It’s important that you are well prepared for your painting and decorating project, big or small. So whether you’re doing your entire house or simply a cosy corner in your office we’re here to help with our favourite tips and tricks and with great sources of inspiration.
We are delighted to announce the arrival of a NEW Ralston product in Pat McDonnell Paints stores Nationwide. Introducing Ralston’s Aqua 3-in-1 Satin, a 1-pot wonder for your outdoor projects. Available in any colour, it is the perfect product to brighten up your new, or not so new, shed or log cabin!
We've been asked by a number of customers recently how they can choose colours online or if we can colour match based on a digital image. We completely understand the need and desire to choose colour online or remotely at the moment. However, colour matching across digital platforms poses a particularly unique challenge.
I have old rusty exterior gates and railings that need painting. I painted them with gloss paint two years ago but as said they are already up for painting again. Can you please advise how to prep the surface and can you recommend a durable product etc. ?
We are delighted to support the work of Visual artist, Deirdre Breen, on this beautiful new mural at Cork Printmakers, Wandesford Quay, Cork.
Colourtrend 2020 Contemporary Collection Available in stores nationwide now!!
Need advice on cleaning your paint brushes? After any DIY project you undertake, correctly cleaning and storing your paint brushes may be the last thing you want to do. However if you want to ensure your paint brushes have a long life, the cleaning process is essential. We have created this step by step guide to help you correctly clean and store your paint brushes.
We are delighted to support our friends at Dogs for the Disabled to help name one of their newest Puppies!! But we can't do it alone. We need your help!!
I have a timber fence which is 30 yards long. This is its third season but it's never been painted with anything and it has gone white from weather and sun. I would like to use an oil to bring it back to the natural timber look. Could you tell me what I need to do and what product I could use.
Your safety and the safety of our staff is of the upmost importance to us. This is why, even though our stores are now open for business we have a number of procedures in place to ensure social distancing and sanitation. #WeCareMore
We know that decorating your home or business can become overwhelming at times and with so many choices in colours, brands and finishes, it can be daunting! Here at Pat McDonnell Paints we’re here to help! Set up an appointment with an in store colour consultant at any of our eight stores – Our colour consultancy service is free although a fully-refundable deposit applies.
Whether you are decorating your home or your workplace choosing the right colours can be difficult. With so many brands, finishes and tones to choose from it’s hard to know where to start. At Pat McDonnell Paints we are here to help make the process easier for you. We have 17 qualified Colour Consultants across our 8 stores to assist you with your interior design goals and help choose the best colours for the space you are working with.
Pat McDonnell Paints connection to Ireland’s iconic, green Post Boxes began decades ago with the supply of green paint for the revamp of the GPO in Dublin back in the 90s.
Colour is a magical tool that enhances mood and reflects character. At our colour consultations, our colour consultants can help you create your perfect living space. Every interior and building has a different story. In order to establish the best colour scheme for your space, visuals of the project are vital.
Deciding on colours for a baby’s room can be quite interesting, especially when you don’t know if it is to be a boy, a girl or even twins! With the roller-coaster of pregnancy coming to an end, your thoughts will naturally turn to creating a pleasant environment for your new arrival.
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