Mike Poole Decorators

Painting And Decorating Service Within The Northampton

Phone Number: 01604 401040

Mobile Number: 07709 668 089

Email: mikepooledecorators@gmail.com

Read our frequently asked questions about painting and decorating Northampton. Find out more about our local decorators and the services we offer.

The average cost of hiring an interior painter and decorator in Northampton can vary quite a bit. However, this largely depends on the size, complexity, and specifics of your project.

On average, you can expect to pay between £200 to £400 per day for professional services. This range can cover anything from minor touch-ups to more extensive redecorations.

For smaller projects, such as painting a single room, you may find costs on the lower end of the spectrum. The materials you choose can also impact the overall cost.

When hiring an exterior painter and decorator in Northampton, costs can vary. The size of your property and the complexity of the work are the main considerations. On average, you can expect to pay between £200 to £400 per day for professional services.

The cost can also be influenced by the quality of materials used, such as paints and finishes. Better quality products may be more expensive, but they offer better durability. Seasonal demand can cause price fluctuations, as exterior painting is weather-dependent. Extra expenses might include surface preparation, which is crucial for a long-lasting result.

The duration of wallpaper hanging services can vary based on several factors. For a medium-sized room, decorators usually take about 2-3 days to complete the job. However, this time frame can change depending on the complexity of the wallpaper patterns.

Rooms with intricate patterns can take longer since aligning the designs takes more precision and time. If the walls need to be prepped, such as being smoothed or primed, this could add a few extra hours to the job. Larger rooms, or those with built-in furniture, can also extend the duration of the work.

Before hanging the wallpaper, surface preparation is done to ensure a flawless finish. The wall surface must be clean, smooth, and dry. Firstly, any old wallpaper is removed. This involves soaking the wallpaper with water or using a specialised wallpaper stripper.

If there's any loose paint, it should be scraped off carefully. Any old adhesive is also removed. Next, the wall is inspected for any cracks or holes. Once the preparatory steps are completed, the wall is wiped down to remove any dust or debris. This preparation helps achieve a smooth finish.

Further surface preparatory work may involve wallpaper cross lining or plaster reskim smooth finish.

Wood trim can certainly be painted in Northampton. Mike Poole Decorators is experienced in painting woodwork, including trim, ensuring a flawless finish. Painting wood trim can transform your living space, giving it a fresh appearance.

Before painting, Mike Poole Decorators will prepare the surface to ensure proper adhesion. A primer will then be applied to seal any vunerable areas and bare wood surfaces including sealing and knots in the wood and prevent stains from bleeding through the paint. This step is crucial for achieving a smooth and durable finish. Once the primer is dry, the team will apply high-quality paint in your chosen colour. This can brighten up any room and complement the existing décor.

When painting wood trim, it's essential to choose the right type of paint. High-quality acrylic paint is an excellent choice for wood trim due to its adhesion. It bonds well to wood surfaces and offers resistance to scratching. This makes it a durable option for high-traffic areas.

Another option to consider is oil-based paint. While it takes longer to dry, oil-based paint provides a smoother and more even finish. Its durability is another advantage, as it can withstand wear and tear better over time. Both types of paint have their strengths and choosing between them will depend on you. 

Wood varnish will perform an excellent protective barrier, it's usually clear and transparent, which will remain on the outside of the surface.

A wood stain will change or enhance the colour of the natural wood and also penetrate into the wood grain to highlight the grain.

The cost of wood staining and varnishing can vary based on the size and complexity of the project. You can expect to pay between £200 and £400 per day for professional services in Northampton.

However, the total cost will depend on several factors, such as the type of wood and the finishes you want. For small projects, the costs might fall towards the lower end of the spectrum. Specialised finishes or intricate detailing can also affect the final price.

At Mike Poole Decorators, we protect your furniture and upholstery during our interior decorating services. The furniture is covered with drop cloths and plastic sheeting. Packexe plastic products are also used. For more information, please see: www.packexe.co.uk

Masking tape and protective paper are also used to protect areas that are not being painted. This includes skirting boards, window frames, and door edges. The masking tape can adhere securely without leaving any sticky residue once removed. We also implement a rigorous cleaning routine after completing our work.

One of the best masonry paints is Dulux Trade Weathershield smooth or textured masonry, for durability and longevity.

Mike Poole Decorators highly recommend both Dulux Trade Weathershield paint systems, including the three-part gloss system.

AkzoNobel Dulux Trade publish guarantees for these tried and tested paint systems.

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If you are interested in other services we provide, please take a look through our website. If you have any queries about our decorating services or would like to arrange for us to decorate your home anywhere in the Northampton area, please do not hesitate to get in touch today. 

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If you have any queries about our decorating services or would like to arrange for us to decorate your home anywhere in the Northampton area, please do not hesitate to get in touch today.

Opening Hours
Mon - Fri : 9AM - 5PM 
Sat : 10AM - 2PM   
Sun : Closed

Our Location
63 Broadmead Ave, Northampton,