Painting & Decorating Courses, Wallpapering, Decorators, Painting, interior Decorating

 

Decorating Course Notes

 

How to Decorate, Paint & Hang Wallpaper on Walls and Ceilings.

Decorating Courses at The DIY School can enable you to learn how to decorate, paint and hang wallpaper to professional standards and apply the skills and techniques on these pages. These pages give you information on tools, techniques & instructional videos.

Decorating Course Tools

Decorating Course Materials

  • Wallpaper Paste / Size
  • Sugar Soap
  • Sand Paper
  • Knotting
  • Cleaning Fluids
  • Emulsion Paint
  • Undercoat / Primer Paint
  • Liquid Gloss Paint
  • Emulsion Paint
  • One Strike Filler
  • Caulk
  • Lining Paper
  • Blown Vinyl
  • Patterned Finish Paper
  • Masking Tape

 

Decorating Course Technique Videos

 

Introduction to Dulux Decorating Tips

 

Surface Preparation

 

Painting Walls and Ceilings

 

Painting Woodwork & Trim with Water Based Paints

 

Wallpaper Hanging Tools

 

How to Start Wallpapering

 

Wallpaper Hanging

 

  • How to prepare a wall for painting or wallpapering.
  • How to estimate materials.
  • How to plan where start and hang the wall paper.
  • What do wall paper symbols mean?
  • How to buy wall paper.
  • How to hang lining paper and cross lining paper.
  • How to double cut lining paper.
  • How to hang lining paper to a corner.
  • How to hang blown vinyl.
  • How to double cut blown vinyl.
  • How to hang blown vinyl to a corner.
  • How to hang patterned finish paper.
  • How to double patterned finish paper.
  • How to hang patterned finish paper to a corner.
  • How to prepare a new wooden door for painting.
  • How to prepare an old wooden door for painting.
  • How to use gloss paint on a panel door.
  • How to paint emulsion on to lining paper.
  • How to paint emulsion onto plaster.
  • How to make an uneven skirting board look straight.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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