypaintingtips.com/how-long-does-it-take-to-paint-a-room/
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What is Joanna Gaines favorite wall color?
Joanna Gaines Reveals Her Top 5 Favorite Paint Colors
To create the ultimate place to unwind and catch some Zzz's, Joanna recommends a rich, but relaxing, shade of blue for bedroom walls. "Bedrooms are a great place to take a risk and use a little more color," Joanna Gaines told CountryLiving.com.
11 Jul 2017

https://www.williamsprofessionalpainting.com/blog/2018/should-i-use-flat-paint-in-a-bathroom
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What color GREY does Joanna Gaines use?
2. Sherwin Williams – Silver Strand. This gorgeous muted gray/green is Joanna's go to color for interior walls in many of the homes she's filmed on Fixer Upper. It is a lovely neutral when paired with white trim and her signature hardwood floors.27 Sep 2018

https://www.countryliving.com/home-design/color/g4577/joanna-gaines-favorite-paint-colors/
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What color does Joanna Gaines paint kitchens?
Bathroom With Light Blue Cabinets
“I like lighter blues with gray undertones because you can use them as neutrals,” says Joanna. In her new paint line—Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines—four of the 25 colors are blue. The closest one to this soft shade is called Rainy Days.

https://www.theharperhouse.com/fixer-upper-paint-colors/
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Is GREY still in for 2020?
Color trends in the decoration of 2020: gray
The gray color is still a trend because being a neutral color covers a wide range of combinations and styles that in the next year will be bolder when combined with vibrant colors. It can be applied to paint interior walls and furniture decoration.

https://www.hgtv.com/design/design-blog/shows/the-ultimate-fixer-upper-inspired-house-color-palette
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What are the new colors for 2020?
The Color Trends 2020 Palette
  • White Heron. OC-57.
  • First Light. 2102-70.
  • Crystalline. AF-485.
  • Windmill Wings. 2067-60.
  • Buxton Blue. HC-149.
  • Golden Straw. 2152-50.
  • Thunder. AF-685.
  • Cushing Green. HC-125.

https://newdecortrends.com/new-interior-decoration-trends-2020/
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What are decorating trends for 2020?
15 Home Decor Trends You're About to See Everywhere in 2020
  • Vintage Accents. Spacecrafting/Bria Hammel Interiors. ...
  • Navy Blue. Zeke Ruelas. ...
  • Floral Wallpaper. Studio Ten 25 Interiors. ...
  • High-Contrast Decor. Spacecrafting/Bria Hammel Interiors. ...
  • Non-White Kitchens. ...
  • Color-Pop Cabinets. ...
  • Canopy Beds. ...
  • Patina Accents.
17 Dec 2019

https://www.benjaminmoore.com/en-us/color-overview/color-palettes/color-of-the-year-trends-2020
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What color white paint does Joanna Gaines use?
True White | Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines
True White is the perfect accent or canvas for your most beautiful paint color palette. This pretty white paint is also one of two colors available as Magnolia Home Cabinetry & Furniture Interior Paint.
15 Sep 2019

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home/decorating-ideas/g29849170/home-decor-trends-2020/
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What color white does Joanna Gaines use on walls?
Warm White
Gaines has said even a white wall can add warmth to your home. She's using a color called True White ($44 per gallon), along with another shade of white called Shiplap ($44 per gallon), in 2018 to brighten up a space, without going too modern and taking away from any of a home's rustic charm.
13 Apr 2018

https://www.thespruce.com/joanna-gaines-gorgeous-paint-color-collection-4037540
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What color of paint makes a room look bigger?
For an optimum effect, select soft tones of off-white, blue and green, and always remember that brighter rooms look bigger and more inviting. Try painting your wall trim and moldings in a lighter color than your walls. By doing so, the walls will appear farther back, making your living room seem bigger.10 Mar 2020

https://www.simplemost.com/joanna-gaines-reveals-favorite-paint-colors-2018/
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What is the 60 30 10 decorating rule?
60-30-10 is a timeless decorating rule that can help you put a color scheme together easily. The 60 percent + 30 percent + 10 percent proportion is meant to give balance to the colors used in any space.25 Nov 2019

https://freshome.com/inspiration/5-tips-for-fooling-the-eye-and-making-a-room-look-bigger/
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Should you paint every room a different color?
Using the same color in each room of your house is one way to achieve color continuity. That doesn't mean you have to paint every room with the same wall color, though you can if the color isn't too bold or intense. ... The other colors in each room can vary. Consider red, for example.

