How to Paint Skirting Boards

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By Paul McGovern, Master Craftsman at Painting the skirting boards is often the most tedious and time-consuming part of repainting a room. Old, cracked skirting boards with layers of chipped paint can be especially frustrating to prep and paint. In this article, I’ll share my proven step-by-step method for prepping and painting skirting boards […]

Can You Paint Laminate Flooring?

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By Paul McGovern, Master Craftsman at If your laminate floors are looking worn and dated, you may be wondering – can I simply paint over the laminate to refresh the look? Painting laminate floors is possible with the right prep and paint, but also has some downsides. In this article, I’ll discuss the pros […]

Can You Paint a Marble Fireplace?

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By Paul McGovern, Master Craftsman at If you have a dated or discolored marble fireplace, you may be wondering – can I just paint over it? Painting natural stone like marble is certainly possible, but also tricky. As an experienced painter, I often get asked – should I paint my marble fireplace and what’s […]

How Much Paint Do I Need for a Room?

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By Paul McGovern, Master Craftsman at If you’re getting ready to paint a room in your home, one of the most important calculations you need to make is how much paint to buy. Buying too little can lead to mismatched colors or having to make multiple trips to the store. Getting too much paint […]

Can You Paint PVC Window Frames?

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At Painting Heroes, we often get asked if it’s possible to paint PVC window frames. The answer is yes, and in this article, we’re going to share some tips and tricks for achieving a professional-looking finish. Why Do People Choose to Paint UPVC Window Frames? There are many reasons why people choose to paint PVC […]