Decorating your home or business can be an exciting time! Taking your time and doing a little planning to get the equipment you need will help you get the job done as quickly and easily as possible!
Thompson & Parkes are here to help with all the equipment you need!
There are a few basic things you’ll need to start!
Dust Sheet: This is essential when painting and decorating. These cover the floors and furniture in your room protect them from getting soiled or covered in dust. Use cotton dust sheets on the floor and plastic dustsheets on furniture
Filling & Stripping knife: These are great for removing wallpaper or filling imperfections from your walls and ceilings to ensure your end results are truly rewarded.
Masking tape: A must have for any toolbox. Use this to hold dust sheets and mask your skirting board and switches to make decorating easier. Depending on your project, you might want to consider standard or delicate masking tape to complete your task.
Paint brushes: It’s important to have a good selection of quality paint brushes whenever you begin a decorating job. There are multiple sizes of brushes available dependent on the task in hand.
Paint Rollers: Get a large surface painting jobs done quickly and easily with a paint roller. The thickness of the sleeve is what you need to be looking for when it comes to surface texture, smooth for a fine flat finish, rough for use on textured walls/surfaces. There are mainly three types of roller available, knitted polyester, which is great for basic application, Woven polyester which is great for all round quick application and Micro fiber which will provide an exceptional flat paint finish.
Extension Pole: Make light work of painting your ceilings and walls with a roller extension pole for extra reach and less effort.
Paint Trays: If you’re using a paint roller, you’ll also need a tray. These are generally around 9 inches wide, alternatively if you purchase a complete kit, these contain the roller frame, sleeve and tray also.
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