DIY vs Hiring a Professional Painter – is it worth it?

DIY vs Hiring a Professional Painter – is it worth it?

If you’ve been dreaming about updating the colour scheme inside your home, then it’s time to call Sydney house painters, Panache Painting & Decorating. We can advise you on all aspects of domestic house painting to ensure your project is completed to the highest professional finish.
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How to Choose the Right Interior Paint Finish

How to Choose the Right Interior Paint Finish

If you’ve been dreaming about updating the colour scheme inside your home, then it’s time to call Sydney house painters, Panache Painting & Decorating. We can advise you on all aspects of domestic house painting to ensure your project is completed to the highest professional finish.
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When Did You Last Paint Your Commercial Premises?

When Did You Last Paint Your Commercial Premises?

Both the exterior and interior of your business premises are a large part of the image that you are projecting to the world. Consider the following points to evaluate whether it’s time to freshen up your image or even give your business a total new look!
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Why paint colour is more than just aesthetics!

Why paint colour is more than just aesthetics!

Beauty plays a significant role in our lives and one of the most common places people seek to surround themselves with beauty is their home. Magazines and Pinterest are popular sources of inspiration to this end. After dealing with the stresses of people and demands at work, a beautiful home can be a peaceful haven to rest and restore your soul at the end of the day.
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What’s the Difference Between Interior & Exterior Paint?

What’s the Difference Between Interior & Exterior Paint?

What’s the Difference Between Interior & Exterior Paint? Does it really matter if I use my leftover interior paint to freshen up the outdoor patio area? Can I use my leftover exterior paint to revamp the kitchen walls? Since all paint is used to decorate, protect,...

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Keep Your Cool this Summer – with Cool Paint Colours

Keep Your Cool this Summer – with Cool Paint Colours

Keep Your Cool this Summer - with Cool Paint Colours Hot summer days are fast approaching so let’s focus on how you can create a cooler home simply by choosing the right paint colours.   Imagine walking in the door after a busy day at work on a warm summer day...

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How to achieve a premium quality paint finish & save!

How to achieve a premium quality paint finish & save!

How to achieve a premium quality paint finish & save! Do you have an overdue painting project and are procrastinating whether to go DIY or invest in a professional house painter? With the pressures of work and family commitments these days many of us are time poor...

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How to stave off paint fumes (what fumes?)

How to stave off paint fumes (what fumes?)

How to stave off paint fumes (what fumes?) If you are considering transforming a room or two in your home with a fresh coat of paint but are concerned about the effects and inconvenience of paint fumes, then consider the following tips to help solve the problem. The...

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Does your home have the winter blues?

Does your home have the winter blues?

Does your home have the winter blues? When the days become shorter and the cold weather sets in naturally many of us retreat to the warmth of the indoors and are less inclined when it comes to home maintenance projects. However, if neglected for too long your home...

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When’s the right time to paint your rental property?

When’s the right time to paint your rental property?

When's the right time to paint your rental property? The incentive for owning a rental property is two-fold, i.e. for the rental return and the projected long-term capital gain. However, as with any major investment you need to look after it to ensure a viable ROI....

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Summer Painting Tips for your Outdoor Area

Summer Painting Tips for your Outdoor Area

Summer Painting Tips for your Outdoor Area Summer is upon us and the Christmas/New Year holiday season is knocking at the door! Outdoor living and home entertaining is part of our Aussie culture. With longer days and ambient temperatures our backyards become an...

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Help! – My Paint Work Is Flaking Off the Walls!

Help! – My Paint Work Is Flaking Off the Walls!

Help! - My Paint Work Is Flaking Off the Walls! What causes this? Can I simply and easily fix the problem myself? How can I avoid this problem from recurring? Peeling or flaking paint can be caused by: an improperly prepared surface moisture seeping through the wall...

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Choosing good colours is good science

Choosing good colours is good science

Chosing Good Colours is Good Science Did you know the colours we choose for our home can affect our moods, emotions, and even how clearly, we think and make decisions? Therefore, it's important to have a basic understanding of how colours work together, both...

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The Benefits of hiring a professional painter

The Benefits of hiring a professional painter

The Benefits of hiring a professional painter During these quieter winter months, it’s an ideal time to spruce up your home, and painting is a very effective way to redecorate and add life to your rooms. Whilst painting can cause a bit of disruption to a busy family...

