You might be wondering why your local painter and decorator in Surrey is talking about the trend for awareness of indoor air quality, but your choice of paint could be contributing to poor quality air in your home. Paint can, and historically has, contained volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, which are released slowly over time,…

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Brits are notorious for getting excited when the sun finally makes an appearance in the summer, lighting up the barbecues at the first hint of some warm weather. That is why the sun-worshippers among you might want to update their homes with the summer season in mind, so they can feel warm and sunny inside…

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When it comes to decorating, it can often feel like a lot of work. You need to clear the room you’re revamping as best you can, moving everything away from the walls and then you have to mask off all the woodwork and make sure you’ve covered everything with a dust sheet. Or, you could…

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Planning on redecorating the house with a view to selling it this year or next? Then you might want to hold off on reaching for the paintbrushes and tins of paint just yet, as it makes sense to find out which renovation jobs would yield the greatest return on investment and add the most value…

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Apparently the answer to that question is yes, and quite a bit, if research from Sellhousefast is anything to go by. Real Homes shared calculations made by the company, which worked out that repainting every room in your property could boost its value by around £7,000. The figures are based on the average price of…

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The days of floral patterns being seen as old-fashioned are long gone, well as long as they’re the right kind of floral designs that is. An article for the Houston Chronicle recently noted that florals are being embraced in one of two ways: larger than life and as small, delicate accents to a space. With…

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Bank holiday weekends are the ideal time to make a start on those home improvement jobs you never get around to doing. However, the NHS has warned homeowners to be careful when giving their home an update over the upcoming three-day weekend, as emergency services see thousands of accidents every year as a result of…

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Interior Painting Guildford

If you’ve been thinking about revamping your home but want to do something a little more unusual than put a fresh coat of magnolia paint on the walls, you might be interested in some of the top home decor trends as identified by Etsy. House Beautiful shared the findings from the platform, which picked out…

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In the 1990s, so many people plastered floral wallpaper around their houses that it was inevitable there would be a backlash, and ever since then most homeowners have favoured paint to decorate their homes. However, wallpapering in Hampshire is back with vengeance, as more and more properties are being given a new lease of life…

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With Mother’s Day just around the corner, there is a lot grown-up children need to thank their mums for – but apparently, DIY skills are not among them. According to recent findings from Yale, young women these days aged between 18 and 30 are more likely to tackle home improvement jobs than their mothers or…

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