Restoration & Decorating since 1996
Hometrades provides office services to three home restoration & decorating teams. Our three teams have been trained by us over several years and now manage their own fully insured businesses. In this way we achieve accountability and know they meet our high standards of customer care and product knowledge in application of specialist resins, paints and restoration plasters and cements. All our teams are developed in this manor and subject to Hometrades code of conduct.
Myself Nigel Rendle, having been involved in financial services in London in the 80s buying developing and selling many domestic properties, I enjoyed the opportunity of visiting high end beautifully restored and decorated homes. This interested and excited me more than the financial side of property development, and motivated me to be directly involved in the restoration process in my home city of Bristol.
In 1996, we established ourselves on Gloucester Road and in 2009 moved to Clifton to specialise in working with customers that require a more personalised service. As a local group we have worked together since that time specialising in our specific area of restoration and decorating.
Our group structure means we are able to take on any project large or small, I would be pleased to meet with you and provide you with an itemised estimate of cost including detailed process of work and schedule.
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We are part of Dulux select decorators meaning they acknowledge we do high quality work over a large variety of projects. Learn more here...
We use Dulux because;
They have a 10 year guarantee on exterior paints
We use their diamond range an exceptionally tough pain for use in bathrooms and kitchens
They offer a colour match service allowing you to bring in any sample of colour be it a spare piece of fabric or woodwork before matching it to the closest colour available out of the 25 000 that they offer
Based in Clifton, we are surrounded by Bath stone period properties. Dulux Heritage paints offer an excellent colour range that our customers find suit their Victorian and Georgian properties at a competitive cost. As decorators we find this a great product range with excellent coverage. Learn more here…
Lastly, Dulux stock Sikkens translucent woodstains specifically chosen as a third party for providing the very best in finish and durability
Founded in 1946, Farrow and Ball provide an eco friendly solution with traditional colours and finishes for period properties. All their paints are now water based with a minimal VOC content, we are often asked by our clients and customers to use their specific heritage of wallpapers and paints. Learn more here…
Repair Care provides a system training and products utilising their specialist resins to restore exterior woodwork on period property projects
We use DRY FLEX, the unique ability of this product to produce seamless resin joints that wont crack or leak water makes it a superior solution in comparison to traditional splicing and jointing.
We also use their DRY SEAL, in place of traditional putty, for long lasting solution that wont crack or leak.
As also used by Nation Trust, Bristol City Council and Historic England, all out teams are trained and qualified. As qualified specialist repair care agents we are able to offer a 10 year guarantee. Learn more here...
Have an old cornice or ceiling rose that has been over-painted, losing its detail and features?
We can use Peel Away to remove the excess paint and return your home to its original style and splendour.
We use Gyproc Easi Fill as a new alternative solution for restoring lath and plaster walls, previously pink plaster applied over the top of of these beautiful old walls is glued on with PVA and loses detail on skirtings, pictures rails and coving. Easi Fill is applied in a thin skim before hand sanding back to the original wall with vaccum sanders providing a beautiful original smooth finish.
Once your project starts, Jamie will provide you with weekly itemised and detailed accounts, invoices and bookkeeping requirements for your projects and full time office support to ensure the very best in customer liaison.
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Peace of mind.
When restoring and decorating your home, tradesmen in your personal space for days or weeks is an intimate and serious consideration, as a locally established business specialising in family homes in Clifton and surrounding areas you can be assured of our accountability at all times.
If your are considering a large or small restoration project on your period property, we would be pleased to visit and provide you with a detailed estimate and experienced local information to achieve your vision.
49 Upper Belgrave Road
0117 909 3251
0788 612 9320
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