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How to enjoy wallpapering success and avoid the perils!

How to enjoy wallpapering success and avoid the perils!

How to enjoy wallpapering success and avoid the perils! Wallpaper continues to be a popular choice for decorating. It can add instant colour and impact to your home décor. However, with so many designs and wallpaper trends available how do you choose the one that is...

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How to prepare an internal wall for painting

How to prepare an internal wall for painting

How to prepare an internal wall for painting Let’s face it, everyone appreciates the look and feel of a freshly painted room. Whether it’s the ultra-smooth walls of the formal lounge, a beautiful room with colours that warm or trimmings that "pop” - there’s something...

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How to give your house a new look from the inside out

How to give your house a new look from the inside out

How to give your house a new look from the inside out There is no doubt about it, as mentioned in our previous blog street appeal is critical to selling a house, but what about the inside of your home. After all, it’s inside where we really live. If you’re ready for a...

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Spruce Up Your Outdoor Space for Summer

Spruce Up Your Outdoor Space for Summer

Spruce Up Your Outdoor Space for Summer Spring has sprung and summer will soon be upon us. Are you ready for summer fun and entertaining in your backyard? Us Aussies love our outdoors. Whether it be sipping a cold one on the back deck, playing a game of backyard...

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Tips for getting just the right colour for your home exterior

Tips for getting just the right colour for your home exterior

Tips for getting just the right colour for your home exterior Updating the exterior of your home can be an overwhelming task. It’s a big undertaking that will likely define your home for the next ten or more years. At Panache Painting and Decorating we understand just...

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Painting Your Home for Resale

Painting Your Home for Resale

Painting Your Home for Resale When it comes to selling your house, creating a great first impression is essential to attracting potential buyers to your property. At Panache Painting and Decorating let us help you with some simple improvements that can make a big...

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Safe Painting Practices

Safe Painting Practices

Safe Painting Practices With any painting job there are all sorts of potential pitfalls or dangers. From poor preparation, to choosing the wrong product or even an incorrect paint finish for your room. At Panache Painting and Decorating we are committed to making sure...

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“It’s cheaper to do it yourself” Myth

"It’s cheaper to do it yourself” Myth We’ve all heard it said. Perhaps you have uttered these words yourself at some point. We think it’s cheaper to paint ourselves than to acquire the services of a professional. Choosing Paint Walk into any major hardware store in...

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Choosing the Right Paint for your Surface

Choosing the Right Paint for your Surface Do you have a door that needs a new lease of life? Perhaps the frame of a mirror needs freshening up? Maybe the timber ceiling is ready for a splash of colour or the metal outdoor furniture is ready for a bold change? Most...

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Simple steps to getting the right look

Simple steps to getting the right look Tired of looking at the same patchy, dusty, or dated paint on your walls? Are you ready to throw on some paint and give your house a new lease of life? Perhaps you have built a new extension and you’re ready to paint those fresh...

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Painting a Rendered Wall is Easy!

Painting a Rendered Wall is Easy! Painting a rendered wall is easy. Open a tin of paint and splash it on, and your tired looking house exterior has a new lease of life. If only this was so simple. Without the right preparation, even the right choice of colour and...

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Special Paint Finishes

Special Paint Finishes

Special Paint Finishes If you have ever flicked through an interior design magazine or watched a renovation show then you have most likely found that feature wall or special finish that caught your eye. At their best they make a room pop. They express something of...

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The Trademarks of Quality Paint (and Why You Should Care)

The Trademarks of Quality Paint (and Why You Should Care) It sometimes feels like selecting the right colour is the only important aspect of choosing paint for a house. While this is certainly important for your home’s décor, the quality of the paint should be...

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How to Prepare Your Interior for Painting

How to Prepare Your Interior for Painting Are your walls and ceiling about to undergo a transformation? While the Panache team is happy to take care of preparation for you, there are some things you can do to make the project even easier (and quicker!). This advice...

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Choosing the right paint colour for your interior

Choosing the right paint colour for your interior

Choosing the right paint colour for your interior They say a fresh coat of paint can make a room look brand new. It’s true – painting an entire house can transform it from utterly mundane to a haven of inspiration. A dab of paint can also raise property value and help...

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