Fabulous revamp of the prestigious Cowdray Park Polo Club, Ambersham, West Sussex.
This was a full-on project, necessary before the upcoming Polo season!
With the wooden floors and bars stripped back we applied a special wood dye and finished off with a durable lacquer.
Woodwork over and done with we dusted off before embarking on the paintwork including spraying the ceilings with Johnstone’s white vinyl matt and painting the walls in a Farrow & Ball ‘elephants breath mixed with Johnstone’s soft sheen for the perfect finish to the hall.
We then moved on to the kitchen and bathrooms, painting these in a white vinyl silk before completing all woodwork with an oil-based gloss.
We’re sure you’ll agree from the photo’s that it was a job well done!
Whilst we’re renowned in the area for our quality decorating service, sometimes clients need a bit more and, if we are able, we provide it!
One such project is this decking job, turning an unused area into a smart new wooden deck.
We also undertake fencing.
We were lucky enough to be invited to work at a wonderful house full of beautiful beams – why would you want to change them we hear you ask?
Rather than ‘changing’ them, we’ve enhanced them!
Using our favourite Farrow & Ball paint range choosing a sympathetic grey eggshell paint for the beams, edged with an acrylic white eggshell for the window frames and skirting and finished with a coat of ‘blackened’ on the walls.
We love it, the client loves it – what do you think?
We all talk about painting and decorating and instantly we’re thinking walls – do you agree?
But, what about the other – probably more fiddly bits? Like the woodwork!
Doors, skirting, balustrades, window frames – there’s a lot there.
These take a fair bit of time. You think, you have to strip, sand, and prime before you can actually do the visible bit.
Check out a previous blog to see more examples of our work with wood, it’s the small things that make the difference!
See, when you say Painter and Decorator, what comes to mind? Walls! Walls and woodwork – aha, woodwork! Where does that come from?
We are fortunate to have a skilled team that can turn their hands to a variety of specialist areas – one of which is carpentry.
Now, we’re not saying we can climb on a roof and do the technical stuff that a super qualified chippie undertakes, they really are masters of the trade – however, when it comes to useful shelving, space making stud walling or even some tidy ‘boxing in’ of those unsightly pipes, we excel!
Having the ability to undertake a project from start to finish makes for an efficient and tidy and hopefully unobtrusive job.
Take a look at our slideshow of ‘carpentry’ based projects, I’m sure you’ll agree we really can offer it all!
Stabling fit for the King of horses!
So, last week we showcased the ‘pretty’ side of stables – this week, the sequel – the practical aspect of them.
Cleanliness has to be paramount when it comes to stabling horses so a fresh clean coat of easy clean, durable paint is what was needed.
With David’s love of the latest methods, the work was expertly spray-painted leaving the smoothest of surfaces.
With a blending tone of black to match the outer woodwork and the décor of the tack-room I’m sure you’ll agree that the practical really can be as pretty!