Scotland welcomes PaintTech Training Academy..

Scotland has a massive shortfall of skilled decorators which has been recognised by the CITB as a problem and has started to be addressed as an issue within our industry. They have launched a pilot scheme which will start September this year and is just a part of their ongoing list of ideas to help […]

How to spray kitchens

Do you spray kitchens already or hand paint them.. Would you spray kitchens if you had the confidence to do so? Are you worried about overspray? Are you worried about masking? Don’t know where to start with what tip size or pressure? These are just some of the questions that we get asked about ALOT! […]

What is City & Guilds Assured and what does it mean to us and the industry?

Who are City & Guilds? The City & Guilds of London Institute is an educational organisation that was founded in 1878 to develop a national system of Technical Education. Since 1900 they have operated under Royal Charter which was granted to them by Queen Victoria. City & Guilds is a household brand and a global […]

PaintTech and Farbe, Ausbau & Fassade FAF

HOW THEY THROW A TRADE SHOW IN EUROPE! All I can say is wow!! It’s huge, and when I say huge I mean it stretches over three massive halls, with over 400 companies and suppliers all in one place driving the industry forward. What is FAF? It’s the ultimate trade show for the decorating industry, […]

Does Spraying Make Sense with Training by Bev Reid

Does Spraying Make Sense? How it all started for me and the questions I needed answers to: Where do you get an airless sprayer from and which one do I buy? Who will give me quality instruction on how to spray? Have I got the confidence to take the plunge in offering a spray service […]

Tritech Sprayers and why PaintTech recommends them!

PaintTech were approached by Aristospray who are the UK’s exclusive importers of American designed, engineered and manufactured TriTech Airless spray machines after the Painting & Decorating show at the end of last year, they wanted us to trial one of their machines to see our thoughts. We have been spraying for over 20 years and have worked […]

Motorbikes and the CBT

Many years ago I decided that I want to have a go at riding a motorbike. I have ridden a push bike and I have driven a car for many years. I had all the knowledge of the road and I knew the basics of riding a motor bike. I looked into what I needed […]