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, […]

Jack Frost and his Yella Gold!

In 2016 I think it was the end of October, I had run out of the normal tape we used; the white crepe automotive clipper. I had used them for years … It was all I could get my hands on and all the firms I had sub contracted to had bought the cheap 30p […]

How to choose the right airless sprayer?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Which airless sprayer is right for me?” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:center|color:%233181cc” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_column_text]Choosing the right sprayer really can be a minefield.! Which brand is best, which size do I need, how much will it cost etc etc.. There are a lot of different factors that go into choosing which sprayer is right for you so we decided […]

What are the health benefits of spraying?

By Ian Crump.. I love my job as I am sure most of you do too, it can be fun and has a creative side to it. Art was one thing that I was really good at as a kid, I liked playing with colour so when an opportunity arose to come to London and […]

Testing Airless Spraying Tips

We often get asked about Airless Spraying Tips – which tips to use, what pressure for different products. As a business PaintTech Decorators sprays 90% of their projects 100% of the time. We spend a lot of time on testing machines, tips, extension, products, fillers etc and the list goes on. If we feel that it […]

Airless Spray Training with PaintTech & Rhys McWilliams

Rhys & Bobbie of McWilliams Decorators first met us at a Tikkurila Spray Day at the St Helens Store in August last year as they were really interested in Airless Spray Training and how it could work within their business. After the Tikkurila day they went on to book the Introduction to Spraying Course in […]

Airless Spray Plaster from Beissier

Airless Spray Plaster is something that Beissier have been producing and developing for many years now. Bagar G is probably the one that we in the residential market would be most familiar with so we went to Bessier’s factory in la chapelle-La-Reine France to find out more about the company, the set up and their […]