Mandela Day 2015

After last year’s success, Atmore Painters was asked by CECD if we would like to take part in another Preschool paint day, we jumped at the opportunity! This time we would be facilitating the process alongside the Two Oceans Organising committee. The chosen preschool, Yolanda Educare is based in Phillipi on the  flats of CapeLearn More
  • 8 Sep, 2015
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5 Considerations before approving a Painting contractor

  Many of my clients have shared horror stories, from builders abandoning projects, painters who never pitched and electricians installing ‘SABSless’ products. I can’t help but wonder if this could be avoided by following a few steps. It can often be daunting having total strangers on your property, going for the cheapest quote can oftenLearn More
  • 11 Jul, 2015
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Mandela Day 2014

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” This year Atmore Painters was fortunate to be part of a Mandela Day project organised by the Center of EarlyLearn More
  • 15 Aug, 2014
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How to Repair Cracks with Polyfilla

So you want to give the exterior/interior of your home a fresh coat of paint, but you discover a couple of cracks on the walls that you’ve never seen before, what do you do? In previous blog posts we’ve discussed preparation as a vital step before painting can commence. We could just go ahead andLearn More
  • 10 Jan, 2014
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How to Protect Your Wood: Timber Preservative

Long lasting Timber As we head towards summer, many of our clients are asking us questions about the treatment of exterior wood surfaces. As a result of the wet winter we have just experienced, many of our fences, sheds, balconies, window frames and decks are looking a little worn! Our balcony at home has beenLearn More
  • 15 Nov, 2013
  • Peter Atmore
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Choosing a Paint: an Introduction

Summer is around the corner! Getting a fresh coat of paint can do wonders to your home and get it into the mood. Having a basic understanding of the different types of paint products, their characteristics and uses can help you make an informed choice that will save you time, effort and money. You mightLearn More
  • 3 Oct, 2013
  • Peter Atmore
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House Painting Tips : Preparation

When I was younger, my father always used to hail preparation as the key to successful painting, however due to my youthfulness, I could see no point in taking my time. I was so eager to transform the look of my room that, brush in hand, I skipped vital steps that would have ensured aLearn More
  • 15 Aug, 2013
  • Peter Atmore
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