https://www.thespruce.com/timeless-color-rule-797859
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How do I find my decorating style?
How to Find Your Decorating Style:
  • Look for commonalities among your inspiration photos. ...
  • Check out your own wardrobe. ...
  • Examine your home's architectural style. ...
  • Consider your and your family's lifestyle. ...
  • Think about what decor you already have and KonMari it. ...
  • Decide what feeling you want your home to have as soon as you walk in.
24 Jan 2019

https://homeguides.sfgate.com/connect-colors-through-house-28300.html
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Should you paint opposite walls same color?
Small, square rooms look bigger with two opposite walls of the same color, preferably an intense one. The color creates a feeling of depth, opening up the room. Similarly, a narrow room looks wider if the shorter walls are darker (they advance) and the longer walls are lighter (they recede).

https://www.blesserhouse.com/how-to-find-your-decorating-style/
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How do you coordinate colors when decorating?
15 Designer Tricks for Picking a Perfect Color Palette
  • Choose a Color Scheme From the Largest Pattern in the Space. ...
  • Decorate From Dark to Light, Vertically. ...
  • Start With the Formal Areas of the House. ...
  • Use the Color Wheel. ...
  • Back to Black. ...
  • Go With Grays. ...
  • Contrast Warm and Cool. ...
  • Showcase Your Personal Style.

https://www.sherwin-williams.com/architects-specifiers-designers/inspiration/styles-and-techniques/sw-article-pro-realorimagined
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Does burnt orange go with GREY?
The orange is less “burnt”, but it still works. One last set of colors is much darker than the aforementioned ones. it uses a darker burnt orange, dark grey, light grey, deep purple, and navy.

https://www.hgtv.com/design/decorating/color/how-to-choose-a-color-scheme-pictures
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Does light GREY make a room look bigger?
Decors without sharp visual contrasts inherently feel larger. Light hues make a room feel expansive, so choose a light gray paint color for the four walls. ... Include varieties with tone-on-tone patterns or solids, as large patterns sometimes make a room look smaller.

https://www.quora.com/What-colors-go-with-burnt-orange
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What is the best color to paint a small bedroom?
White can work well in a small bedroom, but be careful with stark white, since it can make any size bedroom feel cold. Soft tones of cream, butter or ivory are good choices, as are whites with a touch of grey, green, blue or even pink. Layer complementary shades of white, or choose accessories in a favorite color.

https://homeguides.sfgate.com/create-look-larger-room-gray-53687.html
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What colors make a room more relaxing?
Top 5 Colors For A Seriously Soothing Bedroom
  • Lavender. Lavender is the perfect shade of purple, as it still holds its regal presence, but doesn't overwhelm the room. ...
  • Soft Green. Green is a great hue for your bedroom, as it has both warm and cool elements to it. ...
  • Pale Blue. ...
  • Soft Grey. ...
  • Deep Blue.
5 Jul 2017

https://www.hgtv.com/design/remodel/interior-remodel/small-bedroom-color-schemes
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Is GREY color going out of style?
All-white or all-gray decor
Goodbye sterile all-white living rooms, hello cozy, colorful ones. ... In fact, the majority of designers agreed that we're going to see less cool grays and whites in 2020. "Gray will move into an accent position, and no longer be a main color," one said.
10 Oct 2019

https://www.sandyspringbuilders.com/blog/top-5-colors-seriously-soothing-bedroom/
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What are decorating trends for 2019?
Stepping away from the tech-obsessed decor trends that we saw dominate the 2018 design trends, 2019 move towards fresh, natural materials such as stone, copper, concrete, and granite.

https://www.reviewed.com/home-outdoors/features/these-popular-home-trends-will-go-out-of-style-in-2020
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Is Gray going out of style 2019?
Gray walls became synonymous with style and everyone eagerly jumped on the bandwagon. ... Neutral colors will always have a place in your home, but gray is on the decline for 2019. Next: They say this will never go out of style, but it's a little boring.30 Nov 2018

https://www.decoraid.com/blog/home-design-trends-2019
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What colors are in for decorating 2019?
These Are the Hottest Color Trends of 2019—So Far
  • Dark Green. Sara Tramp for Emily Henderson Designs. ...
  • Muted Pastels. Sherwin-Williams. ...
  • Tinted Gray. Courtesy of Tessa Neustadt. ...
  • Terracotta. Courtesy of Justina Blakeney. ...
  • Mushroom. Courtesy of Erin Gates Design. ...
  • Denim Blue. Ryan Garvin. ...
  • Lavender. ...
  • Pale Yellow.
9 Apr 2019

https://www.cheatsheet.com/culture/the-15-most-overused-home-decorating-trends-that-you-wont-see-in-2019.html/
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What paint Colours are trending for 2019?
Need Color Inspiration? Here Are The 10 Best Interior Paint Colors Trending For 2019
  • Hazelnut Paint Colors. ...
  • Lilac Gray. ...
  • Dark Greens. ...
  • Muted Pastels. ...
  • Soft Clay. ...
  • New Blue Paint Colors. ...
  • Mustard. ...
  • Mist.

