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Vapour permeable making them ideal for use on old solid walls and timbers within period buildings due to their breathability. Allow moisture to evaporate during thermal temperature changes in the building fabric. Contributory to reducing environmental impact as they are based on natural raw materials, renewable resources and are biodegradable where waste can be composted. […]
When a customer asks me to specifically strip a door or the job requires removing a broken down paint film back to the basic wood, what’s underneath is never really apparent until I start. If it’s an old property there’s a good chance that the old coating contains lead. This means it’s highly probable that […]
Linseed paint is a traditional medium, a proven finish with a history that spans centuries — a paint finish offering a sound alternative to synthetic coatings. However, it does not boast the modern ‘glass like’ high gloss finish, but neither does it compromise on quality and performance. I seriously investigated using linseed paint about four […]
To achieve the desired results for high-quality work then only the highest quality premium paints and materials will do. To meet these requirements I look for paints which have good application, performance, durability and finish. Modern synthetic paints fulfil these needs, particularly if you want highly reflective sheens, imitation chalky or ultra flat finishes that […]
Nouveau Décor — a new name for Ian Stokes Decorating. Continuing the same ethics, practices and commitment to quality but condensing to a specialist medium. By giving precedence to specialising in using linseed paint, I can focus on developing a business to express my enthusiasm for using traditional, natural paints. Why change the business name? […]
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