PaintCheck Plus

Paintcheckplus is a new web-based site to assist those within the Paint and Painting industry including the experienced tradesperson as well as those new to the industry. The information in Paintcheckplus would benefit architects, surveyors, clerks of works and other professionals who are involved in the writing of specifications in both the private and public sectors who are responsible for the use of paint on new or maintenance works.

Within this one-time subscription-based platform, where all future up dates are free, is information relating to most aspects of the decorating trade.

One prime objective of Paintcheckplus is to assist decorators when contentious site problems arise and to prevent matters escalating to a higher level by referencing the problems and remedies section.

Other sections of Paintcheckplus include a comprehensive paint and painting glossary of terms with subsections for the decorators and other building trades including many examples of the least common terms.

Generic specifications are included for the more difficult substrates along with several pages covering ‘Tools and Equipment’ and ‘Health and Safety’. The ‘And much more’ section includes reference to Advanced Decorating Skills including Wide width Wall coverings, Graining, Marbling, Sign Writing, Materials and Tools and equipment. Building Components, British Standards and associated regulatory standards including BS 8000, BS6150 and BS476 i.e., flame retarding coatings with direct web links to their home pages.

Many will find pages on Paint Manufacturing and Quality Control helpful along with some comprehensive information relating to the different types of scaffolding.