https://www.housebeautiful.com/design-inspiration/g25096141/color-trends-2019/
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What is the most popular paint color for 2020?
The 2020 Pantone Color of the Year is none other than Classic Blue, which will be popping up in homes everywhere in the new year.5 Dec 2019

https://www.decoraid.com/blog/best-interior-paint-colors-2019-trends
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What brings down property value?
Keep reading to see the things that can decrease property values.
  • Proximity to Power Lines. ...
  • Proximity to a Gun Range. ...
  • Proximity to Train Tracks. ...
  • Proximity to a Highway. ...
  • Registered Sex Offenders. ...
  • The Hoarders Next Door. ...
  • Unusual Upgrades. ...
  • Excessive Noise Pollution.
2 Oct 2017

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home/decorating-ideas/g29831845/paint-color-trends-2020/
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What is the best paint color for selling a house?
Best Interior Paint Colors That Sell Houses
  • Greige (Gray & Beige) Perfect for: Living Rooms, Kitchens, Bedrooms, Entryways, Hallways, Foyers & Bathrooms. ...
  • Light Gray. Perfect for: Living Rooms, Bedrooms, Entryways, Hallways, Foyers. ...
  • Muted Yellow. Perfect for: Kitchens. ...
  • White or Light Beige. Perfect for: Any Room.
17 Dec 2018

https://www.maxrealestateexposure.com/things-lower-homes-value/
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Should you paint your house before you sell it?
According to most realtors, the easiest, fastest, and most effective way to make a house look great and sell fast is to give it a new coat of paint. ... Painting your home before you sell it may sound like a hassle; nevertheless, the majority of buyers run away from houses that look like they are falling apart.

https://www.sharperimpressionspainting.com/recent-projects/what-is-the-best-interior-paint-color-for-selling-a-house
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Can you paint skirting without sanding?
We don't recommend painting your skirting boards without sanding them first. Sanding gives the paint a better surface to stick to and means applying fewer coats. Lightly sand the surface of the skirting board and wipe down the dust. Leave it to completely dry.

https://www.mbjessee.com/blog/paint-your-house-before-selling-it
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Do you need to prime skirting before painting?
To prime your skirting boards you will need primer and a paint brush. Like sanding, the primer will help your new layer of paint to adhere effectively. If there was an old varnish or paint in a darker colour on the skirting boards the primer will also cove this up.14 Aug 2019

https://www.valsparpaint.co.uk/help-advice/how-to-paint-skirting-boards/
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How do you paint skirting boards without brush marks?
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How do you paint skirting boards fast?
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What to paint first walls or skirting?
If you're painting your whole room it's widely debated which to paint first, skirting boards or walls? We would recommend painting the skirting boards first and allowing them to dry as emulsion will then easily wipe off should you get any on your woodwork!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSqkobUoq_A
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How do you paint skirting boards without getting paint on the wall?
How To Paint Skirting Boards Without Getting Paint On Walls ...

https://www.grahambrown.com/uk/how-to/paint-skirting-boards.html
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Are dado rails in Fashion 2020?
Dado rails are definitely back in fashion, and the latest classic feature to get the retro treatment. Take a look at your rooms in a different way and see how a Dado rail can transform them and really enhance the feel and style of the home. This entry was posted in news.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxIRjGUTm9Q
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Can you paint dado rail same Colour as wall?
Painting a picture rail the same colour as the walls above and below it minimises its visual impact, allowing it to add subtle detail without drawing the eye to it immediately.25 Apr 2019

https://www.periodmouldings.co.uk/blog/are-dado-rails-back-in-fashion/
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Should I paint dado rail?
A darker paint used in the area below the dado rail will ground the wall. A lighter colour above the rail will create a feeling of more space. ... Painting a dado works well in a bedroom, it is a great alternative to a headboard if you don't have one. Painting the walls all white can make a room cold and isolating.29 Jan 2018

https://www.houzz.co.uk/magazine/decorating-8-ways-to-incorporate-dado-and-picture-rails-stsetivw-vs~34712544
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How should I paint dado rail?

https://www.privateproperty.co.za/advice/lifestyle/articles/how-to-paint-a-dado-rail-or-chair-rail-in-your-home/6159
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