EXTERIOR PAINTING

BORTHWICK DECORATORS are experts in all aspects of Exterior Painting. Paint (Tikkurila).

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INTERIOR PAINTING AND DECORATING

BORTHWICK DECORATORS are experts in Interior Painting and Decorating. Paint (Farrow & Ball).

Interior Painting and Decorating

BORTHWICK DECORATORS

BORTHWICK DECORATORS provides professional Carpentry and Joinery services.

Joinery

BORTHWICK DECORATORS

BORTHWICK DECORATORS provide professional Plastering and Dry Lining Services.

Plastering

EXTERIOR PAINTING

BORTHWICK DECORATORS cover all aspects of Exterior Painting. Paint (Johnstone’s Trade). 

Exterior Painting

BORTHWICK DECORATORS

BORTHWICK DECORATORS are experts in Painting and Decorating Period Properties. Paint (Farrow & Ball).

Interior Painting and Decorating

INTERIOR PAINTING AND DECORATING

BORTHWICK DECORATORS cover all aspects of interior painting and decorating. Paint (Benjamin Moore).

Interior Painting and Decorating

BORTHWICK DECORATORS

BORTHWICK DECORATORS provide professional Ames Taping Services.

Ames Taping Services

COMMERCIAL DECORATORS

BORTHWICK DECORATORS are experts in commercial Painting and Decorating. Paint (Tikkurila).

Commercial Projects

COMMERCIAL PAINTERS AND DECORATORS

BORTHWICK DECORATORS are experts in commercial Painting and Decorating. Paint (Dulux Trade).

Commercial Projects

EXTERIOR PAINTING

BORTHWICK DECORATORS cover all aspects of exterior painting. Paint (Tikkurila).

Exterior Painting

COMMERCIAL EXTERIOR PAINTING

BORTHWICK DECORATORS  cover all aspects of commercial exterior painting (Johnstone’s Trade) - Gleneagles Village

Commercial Projects

 HAND PAINTED KITCHENS

BORTHWICK DECORATORS are specialists in Hand Painted Kitchens, Boot Rooms and Utility Rooms. 

Paint (Benjamin Moore). Photo by Kevin McCollum Photography.

Hand Painted Kitchens

HAND PAINTED KITCHENS

BORTHWICK DECORATORS are specialists in Hand Painted Kitchens, Utility Rooms and Boot Rooms.

Paint (Benjamin Moore). Photo by Kevin McCollum Photography.

Hand Painted Kitchens

Commercial Painting and Decorating

BORTHWICK DECORATORS are experts in all aspects of Commercial Painting and Decorating. Paint (Tikkurila).

Commercial Projects

 

 

PAINTING COMMON / COMMUNAL STAIRS

BORTHWICK DECORATORS are experts in all aspects of painting common stair areas. 

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SASH AND CASE WINDOW REFURBISHMENT

BORTHWICK DECORATORS are experts in all aspects of repairing and fitting Sash and Case Windows. 

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Upcycling Furniture – Fashion Statement or a Way of Saving Money?

At Borthwick Decorators we often hear that furniture, typically kitchen units, looks dated and tired, especially when the walls and ceilings are decorated. We also hear the phrases “shabby chic”, “French style”, “farmhouse style” and “antique make-over” all the time. We don’t profess to be interior designers but we will happily discuss and professionally advise on what can and cannot be achieved. This will include providing options that both look appealing and add a focal point to a room. We will also advise on a product that is durable and practical for the environment it is used in. This means considering moisture, wear, tear and heat resistance requirements.

Professional high quality paint is our first consideration; we will make sure it provides a durable, practical and aesthetically pleasing finish. The second consideration is the techniques and application; this comes down to experience and understanding the existing materials. The third consideration and probably the most important is the preparation. It is important that the surfaces are properly prepared to ensure that the final finish looks good.

So where do we start? The project commences with us assessing the area and agreeing with the client what needs to be done and obviously agreeing the final colour of the hand painted kitchen or furniture.

As professional painters and decorators we will do the following before starting work;

A. Mask areas to protect walls, skirting, flooring and all other areas not included in the project.

B. Ensure surfaces are free from dirt and contamination.

C. Remove cupboard doors and drawer fronts to paint, if it’s not practical to paint them whilst still in place.

D. Prepare the surfaces, before applying a primer or undercoat.

E. Once the surface is prepared a high adhesion primer will be applied to all the surfaces to support the final paint application.

F. Prepare primer coat for second application. This includes sanding filling and cleaning the surfaces again.

G. Apply first coat of the agreed colour and finish to the surfaces allowing sufficient drying time.

H. Apply the final coat of the agreed colour and finish, again allowing sufficient drying time. The paint used will be either oil or water based and will be applied to enhance the natural grain and look of the wood.

I. Re instate any frontals removed during the project.

J. Agree with the client the work has been completed to the requested standard.

K. Tidy up all material and clean the environment before leaving. Throughout the work our attention to detail is first and foremost, from the initial client meeting to the completion of the project.

With Borthwick Decorators it starts with a free, no obligation consultation via a face to face meeting, emails or by telephone. We will discuss every aspect of the job and obviously get the information we need to produce a quote for the work. To learn more why not visit our websites www.borthwickdecorators.co.uk or www.furniturepainters.co.uk 

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