A home painter and decorator are an individual who is involved in the decoration and painting of private homes, which is also referred to as a residential painter or decorator. The main function of decorating is to enhance the look of a house and to prevent it from structural damage from water, mildew, bugs and mold by painting on the walls. This is a highly skilled job and involves many aspects such as the selection of paint, tools, colors and equipment that are required for carrying out the job. Do you want to learn more? Visit painter and decorator glasgow. Usually a person has to start his career as a home painter after completing his education as an assistant in a painting business.


There are various types of professions involved in painting, e.g. a contractor or an apprentice, a handyperson, a painter, decorator and an architect. Although each type of painter and decorator has his own specialization, yet almost all of them are involved in the field of interior and exterior decoration and also in the making of structures and homes. Some of the painters and decorators also have to deal with the interiors of houses, like installing plaster for walls, floors, cupboards etc. while others are involved in the construction work of houses.

There are many advantages of becoming a professional painter and decorator. If you want to take up painting or decorating as a profession then you need to get training and must gain experience in the field so that you can choose your area of specialization. You can either be a self-employed painter or work as an employee for a commercial or private company. In the former case, you can choose to work as an independent contractor, in the latter you can choose to work as an employee of a company on their hourly rate.

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Borthwick Decorators Ltd (Glasgow)
272 Bath St, Glasgow G2 4JR, United Kingdom