How much paint do you need? What sort? What prep is essential? Can you paint over stains? How do you avoid drips while it’s drying? There are a surprising amount of annoying little pitfalls when it comes to painting and decorating, particularly if you’re not a seasoned pro.
To help, we’ve put together a whole load of helpful tips and advice from our own professional painters and decorators here at Local Heroes. Plus, if you do decide you’d rather leave it to the experts, read on to find out what’s a reasonable charge for painters and decorates, or find a painter or decorator near you.